Google,wifi,privacy

06.12.12
Google Street View's WiFi snooping triggers renewed scrutiny in the UK
06.12.12

Google Street View's WiFi snooping triggers renewed scrutiny in the UK

You remember that little Street View privacy problem that Google had back in 2010? Authorities in...

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04.28.12
Justice Department clears Google of WiFi wiretapping violations
04.28.12

Justice Department clears Google of WiFi wiretapping violations

Two years ago, Google drove its way into a fair amount of hot water when it accidentally (as was c...

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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...

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06.02.11
FaceNiff makes Facebook hacking a portable, one-tap affair (video)
06.02.11

FaceNiff makes Facebook hacking a portable, one-tap affair (video)

Remember Firesheep? Well, the cookie snatching Firefox extension now has a more portable cousin c...

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10.27.10
FTC accepts Google's privacy apology, lets Street View off the hook
10.27.10

FTC accepts Google's privacy apology, lets Street View off the hook

When Google admitted its Street View cars had collected sensitive data after all, it sparked a new...

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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...

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06.04.10
Google to disclose WiFi snooping data to regulators amid allegations it was collected intentionally
06.04.10

Google to disclose WiFi snooping data to regulators amid allegations it was collected intentionally

And the mess gets messier. A class action lawsuit filed against Google in Oregon has now been enric...

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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...

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