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Facebook Gave Device Makers Deep Access to Data on Users and Friends

As Facebook sought to become the world’s dominant social media service, it struck agreements allowing phone and other device makers access to vast amounts of its users’ personal information. Facebook has reached data-sharing partnerships with at least 60 d...

NSA Watchdog Finds ‘Many Issues Of Non-Compliance’ In Agency’s Data Handling

The National Security Agency’s (NSA) inspector general issued a rare report Wednesday condemning the administration for insufficiently protecting data gathered from U.S. citizens. A semiannual report issued to Congress by the agency’s watchdog de...

What is the true cost of cyber espionage to manufacturers?

In recent years the incidents of cybercrime have increased exponentially and in the manufacturing in...

The mindset you need to avoid cyber-crime

To protect your finances, privacy and online life, you need to think like a cyber-security professio...

Machine Learning Is Transforming Data Security

A data-centric security strategy, aided by artificial intelligence techniques, will help CIOs keep u...

Phones are giving away your location, regardless of your privacy settings

Sensors in your phone that collect seemingly harmless data could leave you vulnerable to cyber atta...

Cellphone data spying: It’s not just the NSA

The National Security Agency isn’t the only government entity secretly collecting data from pe...

Americans’ personal data shared with CIA, IRS, others in security probe

U.S. agencies collected and shared the personal information of thousands of Americans in an attempt ...

What facebok knows about you: how facebook is (and isn’t) using your data

You’re probably familiar with Facebook advertising. If you’re in marketing, you may even use...

N.S.A. gathers data on social connections of U.S. citizens

Washington — Since 2010, the National Security Agency has been exploiting its huge collections...