Google to face US privacy suit over new user data policy

A California court has allowed a privacy class action suit against Google to continue, though only in part.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 1:55 am

Tor Project working to fix weakness that can unmask users

Developers of Tor software believe they've identified a weakness that was scheduled to be revealed at the Black Hat security conference next month that could be used to de-anonymize Tor users.

Posted by on 22 July 2014 | 10:06 am

Goodwill Industries probes possible payment card breach

Goodwill Industries International said Monday federal authorities are investigating a possible payment card breach at its U.S.-based retail outlets.

Posted by on 22 July 2014 | 4:43 am

Stealthy Web tracking tools pose increasing privacy risks to users

Three stealthy tracking mechanisms designed to avoid weaknesses in browser cookies pose potential privacy risks to Internet users, a new research paper has concluded.

Posted by on 22 July 2014 | 3:27 am

EFF releases Chrome, Firefox plugin to block third-party tracking

The Electronic Frontier Foundation, a digital privacy rights group, has released a downloadable plugin for Chrome and Firefox designed to stop third parties from tracking people's Web browsing.

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 2:19 pm

U.S. court says warrant for access to all content of email account is justified

A New York judge defended a controversial order that gave the government access to all content of the Gmail account of a target in a money laundering investigation, holding that courts have long recognized the practical need for law enforcement to seize documents if only to determine whether they fall within the warrant.

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 5:16 am

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