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FTC looking into proposed Facebook changes

Sunday - 09/15/2013, 12:58pm EDT

Tags: ftc, Facebook,

Your appliances could be spying on you

Any device that gathers data on use and is connected to the Internet can be used to spy on the user.

Tuesday - 08/20/2013, 07:11am EDT

Tags: Dick Uliano, appliances, hacking, appliances that spy on you

Protect yourself from webcam hackers

Webcams are the latest tech gadget that pose a threat to your privacy threat. So how can you protect yourself.

Saturday - 08/17/2013, 07:21am EDT

Tags: web cam, Miss Teen USA, CNET, hackers, max smith

Teens rely on themselves when it comes to social media privacy

Teenagers' social media pages may be more private than those of their parents, but it's not mom and dad they turn to for help when it comes to privacy.

Thursday - 08/15/2013, 10:12am EDT

Tags: Facebook, social media, Twitter, PEW, Hank Silverberg, privacy settings

Google privacy issues at center of legal debate

Google is under fire about whether email is private.

Wednesday - 08/14/2013, 04:48pm EDT

Tags: gmail, Google, email,

Your bank information isn't as safe as you think

To protect yourself, always browse in private mode. It won't stop advertisers and law enforcement from tracking you, but it will stop companies from storing your data to your computer.

Monday - 06/24/2013, 03:46am EDT

Tags: Joan Jones, online banking, how to browse privately, internet

How insurers, businesses monitor your health raises privacy concerns

Information marketing firms collect on purchases is being sold to health insurance companies and other businesses.

Wednesday - 02/27/2013, 07:59am EST

Tags: health insurance, Institute for HealthCare Consumerism, Blue Cross and Blue Shield

U.Va. med center warns of potential privacy breach

The University of Virginia Medical Center is warning patients that an electronic device containing their medical and personal information is missing.

Monday - 12/03/2012, 03:23am EST

Tags: University of Virginia Medical Center, security breach

Privacy concerns drive 1 in 4 Facebook users to lie

One in four Facebook users admitted they don't tell the whole truth on their profiles. But their lies are not over relationships and status updates. Users say they're lying to protect their privacy.

Monday - 05/07/2012, 01:30pm EDT

Tags: Facebook, Consumer Reports, Consumer privacy, Google, app, Mark Zuckerberg

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