App to protect private data on iOS devices finds almost half of other apps access private data
Almost half of the mobile apps running on Apple's iOS operating system access the unique identifier of the devices where they're downloaded, computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego, ...
NY official: Tagged site stole identities
(AP) -- New York's attorney general charged Thursday that Tagged.com stole the identities of more than 60 million Internet users worldwide - by sending e-mails that raided their private accounts.
Digital business cards move networking off paper
With more than 40,000 direct professional contacts on LinkedIn, Steven Burda wants to ensure he always has up-to-date information to maintain his network. He couldn't resist signing up for a digital business card, where users' ...
Apple to seek safeguards for iPhone contact lists
Apple on Wednesday said application developers will have to get express permission from users before tapping into contact information stored in its popular gadgets, in a move to address privacy concerns.
Study: Consumers don't want wallet phones; airline, movie tickets on cell phones more acceptable
Of the things users expect their cell phones to be -- address book, calendar, camera, music player -- a wallet isn't one of them, according to research by a Kansas State University marketing professor.
Security firms issue warning over email worm
Computer security firms issued warnings on Friday over a computer virus that arrives by email offering downloads of "free sex movies" or documents.
Let freedom ring with Google Voice
With the exception of touch-tone phones, Caller ID and cell phones, talking on the phone hasn't changed a lot during the past few decades. That's a big reason why people are increasingly choosing to text, ...
HP researchers try to tell you who your friends are
Most people have scores of contacts, scattered around their mobile phone, e-mail address book and multiple social networking sites. Scientists at Hewlett-Packard can tell you which of those contacts are your closest friends.