La Liga has taken substantial flak for tapping into microphones and geolocation services in fans‘ phones in a bid to root out piracy
The images, collected over one and a half months, were taken as the travelers crossed an unspecified border point
Millions of files that are sitting out in the open across various file storage technologies are actually encrypted by ransomware
As San Francisco moves to regulate the use of facial recognition systems, we reflect on some of the many ‘faces’ of the fast-growing technology
Aren’t we just making it too easy for online followers to become real-life trackers with the amount of open data we are posting online?
The repository of email addresses and other records would offer a gold mine of data for scammers
Even so, the database has grown to seven million voiceprints amid a controversy that puts the spotlight on the privacy implications of the collection of biometric information
With just days left in 2018, ESET experts offer their reflections in ‘Cybersecurity Trends 2019’ on themes that are set to figure prominently in the upcoming year
What has the Internet brought us? And how does privacy stay anchored in the data deluge of the digital age? Here’s a brief reflection to celebrate today’s Internet Day
Do try this at home! If you haven’t taken advantage of the extra protection that two-factor authentication offers, now is a great time to do so. And you don’t even need to hand over your phone number.
Messages sent to your iPhone may not be as private as you think.
The blinding server randomly adds some nonsense code to every webpage. This ‘code obfuscation’, according to the academics, has no effect on what the actual page looks like, but it drastically changes the appearance of the underlying source file.
People exercising on far-flung military bases are being exposed by their fitness tracker.
Data privacy is also a topic that can spark big debates, like the one between the US and the EU as to what protections should be accorded to data pertaining to people, specifically by those who collect, control, or process such data.
The new age of technology and legislation brings safety concerns for your personal data
German parents are being told to destroy smartwatches they have bought for their children after the country's telecoms regulator put a blanket ban in place to prevent sale of the devices, amid growing privacy concerns.
The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) in the United Kingdom has issued a stark reminder and straight-to-the-point warning for all employees who might be tempted to snoop on others’ personal data.
This weekend British tabloid newspaper The Sunday Mirror warned of a potential "risk to national security" after a memory stick containing sensitive information about Heathrow airport was reportedly "found in the street."
Just as there are ways to audit, manage and protect electronic documents, there are ways to manage printed documents, too.
What's safer? Using a numeric PIN code to unlock your Android smartphone or relying on a finger squiggle? The answer might surprise you.