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Facebook to reveal family member details

Facebook to reveal family member details

Facebook may be hit by more privacy questions after it changed the personal details section of its site to allow family members to be specified.
May 12 2009 10:38AM
Facebook users duped into revealing personal details

Facebook users duped into revealing personal details

Users of popular social networking sites have been tricked into divulging personal information, according to the Q1 2009 email threat report from Cyberoam.
May 7 2009 11:17AM
Facebook hit by new security concerns over privacy settings

Facebook hit by new security concerns over privacy settings

Users of Facebook could be giving away their personal information due to the way the website's privacy settings work.
Apr 6 2009 12:53PM
Google receives support for IP address stance

Google receives support for IP address stance

A Symantec expert has sided with Google in the debate over whether an IP address can be considered personal data.
Mar 6 2009 3:48PM
Google receives support for IP address stance

Google receives support for IP address stance

A Symantec expert has sided with Google in the debate over whether an IP address can be considered personal data.
Mar 6 2009 3:26PM
Web identity hijacking on the rise

Web identity hijacking on the rise

Business professionals were warned today to create and maintain online profiles in all the major social networks in order to mitigate the risk of criminals impersonating them and mining sensitive corporate and personal information.
Feb 3 2009 2:11PM
Yahoo to hold on to personal details for only 90 days

Yahoo to hold on to personal details for only 90 days

Yahoo has announced a new data retention policy that slashes the time personal details are held.
Dec 19 2008 10:09AM
SMEs urged to manage staff internet use

SMEs urged to manage staff internet use

Many small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are ignoring policies to manage non-essential, personal use of the internet at work as they move toward hosted and cloud computing applications.
Dec 1 2008 2:45PM
More data loss headaches for T-Mobile

More data loss headaches for T-Mobile

Deutsche Telekom loses 17m customer details.
Oct 8 2008 9:38AM
Palin e-mail hack raises new concerns

Palin e-mail hack raises new concerns

The bevy of personal information on the Internet could be making personal security questions a far less effective protection method.
Sep 23 2008 9:34AM
Hacker answered personal questions to steal Palin password

Hacker answered personal questions to steal Palin password

The hacker who exposed portions of GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin's email got her password by claiming to have 'forgotten' it.
Sep 19 2008 9:52AM
Palin's personal email account hacked, contents leaked

Palin's personal email account hacked, contents leaked

A hacker group broke into the email account for GOP vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin.
Sep 18 2008 12:41PM
Google Docs flaw could allow others to see personal files

Google Docs flaw could allow others to see personal files

A security researcher said he has discovered a vulnerability in Google Docs that mysteriously allows private documents to appear in other users' accounts.
Sep 17 2008 10:01AM
Facebook redesign exposed personal information

Facebook redesign exposed personal information

Facebook users are being warned that the popular social networking site accidentally exposed personal information about its members this week.
Jul 17 2008 3:14PM
US boffins tout personal identity verification

US boffins tout personal identity verification

US engineers have developed software that can be used with Windows and Linux systems to perform log-ins, digital signing and verification.
Jul 15 2008 9:18AM
Customers shun personalised marketing e-mails, study finds

Customers shun personalised marketing e-mails, study finds

Marketing e-mails that include customers’ names, hobbies and other personal information could come across as “too pushy”, a U.S. study of e-mail marketing has found.
Jul 7 2008 2:21PM
ACS: Personal email use is a necessity for work life

ACS: Personal email use is a necessity for work life

The Australian Computer Society (ACS) has today lobbied the Federal Government to secure the privacy of workers in light of the Government's move to give employers power to check emails at work.
May 12 2008 3:35PM
Coding error exposes sex offender personal data

Coding error exposes sex offender personal data

A software security researcher has exploited a flaw in the sex offender registry webpage operated by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections.
Apr 18 2008 9:52AM
Malware gets up close and personal

Malware gets up close and personal

Malware writers are increasingly tailoring attacks to specific regions, languages and applications..
Feb 22 2008 7:03AM
SecureWorks: Anti-spyware solution scam steals personal financial information

SecureWorks: Anti-spyware solution scam steals personal financial information

A complex plot involving fake anti-spyware products has scammed thousands of victims out of money and personal information, according to SecureWorks.
Nov 8 2007 10:12AM

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