Personal data

02.03.12
EU regulators ask Google to 'pause' its privacy changes, need more time to investigate
02.03.12

EU regulators ask Google to 'pause' its privacy changes, need more time to investigate

Google has gone to great lengths to clarify its revamped privacy policy, but a regulatory body in...

By A. Toor,   02.03.12
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01.26.12
Vlingo co-founder explains data-collection issues
01.26.12

Vlingo co-founder explains data-collection issues

With Carrier IQ and O2's most recent data-snooping, people's vigilance about what information cellp...

By D. Cooper,   01.26.12
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12.03.11
Carrier IQ VP says software poses no threat to user privacy, backs up his argument with metaphor
12.03.11

Carrier IQ VP says software poses no threat to user privacy, backs up his argument with metaphor

The final chapter of the Carrier IQ saga has yet to be written, but at this juncture, even the ro...

By A. Toor,   12.03.11
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12.02.11
WikiLeaks' Spy Files shed light on the corporate side of government surveillance
12.02.11

WikiLeaks' Spy Files shed light on the corporate side of government surveillance

WikiLeaks' latest batch of documents hit the web this week, providing the world with a scarily...

By A. Toor,   12.02.11
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11.15.11
Google announces 'opt-out' feature for wireless network owners, aims to allay privacy concerns
11.15.11

Google announces 'opt-out' feature for wireless network owners, aims to allay privacy concerns

Google, as promised, responded to concerns over its data collection policy this morning, by ann...

By A. Toor,   11.15.11
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11.04.11
iSpy software can read texts and steal passwords with its little eye (video)
11.04.11

iSpy software can read texts and steal passwords with its little eye (video)

We spy, with our bleary eye, a new piece of software that could make it dramatically easier to...

By A. Toor,   11.04.11
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06.19.11
Device Analyzer Android study wants to track your every move, if you'll let it
06.19.11

Device Analyzer Android study wants to track your every move, if you'll let it

And here we thought folks were concerned about protecting their personal data. As it turns out, h...

By C. Trout,   06.19.11
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10.20.10
Google's wardriving days are over, says Canadian privacy commissioner
10.20.10

Google's wardriving days are over, says Canadian privacy commissioner

When Google's Street View cars glide through your neighborhood next, you can leave the WPA2 encrypt...

By Sean Hollister,   10.20.10
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05.14.10
Street View cars mistakenly nabs personal data over open WiFi networks, says Google
05.14.10

Street View cars mistakenly nabs personal data over open WiFi networks, says Google

Let this be a very strong reminder to password-protect your WiFi networks... but first, some backst...

By R. Miller,   05.14.10
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