PRC in the News 2011 -- Reporters Quote PRC Staff on Breaking Privacy Issues


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    December 2011

 

Cleveland.com: How to Stop Telemarketers and Junk Mail (12.31.11)

San Francisco Chronicle: Kid Privacy Rules Tricky to Update but Necessary(12.30.11)

High Cloud Security: The Worst Data Breaches of 2011 (12.29.11)

LomaLindaPatch: LLUMC Has Second Patient Data Breach in Two Years(12.29.11)

TechWeb: 6 Worst Data Breaches of 2011 (12.28.11)

SmartMoney: The Top 5 Data Breaches of 2011 (12.28.11)

InformationWeek: 6 Worst Data Breaches of 2011 (12.28.11)

InsuranceQuotes.com: Insurers on Track to Use Social Media Scores to Measure Customers' Risk (12.27.11)

TechSecurityToday: The Biggest, Baddest Data Breaches of 2011(12.23.11)

 

FierceHealthIT: Report: Healthcare Accounts for 3 of the 6 Worst Data Breaches in 2011 (12.22.11)

Privacy Revolt: Electronic Health Record Data Breaches Surge (12.22.11)

SDB: 543 Million Records Breached Since 2005 (12.21.11)

California Progress Report: Data Breaches: A Year in Review (12.21.11)

KPBS: Medical Data Breaches Affected More Than 10 Million Americans in 2011 (12.20.11)

iHealthBeat: Top Data Breaches of 2011 Included Patient Privacy Incidents (12.20.11)

Healthcare IT News: Consumer Group Lists Top 6 Data Breaches of 2011 (12.19.11)

OneStopClick: Protecting Sensitive Data is Number One Security Priority (12.19.11)

U.S. Pirg: Privacy Rights Clearinghouse: 30 Million Sensitive Records Breached in 2011 (12.19.11)

Healthcare Finance News: Three of Top 6 Data Breaches of 2011 Were in Healthcare (12.19.11)

Invision: Scare Yourself Safe: Browse the Chronology of Data Breaches Database (12.19.11)

CopTalk.Info: Hack-Proof Your Password (12.16.11)

IAPP: Facial Recognition: Experts Explore Opportunities and Privacy Impact(12.09.11)

ABC7: Telemarketers Spoof Caller ID to Bypass Law (12.05.11)

ZDNet: Biz, Consumer Not Eyeing Face Recognition Tech (12.02.11)

Consumer Insurance Guide: How do you rate? The elusive C.L.U.E. number(12.01.11) 

Huffington Post: Ally Financial's Location Tracking: Banks Move to Profit from Personal Information (12.1.11)

South University: Read the Find Print Before You Buy Gift Cards (December 2011 Issue)

 November 2011

TechNewsWorld: FTC Puts an End to Facebook's Freewheeling Privacy Ways (11.30.11)

KUCI Privacy Piracy Radio Show: Interview with Beth Givens (11.28.11)

ReporterNews.com: Cyber Safety, Attention Essential When Shopping Online(11.28.11)

IEEE Spectrum: A Cloud You Can Trust (11.28.11)

Cleveland.com: Will Banks Start Charging Customers if they Write Checks and Don't Pay Bills Online? (11.28.11)

Cleveland.com: Holiday Shopping Tips: Plain Dealing (11.26.11)

The Sacramento Bee: The High Price of Data Breaches (11.25.11)

NBC San Diego: What to Bring When Buying Online (11.24.11)

CBS5 San Francisco: Contra Costa Health Services Patient Info Posted Online (11.23.11)

Sign On San Diego: Tips for Safe Shopping on Cyber Monday (11.23.11)

ESR: Black Friday and Cyber Monday Shoppers Given Tips to Avoid Identity Theft and Fraud (11.23.11)

California Progress Report: Survive Cyber Monday with our Top 10 Online Shopping Tips (11.22.11)

La Jolla Light: Police Issue Warnings About Identity Theft, Break-Ins(11.22.11)

FTC Announces Agenda, Panelists for Facial Recognition Workshop(11.21.11)

CSO Online: Healthcare Breaches: Do They Even Matter? (11.21.11)

Wired: Didn't Get That New Job? You Need a Better Facebook Score (11.21.11)

Tech Republic: Warning: This Privacy Website Might Depress You(11.21.11)

Reuters: When Financial Fraud Meets Facial Recognition, The Jig May Be Up (11.18.11)

IAPP: In Two Years, 18 Million Affected in Healthcare Breaches (11.18.11)

ADN: Theft of Data on 4M Patients Part of Wider Problem (11.17.11)

WXIX-FOX19: Avoid Caller ID Spoofing (11.17.11)

Privacy Revolt: The Need for Internet Privacy (11.16.11)

San Diego Channel 10 News: Card Skimming Reported at Two Gas Stations(11.16.11)

Security Management: Healthcare Industry Still Struggling with Information Breaches (11.14.11)

San Diego Union Tribune: Internet Privacy: A Contradiction in Terms?(11.13.11)

Milwuakee NBC News: Caller ID Spoofing is a Growing Concern (11.12.11)

Mercury News: Facebook Nearing Settlement with FTC Over Privacy Concerns (11.11.11)

Palm Springs NBC News: Caller ID Spoofing (11.10.11)

CNet: How to Know When Your Private Data is Lost or Stolen (11.08.11)

Tuscaloosa CBS News: Caller ID Spoofing (11.08.11)

San Francisco Chronicle: Abandoned S.F. Tax Office's Returns Left Outside(11.04.11)

Baltimore ABC News: Scammers Spoof Caller ID to Get Around Rules(11.03.11)

StatePress.com: Take This Lollipop (11.03.11)

E-Commerce Times: Google Reveals the Whys and Wherefores Behind Targeted Ads (11.01.11)

October 2011

SECNAP: One-Third of All Data Security Breaches Occur in Healthcare Industry (10.31.11)

Wolters Kluwer: With EHRs, Technology Magnifies Effect of Human Error(10.31.11)

Philadelphia Inquirer: Web Wealth: Protect Yourself (10.30.11)

Chicago Tribune: Rethinking Debit Addiction (10.28.11)


CreditCardGuide.com: Visa, MasterCard Want to Link Your Purchases to Ads (10.27.11)

CreditCardGuide.com: Don't Let Bad Credit Hurt Your Job Search (10.26.11)

DailyFinance: Beyond Card Fees: Banks Look To Sell Your Data (10.25.11)

GovInfoSecurity: Senator Seeks FTC Study on Facial Recognition (10.19.11)

IT World: Can TrueRep Really Protect Your Online Reputation? (10.18.11)

GCN: Tricare's Slow Response to Massive Data Loss Could Raise the Risk(10.14.11)

The Seattle Times: Social Security Kept Silent About Private Data Breach(10.13.11)

The Republic: Social Security Kept Silent About Private Data Breach(10.13.11)

Brand Channel: FTC Chairman Calls Out Online Tracking "Cyberazzi"(10.13.11)

CalWatchdog: Union Activists Intimidate Petitioners (10.12.11)

The Washington Times: Postal Service's "Welcome Kit" Raises Privacy Concerns (10.12.11)

News 4 WAOI: Telemarketers Find Way Around "Do Not Call" List (10.11.11)

The Hill: FTC Chairman Talks Online Privacy on Tuesday (10.10.11)

The Credit Line: Privacy Rights and You (10.07.11)

12 for Action: Caller ID Spoofing (10.07.11)

MainStreet: Why Barnes & Noble Was Able to Get Your Borders Data(10.05.11)

PCWorld: Your Digital Rights at Work: a FAQ Guide (10.05.11)

BBB: BBB Invites You to the 2011 Fall Shred Day (10.05.11)

Reuters: How to Protect Your Computer from Supercookies (10.03.11)

SavingsAccounts.com: More than 300 Corporate Security Breaches Reported in 2011 (10.03.11)

Kiplinger: Don't Get Hacked (October 2011 Issue)

Consumer Reports: Review of Paper Shredders (October 2011 Issue)

September 2011

NBC San Diego: Keeping Up with Facebook Privacy (09.30.11)

Digital Trends: Privacy experts sound off on mobile data retention (09.29.11)

Digits LLC: Identity Theft: Everyone's a Target (09.28.11)

InsuranceQuotes.com: Simplifying Health Insurance: Simplee.com Helps Manage Your Health Care Spending Online(09.28.11)

Privacy Piracy: Interview with PRC Director Beth Givens by Mari Frank (09.27.11)

Laguna Beach Independent: Police Crack Credit-Card Fraud Ring (09.27.11)

InsuranceQuotes.com: Auto Accident Apps: Personal Injury Attorney "Is Right In Your Pocket" (09.27.11)

TechNewsWorld: OnStar's Plan to Keep Tabs on Ex-Customers Riles Lawmakers (09.26.11)

The Baltimore Sun: Debt Collectors, Other Businesses Want to Call Your Cellphone (09.26.11)

CreditCards.com: Study: ID Protection Tools Work, But You'd Better Comparison Shop (09.23.11)

Digital Trends: Facebook Timeline FAQ: You've Got Questions, We've Got Answers (09.23.11)

LAW.COM: Security Risks of Online Review (09.22.11)

EFF: The 20th Annual Pioneer Awards (09.22.11)

NBC San Diego: Background Checks Costing Jobs (09.21.11)

BostonGlobe.com: Data Breaches Affect 2m in Mass. (09.21.11)

ITBusinessEdge: Regulations Can Only Do So Much to Protect Against Breaches (09.21.11)

FOX: MCC Codes Unveil Consumer Shopping Habits (09.22.11)

iWatch: State Attorneys General Not Leaping to Embrace HIPAA Enforcement (09.20.11)

Privacy Revolt: Protect Your Privacy Rights as a Job Seeker (09.20.11)

InformationWeek: 8 Techniques to Block SQL Attacks (09.20.11)

Telegram.com: Finding Companies Hiring Now (09.19.11)

Huffington Post: Obama Deficit-Reduction Plan Would Allow Federal Debt Collectors to Contact People on their Cellphones (09.19.11)

Techlicious: Can You Use Technology without Risking Your Privacy? (09.19.11)

Government Information Security: Concerns Raised by Facial Biometrics(09.15.11)

PRWeb: Consumer Protection Attorney Robert Brennan to Address the Annual Convention of the California State Bar About Remedies for False Information in Consumer Data Files (09.14.11)

CNET: How to prevent identity theft (09.13.11)

For the Record: Mobile Mayhem (09.12.11)

ZDNet: User profiling fears real but paranoia unnecessary (09.12.11)

The Tennessean: Employers tell workers to get healthy or pay up (09.12.11)

Bangor Daily News: ID theft website launched (09.11.11)

Mercury News: Stanford Medical Records Posted on Public Website, Now Removed (09.09.011)

San Francisco Chronicle: Stanford Hospital ER Data Put on Website for Year (09.09.11)

Healthcare Finance News: CA Supreme Court Ruling Serves as Warning(09.09.11)

Associated Press: Stanford Hospital privacy breach puts data online (09.09.11)

News Times: FYI: New website compiles ID theft resources (09.08.11)

Chicago Tribune: New Website Offers Tips to Avoid Identity Theft (09.07.11)

Credit Union Times: ID Theft website launched by consumer federation of America (09.07.11)

CNN Money: Defend your data after a breach (09.07.11)

AJC: Job hunters face online challenges (09.07.11)

FierceHealthcare: State law mandates more data breach info (09.06.11)

SavingsAccounts.com: All plastic is not created equal: debit card safety tips (09.06.11)

Committee on Ways and Means: Johnson opening statement: field hearing on social security numbers and child ID theft (09.07.11)

InsuranceQuotes.com: State Farm Monitoring Device Can Unlock Auto Insurance Savings (09.05.11)

PaloAltoPatch: Gov. Signs Simitian Data Theft Bill (09.04.11)

Tampa Bay Online: Lawmaker: Credit Checks Stymie Unemployed Jobseekers (09.04.11)

Cocoon: Fight the Good Fight: Privacy Rights Clearinghouse (09.01.11)

 

August 2011

 

Reuters: ID theft protection services are not one-size-fits-all (08.30.11)

Government Information Security: Facial Biometrics Pose Privacy Woes(08.29.11)

Privacy Revolt: Is Facial Recognition A Top Privacy Issue of Our Time?(08.25.11)

California Progress Report: Facial Recognition: A Top Privacy Issue of Our Time (08.25.11)

Huffington Post: Yale Social Security Numbers Exposed in Latest Case of "Google Hacking" (08.24.11)

CreditCards.com: Data Breach Deja Vu (08.23.11)

Privacy Revolt: Another Massive E-Health Record Data "Spill" (08.22.11)

KPBS: Health Records of 300,000 Californians Exposed Online (08.22.11)

The New York Times: New Data Spill Shows Risk of Online Health Records(08.21.11)

The Network Journal: New Data Spill Shows Risk of Online Health Records(08.21.11)

Senator Simitian: Simitian's Consumer Privacy Protection Bill Passed by Legislature, Goes to Governor for Approval (08.19.11)

CBS: Can Your Credit History Hurt Your Job Search (08.18.11)

Pasadena Weekly: Havoc in Cyberspace (08.18.11)

Reuters: Just Got a Mortgage? Beware of the Junk Mail (08.17.11)

SC Magazine: FTC Fines Children's App Maker $50K for Privacy Violation(08.16.11)

Orlando Sentinel: SunTrust Computer Glitch Makes Customer "Billionaire for a Minute" (08.16.11)

Colorlines.com: Is Your Credit Report Hurting Your Job Search? (08.15.11)

iwatch news: Privacy Advocates Want Stricter Rules for Online, Patient-Controlled Health Records (08.12.11)

Voice of San Diego: Can You Get Your ID Stolen Signing a Petition? (08.10.11)

CreditCards.com: Unfamiliar Names on Credit Report Could Signal ID Theft (08.09.11)

PogoWasRight.org: Give Me Back My Data! The Curse of Personal Information Brokers (08.09.11)

The Press-Enterprise: Initiative Bunk (08.06.11)

The Network Journal: Once Leaked onto Web, Personal Details Tough to Erase (08.03.11)

TechNewsWorld: Will Privacy Concerns Spawn the Faceless Book?(08.02.11)

July 2011

Kiplinger: Did You Take Your Medicine Today? (07.29.11)

IT Business Edge: Regulators Still Pressing Do-Not-Track Standards (07.27.11)

Lohud.com: Nyack Hospital Employees Warned After Sensitive Data Stolen(07.26.11)

Hattiesburg American: Miss. Ranks 18th for Identity Theft Reports (07.25.11)

New York Post: A Harsh Sentence: No Matter How Minor or Far in the Past, a Criminal Conviction is Increasingly a Ticket to Joblessness (07.24.11)

CDT: Congressional Data Breach Bills Compared (07.22.11)

Ambushdem.com: FTC Calls for ID Theft Protection on SSN (07.21.11)

California Forward: Forward Thinkers: California's Everyday Leaders: Beth Givens (07.21.11)

Huffpost Tech: Despite Risks, Internet Users Remain Lax on Password Security (07.19.11)

Mayo Clinic: Patient Data: The Crown Jewels (07.19.11)

Broadcasting & Cable: Privacy Coalition Asks Administration for Teen-Targeted Privacy Protections (07.19.11)

Credit.org: Criminal Identity Theft (07.19.11)

Hotel Online: 9 Ways to Avoid the Next Data Breach(07.18.11)

Traverse City Record-Eagle: Data Expert: 'It's Pretty Scary' (07.17.11)

Mercury News: Can You Regain Control of Your Online Identity? (07.16.11)

ABC Action News: Thousands of Perfectly Healthy Americans are Officially Dead to the Federal Government (07.15.11)

Computerworld: Would Analytics Calm Social Network Privacy Fears?(07.14.11)

Daily Republic: Social Security Clerically Kills Thousands of Americans Each Year (07.13.11)

SmartMoney: Privacy, Shmivacy: Sites Relax Policies Again (07.13.11)

Ars Technica: Study Finds 12.5% of Companies Violating Own Do-Not-Track Policies (07.12.11)

PCWorld: Free ID Theft Protection Offers Grow: Are They Any Good?(07.11.11)

KOMO News: Wash. State Women Among Social Security's 'Walking Dead'(07.10.11)

The Seattle Times: Kitsap Co. Women Among Social Security's 'Dead'(07.10.11)

Courier Press: Consequences of Being 'Dead' Can Be Serious, Longlasting(07.09.11)

Kitsap Sun: Social Security's Records Mistakes Create 'Walking Dead'(07.09.11)

Caller.com: Social Security Administration Making Grave Mistakes (07.09.11)

Security News Daily: Asking for Identity Theft: The Risks of Social Security Number Overuse (07.08.11)

Software Advice: Your Health Information Isn't Secure, But Don't Blame EHRs(07.08.11)

Naples News: 'I'm Not Dead': Social Security Agency Makes Grave Mistake for Thousands (07.08.11)

TCPalm: Erroneous Death Report Can Lead to Identity Theft (07.08.11)

TIME: Should Medical Debt Hurt Your Credit? (07.07.11)

San Diego Union-Tribune: Staying Ahead of Hackers in the Cyber Security Fight (07.07.11)

EFF: EFF Urges Senators to Recognize Need for Updated Privacy Laws(07.07.11)

Before It's News: Background Checking Apps: Don't Flout Consumer Privacy Rights (07.06.11)

The Daily Beast: 10 Largest Hacker Attacks (07.06.11)

PHIprivacy.net: Prized Patient Information Open to Web - Highest Number of Security Breaches in Healthcare - Medical Providers?? (07.05.11)

iNet Technology Group: Things You Should NOT Post on Social Media Sites (07.05.11)

The Oregonian: Oregon's Prescription Tracking Program Monitors Your Meds (07.04.11)

Consumer Advertising Law Blog: Facebook's Putting Names to Faces - A New Violation of Privacy Rights? (07.04.11)

BostonHerald.com: Mass. Data Breaches Strike 5 Million (07.03.11)

Gulf News: Facebook Starts Facial Recognition (07.02.11)

Dayton Daily News: 25K Private Records Hacked, Leaked in Ohio This Year(07.01.11)

JETLaw: Facebook's Facial Recognition Technology Raises Privacy Concerns (07.01.11)

June 2011

 

TechNewsWorld: Google+ Privacy Complaints - Faint Voices in the Wilderness? (06.30.11)

California Progress Report: Recent String of Data Breaches Illustrates Need for Stronger State Law (06.30.11)

WorkCompCentral: Agency Confirms Comp Records Included in Security Breach (PDF) (06.29.11) -- Reprinted with permission of WorkCompCentral.com

Thomson Reuters: Breaking the Zip Code: Is Massachusetts Next?(06.29.11)

The New York Times: The Cloud Darkens (06.29.11)

KPBS: Personal Information Breached at Department of Public Health(06.27.11)

TIME: Can a Credit Blemish Keep You From Landing a Job?  (06.27.11)

Knox News: Grave Mistakes: 14,000 People Wrongly Reported Deceased Annually (06.26.11)

Knox News: 9/11 Victims Not Registered as Dead by Social Security(06.26.11)

CNN Money: Preventing Identity Theft if Your Personal Data is Exposed(06.25.11)

Los Angeles Times: Debit Cards Poised to be Much More Expensive for Consumers (06.25.11)

Reuters: Citi Skimps on "Standard" Customer Monitoring (06.24.11)

ABC News: Background Checks Now Include Twitter, Facebook (06.24.11)

Courier-Journal.com: Debit Cards Poised to be Much More Expensive for Consumers (06.24.11)

KOMO Newsradio: Herb Weisbaum Interviews Beth Givens on Data Breaches (06.23.11)

Washington Post: Copies of Arlington Records Found in Storage Facility(06.23.11)

MSNBC: What's With All These $#@& Data Breaches? (06.23.11)

CNN: Cyberwarfare Finds a Captive Audience (06.23.11)

Your Story: Five Million Healthcare Records Were Compromised in the First Half of 2011 (06.23.11)

The Examiner: Ask Kim: Should I Buy ID-Theft Protection? (06.22.11)

MountHelixPatch: Techknoledgy: Odds Are, Hackers Know Something About You (06.21.11)

Chicago Sun-Times: Our Online Identities Need Better Security (06.21.11)

KPBS: Court Says Californians Can Sue Debt Collectors For Releasing Medical Information (06.20.11)

PCMag: Connecticut AG Wants Answers on Facebook Facial Recognition(06.17.11)

Los Angeles Times: Citigroup Hacker Attack Affected More Customers Than First Thought (06.17.11)

eWeek Europe: Regulators Blast Facebook Over Face Recognition(06.17.11)

Reuters: Data Breaches, 2005 to present (06.17.11)

US Senator Patrick Leahy: Digital Privacy in the Digital Age: The Future is Now (06.17.11)

ALTER+CARE: Electronic Health Records Are Great, But What About Privacy? (06.15.11)

AlertNet: The Latest Creepy Step from Facebook: Facial Recognition Technology (06.15.11) 

Huffington Post: The Time is Now for Breach Legislation (06.15.11)

RGJ.com: Fact Checker: You Can Refuse to Give Out Social Security Number (06.14.11)

Hunton & Williams: Privacy Group Files FTC Complaint Regarding Facebook's Facial Recognition Technology (06.14.11)

 

 

Lemon Grove: Odds Are, Hackers Know Something About You (06.13.11)

Consumer Watchdog: Privacy Groups Urge Investigation of Facebook Recognition Tool (06.13.11)

PC Mag: Privacy Groups Request FTC Probe of Facebook Facial Recognition Tech (06.13.11)

IndexCreditCards: Credit Card Safety on the Web: How to Judge Whether a Site Is Secure (06.13.11)

SFGate: An In-Your-Face Technology (06.12.11)

Media Post Raw: Privacy Groups File FTC Complaint About Face Recognition (06.12.11)

KAAL-TV: Crime Spike Over Summer Holiday (06.12.11)

WMGT-DT: Vacation Dangers: Identity Thieves Target Your Info and Money(06.12.11)

Reuters: How to Protect Yourself from a Data Breach (06.10.11)

Los Angeles Times: We Have a Right to Information on Data Security Breaches (06.10.11)

USA Today: Citigroup Latest to Report Data Breach (06.09.11)

Financial Times: Facebook Hit by Privacy Complaints (06.09.11) 

San Francisco Chronicle: Facebook Facial Recognition Triggers FTC Privacy Complaint (06.08.11)

San Diego City Beat: Sum of the Senate (06.08.11)

WBALTV: Vacationing? Be Prepared for Scams, Thieves (06.08.11)

9NEWS: ID Thieves Working While You're On Vacation (06.08.11)

BroadbandBreakfast.com: Leahy Introduces Data Security Bill (06.08.11)

KNSD: Identity Thieves Look to Steal While Victim is on Vacation (06.08.11)

The Baltimore Sun: Headed Out of Town? Protect Your Privacy (06.06.11)

The Oregonian: Vigilance is the Best ID Theft Insurance (06.04.11)

Ghacks: Sony Hacked Again (06.04.11)

Kiplinger: Ask Kim: How to Protect Yourself After Identity Theft (06.03.11)

NBC San Diego: Vacation Tips: How to Protect Yourself (06.02.11)

WYFF-TV: Criminals Will Try to Ruin Your Vacation (06.02.11)

CNET: Hackers Steal More Customer Info from Sony Servers (06.02.11)

Revive My Career: Pay Attention to Your Image on Social Media (06.02.11)

RTDNA: Protect Your Privacy on Summer Vacation (06.02.11)

Fox 31 Denver: Protecting Your Privacy While You Travel (06.01.11)

Consumer Reports: More Ways to Fight Fraud (June 2011)

May 2011

 

Fox 5 San Diego: Protecting Yourself from Travel Crime (05.31.11)

MSNBC.com: Is Someone Snooping Your Health Records? New Rule Will Tell You Who (05.31.11)

SanteePatch: Group Warns Travelers of Increased Crime, Offers Tips (05.31.11)

WMC-TV: Protecting Your Identity While On Vacation (05.31.11)

San Diego CityBeat: Less Sunshine at the Civil Service Commission (05.26.11)

Los Angeles Times: Banks Team Up for Online Payment System (05.26.11)

PRWeb: Personal and Passtouch Receive Innovator Spotlight Award at Privacy Identity Innovation Conference (05.26.11)

The Huffington Post: Piracy and Security Threats Go Hand in Hand (05.25.11)

Reuters: How to Handle E-Statement Overload (05.24.11)

ACLU: Students Have Privacy Rights, Too (05.24.11)

BBB: Security Breaches Abound: What Can You Do? (05.24.11)

Network World: Privacy Regs Won't Kill Innovation So Stop Whining(05.23.11)

The Tennessean: Bill Theobald: Companies Need to Deal with Online Privacy, Blackburn Says (05.22.11)

Chicago Tribune: Debit Use Riskier Than Credit (05.20.11)

MSN: Should You Show Your ID When Using a Credit Card? Maybe Not.(05.20.11)

The Baltimore Sun: Debit Card Terminals Breached at Michaels Stores in Maryland: Naughty Business of the Week (05.17.11)

TechNewsWorld: Facebook Spearheads Resistance to Tough California Privacy Bill (05.17.11)

StarTribune: Allina's Harsh but Justified Firings (05.13.11)

Computerworld: Is Sony Getting a Bad Rap on its Data Breach (05.13.11)

NBC: Insurance Letter Reveals Private Information (05.13.11)

ITWeb: Web Apps Under Siege (05.12.11)

Chicago Tribune: Debit Fraud at Michaels Now Includes 20 States (05.11.11)

 

 Los Angeles Times: Bank of America Replacing 'Compromised' Debit Cards(05.10.11)

 The Charleston Gazette: Rockefeller Proposal Would Block Consumer Info Tracking (05.10.11)

Tech News World: Sony Breach Spurs Call for Legislation (05.10.11)

Computerworld: Catch a Clue from an EDU: Universities that Get Security Right (05.10.11)

MSNBC: Online Privacy: Your Stories (05.10.11)

Reuters: Beware of Sony's Offer in Wake of Data Attack (05.10.11)

Global Communications: Do-Not-Track Online Legislation: Congress Answer to High Tech Concerns? (05.10.11)

Inside Privacy: Sen. Rockefeller Introduces Do-Not-Track Bill (05.09.11) 

Ars Technica: Privacy Groups Applaud Senator Rockefeller's "Do Not Track" Bill (05.09.11)

AFP: US Privacy Groups Welcome 'Do Not Track' Bill (05.09.11)

CreditCards.com: What Info Can You Be Asked for When Using a Credit Card? (05.09.11)

Huffington Post: Sony PlayStation Network Hack is Just the Beginning of Giant Data Thefts (05.06.11)

International Business Times: Expert: Sony Had Outdated Software, Lax Security (05.05.11)

Thomson Reuters: California Lawmakers Ask: What's in a Zip Code?(05.05.11)

National Journal: Sony Response to Hackers 'Half-Based,' Bono Mack Says(05.04.11)

San Diego Union-Tribune: Sony Data Breach May Lead to "Spear Phishing" Scams (05.03.11)

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Aaron's Accused in Suit of Spying on Customers (05.03.11)

The Miami Herald: Customers Stay Despite High-Profile Data Breaches(05.01.11)

April 2011

Boston Herald: Sony Aims to Allay Fears After PlayStation Breach (04.29.11)

Reuters: Sony PlayStation Users: How to Fight a Data Breach (04.27.11)

CreditCard.com: What PlayStation Gamers Should Do to Protect Their Real World Finances (04.27.11)

National Journal: Group Worries 'Do Not Track' Could Bog Down Broader Privacy Bill (04.27.11)

Ars Technica: PlayStation Network Hacked, Data Stolen: How Badly is Sony Hurt? (04.26.11)

CNET: Sony: Personal Info Compromised on PSN (04.26.11)

Laptop: 10 Tips for Protecting Your Identity (04.26.11)

Dayton Daily News: How Much Do You Want Your Auto Insurer to Know? (04.25.11)

Credit.com: Recent Govt. Data Breaches Pose Privacy Risk (04.25.11)

Stony Brook Independent: Defending the Digital Gates: Universities and Cyber Security (04.23.11)

Headline News Bureau: Calif. Bill Would Boost Online Privacy for Minors (04.22.11)

Los Angeles Times: Privacy Groups Urge Public to Push for Industry Adoption of Google Buzz Settlement Terms (04.21.11)

PC World: Groups Push for Additions to Google Buzz Settlement (04.21.11)

The Lantern: The Silence is 'Deafening' (04.19.11)

NBC San Diego: "Embarrassing" Files Found Outside Blockbuster (04.19.11)

SecurityInfoWatch.com: Get with IT: Once More Into the Breach (04.19.11)

House Committee on Ways and Means: Johnson Opening Statement: Hearing on the Rold of Social Security Numbers in Identity Theft and Options to Guard Their Privacy (04.13.11)

Reuters: FTC asks Congress for identity theft protections (04.13.11)

The New York Times: How to Fix (or Kill) Web Data About You (04.13.11)

Research Live: Senate privacy bill of rights promotes opt-out over 'do not track' (04.13.11)

HuffPost: 'Privacy Bill of Rights' Introduced By Senators John Kerry, John McCain (04.12.11)

Fox Business: Can Your Credit Report Hurt Your Job Prospects? (04.12.11)

Wired: Legislation Would Let You Opt Out of Online Web Tracking (04.12.11)

AFP: US senators introduce online privacy 'bill of rights' (04.12.11)

The Grand Rapids Press: Roskam Baking Co. lawsuit draws attention to mistaken identity as potential job killer (04.11.11)

The Sun Newspapers: Store wants too much info for simple return (04.11.11)

MainStreet: Data Breach Escalates Privacy Concerns (04.08.11)

CBSRadio: KRLD Newsradio 1080 interviews Beth Givens on employment credit checks (mp3) (04.08.11)

USA Today: Limits sought to employers' use of credit reports (04.08.11)

Above the Law: Hackers Probably Stole Your Email Address Last Weekend (04.08.11)

The Sydney Morning Herald: Consumers have a right to be told of the dangers (04.08.11)

Taylor Daily Press: BBB shred day offers shredding, recycling and id theft prevention (04.08.11)

WorldNetDaily: Alaska privacy plan: Banish biometrics (04.07.11)

AustralianIT: Epsilon email security breach widens (04.04.11)

The Daily Tar Heel: Medical records increasingly move online (04.06.11) 

Patt Morrison: Do Business Online at your own Risk: Security Breaches Abound (04.05.11)

Mobiledia: E-mail Security Breach Spreads to Target, Best Buy, Others (04.05.11)

StarTribune: Target's E-Mail Addresses Stolen, Too (04.05.11)

San Francisco Chronicle: Net Worth discusses Health Net breach (04.05.11)

MSNBC: What is Epsilon, and Why Did it Have Your E-Mail? (04.05.11)

CBS Money Watch: Email Breach: 8 Ways to Protect Yourself (04.05.11)

OregonLive.com: In the Wake of Health Net and Epsilon, Some Steps to Take Protecting Your Privacy (04.04.11)

The Latern: Security Breach Could Mean More Phishing, Spam (04.04.11)

Reuters: How to Protect Yourself from Data Brokers (04.01.11)

March 2011

Computerworld: Failure to encrypt portable devices inexcusable, say analysts (03.31.11)

CNet: Privacy: Facebook's Achilles Heel (03.28.11)

Networkworld.com: States to FTC: Don’t pre-empt our privacy laws with yours (03.26.11)

Infolawgroup.com: What's Next for the FTC's Proposed Privacy Framework? (03.23.11)

Money.usnews.com: Identity Theft: Your Chances of Being a Victim (03.23.11)

Reporternews.com: Health insurer slow to reveal security breach (03.19.11)

Foxbusiness.com: Could 'Big Brother' Save You Money on Auto Insurance? (03.17.11)

SFGate.com: Health Net slow to tell members of security breach (03.16.11)

Uppermichiganssource.com: Is your privacy safe online? (03.15.11)

KPBS.org: State Regulators Launch Investigations Into Health Net Security Breach (03.15.11)

Marketplace.publicradio.org: Just how good a driver are you? (03.14.11)

Brandchannel.com: Progressive Takes Snapshot of Your Driving Habits (03.14.11)

Thesunnews.com: Facebook develops new privacy policy (03.13.11)

New Jersey Breach Brings Data Privacy Practices into Question

Cleveland.com: Lost wallet? What to do when keys, cards and other stuff goes astray (03.12.11)

ITbusinessedge.com: New Jersey Breach Brings Data Privacy Practices into Question (03.11.11)

Informationweek.com: Google Again Sued Over Gmail Content Scanning (03.10.11)

Insurancenewsnet.com: CFA Issues Best Practices for Identity Theft Services (03.10.11)

Thenewstribune.com: HIPAA delays ID of skull found at Duffy's Pond (03.10.11)

News-press.com: New mother says hospital violated her privacy rights (03.09.11)

NYTimes.com: New Jersey Nearly Sold Secret Data (03.09.11)

Therepublic.com: Facebook develops new privacy policy (03.08.11)

Insidebayarea.com: Facebook develops new privacy policy (03.08.11)

Siliconvalley.com: Facebook develops new privacy policy (03.08.11)

Mercurynews.com: Facebook develops new privacy policy (03.08.11)

PNTmarketingservices.com: Targeted ads help FIs reward consumers (03.07.11)

Sandiegometro.com: Cyber Liability: Managing the Risks (03.05.11)

Sun-sentinel.com: More ads coming in your online bank statement (03.04.11)

Networking.itbusinessnet.com: How to Prevent Identity Theft (03.04.11)

Reuters.com: Stern Advice: Who's putting ads in your bank statement? (03.02.11)

 

February 2011

Thesunnews.com: Drug companies help S.C. track decongestants (02.28.11)

Westlawnews.thomson.com: Consumer lawsuits challenge online data brokers (02.24.11)

Mediapost.com: Opting Out Of Providing Information About Me (02.23.11)

Popular Mechanics: Concerned About Your Digital Privacy? You Should Be (02.22.11)

Informationweek.com: FTC Internet Privacy Proposal Slammed By Ad Industry (02.22.11)

Personalliberty.com: California’s High Court Rules That Stores Can’t Request ZIP Codes (02.17.11)

Moneywatch.bnet.com: Asking for Your ZIP Code: A New No-No for Retailers? (02.17.11)

PCWorld.com: Find and Protect Forgotten Sensitive Information (02.14.11)

Sunjournal.com: When the workplace and social media collide (02.13.11)

PCWorld.com: Is OkCupid's Dating Data Safe With Match.com? (02.11.11)

Online.wsj.com: California Court Says Stores Can't Ask for ZIP Codes (02.11.11)

SacBee.com: Storing customer's ZIP code violates California law, high court rules (02.11.11)

ZDNet.com.au: Protect your own privacy, say experts (02.09.11)

Sys-con.com: Dealing with the HITECH Requirements of HIPAA (02.08.11)

Suntimes.com: Be careful: Your Social Security number is worth protecting (02.02.11)

Newscientist.com: Self-encrypting discs will lock down your data (01.02.11)

 

January 2011

Broadcastingcable.com: Children's Online Privacy Advocates Call for Better Protection for Teens (01.27.11)

Walletpop.com: Consumer Ally Alert: Internet Security Risks for 2011 (01.26.11)

Credit.com: The Target REDCard Debit Card: Savings…and Safety? Part 2 (01.26.11)

Columbian.com: There's no shortage of pesky scammers (01.24.11)

Esecurityplanet.com: Top 10 Data Breaches of 2010 (01.24.11)

Washingtonexaminer.com: D.C. bill would make credit checks by most employers illegal (01.23.11)

PRWeb.com: January 28, 2011 is Data Privacy Day  (01.22.11)

Blogs.bankinfosecurity.com: Facebook in the Workplace: Privacy (01.22.11)

SFGate.com: Giffords' detailed updates, Jobs' nondisclosure (01.20.11)

Bangkokpost.com: Protecting your profile (01.18.11)

Smartmoney.com: 10 Things Game Shows Won't Tell You (01.18.11)

GCN.com: Geotagged — you're it! (01.18.11)

WTKR.com: Websites are actively compiling your information (01.14.11)

ZDNet.com: Want privacy? Take Responsibility. (01.13.11)

News.cnet.com: How to avoid growing number of Internet scams (01.10.11)

Consumeraffairs.com: Might We All May Be Cloud Computing Soon? (01.11.11)

News.cnet.com: How to avoid growing number of Internet scams (01.10.11)

Blogs.payscale.com: Smart Business Decisions (01.10.11)

PRWeb.com: eProtex Identifies Hidden Risks Leading to HIPAA Violations (01.06.11)

Triblocal.com: 10 Eco-Resolutions (01.06.11)

Globenewswire.com: More Than 11 Million Records Compromised by Data Breaches in 2010 (01.06.11)

Finance.yahoo.com: More Than 11 Million Records Compromised by Data Breaches in 2010 (01.05.11)

Winonapost.com: Identity theft at root of 'eMule' (01.05.11)

US PIRG: Worst privacy threats of 2011 outlined by Privacy Rights Clearinghouse (01.03.11)

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