Privacy

Spotify Streaming Service Offers Little Privacy Protection

Popular music streaming service Spotify has raised privacy concerns as multiple security researchers have expressed concerns. Back in July, USA Today reported that your activity on Spotify is public and “can be used against you.” Even if you haven’t noticed, Spotify shares your listening activity and history with anyone who has a profile. Spotify Offers Little…

Privacy

Signal Encrypted Messaging App Removing Sender ID from Metadata

Signal and other encrypted messaging services have always kept the contents of messages sent on their platforms hidden in encrypted form. However until recently, information about who is sending and receiving messages was still accessible to third parties, including government agencies. On October 29, Signal published a post on its blog announcing the new “sealed…