personal data

Frank Abagnale of "Catch Me If You Can" fame explains why younger adults are so susceptible to fraud.
The settlement follows allegations that the video service collected children's personal data without their parents’ consent.
The largest-ever settlement for a data breach draws to a close multiple probes into the credit-reporting company.
The New York Democrat sent a letter to the FBI and Federal Trade Commission calling for a review of a Russian company's photo app that's trending again.
In this secret corner of the internet, credit card numbers are sold for $100 apiece.
The agency described it as a "major privacy incident" that unnecessarily exposed hurricane and wildfire survivors' banking information to a contractor.
Since 2010, the tech giant has reportedly granted over 150 companies deeper access to users’ personal data than it has admitted.
About 50 employees have volunteered to have the chips implanted in their hands.
Part of the convenience of today's world is that WIFI access is available nearly everywhere. It allows us to stay connected
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) marks the beginning of a new era in Europe. With the new legislation intended not only to strengthen EU citizens' rights but also to simplify rules for businesses in EU Member States, every EU citizen is a vital stakeholder in the process.
You may have handed over full access to your Gmail account for a pikachu, folks.
We are generating more data today than ever before - and it's improving everything from healthcare and auto safety to education
Time to wake up to the fact that what an organization knows about you is among its most valuable and marketable assets. The value of a business isn't always tied to profitability; many derive their market value from the sum of property on hand.
There are apps to track your sleep, your steps, and your pets -- but this may be the first that tells you which of your friends to cut loose.
In all, the implications for powering algorithms and analyzing real-world patient data are enormous -- and they point toward more responsibility, along with freedom of choice, for the individual.
Would I be willing to sell my online social media activity? What about my location? What about my financial information? These questions led to further questions.
Be aware and more careful of what you do and say online. If you don't want it printed in a headline for all to see, don't write it. Take time occasionally to remove previous posts, comments, photos, and likes. Better still, delete accounts for social networks you no longer use.
All of us in education must do more to make sure that we are transparent -- especially with parents -- about what data are collected, who has access to them, how they are used and what efforts are undertaken to protect privacy and keep the data secure.