The State of Mobile Privacy as We Head Into 2018

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2017 was a bad year for personal privacy. If you’re one of the 190 million plus smartphone users residing in the US, you may have been hacked. If not, you more than likely got duped by a fake app. More than 1.5 million new incidents of mobile malware have been detected by McAfee Labs, bringing us up to a staggering … Read More

REPORT: New mass surveillance law in Australia limits personal freedom

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Federal and state police will be given real-time access to passport, visa, citizenship and driver’s licence images for a wide range of criminal investigations – not just identifying terrorism suspects – following agreement between federal, state and territory leaders. Malcolm Turnbull told reporters the facial biometric matching agreement signed off by the Council of Australian Governments on Thursday was not a … Read More