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Privacy

The Internet-of-Things, aka the Interest-of-Thieves

With rising concerns about identity theft and hacking in today’s data-driven world, it is important to know where security risks lie that might not be obvious. Internet-of-Things (IoTs), from coffee makers that are programmed to turn on when the user wakes up, to children’s toys that can connect to the Internet, have allowed certain features […]

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Europe Takes Online Privacy Seriously. You Can Too.

The Netherlands is known for its elaborate flood-control system, excellent soccer and a very tall populace. And it may one day have a reputation as a world leader in online privacy.

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Privacy News of the Week

Lots to cover since our last privacy report. First up… Outdated encryption tech leaves millions of devices, websites vulnerable A decision made decades ago to use a weak form of encryption on devices exported to other countries is having present-day consequences.

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Masked Card Issues? Here’s What You Can Do

We know Masked Cards are one of our users’ favorite features – December 2014 saw Masked Card payment volume top $500,000 for the first time. But we also know that Masked Cards are a new concept, which means it’s possible to run into some occasional hiccups when using them. What common Masked Card problems do […]

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The Future of Payments Is Tokenization

Do you read our weekly “Privacy Week in Review” series? Last week’s edition included an item on a group of researchers who recently demonstrated how to identify people by their anonymized credit card spending records. The upshot of the research: it took only four credit card purchases to identify 90 percent of people in a large dataset. The researchers […]

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