Keeping in touch with family and friends has become easier and faster — thanks to our Android smartphone. However, not all people who can contact us through our mobile phones are people that we love and cherish; some are spammers, annoying strangers, telemarketers, and other unwanted callers. You don’t need to suffer these unwanted calls. Block them! In this guide, learn how to block phone calls on your Android phone. You may also skip to our video guide below. Built-in call blocking features Most Android phones allow you to block contacts on your phone. The procedure can be unique on…
In light of the PRISM scandal, we know that Big Brother is watching, and our connected nature makes it easy to spy upon us. How much should we be willing to spend to protect our privacy?
Koushik Dutta has started to integrate a secure messaging service that transparently encrypts all instant messages between devices running CyanogenMod. The question is, shouldn’t Google be doing the same for stock Android?
In france, a watchdog group called the “National Commission for Computing and Civil Liberties”, or CNIL, has pointed out in as statement that Google is preventing users from “knowing how their personal data may be used and from controlling such use.” In a statement, the CNIL alleges that Google has breached the French data protection act of 1978, and demands users have more control over their personal information, and how it’s used.
Government privacy officials from six countries, including Canada, have written to Google asking for more details about its new wearable smart device. What can Google do to help protect individuals’ privacy rights around the world?
Steve Kondik, founder of the popular CyanogenMod ROM, is creating an incognito mode for Android to help protect user data from prying applications. Read on for more details!
The problem is that Google Glass hears and sees everything you do. In a worse case scenario a hacked version of Google Glass can store and transmit everything you see and hear to a malicious third party.
Are open source OSes secure because you can scrutinize their source code, or are these risky because malicious entities can insert spyware into the code?
Google has started to role out a new version of its Google Wallet Merchant Center that addresses recent privacy concerns.
What happens when two of the biggest names in world of privacy come together to break bread and discuss just what exactly makes the world go round? You’d like to be a fly on the wall in that room, wouldn’t you? Luckily the beans have been spilled on the extraordinary meeting between Wikileaks’ founder Julian Assange and Executive Chairman of Google, Eric Schmidt. Read on!