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These days, the next big data breach announcement is seemingly a weekly occurrence. Often, the companies getting hacked and their associated data breaches are a result of lax security protocols, but it increasingly appears that no one is immune to the growing number of threats, sneaky hacks, and unknown vulnerabilities latent everywhere in software running […]
Last week, in one of the most controversial stories in recent history, WikiLeaks released a trove of documents that details the tools that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) uses for hacking into personal computers, web servers, smartphones and even televisions. WikiLeaks, the website that has become notorious for its publishing of secret information, news leaks, and […]
Many of us have friends or family with serious medical conditions—or cope with our own medical conditions—be it mental health, cancer, or other conditions. What many of these people who visit doctors may or may not know, is that data about their medical records and conditions is being bought and sold to data brokers like […]
Verizon Wireless to allow ‘supercookie’ opt-out The nation’s largest wireless carrier, stung by criticism about its use of “supercookie” trackers on customers’ mobile devices, will start allowing people to opt out of supercookie tracking. The move, announced at the end of January, marks a sharp reversal for Verizon, which until recently had only let customers opt out of marketing programs that […]