Beware! Your old mobile number can be used to take all your money away, here’s how

May 8, 2021

  Have you ever thought about what happens to the data associated with your phone number when you get a new number? Well, telecom companies often recycle your old number and provide it to a new user. However, with your old number, all the data associated with it also becomes accessible to the new user and this could pose a privacy risk. When you change your number, you don’t always…

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Facebook bans Signal after highlighting Instagram’s ad-targeting practice

May 8, 2021

Facebook earlier this week banned messaging app Signal’s advertising account on its platform after it displayed ads that highlighted Facebook’s ad-targeting practices. The California-based messaging app ran a series of multi-variate ads on Instagram by giving examples of how the world’s largest social network collects and accesses user data through targeted advertisements. “You got this ad because you’re a certified public accountant in an open relationship. This ad used your…

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