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Category: Privacy

NASA data leak exposes and compromises employee records

A recent NASA data leak shows that even one of the most technologically advanced organizations in the world is not…

Facebook flaw causes millions of user photos to be exposed

More woes for Facebook. A new vulnerability allowed private photos to be exposed to third-party applications. Here’s more on this…

Dell network breach: What you need to know

It’s password-changing time again. Yet another tech company has been hit by hackers. Here’s more on the Dell network breach.

GDPR’s privacy by design: An opportunity, not a burden

Under GDPR, organizations must ensure the safety of their data. But instead of seeing this as an onerous chore, embrace…

California Girl Scouts branch suffers data breach

Thousands of Girl Scouts from Orange County, Calif., have to worry about the potential of identity theft after their local…

Digital footprints: Control how much the Internet knows about you

The digital footprints you leave on the web can make shopping easier — and privacy impossible. Here’s how to take…

A boost for anonymity: Tor browser for Android unveiled

The Tor browser, a staple for desktop Internet users who want to remain anonymous, is finally available in an alpha…

ePrivacy Regulation: Seven critical areas the proposed law targets

The EU’s ePrivacy Regulation is facing obstacles and opposition, but it is expected to take effect soon. Here’s what you…

Ad infinitum: Ad blocking tips to ease the advertising overload

Feeling overwhelmed with ads or hidden trackers when you browse the web? Ad blocking using a custom HOSTS file may…

ePrivacy Regulation: The latest EU overhaul you must deal with now

Feel pretty good about the new GDPR because you have all the compliance issues sorted out? Don’t relax. The new…