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Pew Data Shows Increased Concern For Privacy Online

- Women are more selective about who they share information with online and less likely to post things they regret, according to a new Pew survey on Internet privacy.

Behind the Numbers

- The ramifications of cyberattacks.  

YouPorn Blames Third Party Provider for Data Breach

- 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.

Morning Security Brief: ACTA Under Review, YouPorn Exposes User Data, Mobile App Privacy Policies, and More

- ACTA being sent to highest EU court. Porn site user data was made available online. New privacy guidelines for mobile app developers. And more.

CHART: How Companies Protect Sensitive Information

- See the steps companies are taking to protect data.

Expert: U.S. Must “Modernize” Cyber Defense Strategy

- Market-based incentives, rather than traditional regulations, may be more effective in countering cyber threats, according to one expert.

Can ISPs Help Beat Botnets?

- To fight hackers, companies are informing customers of threats, creating public-private partnerships, and devising security standards.

Why Valentine’s Day Surveillance May Not Be a Good Idea

- Before you decide to track your spouse...

Researchers Monitoring the Emergence of Mobile Malware Built to Mine Location Data

- Security researchers are still trying to wrap their heads around what will come of an emerging trend in mobile malware that extracts a mobile user’s location data.

Cybersecurity

- A new law (formerly H.B. 665) establishes a cybersecurity task force within the Maryland state government. The task force is designed to evaluate mitigation and prevention strategies to prepare for a cyberattack. The task force will also conduct a review of existing policies, standards, and best practices within state agencies to identify inconsistences and devise new programs.

Data Security

- A new bill (S. 1535) that would impose data security requirements on companies that handle personally identifiable information has been approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee. The Senate has announced that it will consider the measure.

Data Security Regulations

- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Commerce Department have asked for feedback on ways to create a “voluntary industry code of conduct” to combat botnets. Read the comments online.

Mobile Devices

- This relatively inexpensive application can help track Apple and Android mobile devices and also offers a host of additional security features.
 




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