Israel has become the latest country to use surveillance to track Coronavirus patients. The kind of spy tech it is using has previously been used before for country’s counter terrorism programmes. China has been heavily criticised for “winning” the fight … Continue reading Israel latest country to use spy tech to fight Coronavirus
The shocking number of people in Pakistan including prominent activists have been taking to social media to boast about their altered looks through the creepy FaceApp but privacy experts round the globe have warned people to consider privacy before using … Continue reading FaceApp will sell your photos, even identity indicators
It sounds unlike Google, right? Well, I guess it’s time to sell privacy for Google. The internet giant has introduced new controls which will automatically clear your data after a particular period of time. As you may have heard, the … Continue reading Google may have made deleting location data slightly easier for you
The awareness around privacy is shockingly lacking in Pakistan and the latest show of the same was done by singer-turned-politician Jawad Ahmad’s Barabari, literally ‘equality’ party on its social media accounts. In a post, it’s asking you to sign up … Continue reading Jawad Ahmad’s ‘equality’ party wants your phone number in comments section
It’s startling how casually authorities in Pakistan take and handle something as sensitive as personal data of its citizens. In one of its recent briefings to the Senate’s Standing Committee on Information Technology and Telecom, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has … Continue reading PTA just admitted to another major data leak and it’s freaking me out
A young woman in Badin has committed suicide after being blackmailed on social media by a man along with his friends. Reportedly, the young woman had already lost quite a lot because of this as her fiance broke off the … Continue reading Cyberbullying is making people commit suicide. How to report cybercrime?
While their intentions might be at the right place, their judgements and actions are questionable. Prominent social and rights activist Jibran Nasir and controversial social media personality Waqar Zaka have rushed to ‘help’ the 15-year-old rape survivor in Karachi and … Continue reading Jibran Nasir, Waqar Zaka are creating privacy nightmare for minor rape survivor and it needs to stop