It’s understandable that many consumers were shocked and outraged to learn that the credit card info of tens of millions of …
And the government, too
And it may not be much of a chance at all
Once again, Disney appears to have mastered the art of rolling out a new perk for guests—that actually winds up with them spending more money at Disney. This time, it’s a wristband that serves as a combo admissions pass, room key, credit card, and reservation assistant for rides and restaurants.
Most of us have, at some point, been asked for our address, ZIP code, phone number or e-mail address while buying something. What’s the deal with that?
With the summer comes peak season for scammers coming up with new ways to empty tourists’ wallets — increasingly, by getting their hands on travelers’ personal financial information. Here are five tricks to be on the lookout …
With Google already trying to contain the damage to its reputation from the National Security Agency (NSA) leaks, it now risks another dent to its image, as European privacy officials threaten to fine the company for sucking up vast amounts of user information without explaining the purpose.
On Thursday, French officials gave Google …
With continuing revelations about the scope of the National Security Agency’s surveillance of phone and Internet communications, many people are thinking more carefully about how to ensure their privacy online.
Maybe we shouldn’t be so shocked about PRISM, considering we grant companies like Facebook, Google and Apple incredible leverage to hand over our data to government agencies the moment we accept their terms of service agreements.
Verizon, the phone company whose disclosure of customer data to the U.S. federal government is at the center of the furor over cooperation by technology companies with top-secret national-security programs, has offered a precise, clear, but little-noticed public explanation of why it did what it did.
The Verizon explanation is not in the …
Tech companies, including PayPal and Google, have joined together to dream up the future of passwords. And the future is to have no passwords at all