Diginotar hack keeps growing

Sep 6, 2011
Last week we told you about hackers getting into the networks of the Dutch company DigiNotar. While inside, the hackers were able to create fake...
Posted In: certificates, diginotar, Google, privacy, security

Rogue Google certificate loose in the wild

Aug 30, 2011
Lock up your Googles! A forged certificate has been detected that can allow hackers to get into just about any Google account you can think of,...
Posted In: certificates, Gmail, Google, privacy, security

App maker coughs up 50 grand for privacy violations

Aug 16, 2011
On Friday the Federal Trade Commission opened a lawsuit against W3 Innovations, makers of Broken Thumbs Apps, for violating the Childrens Online...
Posted In: apps, coppa, FTC, privacy

The good news: we're getting more security savvy. The bad news...

Aug 16, 2011
We're addicts. This according to a new survey from security company Webroot. They polled nearly 4000 people and found that scams targeting social...
Posted In: Facebook, privacy, security

Turns out your mobile data is not very secure

Aug 10, 2011
Stop the presses! But we're radio and don't have presses! Buy some presses and then start them and stop them! We don't have budget for that!...
Posted In: privacy, security, T-Mobile

Stop following me.

Aug 4, 2011
Wired is reporting that a new lawsuit filed in California alleges that tracking software from web analytics firm KISSmetrics violates privacy laws....
Posted In: cookies, privacy, security, spotify

Germany asks Facebook to back off

Aug 4, 2011
A German regulator has asked Facebook to disable its photo tagging software, warning it could violate European privacy laws. The New York Times...
Posted In: Facebook, Germany, privacy

Google+ and privacy

Jul 29, 2011
Facebook has been rightly scrutinized for how it treats your personal information - what is shared and what is not. And at first blush Google+...
Posted In: business, google +, privacy, social media

House members want Internet Service Providers to keep track of your online activity

Jul 29, 2011
The bill is called Protecting Children From Internet Pornographers Act of 2011. Because who would want to vote against that? The bill passed in the...
Posted In: children, government, privacy

New data security bill introduced in the Senate

Jul 29, 2011
I'm not sure how anyone in Congress has any time to do anything but try to figure out how to get a debt crisis deal done, but apparently, they do....
Posted In: Congress, government, privacy, security