Personal information

31 held in China for personal information infringement

The Ministry of Public Security (MPS) said it was a major case of infringement of personal information.

Jul 13, 2017, 18:04 PM IST
Heavy Facebook users cool about sharing personal information

Heavy Facebook users cool about sharing personal information

People who spend more than three hours a day on Facebook have more relaxed privacy attitudes.

Oct 05, 2016, 17:29 PM IST
Facebook details how it uses your personal information

Facebook details how it uses your personal information

Facebook published a psychological study involving 700,000 persons in 2014 that sparked controversy about the company's ethics. 

Jun 15, 2016, 16:32 PM IST

'Most Used Words on Facebook' game stealing users' data?

The viral app is hoovering up all of people’s personal information and is able to sell it on to whoever it wants

Nov 25, 2015, 18:31 PM IST

Shocking: Data service providers selling your personal info for mere 20 paisa!

Data service providers selling your personal info for mere 20 paisa!

Jun 11, 2015, 10:24 AM IST
Teenagers not aware of privacy risks on social media

Teenagers not aware of privacy risks on social media

Most teenagers upload personal information on the social media networks like Facebook without considering the risks involved, says a study.

Mar 18, 2015, 15:20 PM IST
Bogus emails lure people into sharing personal information

Bogus emails lure people into sharing personal information

 More internet users are being lured into revealing personal information as they log into bogus emails, says a new study.

Nov 10, 2014, 14:22 PM IST

Personal information can't be shared even if spouse demands it: CIC

Details about finances of a woman cannot be given by a public authority even to her husband under the Right to Information Act as it is personal information, the Central Information Commission has said.

Oct 30, 2014, 20:56 PM IST

Google begins removing some results in Europe

Google has begun deleting some search results at the request of users, following a May court ruling that European Union citizens have a right to ask for the removal of irrelevant or embarrassing personal information that pops up on a search of their names.

Jun 26, 2014, 19:44 PM IST

Apple`s developer website hacked

Apple Inc, the iconic maker of iPhone and iPad, has temporarily shut down its developer site after a hacker last week tried to steal personal information about the most valued technology firm`s software developers.

Jul 22, 2013, 20:39 PM IST

Indians more willing to share personal information than others: Study

Even as cases of financial fraud are dotting cyber space across the world, Indians seem more forthcoming in giving out their personal information for personalised services and simplification of finance management than their global counterparts, a study by Cisco has said.

May 19, 2013, 11:17 AM IST

Facebook users `unwittingly` sharing more personal info than ever: Study

Facebook users are unwittingly sharing more personal information online than ever, according to a study.

Mar 07, 2013, 12:55 PM IST

Here’s how to minimize personal risk of hacking

People can follow some simple steps to minimize the risk of getting their personal information hacked, a New Zealand-based security has said.

Feb 16, 2013, 19:33 PM IST

How to minimize personal risk of hacking

People can follow some simple steps to minimize the risk of getting their personal information hacked, a New Zealand-based security has said.

Feb 16, 2013, 14:26 PM IST

10 top Google apps found to extract personal user details revealed

Ten Google Android mobile phone applications, including the Angry Birds game, have been found to extract personal information of users like their location, contacts and device identifying details.

Jan 18, 2013, 10:35 AM IST

Facebook to give advance warning if mobile applications pull users` personal information

Social networking giant Facebook to give people advance warning if its mobile applications pulls users` personal information.

Jun 23, 2012, 16:48 PM IST

Software that spills info just by seeing your pic

A software that can access a wealth of personal info just by reading the picture of your face has been developed by researchers.

Aug 02, 2011, 12:21 PM IST

Software that spills info just by seeing your pic

A software that can access a wealth of personal info just by reading the picture of your face has been developed by researchers.

Aug 02, 2011, 12:21 PM IST