Facebook’s Browser Tracks You Across Websites: What To Know

If you use Instagram and Facebook apps for iOS, you should know that their in-app browser allows Meta to track ‘every tap’ you make on external websites. A researcher named Felix Krause says this type of tracking is risky for users, because it could let Facebook/Instagram/Meta track form inputs, including passwords and email addresses. According […]

Roombas Will Now Let Amazon Map Your Home

If you ever thought technology like Amazon Echo and Ring cameras were invasive, the retail giant has a new tactic in store. A $1.7 billion deal with iRobot Corp, the makers of Roomba vacuums, will allow the company to figure out the layout of your house. Considering Amazon’s investment into smart home devices, it’s no […]

Estimated 22 Million Health Records Breached This Year in U.S.

The healthcare industry is one of the most targeted sectors for data breaches. A GlobalData report suggests that almost 22 million healthcare records have been affected already in 2022. According to the report, it’s also likely that cybersecurity spending for healthcare worldwide will increase in the next 3 years by nearly $400 million. Health companies […]

Amazon And Meta Are Facing Poor Sales Growth

Technology companies are facing a slowdown, and the biggest players are not exempt. Within the next two weeks, tech giants will be reporting their earnings, and the results don’t look so good. Meta, formerly Facebook, is set to report zero sales growth in almost a decade, and a decrease in roughly a third of net […]

Platforms Like TikTok & Facebook Can Create Poor Perception of Finances

Social media has a negative correlation with feelings about money, according to a survey from Bankrate. The study shows that over 1 in 3 adults in the U.S. who use social media have feelings of jealousy, anger, shame and anxiety regarding finances after browsing social platforms. Not surprisingly, the largest demographic hit by these feelings […]

No More Unending Browser Tabs With UpNext App

Instead of opening an absurd amount of tabs, how about saving all of your web content in one place? UpNext is an app that lets you save and access videos, tweets, PDFs, and more in one central location. No more clogging up your browser with tabs you’ve long forgotten to look at. The application shows […]

150-Year Old College Taken Down By Ransomware And Covid

Lincoln College in Illinois is shutting down on Friday, in part due to a combination of pandemic related issues as well as a ransomware attack. The college is one of the rural few that qualify as a predominantly Black institution according to the Department of Education. The college was named after President Abraham Lincoln and […]

New Feature By Google Shows Data Collected On App Store

First it was Apple, now it’s Android’s turn. As of Tuesday, Google has unveiled a feature showing which apps on the Play Store collect data, and for what purpose. The safety measure was first announced back in May of 2021, and is similar to Apple’s privacy details. It’ll show what data is being shared with […]

Is Your Audible Content Secure? Is There A Security Risk?

When you’re spending time talking with colleagues, are you aware of who may be listening? Maybe your office or conference room is separated from another company by only a thin wall, or perhaps a public restroom is located on the other side of your work space. If you often have private, company-related discussions with coworkers […]

Amazon Implementing New 5% Fee For Sellers

Due to rising costs of “fuel and inflation”, third-party sellers who use Amazon will be subject to a 5% fee starting April 28th. This surcharge comes after a country-wide rise in inflation, which Amazon had reportedly told shareholders that its labor costs would eat into the e-commerce site’s sales. The charge will apply to all […]