Even fingerprints can be hacked, hacker group says Fingerprints may not be a foolproof method for protecting sensitive data, Europe’s largest hacker consortium reports this week. A hacker who calls himself “Starbug”, presenting at the Chaos Computer Club’s annual convention, describes how he coupled commercially available software with an image of the German defense minister’s thumb […]
Blur – which combines and improves on our old products, MaskMe and DoNotTrackMe – is already gaining some serious accolades. PC Magazine this week named Blur an Editors Choice for privacy protection. Blur received 4.5/5 stars in analyst Neil Rubenking’s review.
Fun fact from the National Retail Federation: Gift cards are consistently the most-requested holiday gift item. This year is no different. Sixty-two percent of people want a gift card for the holidays, the NRF reported last month. If gift cards are on your shopping list, have you thought about where you’re going to get them? […]
Do you plan to use a phone or tablet to shop for gifts this holiday season? According to comScore, the number of e-tail dollars spent on smartphones and tablets is growing fast – an estimated 33 percent this November and December. Yet, while mobile shopping offers convenience (and, often, free shipping), mobile-device shoppers aren’t immune […]
Uber’s business practices – and its policies around customer privacy, in particular – have drawn lots of scrutiny lately. There’s even a #deleteuber “movement” afoot on Twitter. Perhaps you, too, are thinking about quitting Uber. But if you live in one of the 200+ cities it serves and depend on it to some extent, you may be in […]