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Data privacy in app-verse challenging: Study

Data privacy in app-verse challenging: Study

 A study released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center found 235 types of permissions on more than one million apps in the Google Play Store.

France rejects Google appeal on cleaning up search results globally

French data privacy regulators took a step towards sanctioning Google by rejecting the company`s request to drop a case against it for refusing to clean up information from its search engine results. 

Internet privacy service Tor warns users it was attacked

Tor, the prominent system for protecting Internet privacy, said on Wednesday many of its users trying to reach hidden sites might have been identified by government-funded researchers.

Facebook introduces Anonymous Login, lets users limit data shared with apps

Taking a step forward to ensure data privacy, Facebook on Wednesday introduced a new version of login system for users which allows them to filter how much information they want to share with third-party mobile apps.

Google to appeal French fine over data privacy

Google will appeal against a 150,000 euro fine issued by France`s data-protection watchdog over how user information is tracked and stored, the US search engine said on Wednesday.

Google appeals French fine as data privacy row continues

Google said Wednesday it had appealed a decision by France`s data protection watchdog to fine the US giant 150,000 euros ($204,000) -- the maximum possible -- for failing to comply with its privacy guidelines.

Security experts raise privacy concerns about Internet connected technology

Security experts have raised privacy concerns about Internet connected devices, which were the theme of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this year.

France fines Google over data privacy

France`s data protection watchdog has fined Google 150,000 euros after the U.S. search engine ignored a three-month ultimatum to bring its practices on tracking and storing user information in line with local law.

France fines Google over data privacy

France`s data protection watchdog has fined Google 150,000 euros after the U.S. search engine ignored a three-month ultimatum to bring its practices on tracking and storing user information in line with local laws.

US judge dismisses Apple consumer lawsuit over data privacy

U.S. District Judge Lucy H. Koh in San Jose, California dismissed the case.

Adobe data breach more extensive than previously disclosed

Adobe Systems Inc said on Tuesday that the scope of a cyber-security breach disclosed nearly a month ago was far bigger than initially reported, with attackers obtaining data on more than 38 million customer accounts.

EU lawmakers push leaders on data privacy

European Union lawmakers Tuesday urged heads of state and government to endorse a proposal for beefed-up data privacy laws ahead of a summit in Brussels later this week.

Now, LinkedIn challenges US govt.`s ban on full disclosure of `snoop-data` requests

LinkedIn has reportedly challenged the US government`s ban on full disclosure of the alleged `snoop-data` requests made by the nation`s secret intelligence agencies.