privacy

Australia's new face verification system will actually improve privacy

Australia's new face verification system will actually improve privacy

Impact assessment finds significant gains.
Dec 8 2017 4:23PM
WA unlocks personal student data for research

WA unlocks personal student data for research

Bill passes unamended.
Dec 7 2017 3:39PM
Google to clamp down on Android app snooping

Google to clamp down on Android app snooping

Users will be warned via safe browsing feature.
Dec 4 2017 11:50AM
Google faces million-member lawsuit for Safari snooping

Google faces million-member lawsuit for Safari snooping

Ad-tracking cookies lead to first UK mass legal action.
Dec 1 2017 6:42AM
WA govt wants to release identifiable student data

WA govt wants to release identifiable student data

For NAPLAN online, research purposes.
Nov 23 2017 11:50AM
Info 'may be accessed' on ACT student Chromebooks

Info 'may be accessed' on ACT student Chromebooks

Clause in agreement causes concern.
Nov 21 2017 11:43AM
NSW govt agencies could be forced to report data breaches

NSW govt agencies could be forced to report data breaches

Labor introduces bill.
Nov 17 2017 10:58AM
Session replay is a major threat to privacy on the web

Session replay is a major threat to privacy on the web

"As if someone is looking over your shoulder."
Nov 16 2017 6:40AM
Microsoft email privacy fight to be decided by US supreme court

Microsoft email privacy fight to be decided by US supreme court

Will resolve dispute between company, feds.
Oct 17 2017 9:00AM
Govt details plan to share de-identified e-health data

Govt details plan to share de-identified e-health data

Begins consultation process.
Oct 6 2017 11:48AM
Equifax was alerted to security vulnerability in March

Equifax was alerted to security vulnerability in March

Former chief executive admits failures to Congress.
Oct 3 2017 6:55AM
US pushes ahead with collection of migrant social media info

US pushes ahead with collection of migrant social media info

"Affront to basic human dignity": privacy advocates.
Sep 28 2017 10:31AM
Apple fixes 'AppBleed' privacy leak with iOS11

Apple fixes 'AppBleed' privacy leak with iOS11

Developers abused private API.
Sep 26 2017 11:21AM
Uber to end post-trip tracking of riders

Uber to end post-trip tracking of riders

As part of privacy push.
Aug 30 2017 7:48AM
Victoria appoints first information commissioner

Victoria appoints first information commissioner

FOI and privacy functions merge.
Aug 29 2017 3:30PM
QPS crime reporting app fails privacy, security audit

QPS crime reporting app fails privacy, security audit

No PIA until five years after launch, and prompt by watchdog.
Aug 25 2017 6:40AM
Enterprise use of Uber app risks data leaks

Enterprise use of Uber app risks data leaks

Updated: Uber disputes findings.
Aug 14 2017 6:20AM
Blood Service escapes penalties in data breach investigation

Blood Service escapes penalties in data breach investigation

Contractor given harsher rebuke.
Aug 7 2017 11:51AM
Sweden exposed sensitive data on citizens, military personnel

Sweden exposed sensitive data on citizens, military personnel

Sent unredacted drivers licence database to marketers.
Jul 24 2017 9:00AM
Millions of Verizon customer details exposed on misconfigured Amazon S3 server

Millions of Verizon customer details exposed on misconfigured Amazon S3 server

Threat to two-factor authentication.
Jul 13 2017 7:16AM

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