How To Find, Disable iPhone Feature That Tracks All Your MovementsYou may be surprised to know your iPhone has a hidden feature that is likely tracking your every move.
New California Law Extends Privacy Rights To Electronic DataCalifornia will require police to get a court order before they can search messages, photos and other digital data stored on phones or company servers.
California Assembly OKs Bill Requiring Warrants For Electronic SearchesA bill that would require law enforcement agencies in California to obtain search warrants before they could access private emails, text messages and other electronic communications narrowly won bipartisan approval from the state Assembly on Tuesday.
Bill Proposed To Warn Consumers About Smart TVs That Can Record Your ConversationsA California lawmaker is pushing legislation to give consumers better warnings about a new phenomenon for smart TVs: They can record household conversations without your knowledge.
Target Reaches Deal With Visa For Massive 2013 Data Breach That Affected Millions Of Holiday ShoppersTarget says it's reached a settlement with Visa related to its massive 2013 data breach that resulted in the theft of millions of debit and credit card numbers.
Harvard Student Loses Facebook Internship After His App Exploits Privacy FlawsA Harvard University student says he lost his internship at Facebook after he launched a browser application that showed privacy flaws on the social media giant's mobile messenger.
State Employment Development Dept. Puts Millions Of Californians At Risk For Identity TheftConsumerWatch reporter Julie Watts discovered that one state agency is putting millions of social security numbers at risk despite state laws intended to protect it.
Sexist Google Algorithm? Women Shown Fewer Ads For High-Paying Jobs, Study FindsNew findings from Carnegie Mellon University claim Google's targeted ad algorithm is downright discriminatory, particularly if you're a woman.
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Police Install Controversial License Plate Readers On Fairfield Patrol CarsThe Fairfield Police Department announced Saturday they have installed license plate readers on two patrol vehicles.
Privacy Advocates Skeptical Google’s Security Changes Actually Protects ConsumersGoogle says it wants its users to know more about what it knows about them. The tech company is rolling out new privacy controls that shed some light on data gathering.