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Change Your Screen to Grayscale to Combat Phone Addiction

Change Your Screen to Grayscale to Combat Phone Addiction

For Former Design Ethicist at Google and founder of the non-profit Time Well Spent Tristan Harris has been making the rounds lately, talking about how technology is engineered to be addictive and hijack our attention. He’s pretty persuasive, comparing the lure of your phone to […]

Diageo pulls Captain Morgan Snapchat advertising globally as UK bans alcohol ad for appealing to under-18s

Diageo pulls Captain Morgan Snapchat advertising globally as UK bans alcohol ad for appealing to under-18s

Drinks-maker Diageo has removed all of its advertising on Snapchat globally as it looks into how it can avoid potentially targeting people who are under 18 via the image-sharing app. The decision comes as a Snapchat ad for its Captain Morgan rum brand was banned […]

The Great Data Breach Disasters of 2017

The Great Data Breach Disasters of 2017

“A week hardly passed this year without a major data breach to remind us of how precarious the state of security was throughout 2017. And while I’d love to report otherwise, you’d be hard pressed right now to find anyone in the know who thinks […]

The 16 biggest data breaches of the 21st century

The 16 biggest data breaches of the 21st century

“Data breaches happen daily, in too many places at once to keep count. But what constitutes a huge breach versus a small one? CSO compiled a list of 16 of the biggest or most significant breaches of the 21st century.” View More

Data Breaches Shook Faith in Government, Ruined IT Careers in 2017

Data Breaches Shook Faith in Government, Ruined IT Careers in 2017

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Email is the biggest source of data breaches

Email is the biggest source of data breaches

“Email has been the biggest source of data breaches this year, with 73 breaches between Jan. 1 and the end of November reported to HHS, affecting 573,698 people.” View More

2017’s Top hacks and data breaches

2017’s Top hacks and data breaches

“2017 is over, but memories of some of the biggest hacking and data breach related incidents will haunt victims for a long time.” View More

Amazon ordered to stop luring customers based on misspelled searches for Birkenstock

Amazon ordered to stop luring customers based on misspelled searches for Birkenstock

“The German sandal maker filed an injunction, complaining that the online retailer had been using variations on its brand name, such as “Brikenstock”, “Birkenstok”, and “Bierkenstock” on Google’s Adwords.” View More

Ad targeters are pulling data from your browser’s password manager

Ad targeters are pulling data from your browser’s password manager

“Nearly every web browser now comes with a password manager tool, a lightweight version of the same service offered by plugins like LastPass and 1Password.” View More

Will Google kill Chrome OS and Android in 2018?

Will Google kill Chrome OS and Android in 2018?

“If we learned anything in 2017, it’s this: Don’t believe everything you read on the internet.” View More