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Latest Internet privacy Stories

2014-03-13 23:22:11

From credit card breaches and NSA surveillance programs to drones, the problems of privacy and information security have moved to the forefront of popular debate in the U.S. These issues increasingly intersect with intellectual property laws as content owners and users seek new methods for resolving privacy, cyber- and information-security conflicts. (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 From credit card breaches and NSA surveillance programs to drones, the problems of privacy and information security...

2014-03-13 08:34:08

TRUSTe welcomes launch of groundbreaking EU-APEC Referential as an important step towards global inter-operability of data privacy frameworks SAN FRANCISCO, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TRUSTe, the leading global data privacy management company and the first approved Accountability Agent for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Cross Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) System, announced today that two additional companies have achieved APEC Certification through TRUSTe. This...

2014-03-12 23:30:55

Aims to Have the Strongest Privacy Policy in Their Industry Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 VehicleHistoryRecord.com has updated and clarified their privacy policy in order to make customers feel safe and secure when they use their site, the company said yesterday. “People are getting more and more concerned about their privacy when they are online,” a VehicleHistoryRecord.com spokesman said. “They have started to realize that without strong protections in place, their...

WhatsApp Vulnerability Exposed By Good Samaritan Hacker
2014-03-12 13:15:21

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A Good Samaritan hacker has notified an app developer and the public of a vulnerability in the free messaging app WhatsApp that allows other app developers to access chat histories, rather than exploiting the flaw. Netherlands-based IT specialist Bas Bosschert offered details in a post on his blog, "Steal WhatsApp database (PoC)." Bosschert and his brother were determined to answer the question "Is it possible to upload and read the...

2014-03-12 08:31:39

Newest Ponemon Study Outlines Top Security Threats to Patient Information TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. and PORTLAND, Ore., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As millions of new patients enter the U.S. healthcare system under the Affordable Care Act, patient records have become a smorgasbord for criminals. The Fourth Annual Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy and Data Security by Ponemon Institute, sponsored by ID Experts®, reveals new security and privacy threats to hospitals and the patient records they...

2014-03-11 16:27:54

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario and Aislelabs discuss design and architecture of MLA systems TORONTO, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As the popularity of smartphones and tablet computers continues to rise, more and more creative ways of using these devices are being developed. One technology that has recently created a new use of smart mobile devices by utilizing their increased connectivity is Mobile Location Analytics (MLA). At Aislelabs, protecting consumer...

2014-03-11 12:20:58

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Department of Motor Vehicles must enact regulations that protect users privacy in new regulations it is drafting that would cover Google's driverless cars and other "autonomous vehicles" traveling on California's highways, Consumer Watchdog told the DMV today. "The DMV regulations must give the user control over what data is gathered and how the information will be used," said John M. Simpson, Privacy...

India May Enforce $5 Billion Antitrust Fine On Google
2014-03-10 11:44:40

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Google’s antitrust woes are not over. On Monday it was reported that the Mountain View, Calif.-based tech giant now faces a fine of up to $5 billion in India, and could be forced to change its business practices in the Asian nation. ZDNet reported that the Competition Commission of India (CCI) accused Google of abusing its market position in the world’s second-largest nation by population. India started its antitrust...

2014-03-10 08:31:13

Dr. Larry Ponemon Shares Findings from the Fourth Annual Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy and Data Security TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. and PORTLAND, Ore., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ponemon Institute and ID Experts® will announce the results of the Fourth Annual Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy and Data Security on March 12, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. PT/1:00 p.m. ET. The study examines how hospitals handle security threats and protect patient information, and investigates the latest...

Collecting Cookie Data And Still Protecting Privacy
2014-03-07 14:38:14

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The browser cookie has long been debated as a troubling side effect of the Internet. Privacy advocates and consumers fear that data collected from cookies are used in nefarious ways. However, publishers typically use the data to understand a site's visitors and target advertising. A group of cryptology engineers at the Saarland University in Germany is the most recent group to tackle the cookie issue, this time by using a cryptographic...


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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