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December

Smartmoney.com: A Decade in Plastic: Hits, Misses and Also-Rans (12.23.09)

Blog.executivebiz.com: Five Myths About Cybersecurity (12.21.09)

Timesdispatch.com: Iris Taylor’s Consumer Watch: Shopping online? Be wary of third-party merchants (12.20.09)

Law.com: Privacy advocates target Facebook (12.18.09)

DMWmedia.com: Privacy Groups File FTC Complaint Over Changes to Facebook (12.18.09)

Arnnet.com.au: Privacy groups bring Facebook complaints to FTC (12.18.09)

Wired.com: Facebook Privacy Changes Break the Law, Privacy Groups Tell FTC (12.17.09)

Bits.blogs.nytimes.com: Privacy Group Files Complaint on Facebook Changes (12.17.09)

Theregister.co.uk: Watchdog files complaint over Facebook 'privacy' settings (12.17.09)

Webpronews.com: Privacy Group Files FTC Complaint About Facebook (12.17.09)

PCmag.com: Groups Urge FTC to Investigate Facebook Privacy (12.17.09)

PCWorld.com: Facebook Privacy Complaint Ignites War of Words (12.17.09)

SCmagazineus.com: National data breach notification bill passed in U.S. House (12.10.09)

Technewsworld.com: Yahoo Tool Gives Users a Say in What Ads They See (12.07.09)

CNN.com: The hidden costs of identity theft (12.07.09)

Technewsworld.com: Facebook Hones Privacy Settings, Scraps Regional Networks (12.02.09)

November

Tampabay.com: Unemployment driving up demand to get criminal records expunged or sealed. (11.30.09)

Californiaprogressreport.com: Noteworthy Website: PrivacyRights.Org (11.30.09)

Networkworld.com: 12 biggest data breaches of the past 12 months (11.29.09)

CNN.com: Is your date a 'stud or dud?' Ask your phone (11.25.09)

Consumerreports.org: Big Brother is watching (11.24.09)

Businessinsurance.com: Groups challenge CVS Caremark practices (11.23.09)

Todaystmj4.com: 4 On Your Side: Fabulous Freebies (11.20.09)

Californiaprogressreport.com Holiday Shopping? Ten Timely Tips (11.19.09)

Moneywatch.bnet.com: The Dangers of Using a Debit Card (11.18.09)

WXYZ.com: Online Freebies Found Fast (11.18.09)

Creditcards.com: Agencies release new models for consumer privacy rights notices (11.18.09)

Clickz.com: Online Privacy Watchdogs Hammer Away on Capitol Hill (11.17.09)

ABCLocal.go.com: Online freebies with no strings attached (11.16.09)

TheRegister.co.uk: Sophisticated parcel mule scam unpicked (11.13.09)

Telegram.com: Shoppers face risk with debit cards (11.12.09)

Pressofatlanticcity.com: Consumer Action / If a business wants your Social Security number, ask why (11.11.09)

Consumerreports.org: FTC uses kid gloves on ChoicePoint's 2nd data breach (11.11.09)

wwj.com: New Security Technology From Dearborn Firm (11.10.09)

NBC26.com: Credit Report Catch (11.10.09)

WGRZ.com: How to Get a Free Credit Report That's Really Free (11.09.09)

King5.com: A popular free credit report company is not really free (11.09.09)

Thestarphoenix.com: Small firms more susceptible to cyber crime (11.06.09)

Bankinfosecurity.com: Senate Panel Clears Data Breach Bills (11.05.09)

WTOL.com (Ch. 11) Some companies demand prospective employees' credit reports (11.05.09)

Eweek.com: Senate Committee Passes Data Breach Laws (11.05.09)

SFGate.com: Google to unveil new privacy controls (11.05.09)

Creditfyi.com: National Task Force to Deal with ID Theft (11.05.09)

WSAV.com: Call to regulate debt-relief companies (11.03.09)

October

Nextgov.com: When you're hit by a big data breach (10.29.09)

 Forbes.com: When You're Hit By A Big Data Breach (10.28.09)

Darkreading.com: Five Vulnerabilities That Lead To Identity Theft (10.27.09)

ITnewsonline.com: Intersections Inc. Launches 'Identity Exposure & Trust' Consumer Awareness Campaign (10.21.09)

Creditcards.com: States' weapon of choice against ID theft: Transparency (10.21.09)

Crestonnewsadvertiser.com: Where there's flu, there's panic (10.20.09)

Telegram.com: Ready to shred (10.16.09)

HVpress.net: Know your rights with debt collectors (10.14.09)

PCworld.com: Schwarzenegger Vetoes Update to California Privacy Law (10.13.09)

Dailynews.com: Dozens are charged in online banking scam (10.07.09)

Philly.com: States' weapon of choice against ID theft: Transparency 10.07.09)

Kiplinger.com: The Downside of Debit Cards (10.07.09)

Creditcards.com: 10 ways to protect yourself from data breaches (10.07.09)

Infolawgroup.com: Code or Clear? Encryption Requirements (Part 4) (10.05.09)

Philly.com: Consumer Watch: ID-theft protection for less (10.04.09)

Creditcards.com: States' weapon of choice against ID theft: Transparency (10.02.09)

Businesswire.com: It’s Eleven O’Clock: Do You Know Whose Fingerprints are on Your Credit Card Data? (10.01.09)

September

CNN.com: Will your privacy be compromised online? (09.29.09)

Santacruzsentinel.com: Richard Holober: Landmark privacy law deserves an update (09.27.09)

Newsday.com: Mystery box of personal papers raises ID theft issues (09.18.09)

Victoriaadvocate.com: Go green by reducing junk mail (09.15.09)

Insidebayarea.com: Danville family advocates of drug monitoring (09.15.09)

Smartmoney.com: 3 Ways to Thwart ID Thieves at the Mall (09.14.09)

Consumeraffairs.com: Congress Urged To Enact Consumer Privacy Guarantees(09.08.09)

Digitaljournal.com: Privacy advocates seek behavioral advertising regulation (09.06.09)

Arstechnica.com: Privacy advocates want regulation of behavioral advertising (09.03.09)

Toptechnews.com: Privacy Advocates Call for Behavioral Targeting Limits (09.03.09)

CRN.com: Privacy Group To Congress: Stop Online Advertisers In Their Tracks (09.02.09)

Redorbit.com: Consumer Groups Call For Greater Online Privacy (09.02.09)

Democraticmedia.org: Online Behavioral Tracking and Targeting: Legislative Primer September 2009 (09.02.08)

PCmag.com: Consumer Groups Slam Behavioral Tracking (09.02.09)

SCmagazineus.com: Group urges Congress to pass privacy laws (09.02.09)

P2Pnet.net: Behavioral Tracking, or, Spying on You (09.02.09)

Networkworld.com: Is your health privacy at risk? (09.02.09)

Blogs.wsj.com: Privacy Groups Urge Congress to Toughen Up on Online Ads (09.01.09)

Informationweek.com: Privacy Group Coalition Urges Data Regulation (09.01.09)

Google.com/hostednews: Privacy groups press US Congress for online safeguards (09.01.09)

Commondreams.org: Washington, D.C.: Consumer And Privacy Groups Urge Congress to Enact Consumer Privacy Guarantees (09.01.09)

Reuters.com: Consumer and Privacy Groups Urge Congress to Enact Consumer Privacy Guarantees (09.01.09)

August 2009

News.bbc.co.uk: Curbs urged for behavioural ads (08.31.09)

Timesdispatch.com: Social Security numbers facilitate identity theft (08.30.09)

Cleveland.com: Unhappy consumers turning to Twitter, and companies see a customer-service tool (08.30.09)

Isthmus.com: Are government agencies helping identity thieves get their hands on our personal information? (08.28.09)

CBS4Denver.com: Bernanke Personal Bank Account Struck By ID Theft (08.28.09)

Capecodonline.com: Bernanke target of identity theft (08.28.09)

SFgate.com: FTC is putting an end to most robo calls (08.28.09)

Washingtonexaminer.com: Bernanke's personal bank account struck by ID theft (08.27.09)

Searchsecurity.techtarget.com: Social network privacy study finds identity link to cookies (08.26.09)

Moneywatch.bnet.com: Madoff Victims: Will Homeowners Insurance Help? (08.25.09)

Dailycal.org: Secure Our Systems (08.25.09)

Startribune.com: Whistleblower tips come in all shapes and sizes (08.24.09)

Lehighacrescitizen.com: It’s important to know your rights with debt collectors (08.24.09)

Romenewswire.com: County Commission To Receive FACTA Information, Hold Three Public Hearings (08.23.09)

Daytondailynews.com: Police cruiser cameras raise civil liberty concerns (08.22.09)

 STlToday.com: New federal rules will ban most robocalls next month  (08.22.09)

Daytondailynews.com: Police cruiser cameras raise civil liberty concern (08.22.09)

Telegram.com: Hackers gained access to UMass info (08.21.09)

PRWeb.com: KANA Response Helps Customers with PCI Standards (08.21.09)

Fox40.com: Stopping Junk Mail (08.20.09)

Bradenton.com: Just Ask Gemalto: When should I give out my social security number? (08.19.09)

Foxbusiness.com: More than 660 Banks Hit by Hacker; What to Do About It (08.19.09)

Forexyard.com: Hacking case shows U.S. vulnerability to breaches (08.18.09)

Online.wsj.com: What Consumers Should Know About the Breach (08.18.09)

PCWorld.com: Learning From the Heartland Credit Card Breach (08.17.09)

Californiaprogressreport.com: Consumer Coalition Announces August Legislative Priorities (08.17.09)

LATimes.com: Online, your private life is searchable (08.16.09)

Westfaironline.com: Students make for juicy identity targets (08.14.09)

Thestandard.com: Should your credit report disqualify you for a job? (08.14.09)

Networkworld.com: Should your credit report disqualify you for a job? (08.11.09)

Thetechherald.com: Google Apps: Are privacy and security concerns being misplaced by the media? (08.10.09)

Earthtimes.org: Affinion Security Center Helps College Students Fend Off Identity Thieve (08.05.09)

Examiner.com: Your credit card can be compromised by weak security (08.04.09)

Weblogs.baltimoresun.com: Choose a hacker-proof password (08.01.09)

July 2009

Press-releases.techwhack.com: WinMagic Applauds Quocirca’s Latest Data Protection Report (07.28.09)

Eweek.com: Leahy Takes Third Shot at Data Breach (07.27.09)

Nashuatelegraph.com: Thumbing their noses Customers take umbrage over bank policy requiring thumbprints (07.26.09)

Mlive.com: Cellphone map services give parents and account holders ability to find plan cellphone location within seconds (07.17.09)

OKSpanishnews.com: ACLU And Other Privacy Groups Ask Lawmakers To Oppose “Pass ID Act” (07.13.09)

Examiner.com: 18 groups call for stopping the 'Pass ID' act - Stopping Big Brother? (07.13.09)

Cleveland.com: Tips for fighting identity theft (07.08.09)

**Cornellsun.com: Experts Say Universities Susceptible to Data Breaches (07.07.09)

Buffalonews.com: Weak security opens door to hackers (07.06.09)

DETnews.com: Going on a trip? Keep tweets discreet (07.06.09)

Montgomeryadvertiser.com: Cameras add security, but invade privacy (07.06.09)

Gainesville.com: Is data safe at UF? (07.06.09)

Informationweek.com: Practical Analysis: Why Aren't We Better At Protecting Data? (07.04.09)

June 2009

ABClocal.go.com: Know your debt-collection rights (06.24.09)

PRWeb.com: Clear Blue Security Helps Merchants and Retail Businesses Achieve and Maintain PCI Compliance Through Security Software (06.23.09)

eMediawire.com: Clear Blue Security Helps Merchants and Retail Businesses Achieve and Maintain PCI Compliance Through Security Software (06.23.09)

NCTimes.com: TECH: Weak security opens door to credit card hacks (06.21.09)

Fiercefinanceit.com: Banks and credit card security, where's the outrage? (06.18.09)

Blogs.tampabay.com: Card breach at Suncoast Schools credit union part of larger hacker trend (06.17.09)

Heraldonline.com: Weak security enables credit card hacks (06.15.09)

Redorbit.com: Credit Card Processors Fail To Ensure Security For Consumers (06.15.09)

CBS4Denver.com: Weak Security Enables Credit Card Hacks (06.14.09)

Todaystmj4.com: 4 On Your Side: Debt Collectors (06.11.09)

Mediapost.com: Consumers Groups Urge FCC Regulation Of BT (06.10.09)

Californiaprogressreport.com: Obama Administration Waffles in “Defense” of California’s Financial Privacy Law (06.10.09) 

Allamericanpatriots.com: NY Governor Paterson Announces Bills To Increase Consumer Protections And Help Prevent Fraud (06.08.09)

SFGate.com: Be prudent about sharing vacation data online (06.07.09)

Gouverneurtimes.com: NY Introduces Consumer Protection Bills (06.05.09)

WCBSTV.com: Consumer Warning: Relentless Debt Collectors (06.05.09)

Philly.com: Sears agrees to settle spyware charges (06.04.09)

Earthtimes.org: Job Scams Likely to Rise as Economy Struggles (06.04.09)

How Safe Are Your Medical Records? (06.03.09)

King5.com: When the debt collector calls (06.02.09

Physorg.com: Report: Widespread data sharing, 'Web bugs' (06.02.09)

May 2009

Technewsworld.com: Data Security's $64 Billion Question: Who Are You? (05.28.09)

Wired.com: Judge Rules LifeLock’s Fraud Alert Service Illegal (05.27.09)

Sun-sentinel.com: Federal Trade Commission and states crack down on 'robocallers' selling warranties (05.26.09)

Timesdispatch.com: Some data worth more to ID thieves (05.17.09)

Networkcomputing.in: Lock Down Your Data Where it Lives (05.14.09)

PCWorld.com: Why You Should Be Worried About Your Privacy on the Web (05.11.09)

Searchsecurity.techtarget.com.au: How to secure data on your laptop fleet (05.06.09)

PCWorld.com: LexisNexis Says Its Data Was Used by Fraudsters (05.02.09)

Consumerreports.org: Debit-card 'skimming' scams (05.01.09)

Features.csmonitor.com: Cellphone tracking services: Friend finder or Big Brother? (05.01.09)

Computerworld.com: LexisNexis says its data was used by fraudsters (05.01.09)

April 2009

Californiachronicle.com: SENATE STRENGTHENS CONSUMER PRIVACY PROTECTION (04.27.09)

NYTimes.com: When Medical Bills Outpace Your Means, Seize Control Swiftly (04.24.09)

Consumerreports.org: How to opt out of marketing lists (04.23.09)

Newslinkindiana.com: The consequences of advancing technology (04.22.09)

Weblogs.sun-sentinel.com: No gun? You mean someone in Florida is unarmed? (04.19.09)

KOAMTV.com: Keep your identity safe during tax season (04.16.09)

Baltimoresun.com: 'Skim' threat grows as economy worsens (04.15.09)

NPTimes.com: The Next Frontier: Putting your computing risk in the 'clouds' (04.15.09)

Smartmoney.com: 10 Things Your Tax Preparer Won't Tell You (04.11.09)

Wtol.com: Outfox the debt collector's hounds (04.07.09)

Whitepapers.silicon.com: 6 Best Practices for PreventingEnterprise Data Loss (04.04.09)

March 2009

Cleveland.com: Credit card contract may allow robocalls Plain Dealing (03.29.09)

Darkreading.com: Protecting Against The Politics Of Layer 8 (03.27.09)

Examiner.com: California’s employer background check requirements (03.26.09)

CSOonline.com: Avoiding Pitfalls in Log Management Planning and Selection (03.25.09)

Commondreams.org: Coalition Urges Obama to Defend California Financial Privacy Law (03.23.09)

Kiplinger.com: May We See ID, Please (03.16.09)

Pekintimes.com: Drug database raises privacy concerns (03.14.09)

NBCAugusta.com: YOUR MONEY: Check writing becoming an ancient art? (03.10.09)

Online.wsj.com: Cardholders Buy Peace of Mind, if Not Security (03.10.09)

NBC13.com: Video: Check please… or maybe not (03.10.09

Cleveland.com: Tax season makes identity theft an even bigger risk: Sheryl Harris (03.10.09)

Timesdispatch.com: Virginians get notice of card-data breach (03.04.09)

February 2009

Cio.com: ABC: An Introduction to Mobile Security (02.28.2009)

14wfie.com: Are receipt surveys worth the freebies? (02.25.09)

Wbir.com: Is it worth your time to answer survey offers on receipts? (02.25.09)

NBCaugusta.com: Are answering receipt surveys safe? (02.24.09)

Wsav.com: Receipt Surveys: Are The Benefits Worth The Risks? (02.24.09)

ITweb.co.za: Data loss prevention: where do we go from here? (02.23.09)

Earthtimes.org: GuardianEdge, Sharp Electronics Corporation and Prominent Industry Analyst Address Data Protection Best Practices (02.23.09)

Dailybreeze.com: Unsolicited calls and mail (02.21.09)

FCW.com: Policy needed for data breach response (02.20.09)

Foxnews.com: Sketchy Facebook Friends Could Haunt You Forever (02.20.09)

Blog.wired.com: Clues to Massive Hacks Hidden in Plain Sight (02.19.09)

PC1news.com: Keep Your Data Safe With Self-Encrypting Hard Drives (02.19.09)

ITbusiness.ca: Anti-theft system sends "poison pill" over Internet to lock stolen laptops (02.18.09)

GCN.com: Physical security and cybersecurity go hand in hand (02.17.09)

Blogs.wsj.com: Government Hack Attacks Prompt Scrutiny (02.16.09)

Webwereld.nl: Online dating: Your profile's long, scary shelf life (02.13.09)

Informationweek.com: FAA Computers Hacked, Employee Data At Risk (02.11.09)

Azcentral.com: Arizona tracking users of Rx drugs (02.09.09)

Azstarnet.com: State tracking Rx-drug use (02.09.09)

Signonsandiego.com: What do I do if my wallet is lost or stolen? (02.06.09)

Californiaprogressreport.com: Dmv End Run Threatens Our Privacy (02.04.09)

Scmagazineuk.com: Common encryption standard proposals welcomed (02.03.09)

Advice.cio.com: Protecting Data-at-Rest with Next-Generation Encryption Technology: Making a difficult task look easy (02.03.09)

Tradingmarkets.com: ISACA: ISACA applauds move to common disk encryption standard (02.02.09)

Searchsecurity.de: 6 Best Practices for Preventing Enterprise Data Loss (02.01.09)

January 2009

Indystar.com: HoneyBaked Ham customer data stolen (01.31.09)

Securitymanagement.com: Industry Group Releases Self-Encrypting Hard Drive Standards (01.30.09)

Techspot.com: Storage vendors agree on common encryption standard (01.29.09)

Computerworld.com: What the Web knows about you (01.27.09)

Earthtimes.org: Better Data Protection from Client to Data Center Made Possible with New Trusted Computing Group Storage Device Specifications (01.27.09)

Smartmoney.com: Credit-Monitoring: A False Sense of Security (01.23.09)

Csoonline.com: Lessons of ChoicePoint, 4 Years Later (01.21.09)

Rcpmag.com: Data Theft Hits the Heartland (01.21.09)

Columbiatribune.com: Some identity thieves prey on the deceased (01.19.09)

Creditcards.com: What electronic payments reveal about you to lenders (01.14.09)

Wiadomosci.gazeta.pl: Illegal podsluchy - that is what allowed our services (01.12.09)

Windowsitpro.com: Top Ten Infosec "Oops!" of 2008 (01.12.09)

Reddevnews.com: Enterprise Data Breaches on the Rise, Report Finds (01.07.09)

SCmagazineus.com: How new access control technologies can address insider threats (01.06.09)

Sun-sentinel.com: Retailers get tougher about accepting returned gifts (01.05.09)

Bnd.com: Some identity thieves are modern-day grave robbers (01.05.09)

 

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