Even innocuous photos users share on social networks can have unexpected consequences for their privacy. Consider the case of the cube steak.
SpiderOak today launched Hive, an app allows users to easily sync their files across devices while the files remain encrypted on SpiderOak’s servers.
Millennials, or young people who have never known a world without Internet technology, have already begun to see how online social networking behavior can come home to roost during a job search. Some behaviors are beginning to shift as a result, but some users still fail to take necessary precautions, according to a McAfee infographic.
Last month, Google was able to expand its social log-in dramatically by simply integrating its log-in feature with identity management providers Gigya and Janrain. The deal shone a spotlight on service providers who are usually invisible to end users.
We all have one or two friends who have used Facebook and left the site. Do those people share some fundamental trait? Not according to a new study from Cornell University, which found various, often overlapping reasons for leaving Facebook.
If a geek wearing Google Glass winks at you, he might also be snapping a picture for posterity, according to code unearthed by a developer using the Reddit user name Fodawin. The code indicates that the eyeglass-shaped computer may soon support integrate gestural controls, including allowing users to take a photograph by simply winking.
Just two days after launching a major new product, Home, Facebook has made a major public effort to quell concerns that the uber-app is a net with which to scoop up more data about its users.
European authorities are now individually investigating Google’s privacy practices after a four-month deadline set by a joint body expired with no response from Google.
Lawrence You will replace Alma Whitten as director of privacy at Google, the company said today.