Did Facebook give your data to Apple and Samsung? Probably not, Tom’s Guide security expert Paul Wagenseil tells Fox 5 NY. A report in Sunday’s (June 3) New York Times stated that Facebook gave makers of devices such as smartphones, feature phones and tablets access to users’ personal data in partnerships dating back to 2007. Hear Paul’s take on the story on Tom’s Guide. Read the full story on Tom’s Guide & watch Paul’s appearance on Fox 5 NY.
Tom’s Guide senior writer Caitlin McGarry recently joined Fox 5 NY’s Tech Week to share some tech gadgets that make life easier, including the new Fitbit Versa & the very practical Away smart luggage. Watch the full segment on Fox 5 NY.
Sherri Smith of Tom’s Guide and Laptop Mag stopped by Fox 5 NY’s Tech Week on May 10 to show off today’s hottest gaming gadgets, including the Nintendo Lab, Oculus Go, Bragi Dash Go, Lenovo Mirage and IQBuds Boost. Watch the full segment on Fox 5 NY.
Facebook, Netflix, Candy Crush and other apps on your phone may have a lot more information about you than you think, including your location and other private details. In lengthy privacy agreements that most users don’t read, many of these apps say they cannot guarantee the safety of this information. NBC’s Jeff Rossen reports for TODAY. Paul Wagenseil, security editor at Tom’s Guide, explains why downloading any app puts users in a “buyer beware” situation.
Tom’s Guide security editor, Paul Wagenseil, spoke to CBS News about the ongoing Cambridge Analytica scandal, shedding some light onto how Facebook’s data mining business effects consumer privacy. Watch the full interview on CBS News.