Tag: apps

Russian code found in CDC and US Army apps, according to new report

The app software company, Pushwoosh, boasts an impressive roster of clients including the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the UK’s Labour Party, as well as the US Army. It’s offered coding and data processing support for over 8,000 apps, a venture that subsequently allowed them to profile countless users’ activity according to the access granted […]

Apple knows exactly how much you use its apps

Apple often boasts of its commitment to user privacy and data anonymization, and in many instances, the tech giant does provide ways for consumers to guard against a fair amount of invasive tactics like ad tracking. But as a new investigation reveals, courtesy of Gizmodo, that dedication to personal digital preference largely stops where the […]

Signal’s new president is a privacy advocate and active critic of Big Tech

Signal announced earlier today that it has hired board member, Meredith Whittaker, to serve as the company’s first president, a move that indicates the popular encrypted messaging platform’s expanding plans to compete against bigger rival apps like WhatsApp and Telegram. Whittaker, a former Google manager for 13 years and founder of the company’s Open Research […]