At Teckdiary we have already written many articles on privacy issues of internet and exposed how the personal information is being used by internet giants and many governments .
Most of the services offered from USA like Google’s search,Gmail,Drive and Hotmail ,Yahoo etc collecting your personal information and sharing it with government agencies in the name of national security .
In a recent interview , creator of WhatsApp ,Mr.Koum said that his application never collects user data and he hates peeping into others’ personal life .
Continue reading Losing Privacy on WhatsApp – You too Brutus ?
Duckduckgo.com A Search Engine that doesn’t track you
Concerns of protecting users’ privacy online ,has been growing everyday. The recent incident of revealing NASA’s PRISM project by several media has led people to believe that they are being spied online by NSA or American government .
NSA was accused by UK Guardian news , to have compelled Verizon Communications a telecom company , to reveal more than a million people’s telephone records recently .
Continue reading Why Duckduckgo Search is growing faster ?
How to stop Apple tracking me on my mobile !
Do you own the brand new Apple iPhone5 ? or have you updated your Apple device to iOS6 recently ?then you are under the observation of someone for good..iOS 6 is coming with a feature turned on called “ IFA” that stands for "identifier for advertisers " . Apple paves the way to track the buying behaviours of the customers through this technology .This is pretty same like the cookies used in computers to track the users . IFA is very simple set of information that contains your ad clicking patterns and the buying behaviours on the net and send to the interested parties via your Apple iOS6 device .
How to Stop IFA in Apple devices ?
This is a privacy related setting,but Apple covertly put the on /off option under very irrelevant section of settings in the phone/Apple device .
Ok ,here is the way : Just got to "General," then "About," and then navigate to the "Advertising" section. From there, you need to to turn "Limit Ad Tracking" on.
Please note Apple doesn’t track any of your personal information via this IFA, so ,no need to panic a lot .