Privacy Concerns - Page: 19

Google Changes Policy, Says It Won't Scan Student Gmail Accounts for Ads

The company said it will soon make similar changes for all Google Apps customers.

Laura Entis

· 2 min read

Cutting the Cord: How One Woman Tried to Hide Her Pregnancy From the Internet

In a world where digital patterns are meticulously and surreptitiously tracked by marketers, Janet Vertesi sought to conceal her pregnancy from the ever-watchful glare of big data.

Geoff Weiss

· 3 min read

With 'Nearby Friends' Feature, Facebook Stalking Is About to Take On New Meaning

Facebook's latest feature allows you to see which of your friends are near your physical location in real time.

Wendy Frink

· 2 min read

Ever Want to 'Unsend' an Email? Now You Can.

Pluto Mail lets you 'unsend' messages, edit unopened ones and choose a shelf-life for all your email transactions.

Laura Entis

· 4 min read

Hourly Job Seekers Bypass Logging Into Social Network on Applications

Despite the time saving promise, job seekers may avoid linking their personal accounts due to privacy concerns.

Luis Salazar

· 4 min read

Google Gets Defensive About Google Glass 'Myths'

Oh, so, Google Glass won't turn you into a creepy, intrusive eyeborg? Right.

Kim Lachance Shandrow

· 8 min read

After Assault Footage Goes Viral, Perpetrator Sues Google for $200 Million

Twenty-four-year-old Antonio Ynoa is suing Google, YouTube and Dailymotion over video footage that captured him drunkenly attacking a JetBlue airline attendant in 2011.

Geoff Weiss

· 2 min read

6 Things You Should Know About 'Anti-Google' Search Engine DuckDuckGo

The search could be over for a more private way to search the Internet.

Kim Lachance Shandrow

· 5 min read

French Courts Force Google to Air Indiscretion on Homepage

Following a failed appeal, Google was ordered by French courts post a notice on its Google.fr homepage informing users that it would be paying a 150,000-euro fine over privacy violations.

Nina Zipkin

· 2 min read

Why Your Small Business Is at Risk of a Hack Attack

In the wake of the Target and Neiman Marcus data breaches, startups and small businesses should realize they aren't immune.

Heesun Wee

· 5 min read

Extortion Over $50,000 Twitter Handle Sets a Chilling Precedent

A California web developer with the Twitter handle @N was forced to give it to a hacker who compromised both his PayPal and GoDaddy accounts

Geoff Weiss

· 2 min read

Neiman's Hack Attack Is Looking More and More Like Target's

Neiman Marcus reported that a more-than-expected 1.1 million shoppers may have been affected by a hack job that employed similar malware to the kind that compromised Target.

Geoff Weiss

· 2 min read