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...Read More
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,...Read More
Data from more than 40 million credit and debit cards was stolen during that peak holiday shopping period, according to...Read More
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...Read More
With the end of the year approaching, many experts are weighing in about what types of cyberattacks will trend in 2014. Experts from Internet security firm Kaspersky Lab offered some insight for the next year ...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More