Viral app hit FaceApp, which makes users look old, has privacy concerns

Viral app hit FaceApp, which makes users look old, has privacy concerns

If you’ve been anywhere near social media for the last few weeks, you’ve probably seen people posting photos of themselves, but aged to make them…

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Privacy Experts: Facebook’s $5B Fine Unlikely to Do Much

Privacy Experts: Facebook’s $5B Fine Unlikely to Do Much

The $5 billion fine that the Federal Trade Commission has slapped on Facebook for privacy violations may be the largest ever levied by the agency,…

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Facebook $5 Billion U.S. Privacy Settlement Approved by FTC

Facebook $5 Billion U.S. Privacy Settlement Approved by FTC

U.S. officials approved a record $5 billion privacy settlement with Facebook Inc. to resolve the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, people said, prompting an immediate outcry from lawmakers…

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GDPR: A cheat sheet

GDPR: A cheat sheet

Enforcement of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies to any company that transacts with European Union citizens. Here’s your GDPR go-to guide. Through…

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With GDPR's 'Right of Access,' Who Really Has Access?

With GDPR’s ‘Right of Access,’ Who Really Has Access?

How a security researcher learned organizations willingly hand over sensitive data with little to no identity verification. The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)…

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Your Phone Is Listening and it's Not Paranoia

Your Phone Is Listening and it’s Not Paranoia

A couple of years ago, something strange happened. A friend and I were sitting at a bar, iPhones in pockets, discussing our recent trips in…

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Facebook emails could show CEO Mark Zuckerberg knew of privacy issues, report says

Facebook is already under fire over privacy issues and said users shouldn’t have an expectation of privacy on social media. A new report says emails found as part of…

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Apple Pledges Privacy, Beefs Up Security

Apple Pledges Privacy, Beefs Up Security

The company hits back at the data economy – and fellow tech giants Facebook and Google – by announcing its own single sign-on service. A…

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Feds say photos of travelers compromised in data breach

Feds say photos of travelers compromised in data breach

US Customs and Border Protection announced Monday photos of travelers and license plates were recently compromised in a data breach. In a statement, CBP said…

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Instagram website leaked phone numbers and emails for months, researcher says

Instagram website leaked phone numbers and emails for months, researcher says

Instagram’s website leaked user contact information, including phone numbers and email addresses, over a period of at least four months, a researcher says. The source…

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