Apr 02, 2012 -The controversial app, Girls Around Me, has been pulled from the Apple Store amid protests by privacy advocates and the geomapping social networking site Foursquare. Critics, however, say the problem isn’t Girls Around Me, but the amount of information social media sites share about its users by default.
Mar 30, 2012 -A new Government Accountability Office report recommends that the federal government strengthen the information security global supply chain. In addition, a top cybersecurity official outlines federal IT security priorities, and the Federal Trade Commission introduces a new privacy report.
Mar 28, 2012 -Two U.S. Senators have requested that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Department of Justice investigate recent reports of employers requiring that applicants turn over passwords to private e-mail accounts and to social media sites such as Facebook.
Feb 28, 2012 -Janet Napolitano's positive outlook on Mexico. State Attorneys General question Google's commitment to privacy. The United Nations says more outside support is needed to fight pirates. And more.
Feb 24, 2012 -Registered users should “rest assured” that none of their data has been exposed, according to a statement released Thursday afternoon by the popular adult Web site YouPorn. There's still no official number on how many people were affected.