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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

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

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

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

37 South Korean Bank Execs Offer to Resign Over Breach. Should Target Execs Follow Suit?

When news broke regarding a massive theft of customer information, dozens of top executives at South Korean financial companies tendered their resignations.

Target, Neiman Marcus Credit Card Hacks Could Be More Widespread, Experts Say

Agencies warn that malicious software that targets POS units has 'potentially infected a large number' of retailers.

Jason Fell

Obama Changes Rules for NSA Data Collection

Today, the President announced a plan to overhaul the way the National Security Agency handles cell phone metadata, among other security policy changes.

Internet Activists Plan Day of Action to Protest Mass Surveillance

Members of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Demand Progress and activists at large will mobilize on Feb. 11 to protest the NSA's surveillance tactics.

Benjamin Kabin

Soon You Won't Be Able to Buy Sponsored Stories on Facebook

Beginning April 9, ads that showcase when a friend happens to 'like' or check into a sponsored page or location will no longer be available for purchase.

Geoff Weiss

Facebook Sued for Allegedly Using Your Private Messages to Trigger Ads

How much access is Facebook giving advertisers to your 'private' messages?

100 Things You Should Be Talking About in 2014

Here's advertising agency powerhouse JWT's annual list of what's going to be on the top of everyone's tongue this year.