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Your heartbeat may replace passwords of your health records
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Your heartbeat may replace passwords of your health records

A patient's own heartbeat may be soon used as the password to access electronic health records, say scientists who developed a low-cost technique to protect personal data.

Personal data to be primary target for hacking in 2017: Report
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Personal data to be primary target for hacking in 2017: Report

With the rise in the number of mobile internet users in India, malware attacks on smartphones' operating systems have increased and mobile applications through which people hack into phones to access personal data show the same trend, a study has found.

Yahoo built a secret tool to scan emails for NSA and FBI
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Yahoo built a secret tool to scan emails for NSA and FBI

Yahoo Inc last year secretly built a custom software program to search all of its customers' incoming emails for specific information provided by U.S. intelligence officials, according to people familiar with the matter.

Tinder breaches EU data protection rules: EU lawmaker
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Tinder breaches EU data protection rules: EU lawmaker

An EU lawmaker says dating app Tinder breaches the bloc's data protection rules because it uses personal data without explicit consent and should be investigated by the European Commission.

Wearable fitness trackers know more about you than just your health
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Wearable fitness trackers know more about you than just your health

Wearable fitness trackers and health monitors are becoming more commonplace and diverse, but just what do you do with all of that data?

Germany, Brazil pushing UN to get tough on digital spying
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Germany, Brazil pushing UN to get tough on digital spying

The two countries have drafted a new text that now includes metadata. The draft says unlawful or arbitrary surveillance, interception of communications and collection of personal data, including metadata, are "highly intrusive acts."

McAfee survey reveals breakups lead to privacy breaches online
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McAfee survey reveals breakups lead to privacy breaches online

McAfee today released findings of its "2013 Love, Relationships, and Technology" survey, which closely documents the downside of sharing...

Android Malware Potentially Infects Thousands Of Devices Stealing Personal Data
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Android Malware Potentially Infects Thousands Of Devices Stealing Personal Data

Fake market called Android Express's Play has drawn over 3,000 visits in a week, resulting in potential theft between 75,000 and 450,000 pieces of personal info.

CES 2013: McAfee and Intel come together for consumer's online security
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CES 2013: McAfee and Intel come together for consumer's online security

At CES 2013, McAfee and Intel announced their commitment to lead in delivering innovative security solutions aimed at protecting a consumer’s entire

'Socialbots' harvest 250 Gb of personal data from Facebook users
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'Socialbots' harvest 250 Gb of personal data from Facebook users

Researchers test Facebook’s defences and find that they can harvest up to 80 percent of users' personal data with programmes called socialbots that mimic real humans.

'Socialbots' harvest 250 Gb of personal data from Facebook users
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'Socialbots' harvest 250 Gb of personal data from Facebook users

Researchers test Facebook's defences and find that they can harvest up to 80 percent of users' personal data with programmes called socialbots that mimic real humans.

Start-ups put your personal data back your hands
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Start-ups put your personal data back your hands

Singly's Locker Project helps users exploit their own social media data, whilst British project Mydex aims to provide a secure personal data store that protects users' privacy and identity.

Start-ups put your personal data back your hands
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Start-ups put your personal data back your hands

Singly's Locker Project helps users exploit their own social media data, whilst British project Mydex aims to provide a secure personal data store that protects users' privacy and identity.

Now, Sony's Subsidiary Hacked
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Now, Sony's Subsidiary Hacked

Reward points that users could exchange for Sony products and online currency have been intruded.