PRC in the News -- 2007 Reporters Quote PRC Staff on Breaking Privacy Issues


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December 2007

SFgate.com: Faces of Business 2007: Joanne McNabb, California privacy chief (12.30.07)

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December 2007

SFgate.com: Faces of Business 2007: Joanne McNabb, California privacy chief (12.30.07)

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December 2007

SFgate.com: Faces of Business 2007: Joanne McNabb, California privacy chief (12.30.07)

Courant.com: Gift Receipt Good As Gold (12.25.07)

Venturacountystar.com: Sensitive papers unguarded near Superior Court (12.22.07)

Blog.seattlepi.nwsource.com: Consumer Smarts with Phuong Cat Le (12.17.07)

CBS3.com: Cell Phone Directory (12.17.07)

Baltimoresun.com: Bill collectors hound father over his son's old auto loan (12.16.07)

Marketplace.publicradio.org: Ask.com takes an eraser to Web search (12.11.07)

Chicagotribune.com: Don't let identity thieves wreck your holidays (12.09.07)

Adotas.com: Beacon Blunder Gives Users A Rude Awakening (12.07.07)

Yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk: Yorkshire firm is cleaning up (12.06.07)

Dallasnews.com: 'Return to sender' fails with junk mail, but flow can be slowed' (12.05.07)

Komotv.comThink credit, not debit, when shopping online (12.04.07)

Sci-tech-today.comEU Criticizes Social Networks for Privacy Flaws (12.04.07)

 

October/November 2007

Sci-tech-today.com: Study: Cost of Data Breaches Rising (11.29.07)

Tallahassee.com: Grade-tampering probes rare for federal investigators here (11.29.07)

Philly.com: Car's 'black box' and what it tells (11.24.07)

NYtimes.com: Data Leak in Britain Affects 25 Million (11.22.07)

Searchsecurity.techtarget.com: Experts: Privacy and security officers living in silos (11.20.07)

Journaltimes.com: How safe is your identity? (11.17.07)

Seattlepi.nwsource.com: At work, all e-mail can be public (11.16.07)

Marketplace.publicradio.org: The invisible man (11.09.07)

Mercurynews.com: Reverse 911' phone alerts win support in Silicon Valley (11.08.07)

Businessweek.com: Data Protection for the Rest of Us (11.07.07)

PE.com: After ID theft, man finds tough road back to his good name (11.06.07)

Pensacolanewsjournal.com: Experts warn of identity theft (11.05.07)

Dailysouthtown.com: Shell wants Southland to give it the finger (11.03.07)

AP.google.com: Shell Station Customers 'Pay by Touch' (10.31.07)

CDT.org: Privacy and Consumer Groups Recommend "Do Not Track List" and Other Policy Solutions to Offer Consumers More Control Over Online Behavioral Tracking (10.31.07)

Svextra.com: And would madam prefer her ads relevant or irrelevant? (10.31.07)

Networkworld.com: Court leaks info of alleged ID thief (10.23.07)

SmartMoney.com: Six Online Shopping Scams (10.09.07)

SCmagazineus.com: Oregon credit report freeze law goes into effect (10.03.07)

September 2007

Todaystmj4.com: Cellular Information (09.30.07)

Boston.com: TJX offers deal to end data breach suit (09.22.07)

Kansascity.com: Teach your kids to stay clear of the dangers lurking online (09.22.07)

AP.Google.com: MySpace Launches Targeted Ad Program (09.18.07)

CBS13.com: Call Kurtis: Cell Phone Number Directory (09.17.07)

L.A. Times.com: Revealing facts you wouldn't volunteer (09.16.07)

Insidebayarea.com: Employers tap credit data to screen job applicants (09.15.07)

ContraCostaTimes.com: Low credit score could result in no job (09.14.07)

CBS5.com: Website Helps Callers Track Down Cell Numbers (09.13.07)

LATimes.com: Your loss of privacy is a package deal (09.12.07)

Palmbeachpost.com: Company says secure browsing is the future (09.10.07)

Northjersey.com: Work e-mail is your company's property, not yours (09.10.07)

TheDay.com: Pfizer Loss Of Personal Data Prompts Backlash (09.09.07)

Seattletimes.nwsource.com: Look up: Seattle cops may soon be watching (09.07.07)

 

August 2007


InfoWorld: 10 reasons to be paranoid (08.29.07)
(PRC contributions: "Get paranoid: Information brokers are bungling your data"
"Get paranoid: You are your own worst enemy"

Dvdocoloxzvszo.blogspot.com: Report: Combined Consumer Education and Increased Security Measures Equal Reduced Identity Fraud (08.22.07)

E-pressen.dk: 158 Million Records Exposed (And Counting) (08.21.07)

PE.com: Thumbprints could finger Inland car scammers (08.20.07)

SignOnSanDiego.com: Copious cameras troubling to ACLU (08.20.07)

NBC-2.com: Google Street View raising eyebrows (08.13.07)

ChicagoTribune.com: Google raises privacy issue (08.13.07)

Tribune-Chronicle.com: Take-it-home data backup a risky practice (08.10.07)

VenturaCountyStar.com: Specialists give edge to credit cards over debit (08.09.07)

SignOnSanDiego.com: Google's watching streets of San Diego (08.09.07)

NBC-Ch7/39: Google 'Street-Maps' San Diego (08.07.07)

Free Internet Press: Southern California On Google Maps, Privacy Concerns Arise (08.07.07)

PalmBeachPost.com: Agency releases Social Security numbers by mistake (08.03.07)

Forbes.com: Care Needed When Using Debit Cards (08.01.07)

July 2007

MySanAntonio.com: Death records missing from office (07.31.07)

InsuranceNewsNet: ID Theft Protection Can Be Added to Homeowner's Insurance (07.30.07)

USAToday.com: Staying a step ahead of identity thieves (07.26.07)

TheMonitor,.com: Private medical information published on county Web site (07.23.07)

Money.cnn.com: Online, A Little Caution Goes A Long Way (07.23.07)

**Startribune.com: Don't go there (07.22.07)

PE.com: Mistaken Identity (07.21.07)

Kansascity.com: Beware the perils of debit cards (07.21.07)

Computerworld.com: Quarterback sacked by Texas state Web site (07.19.07)

PCworld.com: Texas State Site Leaks Personal Data (07.19.07)

Startribune.com: Park Nicollet gets tough on snooping in patient files (07.19.07)

Pittsburghlive.com: Allegheny County birth date request disturbs attorneys (07.17.07)

MoneyCnn.com: Big Brother can save you money (07.17.07)

SLTToday.com: Debit cards can be used safely with precautions (07.15.07)

NCTimes.com: Confidential data revealed on Encinitas' Web site (07.12.07)

Lodinews.com: Could thumbprint have helped Lodi woman fight fraud? (07.10.07)

KansasCity.com: Lax laptop security is a growing privacy concern (07.07.07)

KansasCity.com: How to fight back when your identity is stolen (07.07.07)

ABCNews.com: Yahoo's SmartAd Raises Privacy Concerns (07.04.07)

Vnunet.com: Fidelity admits theft of data on 2.3m customers (07.04.07)

Forbes.com: 'Gen Plastic' Flouts Debit-Card Risk (07.03.07)

ChicagoTribune.com: Protect yourself from identity theft for free (07.01.07)

NPTimes.com: Nonprofits And Data Breaches (07.01.07)

 

June 2007

ThePost.baker.ohiou.edu: lNew ID cards issued (06.25.07)

Ohio.com: Experts: Small risk of identity theft (06.23.07)

searchoracle.com: Data breach concerns running rampant, survey finds (06.19.07)

Post-gazette.com: Snooping GPS may help teens drive safer (06.17.07)

ColumbiaDispatch.com: Breaches often don't lead to ID theft (06.16.07)

MarketplacePublicRadio.com: Google called worst at protecting privacy (06.11.07)

Forbes.com: Can A Search Engine Know Too Much? (06.11.07)

TechNewsWorld.com: ID Theft Guardians Offer Protection For a Price (06.09.07)

MukilteoBeacon.Com: Patients’ privacy exposed on `Net (06.06.07)

TechNewsWorld.com: ChoicePoint Settles ID Theft Case, Licks Wounds (06.01.07)

 

May 2007

ThePost.Baker.Ohiou.Edu: OU to reduce use of Social Security numbers for identification purposes (May.31.07)

Technology.TimesOnline.co.ukSearch me? (05.27.07)

TwinCities.com: St. Paul / Files stolen, and identities used (05.27.07)

RockyMountainNews.com: Hacker hits CU, puts data of 45,000 students at risk (05.23.07)

Newsgazette.com: Papers with personal info found in Check into Cash's trash (05.23.07)

Newsday.com: Feeling camera shy: red-light cameras debate over their use continues (05.21.07)

USAToday.com: Probe launched into missing TSA hard drive (05.21.05)

eSchoolNews: District posts confidential data online (05.21.07)

USAToday.com On Deadline: Oops — student info was posted on Web (05.17.07)

IndyStar.com: IPS accidentally releases records (05.16.07)

ForthWayne.com: Confidential student data posted online (05.16.07)

TechsNewsWorld.com: AGs Take Steps to Evict Predators From MySpace (05.14.07)

SecureComputing.net.au: Lost: hard drive with information of 100,000 employees in US (05.08.07)

USAtoday.com: Probe launched into missing TSA hard drive (05.07.07)

TheNews&Observer.com: Personal info goes public (05.06.07)

InsideBayArea.com: Federalized ID card plan sparks national debate (05.06.07)

News.PostBulletin.com: Is ID theft protection worth paying for? (05.03.07)

InsideBayArea.com: ID recertification plan could be costly (05.02.07)

DailyDemocrat.com: 'REAL ID' debate held at UCD today (05.02.07)

Contet.hamtonroads.com: Personal data stolen from Virginia agency (05.01.07)

MercuryNews.com: UC-Davis hosts Real ID Act hearing (05.01.07)

Boston.com: Printing firm fired after privacy breach (05.01.07)

ContraCostaTimes.com: Concern mounts ahead of REAL ID gathering (05.01.07)


April 2007

 

PensacolaNewsJournal.com: ID theft a universal risk (04.30.07)

Verican.info: Vigilance a Solid ID Theft Defense (04.27.07)

ElPasoTimes.com: ID theft protection services can be costly Dash of savings, slice of spending improve budget pie (04.23.07)

CIO.com: President's Task Force to Unveil Identity Theft Plan (04.23.07)

ColumbiaTribune.com: The price of security (04.23.07)

Timesargus.com: Is identity theft protection worth paying for? (04.22.07)

DenverPost.com: ID theft spawns an industry (04.21.07)

WebWerld.com: President's task force to unveil ID theft plan (04.21.07)

Computerworld.com: President's task force to unveil ID theft plan (04.20.07)

Ecommerce.com: Data Mining for E-Tail Gold (4.20.07)

Pittsburghlive.com: Businesses face receipt lawsuits (04.19.07)

SingOnSanDiego.com: Couple look out for consumers through work at center at USD (04.17.07)

Bradenton Herald: Identity thefts generate protection trade (04.17.07)

Dallasnews.com: Got you covered (04.17.07)

SDBJ.com: Job Seekers Can Correct Inaccuracies in Credit Reports (04.16.07)

Dallasnews.com: Is ID theft protection worth it? (04.16.07)

SFGate.com: Security breached at UCSF (04.15.07)

Ohio.com: TJX data theft doesn't deter bargain shoppers (04.14.07)

Chron.com: TJX Thieves Had Time to Steal, Trip Up (04.13.07)

SCMagazine.com: Lost: Disk with personal information of 2.9 million US residents (04.10.07)

SCMagazine.com: Disk with personal information of 2.9 million Georgia residents lost while in possession of breach-prone Affiliated Computer Services (04.10.07)

SCMagazine: Unknown number of victims in Hortica Insurance backup tape loss (04.09.07)

Cleveland.com: Ohio's open-access rules bring ID-theft concerns (04.08.07)

Telegram.com: Privacy advocates blast Galvin. Critics want private data off state Web site(04.06.07)

Boston.com: Groups call on Galvin to disable Web links to personal data (04.05.07)

WashingtonPost.com: IRS Found Lax in Protecting Taxpayer Data (04.05.07)

TheJournalNews.com: Data theft from at least 45.7 million cards believed to be biggest hack
(04-01-07)

The Journal News: TJX acknowledges breadth of data theft (04.01.07)

The Salt Lake Tribune: Theft of card data claims 45.7 million victims (04.01.07)


March 2007

USAToday.com: Who's guarding your data in the cybervault? (03.31.07)

AZStar.net: 45.7M had data stolen in TJX hacking incident (03.30.07)

Northwest Herald: Hackers steal shoppers' data (03.30.07)

InsideBayArea.com: Discounter ID theft may be largest ever (03.30.07)

TheNewsObserver.com: Data swiped from 45 million cards (03.30.07)

TheBuffaloNews.com Data stolen from 45.7 million cards (03.30.07)

Orlando Sentinel: TJX data theft could be the largest ever (03.30.07)

TheAge.com.au: Data Theft Believed to Be Biggest Hack (03.30.07)

TheStar.com.my: Data theft from at least 45.7 million cards believed to be biggest hack (03.30.07)

NewsChannel5.com: Nearly 46 Million Credit Card Numbers Stolen (03.30.07)

AZCentral.com: TJX acknowledges breadth of data theft (03.30.07)

Entrepeneur.com: Which is Safer--Credit or Debit? (03.30.07)

Post-Gazette.com: Data theft from 45.7M credit cards revealed (03.30.07)

SingOnSanDiego.com: TJX data breach now called world's largest (03.30.07)

The LA times.com: Tips for preventing ID theft (03.30.07)

OneLocalNews.com: Data theft believed to be biggest hack (03.29.07)

PantaGraph.com: T.J. Maxx data theft could be largest ever (03.29.07)

NCTimes: Data theft from at least 45.7 million cards believed to be biggest hack (03.29.07)

WashingtonPost.com: Data Theft Believed to Be Biggest Hack (03.29.07)

Kiplinger.com: How to Guard Your Privacy (03.28.07)

Forbes.com: TJX Says Info From 45.7M Cards Stolen (03.28.07)

ABCNews.go.com: Pasta, Meatballs and Credit Card Theft (03.28.07)

The Daily Iberian: SS numbers accessed (03-27-07) ]

Denverpost.com: Virtual nightclubbing gets hot (03-22-07)

CSMagazine.com: Stolen TJX data used in Florida credit card fraud ring; Arkansas organization sues to see firm's data protection (03.21.07)

The Eagle Tribune: Alleged ID theft victim has been battling problems for nearly a decade (03-21-07)

SCMagazine.com: Google to anonymise older search data (03.19.07)

Home News Tribune: Most crime by repeat offenders (03.18.07)

Tech News World: Google's Big Privacy Move - Close but No Cigar (03.16.07)

SC Magazine: Google to anonymize older search data (03.16.07)

CapeCodOnline.com: Law creates medical records maze (03.15.07)

SCMagazine.com: Major US medical services company loses 75 000 personal files (03.15.07)

Kipplinger.com: Protect Your Financial Privacy (03.12.07)

Red Herring: Securing ID: Startups peddle protection, but convincing users won’t be easy. (03.12.07)

Kiplinger.com: Protect Your Financial Privacy (03.12.07)

TriCityHerald.com: UW online class offers job seekers new skills (03.12.07)

**SpokesmanReview.com: UI put staff data on Web (03.10.07)

Boston.com: Foulup shows Social Security data to other state taxpayers (03.08.07)

The Appalachian: Protecting yourself against identity theft (03.06.07)

MercuryNews.com: State scrambles over HIV privacy (03.03.07)

**Projo.com: Citizens replacing scam victims’ cards (03.01.07)

The Appalachian: Appalachian student, victim of identity theft, shares experience (03.01.07)

February 2007

The Appalachian Online: Identity theft can happen to anyone (02.27.07)

SFgate.com: No escape from hell of junk fax (02.23.07)

CNet.News: Flickr shows a little too much skin (02.22.07)

Columbus Dispatch: Laptops with Chase data stolen (02.21.07)

Palm Beach Post: 30 states investigating hacking of retailers (02.20.07)

Star Bulletin: Costly to alter, Medicare cards will carry SSNs (02-20-07)

USA Today: Cellphones becoming pocket-size banks (2.13.07)

Sun-Sentinel.com: Debate growing over data security (02.09.07)

Examiner.com: Hopkins: Personal data missing (02.08.07)

ChicagoTribune.com: ID-theft losses decline by 12% (02.02.07)

Washington Post.com: FTC Issues Fraud and ID Theft Data for 2006 (02.02.07)

BusinessWeek.com: Identity theft down, but still costly (02.01.07)

January 2007

Information Week: Attorney General's Credit-Card Theft Highlights Prosecution Problems (01.25.07)

KGTV Ch. 10: New 24 Hour Fitness System Gives Fingers Workout (01.25.07)

ABC 7.com: New Techniques for Protecting Your Identity (01.24.07)

SeattlePI New Source: Consumer Smarts: Free services target identity theft (01.23.07)

Computer World: Bogus Numbers (01.22.07)

Asbury Park Press: Dangerous waters (01.22.07)

KGTV Ch. 10: Credit Companies Get Personal To Stop ID Theft (01.22.07)

Rockford register Star: UTC employees’ pension data stolen (01.19.07)

Kansas City Star: TJX discloses theft of data from computer system (01.19.07)

TheNewYorkTimes.com: TJX Says Customer Data Was Stolen (01.18.07)

The Boston Globe: Firms face pressure to encrypt data (01.18.07)

Law.com: Spooking Data Thieves: Tales From the Encryption (01.18.07)

Family Security Matters Exclusive: What To Do About Illegal Aliens – Part II (01.16.07)

TimesDispatch.com: Altria employees' data missing (01.12.07)

Spokesman Review: UI theft spurs alert (01.12.07)

SFGate.com: New bid to protect your data (01.12.07)

ZD.Net: Senator revives data leak proposals (01.11.07)

Pilot Online.com: Kaine: a Do-Not-Sell List would protect our privacy (06.10.07)

Boston Herald: Harvard bias case involves job, credit report (01.09.07)

NBC-2: Banks using identity quizzes to combat ID theft (01.04.07)

 

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