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Security

Breaches, browsers and data privacy

If you buy things on the Web--or even just browse--you could be at risk from prying eyes and sloppy security. Some people want to change that.

If you buy things on the Web--or even just browse or make a phone call--you could be at risk from prying eyes and sloppy security. Some people want to change that.

Browzar taps into Web privacy fears

Freeserve founder says his free browsing application is easy to use and protects privacy of the user.
August 31, 2006

eBay, Amazon take heat on privacy practices

The Net giants incur the wrath of Privacy International, and eBay draws the attention of the U.K.'s Information Commissioner.
August 31, 2006

U.K.'s Home Office admits to database breaches

The government agency says four of five incidents involved members of staff accessing databases for unauthorized purposes.
August 31, 2006

Used mobile devices share secrets

Consumers can fail to wipe the data clean from their PDAs and smart phones before selling them on eBay.
August 30, 2006

AT&T hack exposes 19,000 identities

Hackers access personal data on thousands of customers who used the carrier's online store.
August 29, 2006

Verizon gaffe lets customer details slip

Spreadsheet with limited data on more than 5,000 wireless subscribers was accidentally e-mailed to other customers.
August 29, 2006

Confidential data really is at risk

perspective Attorney Eric J. Sinrod says new survey confirms troubling anecdotal evidence about securing confidential data.
August 23, 2006

Qwest on data retention laws: Oops

Broadband provider says its chief privacy officer misspoke when endorsing federal laws mandating data retention.
August 23, 2006