2013

December 30, 2013
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When it comes to safety on the Internet, many people may be worried about who is looking at their data. From data brokers to the federal government, there are a number of organizations that have access to consumer information. Although breaking privacy laws is a major concern for users of the Web, keeping their...

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December 27, 2013
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Privacy protection for worldwide online users may become more of an issue as several members of United Nations have voiced their displeasure with current laws. U.N. Human Rights Commissioner Navi Pillay said in an...

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December 23, 2013
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Google is in a bit of hot water after it was fined by a Spanish privacy watchdog on Dec. 19. The fine stemmed from the search engine breaking the country's data protection laws regarding collecting personal information from consumers and failing to inform consumers the purpose of the collection.

The fine,...

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December 20, 2013
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A new report released by the Senate Commerce Committee highlighted privacy protection concerns regarding the unregulated methods private data collection companies use to obtain the public's information, Time magazine...

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December 19, 2013
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point of saleTarget shoppers maybe at risk of identity theft if they made purchases at the popular retailers from Nov. 27 to Dec. 15.

Data from more than 40 million credit and debit cards was stolen during that peak holiday shopping period, according to...

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December 19, 2013
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Target

The exposure of more than 40 million debit and credit card numbers at Target stores over the Thanksgiving holiday is a frightening testament to how sophisticated hackers have become at attacking point-of-sale (POS) systems used in retail stores...

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December 17, 2013
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With the end of the year approaching, many experts are weighing in about what types of cyberattack​s will trend in 2014. Experts from Internet security firm Kaspersky Lab offered some insight for the next year ...

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December 16, 2013
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Top 5 Intriguing ID Thieves

Identity thieves can be a bold and brazen lot—stealing from their victims in the most obvious and appalling ways.

In past years, we’ve seen...

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December 15, 2013
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Increasing the amount of privacy protection for students who use Web-based teaching software has become a hot topic as of late, The New York Times reported.

The use of technology and other...

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December 9, 2013
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Year in Review

This has been a supremely active year in the data privacy sector. NSA spying regularly captured headlines as new details emerged about the agency’s dragnet. The British phone hacking scandal continued to unfold as trials...

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