Tag Archives: Privacy

Using Zoom while working from home? Here are the privacy risks to watch out for

by Rae Hodge, c|net

Don’t let tattle-tale software features disrupt your remote workflow.

Now that you’ve finished choosing your custom Zoom background, mercifully sparing your fellow workers-from-home the sight of a growing pile of gym socks behind your desk, you might think you’ve got a handle on the conference call software du jour. Unfortunately, there are a few other data security considerations to make if you want to hide your dirty laundry. 

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How to use Firefox’s tools to protect your privacy while browsing

by Aliya Chaudhry, The Verge

Including experimental fingerprinting protection.

Like many of today’s browsers, Firefox has been making changes to try to answer its users’ call for more online privacy. This includes blocking third-party trackers by default as well as a VPN it calls the Firefox Private Network.

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How Windows 10 data collection trades privacy for security

by Fahmida Y. Rashid, InfoWorld

Here’s what data each telemetry level collects and the price you pay to send the least telemetry to Microsoft

Windows 10’s aggressive data-collection capabilities may concern users about corporate spying, but enterprises have control that consumer-edition Windows users do not: Administrators can decide how much information gets sent back to Microsoft. Continue reading How Windows 10 data collection trades privacy for security