The EU to Google: People Have the Right to Removal

The EU to Google: People Have the Right to Removal

Europe doesn’t operate like North America. In the case of Internet privacy, that’s a really good thing. As a result of a ruling from a EU court, Google has set up a webpage that lets EU residents request the removal of certain links containing personal information. So, how can we do it?

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Using e-bay? Change your password!

Using e-bay? Change your password!

If you buy, sell, or a combination of both on the popular auction site eBay, you’ll want to head over and change your password. At least that’s what the company is urging users to do after they fell victim to what The Guardian is calling the “biggest-ever cyber attack.”

ebay security breach

Your Emails: Can They Really Be Read?

Your Emails: Can They Really Be Read?

email privacy issues

Microsoft came under a lot of fire from Hotmail users when the company admitted to reading user emails. The company read through the emails of a particular journalist without notifying that user.
So what’s the deal here?

Website Extortion: It Happens More Than You Think.

Website Extortion: It Happens More Than You Think.

meetup site held for ransom

What would you do if you got a note from some hackers threatening to take down your site unless you paid a $300 ransom?

That’s exactly what happened to the Meetup site this past weekend.