data privacy

Belong to the ‘selfie’ generation? You are probably oversharing

The ‘Selfie Generation’, which shares every detail of their lives online, doesn’t realize that giving away too much information can have serious consequences.

Will your Swiss email account stay private (or can the govt take a look)?

A referendum is to be held on Switzerland’s proposed surveillance law, a decision lauded by supporters of privacy. ESET’s Cameron Camp discusses further.

Accidental pocket dials can be used in evidence, says US court

Accidental ‘pocket dials’ are now admissible in evidence against you, the US Appeals court has ruled.

Researchers unveil super-fast anonymity network

A group of six academics have published a paper describing a new high speed anonymity network that could increase the privacy of internet users everywhere.

Smartwatch security ‘lacking’ says HP study

Smartwatch security is noticeably absent in most devices, leaving users at risk of cyberattacks.

T-Mobile received the most US data requisition requests

Telco T-Mobile’s US arm received more data requests than its larger peers in 2014.

ICANN policy changes trigger privacy concerns

Internet name authority ICANN has unsettled privacy advocates after a new working group document flagged changes to the way domain proxy services can operate.

January 28 is Data Privacy Day 2014

We want to make sure everyone takes note of Data Privacy Day 2014 (Twitter hashtag #DPD14). It is the perfect time to take a moment to consider the challenges and rewards of data privacy.

Do consumers pass the buck on online safety? New survey reveals mixed messages

Who is responsible for privacy and online safety on social networks? ESET asked Harris Interactive to poll American adults and found some interesting responses, positive advances in cyber-citizenship, but also some apparent disconnects.

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