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Poll: Facebook not as trustworthy as Amazon, Google?

Do you trust Facebook with your personal details? A new poll suggests that only one third of internet users are comfortable with how Facebook uses their information to serve targeted ads.

By July 22, 2012


Phone scammer or trustworthy solicitor? Software calls it

Japanese researchers aim to protect potential victims of phone scams by identifying "overtrust" in their voices when they interact with the bad guys.

By March 20, 2012


Gates memo: No mention of 'trustworthy computing'

Chairman Bill Gates says Microsoft must recognize the ongoing "sea change" toward online services. Missing from his list is his "trustworthy computing" e-mail from 2002.

By November 9, 2005


Trustworthy yet?

Several recent security issues have ZDNet Executive Editor David Berlind questioning the status of Microsoft's Trustworthy Computing Initiative. Company Vice President Mike Nash joins Berlind to address some of his concerns.

November 1, 2007


Google celebrates 15 years of its biggest product: You

Google knows more about you than ever before, and you like it that way. How did the popular yet controversial company convince you of its trustworthiness?

By September 26, 2013


Mozilla eyes changes 'to keep our users safe'

In the wake of problems involving faked certificates, the browser maker wants certificate authorities to adopt a standard on baseline requirements to ensure trustworthiness.

By April 15, 2011


App verification comes to Facebook's platform

Social network launches badge system to give a thumbs-up to apps that have passed a security and trustworthiness test.

By November 17, 2008


Twitter nabs top honors in security, privacy audit

Group that includes Symantec, VeriSign, and Microsoft tags Twitter tops among 800 websites for user protection, security.

By June 11, 2014


E-voting on the Florida hot seat

The Republican Party of Florida has been sending mixed messages about the trustworthiness of touch...

By August 2, 2004


Reuters offers tech to trust citizen journos' photos

Reuters, Adobe, Canon are working on technology to help track changes made to digital photos--a trustworthiness requirement to prevent doctored photos in an age where ordinary people supply pictures to news agencies.

By December 18, 2006