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The Week in Privacy

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 […]

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1 trillion trackers blocked by DNTMe community: use hashtag #dnt1trillion

Congrats DoNotTrackMe users: you’ve blocked 1 trillion trackers (use hashtag #dnt1trillion) Abine is proud to announce that DoNotTrackMe has helped over ten million people block one trillion attempts to track their browsing. This highlights the enormous and continuous increase in how companies are tracking and recording your activity online (and then using it against you). […]

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Who are these tracking companies? Meet AdRoll.

AdRoll is a popular and fast-growing ad network specializing in helping other advertisers (over 5,000 of them) “re-target” you.  This means they help bring you ads related to things you’ve shopped for before.  Whether you prefer to call them more relevant ads or ads that follow you around, AdRoll is at the cutting edge of […]

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