Millions of debit and credit card holders are at risk of having their personal data mined by thieves exploiting a loophole in the ‘contactless’ payment technology.
(17 days ago)
There are a lot of file recovery programs out there that can try to recover your files from a damaged drive. There are even free ones, but when your vital data is on the line, R-Studio Data Recovery is quite possibly your best bet. Not only does R-Studio Data Recovery work with FAT and NTFS partitions, it understands all the Linux, Unix (BSD), and Mac OS file systems, and...
(2 months and 1 day ago)
The Swedish Data Inspection Board has for a second time disallowed an agreement that a local municipality wants to sign with Google regarding the use of its hosted Apps package. The agreement does not comply with the rules in Sweden’s Personal Data Act, and therefore it either has to be amended or the Salem municipality has to stop using Google Apps, the board said on...
(9 days ago)
In an unprecedented move, education officials will hand over personal student data to a new private company to create a national database for businesses that contract with public schools.
(3 months and 7 days ago)
While you're filing your taxes, file this form that will detect tax identity theft before it gets out of control
(2 months and 23 days ago)
GLENDORA - Detectives hunting for catalytic converter thieves early Friday ended up catching a pair of suspected car thieves.
(2 months and 3 days ago)
Between 2008 and 2010, Google collected bits of personal data — emails, Web sites visited and other sensitive material — from unsecured Wi-Fi networks around the world. The company says that it didn’t mean to collect people’s sensitive information. It was assembling imagery and location data for its innovative Street ...
(2 months and 23 days ago)
California Supreme Court Makes it Easier for Apple, Online Businesses to Collect Personal Data
(4 months and 7 days ago)
After a successful Kickstarter campaign, Connected Data-the folks behind the ingenious Transporter data-sharing and storage device-have announced version 2.0 of the Transporter software. The Transporter is a network-attached hard drive that delivers many of the same features and benefits as cloud-based services such as Carbonite and DropBox, but without the recurring...
(21 days ago)
Software-as-a-service company Infrascale is launching a cloud-hosted version of its file sharing application FileLocker aimed at small businesses looking to host their data within the UK. It is offering to host FileLocker along with storage in its own London-based data centre for a monthly fee of £6 per user as an alternative to being deployed on-premise in a company's...
(22 days ago)
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