Articles tagged privacy

2010-08-10 14:28:19
Researchers published the results of a study showing that the 'private mode' of Web browsers is letting through more information than we would expect.
2010-05-18 17:35:24
An Electronic Frontier Foundation study shows that user privacy may be at risk as Web browsers generate unique fingerprints in 84% of cases.
2010-04-16 13:09:08
Everyone knows that USB drives and other removable storage devices can propagate viruses and malware. Now the NSA has an answer to this problem.
2010-04-08 16:31:39
With or without our knowing it, we leave bits of information here an there when surfing the Net, bits that when put together may reveal a lot more than you would think.
2010-02-24 15:24:10
Using classic history-stealing coupled with social network crawling, researchers are able to pinpoint a browser history to a specific online user profile.
2010-02-09 16:01:29
Two researchers demonstrated last Friday how easy it is to find sensitive, personal information on peer-to-peer sharing networks.
2010-01-29 17:03:31
An experiment is trying to show that Internet users can be tracked by their browser's configuration, even whithout using cookies.
2010-01-13 16:21:34
Investigations following a mid-december cyber attack on Google's corporate infrastucture led to the finding of multiple major attacks originating from China. Google is now seriously considering to end its activities in the most populated country in the world.
2009-12-01 10:58:35
According to a report from Juniper Research, Augmented Reality services on mobile phones is expected to reach a $732 million market by 2014, with geotagging being a considerable selling point.
2009-11-06 12:24:09
The SAS 70 and ISO 27001 standards currently in use for security certification for cloud security service providers are far from enough to call cloud computing safe. Actually, most of the service providers do not even follow these standards.