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Who WON'T be looking at your social network?

Oct 7, 2011
Banks and lenders are in on the act. Well, not quite yet, but as soon as enough data can be collected, it will most certainly be crunched and...
Posted In: Facebook, privacy, social networking, Tech Report, Twitter

HTC phones have big security flaw

Oct 4, 2011
Make that a gigantic, gaping security flaw. That's according to a new report from the website Android Police which says the vulnerability exposes...
Posted In: android, htc, privacy, security, Tech Report

Facebook adding warnings to links that may be malicious

Oct 3, 2011
For years, Facebook has been loaded with bum links that spread virally across the social media platform and take users to malware-infested site....
Posted In: Facebook, malware, privacy, security, Tech Report

Massive data breach in military medical records

Sep 29, 2011
It happened at a company called Tricare, which provides medical services for active and retired military personnel. The company admitted that...
Posted In: medical records, privacy, security, Tech Report

OnStar Caves

Sep 28, 2011
Remember a couple days ago, when we told you about OnStar's new policy to track and collect data from drivers, even if they had cancelled their...
Posted In: netflix, onstar, privacy, Tech Report

Facebook is still watching you even when you're logged out

Sep 26, 2011
Along with Facebook's big redesign has come some new scrutiny on exactly how the company is following you around the internet. According to some...
Posted In: cookies, Facebook, privacy

OnStar pressure heats up

Sep 26, 2011
Last week we told you about the fine print in the new OnStar user agreement which lets the company retain your information and share it with...
Posted In: FTC, privacy, schumer, tracking

The New Facebook and why Netflix split in two

Sep 23, 2011
How important is Facebook's push into digital media? It's huge. Reed Hastings, the CEO of Netflix, believes the social network could remake the w...
Posted In: Facebook, government, hulu, netflix, policy, privacy, social media, Web Culture

Facebook's new face

Sep 22, 2011
Facebook wants to spend more time with you. Deepen the conversation, peer into your soul, hear the story of your life. It wants you to break out...
Posted In: Facebook, privacy, social media, Web Culture

OnStar goes on and on and on

Sep 21, 2011
In a new privacy statement, the in-car navigation provider OnStar, says it will collect your tracking and positioning data even if you don't pay...
Posted In: onstar, privacy, security, tracking

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