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Biometrics is a Multi-Billion Dollar Security Hole

25 Jan 2024 2 minute read 11 comments Debesh Choudhury

What is biometrics? Biometrics involves the utilization of distinct physiological or behavioral traits of humans to authenticate or identify individuals. However, biometrics authentication technology is inherently probabilistic, and unreliable,...

Is Your Chat Peer-to-Peer and End-to-End Encrypted?

16 Oct 2023 2 minute read 4 comments Debesh Choudhury

How frequently do you chat using the Internet? "Please give your ID and let us have a quick video chat," told one of my clients who represents an IT firm in our locality. She suggested I use a very popular video chatting platform. I asked her -...

Microsoft Exposed 38TB of AI Research Data

30 Sep 2023 2 minute read 0 comments Debesh Choudhury

People consider Microsoft as a tech titan. It is well-known that Azure Cloud is Microsoft's top revenue-earning business. It has recently appeared in the cybersecurity news headline that Microsoft accidentally exposed 38TB of its sensitive AI resear...

Dilemmas of Data Privacy

1 Mar 2023 2 minute read 14 comments Debesh Choudhury

As a human, we have many rights. The fundamental right is freedom of speech. The second most important right is the privacy of our human identity. I am a supporter of freedom and privacy. I strongly feel that we must have the privilege of enjoyin...

Compensation And Your Private Data

11 Apr 2021 3 minute read 0 comments cotton88

We all know. Tech giants like Google, Facebook, Apple, Amazon and many, many more use our data with or without our knowledge to make big bucks. But they do so without much transparency, or use marketing to achieve a "green washed" privacy-pro...

Brave Going too Far ?

28 Jul 2020 2 minute read 1 comment Lodhfiaz

News about Brave's development for iOS devices continues to flow. As you know, with the new version of iOS 14 to come, it will now be possible to set your default browser on your iPhone or iPad. This had been greeted as great news within the communit...

TOP 5 Privacy Coins To Protect Your Basic Rights To Privacy ๐Ÿ˜Ž

19 Jul 2020 2 minute read 50 comments Cryptonator`s

Privacy coins remain an important part of the cryptocurrency ecosystem as they are effective tools against privacy infringements. Privacy coins allow you to transact your crypto without being traced. That`s why privacy coins continue to be an importa...

My Google exodus: part 2

15 Jul 2020 4 minute read 4 comments X-51

A while back I talked about how and why I was trying to leave many Google services behind, with my increasing clarity towards just how much it costs (in non-monetary ways) to use so many of their services. Some I already had left, some I was actively...

Brave, Privacy-focused Browser has Launched Encrypted Videos Calls.

28 May 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Blockchain Times

The First and only Crypto powered privacy-focused web browser has launched in-browser video calls for its users. All brave users can access the feature without sign-up. The feature known as Brave Together offers end to end encryption with its calls....

My love/hate relationship with Google

7 May 2020 4 minute read 2 comments X-51

For a long time I was one of those people who just said "screw it, Google know almost everything anyway, so why should I try to hide anything from them". But that was a different me. These days my thinking is a bit different, and I have slowly (ever...