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Your future career path will likely be determined by AI

The automation of numerous recruitment-related tasks has been growing at a frantic pace in recent years, with recruiters and HR managers increasingly striving to do more with less, whether that's filling vacancies faster, finding better candidates, or doing all of this with less money and manpower than ever.
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Men and women equally unaware how to protect their data

While a survey points to the existing gender gap in online privacy awareness, both men and women in the US fail to take the necessary precautions to protect their private data.
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Cyberstalking likely to increase in Post-Roe America

By using stalkerware, an abuser violates user privacy and can put their own and the victim’s personal information at risk. However, many find it acceptable to stalk a suspectedly cheating partner.
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Most Americans don’t feel safe online: their insecurity isn’t unfounded

70% of Americans have experienced scam attempts online and believe companies handling their personal information should be more regulated.
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Is voice recognition another biometric surveillance tool?

Considering the alarm bells around biometric surveillance tech, should we be concerned about the popularity of voice technology?
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What does the recent abortion ruling mean for US privacy legislation?

Following the US Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, the ripples continue to spread.
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Data trading app exposed 20k names, emails, and phone numbers

Get My Slice, which pays its users in exchange for data, left a 19GB-strong dataset with names, emails, and phone numbers unprotected. It claims to have resolved the issue within 24 hours of discovery.
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Period-tracker data trading raises human rights fears

In the wake of the landmark abortion ruling by the US Supreme Court, there are growing concerns that law enforcement could use your period-tracker data against you. And, as always, such apps also remain vulnerable to financially motivated cybercriminals.
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Worker surveillance is on the rise

Organizations found a way to keep tabs on their employees.
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Is the password really dead?

A new commitment from Google, Apple, and Microsoft promises the end of the password, but is the world ready for biometric scans and face IDs?
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Clearview AI: what has the legal battle taught us about the nature of facial recognition?

A yearlong legal complaint over the data harvesting practices of American facial recognition company Clearview AI has ended in a settlement that both sides say vindicates their point of view.
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Hyper-personalized customer experience for privacy: a trade-off we’re willing to make?

Welcome to the world of hyper-personalization: smartphones, wearable tech, and supermarket loyalty cards all know who you are, what you...
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How game theory can prevent privacy breaches in biomedicine

Biomedical data is vital in medicine, especially when it is successfully shared between researchers and healthcare providers. This process, however,...
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The UK's Online Safety Bill could expose your private messages to third parties, cybersecurity experts warn

The United Kingdom’s Online Safety Bill is meant to make the Internet a safer place. But 45 cybersecurity and IT...
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Could we see a passwordless future?

Biometric technology has come a long way in the last few years, but it still isn’t at the point that...
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What are the safety risks of removable media?

The way we save, store, and access files has changed significantly over the last 20 years, with the rise of...
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Scam attacks are on the rise, but can they be fully stopped or prevented?

The Covid pandemic has accelerated not only digital adoption but also the scale and spread of scams. Every month, over...
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Predictive policing comes under the spotlight in Europe

Europol has released its long-awaited AI accountability framework as part of a project to guide law enforcement on the thorny...
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