News and Articles About Privacy concerns
In a world where digital patterns are meticulously and surreptitiously tracked by marketers, Janet Vertesi sought to conceal her pregnancy from the ever-watchful glare of big data.
Facebook's latest feature allows you to see which of your friends are near your physical location in real time.
Pluto Mail lets you 'unsend' messages, edit unopened ones and choose a shelf-life for all your email transactions.
Despite the time saving promise, job seekers may avoid linking their personal accounts due to privacy concerns.
Oh, so, Google Glass won't turn you into a creepy, intrusive eyeborg? Right.
Twenty-four-year-old Antonio Ynoa is suing Google, YouTube and Dailymotion over video footage that captured him drunkenly attacking a JetBlue airline attendant in 2011.
The search could be over for a more private way to search the Internet.
Following a failed appeal, Google was ordered by French courts post a notice on its Google.fr homepage informing users that it would be paying a 150,000-euro fine over privacy violations.
In the wake of the Target and Neiman Marcus data breaches, startups and small businesses should realize they aren't immune.
A California web developer with the Twitter handle @N was forced to give it to a hacker who compromised both his PayPal and GoDaddy accounts
Neiman Marcus reported that a more-than-expected 1.1 million shoppers may have been affected by a hack job that employed similar malware to the kind that compromised Target.
When news broke regarding a massive theft of customer information, dozens of top executives at South Korean financial companies tendered their resignations.
Agencies warn that malicious software that targets POS units has 'potentially infected a large number' of retailers.
Today, the President announced a plan to overhaul the way the National Security Agency handles cell phone metadata, among other security policy changes.
Members of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Demand Progress and activists at large will mobilize on Feb. 11 to protest the NSA's surveillance tactics.
Beginning April 9, ads that showcase when a friend happens to 'like' or check into a sponsored page or location will no longer be available for purchase.
How much access is Facebook giving advertisers to your 'private' messages?
Here's advertising agency powerhouse JWT's annual list of what's going to be on the top of everyone's tongue this year.
Google responds to Microsoft's line of anti-Google merchandise.
Identified collects and organizes people's public information to create the largest professional database on the internet, with one billion profiles and counting.
In a move that could change the way companies market to teens online, Facebook will give teens the option of making their content public.
Facebook Facepalm: In Big Real-Estate Buy, Mark Zuckerberg Seeks Personal Privacy, Then Removes Online Privacy Feature
As Facebook makes it more difficult for users to maintain privacy, its co-founder is taking drastic measures to protect his own.
In a win for online privacy advocates but a blow to advertisers, a federal judge has ruled Google may have violated wiretapping laws by scanning and reviewing users' Gmails.
In a shift for the advertising industry, Google is said to be developing a new system that assigns web users a unique identifier.
The social network is under fire again over the way it shares user information for advertising purposes.