Privacy Concerns

Father Urges Court to Strike Down Facebook's $20 Million Privacy Settlement
Social Media

Father Urges Court to Strike Down Facebook's $20 Million Privacy Settlement

He argues it enables the social network to continue using minors' data and photos in its ads.
Lindsay Friedman
Despite Social Media's Popularity, Most Americans Don't Want to Give Up Private Data
Performance Ignited

Despite Social Media's Popularity, Most Americans Don't Want to Give Up Private Data

Clearly, the latest report from Pew shows we're conflicted, because we're still all on Facebook.
Laura Entis
The Biggest Cybersecurity Threat at Your Office Could Be You (Infographic)
Security

The Biggest Cybersecurity Threat at Your Office Could Be You (Infographic)

Companies lost between $375 and $575 billion last year on hack attacks, according to cybersecurity firm Digital Guardian.
Geoff Weiss
Is Google Spying on Students? The Electronic Frontier Foundation Believes So.
Google

Is Google Spying on Students? The Electronic Frontier Foundation Believes So.

The computer company is reportedly collecting data through its automatically enabled 'Sync' feature in Chrome.
Nathan McAlone
NSA Shuts Down Large-Scale Phone Surveillance Program
Cybersecurity

NSA Shuts Down Large-Scale Phone Surveillance Program

It comes two and a half years after the controversial program was exposed by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
Dell Acknowledges Security Vulnerability in New Laptops
Cybersecurity

Dell Acknowledges Security Vulnerability in New Laptops

A program pre-installed on new laptops is susceptible to cyber intrusions.
Michael Dell: Encryption Backdoors Are a 'Horrible Idea'
Dell

Michael Dell: Encryption Backdoors Are a 'Horrible Idea'

Here's the Dell CEO's reasoning.
Robert Hackett
Microsoft to Offer Cloud Services From Germany to Ease Privacy Fears in Europe
Microsoft

Microsoft to Offer Cloud Services From Germany to Ease Privacy Fears in Europe

The measure is designed to ensure that clients' data remains in Germany.
Supreme Court Rejects Cell Phone Search Warrant Case
Supreme Court

Supreme Court Rejects Cell Phone Search Warrant Case

The case raises questions about how much companies protect the privacy rights of their customers.
Apple Is Refusing to Unlock an iPhone 5S for U.S. Law Enforcement
Legal

Apple Is Refusing to Unlock an iPhone 5S for U.S. Law Enforcement

The company says that complying with the request will 'threaten the trust between Apple and its customers and substantially tarnish the brand.'
Apple Says Accessing Data on a Locked iPhone Is 'Impossible'
Apple

Apple Says Accessing Data on a Locked iPhone Is 'Impossible'

The company told a U.S. judge that it strengthened encryption methods and could only access data on 10 percent of its devices using an older operating system.
3 Key Legal Issues Online Marketers Need to Know About
Legal

3 Key Legal Issues Online Marketers Need to Know About

There are several key legal issues you need to be aware of before you start contacting customers or potential customers
Microsoft Says Windows 10 Doesn't Violate User Privacy
Windows 10

Microsoft Says Windows 10 Doesn't Violate User Privacy

The company has been criticized for collecting data on customers.
Steve Dent
Prepare to Protect Your Online Reputation Before It's Under Attack
Online Reputation Management

Prepare to Protect Your Online Reputation Before It's Under Attack

The content you put online now could save your reputation if you or your company are ever in the news for unwelcome reasons.
Carol Roth