It's easier than ever for con artists to swipe your sensitive financial information -- and then use it to decide if you're a good target for a scam. But the war isn't lost: Consider these easy strategies to protect yourself.
Recently, companies have begun to ask potential employees to hand over their Facebook passwords, and the backlash has been loud, widespread and angry. Too bad we hardly have any online privacy left to save.
Google Privacy Settlement With FTC Expected To Lead to Industry Warning But Not Necessarily Action
Microsoft (MSFT) is adding extra privacy controls to Internet Explorer to limit the amount of information that users disclose while surfing the Web. The new Microsoft feature will allow users to create a list of sites that they want to block from tracking them, The Associated Press said.
Mozilla Corp., the maker of the Firefox Internet browser, is considering creating a do-not-track mechanism to offer users more privacy. Web browsers are caught in the cross fire between regulators seeking to protect user privacy and online advertisers who want more information on users%u2019 preferences.
Greg Conti's new book "Googling Security" (Addison Wesley Press) is an eye-opener for anyone blasé about the amount of personal information we...