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Hacker exposes celebrity data sparking FBI investigation

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The Social Security numbers, addresses, and telephone numbers of First Lady Michelle Obama, pop singer Beyonce, wrestler Hulk Hogan, and more are posted on a doxxing Web site. [Read more]...
Hacker exposes celebrity data sparking FBI investigation
The Weekender: Social Security numbers, maps security, and life with a Chromebook
Fear For Your Safety, Not Your Privacy

Thwart Social Media Crisises With Brand New Hootsuite Security Suite Social Tool

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With the overwhelming number of recent hacks social security has been one of the hottest topics in social. The popular social media management platform Hootsuite is looking to capitalize on this growing trend with their new Security Services feature. This new suite of services is available today... Please visit Marketing Land for the...
Thwart Social Media Crisises With Brand New Hootsuite Security Suite Social Tool

There's A Facebook Virus Going Around That Can Empty Your Bank Account (FB)

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A six year old virus that drains bank accounts is thriving on Facebook, reports Nicole Perlroth of the New York Times. Facebook has been alerted to the problem but it isn't taking the matter nearly as seriously as it should be, says Eric Feinberg, founder of the advocacy group Fans Against Kounterfeit...
There's A Facebook Virus Going Around That Can Empty Your Bank Account (FB)

This Startup Can Prevent Online Stalking

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Whether you like it or not, your personal information is out there in public and is being sold online. It can cost a lot of money to scrape that information off, not to mention a lot of effort. To make it easier to clean up the information trail, Rob Leshner...
This Startup Can Prevent Online Stalking
Vobi Raises $1.5 Million For Online Collaboration That's Kicked Off By Phone Calls

On China's Twitter, telling lies will get you kicked out

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Sina Weibo, one of China's most popular microblogging sites, introduced new rules for participation this week that discourage anonymous speech and punish spreading falsehoods based on the number of people that falsehood reached. According to The International Business Times, Sina Weibo—which is something of a Twitter/Facebook hybrid and counts more...
On China's Twitter, telling lies will get you kicked out

Hackers Steal Millions of Social Security Numbers From South Carolina Taxpayers

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Hackers were likely not ski-masked in this case. Hackers from outside the United States recently penetrated the website for South Carolina’s Dept. of Revenue and reportedly made off with 3.6 million Social Security numbers and 16,000 unencrypted credit and debit card numbers. South Carolina has a population of approximately 4.5...
Hackers Steal Millions of Social Security Numbers From South Carolina Taxpayers
Hack attack: Microsoft confirms bigwigs' Xbox Live accounts compromised

Five US senators propose latest data breach notification bill

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Five Republican senators have introduced what’s been dubbed the “Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2012,” as a way to compel corporations and other entities to disclose data breaches. The bill, introduced in the US Senate on Thursday, will require that data owners, as well as the Secret Service...
Five US senators propose latest data breach notification bill

Great News For Romney Voters -- Congress Just Socked It To The 47%

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The Senate has approved a tax deal to blunt some of the impact of the Fiscal Cliff. There's some great news for the investor class in there: Dividend taxes won't go up anywhere near as much as they would have with no deal. And income taxes will only rise for...
Great News For Romney Voters -- Congress Just Socked It To The 47%

SecureUDID Is An Open Source Solution To The Apple UDID Problem

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As we reported this weekend, Apple has started ramping up its efforts to deprecate the UDID – the unique identifier that ties a user to a specific device, like an iPhone or iPad. The company originally announced its intentions to phase out the UDID’s use more than six months ago, with...
SecureUDID Is An Open Source Solution To The Apple UDID Problem

COPPA: The law most startups ignore that could have a big financial impact

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Think the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and the expanded revisions don’t affect you? If you are an app or website and you collect, share or store information about your users, you could be wrong. And that one assumption could cost you loads of money in fines and legal...
COPPA: The law most startups ignore that could have a big financial impact
A quarter of a million Social Security numbers and other personal data exposed in Utah Medicaid hack
Google actually starts setting standards for Android apps on Google Play

Car-sharing service Lyft goes public, adds Android app

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Lyft, the San Francisco-based mobile app from car-sharing company Zimride, has launched out of beta on Thursday with iOS and will release an Android app shortly, testing the viability of the real-time ride-sharing in a market flooded with transportation options for urban smartphone owners. Lyft was launched this summer in...
Car-sharing service Lyft goes public, adds Android app
California launches online voter registration
7 Ways To Safeguard Your Private Information If Facebook Ever Gets Hacked

Gadgetwise Blog: An App for Watching for Personal Data Breaches

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AllClear ID, an identity protection service that scans the Internet for stolen information, will offer a free app for the iPhone and iPad to alert users when their personal or financial records have been compromised. The app alerts users if their credit card and Social Security numbers have been stolen....
Gadgetwise Blog: An App for Watching for Personal Data Breaches
The Lawsuits Are Already Filed: Create Your Mobile Privacy Policy Now!

Citibank Exposed Social Security Numbers on Printed Envelopes to Customers

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Citibank Exposed Social Security Numbers on Printed Envelopes to Customers

Here's Who Doesn't Have To Pay The Obamacare Penalty Tax...

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One of the lesser-known facts about the much-hated Obamacare penalty tax is this: Amish people don't have to pay it. Neither do Mennonites or Hutterites. Or members of Indian tribes. Why not? In the case of Amish folks and the other Anabaptists, it's apparently related to the fact that they...
Here's Who Doesn't Have To Pay The Obamacare Penalty Tax...
Developers forced to find alternatives to UDID, and that’s a good thing

This should go well for them. Tea Party leaders call for abolishment of Social Security on Larry King

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This should go well for them. Tea Party leaders call for abolishment of Social Security on Larry King

Review: ProtectMyID from Experian helps guard against identity theft

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Identity theft is scary business, for sure. But it's a threat that seems a whole lot less likely once you sign up for ProtectMyID, an online identity theft protection service that comes from Experian, a trusted credit-reporting company. ProtectMyID is not cheap though, as it costs $16 per month...
Review: ProtectMyID from Experian helps guard against identity theft

How Privacy Vanishes Online, a Bit at a Time

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Using innocuous bits of data from Web sites like Facebook and Twitter, researchers gleaned people’s names, ages and even Social Security numbers....
How Privacy Vanishes Online, a Bit at a Time

Foolish on Facebook: Teen arrested after posting about drunk driving

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There are certain things you probably shouldn’t post on social media. Some examples: angry insults directed at your boss, drunk pictures of yourself from last night, your social security number. But Jacob Cox-Brown may have shared something much worse than any of that. So bad, in fact, that the 18-year-old...
Foolish on Facebook: Teen arrested after posting about drunk driving
Onavo Protect helps secure your data while on public Wi-Fi networks

FBI warns of US telecom phishing attacks: Criminals promising up to $500 are stealing customer logins

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The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3), a task force that includes the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), on Wednesday issued a phishing warning to US telecom customers. Victims are seeing their accounts being taken over after attempting to login to malicious sites. The IC3 says criminals are contacting individuals using...
FBI warns of US telecom phishing attacks: Criminals promising up to $500 are stealing customer logins
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