Do You Need Additional Encryption When Using Zoom?

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How Safe is Zoom?

Zoom is a US-based video conferencing platform that has been providing video telephony and online chat services since 2011. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, which has affected the entire globe over the past few months, this video platform has experienced exponential growth in users. So much so, that its free version increased its user base by over two-thirds compared to the same time last year. The platform’s rapid growth in popularity has piqued our interest to research its characteristics a bit more. In this week’s Zlog, we’ll take a more in-depth look at Zoom’s security features and share with you some tips on how to stay safe when using this video conferencing platform. Read more...

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The Surveillance Era – Tech Trends That Put Our Privacy in Danger

Tech Trends That Put Our Privacy in Danger

Tech Trends That Put Your Privacy in Danger

There’s no argument that technology is the driving force of humanity. Tech innovations help bring comfort and convenience in our everyday lives, but there’s also a price we pay for using it. At ZoogVPN, we strive to keep our readers informed on all privacy and security-related issues. This time around, we decided to take a closer look at how certain real-life technologies put your privacy in danger. Read this week’s Zlog and find out about the most dangerous tech trends of today.   Read more...

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GDPR and CCPA – The Pioneers of Global Consumer Data Protection

GDPR and CCPA

GDPR and CCPA – What Do They Mean for User Privacy?

Aside from sharing details, tips, and tricks on how to use a VPN to enhance online security and privacy, at ZoogVPN, we also want to keep you informed on all of the most important online news and legislation. As the topic of privacy continues to grow in the online world, so do the concerns related to data privacy and security. Privacy experts are predicting that information privacy will become the most important issue in the decade ahead of us, and the two significant legislative acts – the GDPR and the CCPA. In this week’s Zlog, we’ll take a look at GDPR and CCPA, compare the two and analyze how they can contribute to user protection on the Internet. Read more...

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Do you take Care of Digital Privacy? Here’s Why You Should

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Why You Should Take Care of Your Digital Privacy

A few decades ago, the concept of privacy was relatively straightforward. Nowadays, things aren’t all that simple. In the online world, this idea is skewed out of proportion, mostly because the majority of people don’t really understand what online privacy really means and how important it is. In this day and age, private data has a lot of value. If you want to protect it, you will need to be aware of everything it includes and know how possible data leaks can affect you. Read this week’s Zlog and find out how to take care of your digital privacy. Read more...

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Facebook’s Privacy Compromised Again – ZoogVPN Blog

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Facebook Suffers Another Major Breach

Over half a billion Facebook user data records were leaked after another security breach that happened recently. Even though Facebook promised to amp up security and privacy measures, this was yet another third-party related scandal that made the news in the last few days. Read this week’s Zlog edition and find out how and why this happened.

History Repeats Itself with Major Privacy Breach

Over 530 million unique user entries were compromised after it was discovered that websites and third-party partners stored their data on unsecured servers. This information was recently revealed by the security researchers from the renowned cybersecurity firm UpGuard. The exposed records include everything that the users shared with the website, including their passwords, names but also all of their likes, comes and interests. Read more...

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