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Hacked small-businesses often have no place to turn

Oct 17, 2013
Unlike personal checking and savings accounts, business accounts are not protected from hackers.
Posted In: Small Business, hacking, banking, privacy

Google's privacy problems

Oct 17, 2013
With Google set to report its earnings, the company is taking some heat about privacy issues.
Posted In: Google, Earnings, privacy

Why Facebook wants teens to go public

Oct 17, 2013
Facebook is easing up on teens, giving them the ability to have their posts seen by anyone, not just friends.
Posted In: Facebook, Twitter, teens, social media, privacy

Adobe admits it's been hacked, customer information compromised

Oct 4, 2013
Hackers have gained access to almost 3 million customer accounts.
Posted In: Tech, Internet, Adobe, hackers, hacking, privacy, online security, cybersecurity

For California minors, Internet regrets may be a thing of the past

Sep 24, 2013
A new bill passed in California aims to protect minors from having a permanent record of photos and phrases they might regret.
Posted In: children, teens, social media, privacy, Internet, regrets

An alternative to the Internet?

Sep 10, 2013
Worried about NSA surveillance? One option is to operate on an entirely separate network.
Posted In: nsa, surveillance, Internet, privacy, internet security

More privacy concerns as leaks emerge that NSA can break encrypted data

Sep 6, 2013
More NSA revelations means even more concern about online privacy.
Posted In: privacy, internet security, nsa, Edward Snowden, surveillance

Police can your track cellphone's location, but you knew that already...didn't you?

Jul 31, 2013
If police want to track your movements using old calls you made on your cellphone, they can get the information from your cellphone company without a warrant.
Posted In: Cellphones, surveillance, data, privacy

Kevin Roose tries living surveillance-free for a day

Jul 29, 2013
New York Magazine writer Kevin Roose spent a day trying to live completely surveillance-free.
Posted In: surveillance, privacy

When it comes to online tracking, what's standard?

Jul 16, 2013
Should advertisers and other companies be able to collect and hold onto users' browsing data? And should users be able to tell web site operators to stop tracking them?
Posted In: privacy, advertising, big data

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