Personal information

02.03.12
Oops! Motorola sold refurbished Xooms without deleting previous owners' data
02.03.12

Oops! Motorola sold refurbished Xooms without deleting previous owners' data

Usually, when passwords and personal information are exposed, it's because someone hacked a company...

By M. Gorman,   02.03.12
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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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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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11.17.11
Verizon begins collecting user data for targeted ads, is kind enough to offer 'opt-out' escape route
11.17.11

Verizon begins collecting user data for targeted ads, is kind enough to offer 'opt-out' escape route

Verizon still wants to collect your personal information, but it'll understand if you decide to...

By A. Toor,   11.17.11
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09.23.11
US government to beat back botnets with a cybersecurity code of conduct
09.23.11

US government to beat back botnets with a cybersecurity code of conduct

Old Uncle Sam seems determined to crack down on botnets, but he still needs a little help figurin...

By A. Toor,   09.23.11
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04.20.11
Skype for Android update adds US 3G calling, fixes personal data hole
04.20.11

Skype for Android update adds US 3G calling, fixes personal data hole

Verizon Android users have had 3G Skype calling since this time last year, but the latest app relea...

By Z. Honig,   04.20.11
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04.14.11
Skype for Android vulnerable to hack that compromises personal info
04.14.11

Skype for Android vulnerable to hack that compromises personal info

If you didn't already have enough potential app privacy leaks to worry about, here's one more -- An...

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04.07.11
Pandora mobile app found to be sending birth date, gender and location information to ad servers
04.07.11

Pandora mobile app found to be sending birth date, gender and location information to ad servers

We still haven't heard much more about that Federal Grand Jury investigation into Pandora and other...

By D. Melanson,   04.07.11
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02.18.09
Contactizer 3.7 adds Dayboard, other enhancements
02.18.09

Contactizer 3.7 adds Dayboard, other enhancements

Contactizer, the personal information management application from Objective Decision, LLC, has been...

By S. Sande,   02.18.09
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