privacy

Chrome's Incognito Mode has loophole

Chrome's Incognito Mode has loophole

Google will close it on July 30 to stop detection of private browsing.
Jul 19 2019 9:58AM
MYOB in payslip privacy bungle

MYOB in payslip privacy bungle

Blamed on cloud system "glitch".
Jul 4 2019 2:54PM
CBA to 'substantially' overhaul privacy under OAIC undertaking

CBA to 'substantially' overhaul privacy under OAIC undertaking

90 days to submit plans.
Jun 27 2019 11:48AM
NAB writes consumer privacy rights into its data architecture

NAB writes consumer privacy rights into its data architecture

Reveals architectural evolution, one year on.
Jun 24 2019 7:10AM
NSW opposition reignites push for mandatory data breach laws

NSW opposition reignites push for mandatory data breach laws

Kicks off second attempt to introduce legislation.
Jun 21 2019 12:37PM
Google open sources privacy-preserving analytics tool

Google open sources privacy-preserving analytics tool

Private Join and Compute lets researchers work with sensitive information.
Jun 20 2019 9:50AM
Privacy watchdog criticises Cathay Pacific over 2018 data breach

Privacy watchdog criticises Cathay Pacific over 2018 data breach

Found to have not followed data protection principles.
Jun 6 2019 11:50PM
Apple's Webkit to launch new privacy feature for ad tracking

Apple's Webkit to launch new privacy feature for ad tracking

'Opaque' third parties blocked from measuring clicks.
May 23 2019 12:58PM
San Francisco votes to ban city use of facial recognition technology

San Francisco votes to ban city use of facial recognition technology

Aimed at protecting marginalised groups.
May 15 2019 12:39PM
Facebook rejects co-founder call for breakup

Facebook rejects co-founder call for breakup

While US lawmakers urge antitrust investigation.
May 10 2019 7:00AM
Google debuts privacy controls, principles

Google debuts privacy controls, principles

In light of increased public scrutiny.
May 8 2019 12:57PM
Facebook overhauls messaging as it pivots to privacy

Facebook overhauls messaging as it pivots to privacy

Tries to move past a stream of scandals while tapping new revenue sources.
May 1 2019 7:05AM
Apple boots MDM-abusing parental control apps

Apple boots MDM-abusing parental control apps

Ends "risky and clear violation of App Store policies".
Apr 29 2019 3:58PM
Smart home tech sexist, sparks security fears for women: study

Smart home tech sexist, sparks security fears for women: study

Fails to deliver on easy living promises.
Apr 29 2019 2:17PM
Health apps may not disclose sharing your personal information

Health apps may not disclose sharing your personal information

Black Dog Institute report finds privacy shortfall.
Apr 26 2019 11:59AM
Facebook to start blocking 'apps with minimal utility'

Facebook to start blocking 'apps with minimal utility'

In data privacy crackdown.
Apr 26 2019 10:08AM
US senators introduce social media bill to ban 'dark patterns' tricks

US senators introduce social media bill to ban 'dark patterns' tricks

To stop consumers being duped into giving up personal data.
Apr 10 2019 12:21PM
NSW govt looks to develop AI ethics policy

NSW govt looks to develop AI ethics policy

Consults on privacy, tech maturity.
Mar 28 2019 11:52AM
EU lawmakers back copyright reforms targeting Google, Facebook

EU lawmakers back copyright reforms targeting Google, Facebook

ISP upload filtering laws get up.
Mar 27 2019 1:00PM
EU copyright reforms pits creative industry against internet activists

EU copyright reforms pits creative industry against internet activists

Artists back push for ISP upload filtering laws.
Mar 26 2019 6:44AM

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