Japan court orders Google to delete data
A Japanese court has ordered Google to delete search results linking the claimant to a crime he did not commit, the latest in a series of rulings around the world on what search engines should tell users.
Lifebrowser: Data mining gets (really) personal at Microsoft
Hackers throw campus info caution to the wind
AT&T employee improperly viewed customer accounts
AT&T has informed about 1,600 customers that a rogue employee had accessed account information that might have included Social Security numbers and other personal data.
Insiders seen most at fault in data breaches
A new study says that most breaches of personal data in Europe over the past decade were due to errors and abuse committed by an organization's employees, not hackers.
Google gets 12,000 requests to be 'forgotten' on first day
Google received 12,000 requests from people seeking to be "forgotten" by the world's leading search engine on the first day it offered the service, a company spokesman in Germany said Saturday.
Apple's new encryption to lock out government (Update)
Apple is rolling out new privacy protections for iPhones and iPads, with a new system that makes it impossible for the company to unlock a device even with a warrant.
New tool makes online personal data more transparent
The web can be an opaque black box: it leverages our personal information without our knowledge or control. When, for instance, a user sees an ad about depression online, she may not realize that she is seeing it because ...
Britons sign away first-born children for free wifi
Several Britons agreed to give up their eldest child in return for the use of free wifi, in an experiment to highlight the dangers of public Internet, published on Monday.
Nokia's map data reveals flow of highway life
openPDS software focuses on control of personal data
Fear hackers? Sochi is little worse than elsewhere
How safe is Sochi for your electronics and personal data? The games, like nearly all international events, have sparked a series of online calls to arms, with various branches of the nebulous Anonymous movement pledging action ...
Don't let personal data escape your smartphone
(Phys.org) —Two EPFL researchers have developed an application that automatically secures shared information on a mobile phone. The Android app should be available in late summer 2014.
France proposes taxing data transferred out of EU
France has proposed the European Union study taxing companies for transferring personal data outside of the bloc, for example in call centres abroad.