Personal Data

Report: Spy Agencies Have Eye On Angry Birds, Other Phone Apps For Personal DataThe latest revelations from NSA leaker Edward Snowden show that government spies have an eye on smartphone and tablet apps.
Website Helps You Profit Off Your Personal InformationThose seemingly 'free' services, like email and social networking, are funded (and then some) by information like your birthdate, location, what you search for and buy, and insights to your online behavior.
FTC Investigates Data Brokers Do you know what a data broker is? Chances are you don't. But data brokers know a lot about you.
Officials At Cheyney U. Warning Students About Personal Data BreachOfficials at Cheyney University are urging students to check their credit reports after an inadvertent release of their personal data, including Social Security numbers.
3 On Your Side: Protecting Personal Data3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has advice on what you can do to protect and prepare before a security breach even happens.
3 On Your Side: Hard To Wipe Smartphones CleanAs 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, when it comes time to ditch your old phone, the safeguards many of us take to protect our information just aren’t good enough.