• Jan 9, 2020
  • Caleb Chen
  • Android, News, Privacy, Security,

Android community worried about presence of “Chinese spyware” by Qihoo 360 in Samsung smartphones and tablets

Earlier this week, the Android community on Reddit erupted in discussion over a thread titled: “Chinese Spyware Pre-Installed on All Samsung Phones (& Tablets)” that has since been labeled as misleading by moderators. In addition, it’s also been noted by observant redditors that the original poster (OP) of the thread may have been a purchased … Continue reading “Android community worried about presence of “Chinese spyware” by Qihoo 360 in Samsung smartphones and tablets”

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  • Jan 2, 2020
  • Caleb Chen
  • News, Privacy, Smart TV's,

Samsung smart TVs are set to upload screenshots of what you’re watching

Samsung’s privacy policy reveals an unnerving reality: that Samsung smart TVs are sending clips of whatever is playing on the television to be sent back to Samsung. It’s hard to imagine a deeper violation of privacy from a smart TV set than having a screenshot of what you’re watching be uploaded to the cloud for … Continue reading “Samsung smart TVs are set to upload screenshots of what you’re watching”

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  • Nov 30, 2018
  • Summer Hirst
  • General Privacy and Security, Online Activity, Smart TV's, Tutorials,

How to Keep Your Smart TV from Spying On You

You might enjoy watching your smart TV, but what if your smart TV is watching you back? And it’s not just about tracking what you watch. Your TV might actually be listening to your conversations. Or maybe even watching you through its camera. That’s scary! The TV manufacturer might be getting your information and using … Continue reading “How to Keep Your Smart TV from Spying On You”

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