News and Articles About Privacy concerns
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.
A new patent points to Google charging advertisers based on when users actually look at an advertisement.
You might be doing more harm than good when you answer your phone in a public place. Here are four things you might not know about the way you use your phone.
After one popular app's privacy snafu, here's a look at what you should consider when developing your own mobile apps.
If identity theft and government requests for information are making you think twice about the virtual tracks you're creating, consider one of these options for masking your movements online.
A look at what some of the largest tech companies are doing with what they know about you.
In a live Q+A with The Guardian, he hints at new details about the scandal and provides insight into why he went public.
The big tech companies claim they haven't heard of the National Security Agency's program called PRISM.
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