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Verizon Using Unblockable Perma-Cookie To Send Mobile Web

Verizon Using Unblockable 'Perma-Cookie' To Send Mobile Web Surfing Info To Advertisers

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Verizon Wireless has been subtly inserting an unblockable “perma-cookie” that follows its customers’ online movements and then transmits that information to advertisers, various media...

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2014-10-28 23:12:11

StackUp LLC, a Colorado-based start-up, announces the launch of the StackUp Report, the first documentation of everything you read and learn online. Job and college applicants will add the StackUp Report to their resumes and grades, giving employers and schools new metrics to evaluate their passion, interests, and intellectual curiosity. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 The StackUp Report is built from data captured by the free StackUp Web App & Plug-In, which can be used on...

2014-10-28 12:36:29

New discovery engine from 3rd Quote allows K-12 schools to easily find Edtech providers committed to maintaining privacy in student data. LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the topic of K-12 student data privacy heats up among state and federal policymakers, schools, parents, and Edtech companies, 3rd Quote has launched the first free search engine in the world to help schools easily find Edtech providers committed to protecting student data by signing onto the Student Privacy...

2014-10-28 08:44:46

New Peer-to-Peer Whitepaper Now Available: "The CISO's Secret Weapon" for Reducing Enterprise Risk NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data breaches hit everywhere: where we shop, bank, and even eat ice cream. As insider and outsider threats to personal data are increasing and evolving, data breaches are now a fact of doing business, adding complexities for chief information security officers (CISOs). As a result, CISOs are required to keep pace with current and future risks--hot topics...

2014-10-28 04:22:14

Utilizing the Company's rich and actionable data asset across mobile and desktop devices improves ad relevancy and personalized recommendations - critical now that 60% of consumers use multiple devices[1] NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Criteo (NASDAQ: CRTO), the performance advertising technology company, today announced the global availability of its cross-device advertising solution, which enables a single view of consumers' shopping behavior across all devices to deliver...

2014-10-27 12:30:30

senior executives from Reputation.com and Milken Institute join big data healthcare innovator SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MD Insider, a big data healthcare innovator that significantly reduces healthcare costs for employers, announced today that Michael Fertik, founder and CEO of Reputation.com, and Jared Carney, CEO of Lightdale, LLC, have joined the company's Board of Directors. These latest additions to an already impressive team, will provide even more...

2014-10-24 23:04:05

WEDI announces four new co-chairs to guide WEDI's efforts to help facilitate the implementation of HIPAA/HITECH privacy and security requirements across many variations of covered entities, business associates and interested parties across the healthcare industry. RESTON, Va. (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in healthcare information exchange,...

2014-10-23 23:04:15

Taking place November 12-14 in Silicon Valley, pii2014 conference focuses on Building Trust in the Data-Driven Economy. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Producers of the 5th annual Privacy Identity Innovation conference (pii2014) today unveiled the names of eight startups chosen for the pii2014 Innovator Spotlight program. Taking place November 12-14, 2014 at the Crowne Plaza Palo Alto hotel in Silicon Valley, the pii2014 conference brings together leading experts and innovators...

2014-10-22 23:06:50

Project Sierra protects user location and browsing data through encryption and is available for $49 on Kickstarter Portsmouth, VA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Project Sierra, a network encryption device currently funding on Kickstarter, provides a solution for those disappointed in the recent crowdfunding controversy over other encryption devices. Another Kickstarter project for an internet encryption device was recently suspended from Kickstarter for misleading consumers about the abilities...

2014-10-21 16:25:39

Hidely announces the official launch of its app to neutralize privacy threats through double encrypted photos and fully integrated password-protected gallery NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hidely, (hide.ly), the world's first zero-trace camera and private photo gallery platform, today announced the launch of their free iOS app, available now in the App Store. With Hidely's hidden gallery and secure camera app, users have control over their photos from shoot to store. Photos taken...

2014-10-21 12:36:24

Data Sovereignty Model not the right answer for today's data privacy challenges TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - CloudMask, an innovative Cloud Data Security Provider, is attending this week's Sector 2014 Conference and calling on government and regulators to be more explicit in their policy and legislation with respect to data privacy. "Current Data Sovereignty policy is ambiguous, specifically, in its definition of private data. "Current policy does not provide a clear definition...


Latest Internet privacy Reference Libraries

secure_email
2012-07-01 22:51:38

Email encryption refers to encryption and authentication of email messages, which is typically done to protect content from being read by unintended recipients. Email technology is readily available but has yet to achieve widespread usage, most likely due to social factors, such as people seeing the use of encryption as paranoid, and as marking a message urgent whether it is or not. A recent survey (from January 2012) found that only 35 percent of companies have implemented email...

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