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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.
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 First up… Outdated encryption tech leaves millions of devices, websites vulnerable A decision made decades ago to use a weak form of encryption on devices exported to other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.
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 […]
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 […]
It’s taken some highly publicized hacks, and more than 300 million compromised accounts in 2014, but the nation is finally paying attention to digital privacy. The question is, what can an individual person do about privacy protection? While it’s true that there are more digital threats than ever – private hackers in Russia, government-affiliated hacker groups […]