Information about items pertaining to information privacy

Super Cookies, able to Stomp on your Privacy in a Single Bound

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Most of us know about cookie being used to track what websites or searches you have been performing in order to give us web based ads on top or off to the side of your web browsers. This has been going on for a long time and has become a norm for most search engines and others that make their living off of advertising.

Snapchat Admits to Having Given Photos to Law Enforcement

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Snapchat Admits to Having Given Photos to Law Enforcement

3 Steps To Keep Down Security’s False-Positive Workload

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A posting from Dark reading  on Steps To Keep Down Security's…

‘Apps act’ would make privacy disclosures mandatory

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With more than 1.5 million apps now available for Android phones and Apple's iPhone, a congressman is proposing a law that would require mobile app developers to let users know what an app's privacy policies are when it comes to information being shared and the length of time the information is kept by a developer.

NSA Responds To Criticism Over Surveillance Programs

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The NSA has hit back after mounting criticism about its ability to intercept Web communications domestically, claiming that reports of its capabilities are "inaccurate and misleading."

Android Phone Numbers Leaked By Facebook App

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An interesting article from information week: Facebook has…

EU’s Cybersecurity Strategy gets harsh criticism from data protection advocate

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A posting from Naked Security on Cybersecurty  Strategy : A…

New proof-of-concept malware demonstrates virus for OS X

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A posting from Cnet  News in there Security and Privacy Section: Security…