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Privacy

Elderly Identify Theft: Why Older Americans Are Becoming A Growing Target

In 2013, there were 16,993 reported instances of identity theft crimes that were committed against people 70 years and older.

09/11/2014

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After Celebrity Hacking Scandal, Philadelphia Professor Offers Advice On Protecting Your Info

Chris Stigall spoke with La Salle University Professor Dean Henry on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about internet security in the wake of the celebrity hacking scandal that revealed intimate photos of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton and other actresses.

09/08/2014

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Tax-Related Identity Theft: The Importance Of Protecting Your Social Security Number

With your social security number, criminals can open accounts in your name, potentially leaving you stuck with fraudulent charges.

09/08/2014

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Data Breaches: Expert Tips For Protecting Small Businesses

A data breach can be devastating to a small business. Protect yourself, so security issues don’t take your company under.

09/05/2014

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Some Concerned About Car Computers’ Effect On Privacy

Connecting to the web on the road is a convenience that could be harming us. What is saved and shared has people concerned.

08/06/2014

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New Car Technology Leads To Concerns About Invasion Of Privacy

From TVs to automobiles, buying new often means getting the latest technology, from touch screens to wi-fi capability. But is there a price for this accessibility?

07/24/2014

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Local Privacy-Protecting Website Hits A Billion Searches In Last Year

The little search engine from Chester County that could’ has really come into its own: DuckDuckGo hit a billion searches last year in the fallout from NSA leaker Edward Snowden’s revelations.

05/25/2014

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Facebook Offers Users Privacy ‘Checkup’

After years of criticism from users, privacy advocates, and now regulators, Facebook seems to be taking privacy more seriously.

05/23/2014

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Social Media Today: Facebook Privacy Checkup, Google+ Stories, Spotify Milestone

KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.

05/22/2014

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Facebook Users Accuse Social Networking Site Of Reading Private Messages

A heated debate about the privacy of Facebook may soon be heard in a courtroom.

01/06/2014

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The Bathroom Remains Private

it seems that nothing is private anymore but there are, in fact, limits to when others can monitor you without your permission.

01/06/2014

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Computer Techs May Access Private Information

Can you sue the computer repair service for accessing your information?

10/15/2013

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FERPA Gives College Students Privacy

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act says college students are to be considered responsible adults and are allowed to determine who will receive information about them.

09/02/2013

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Crimefighting Intelligence Center Dedicated in South Philly

DVIC is a massive intelligence- gathering outlet for Philadelphia and the five suburban counties. But Mayor Nutter says it is designed to also share information with other “fusion centers,” as they are called, in New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland.

06/28/2013

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Legal Limits Of Surveillance Drones

Technology has now created a surveillance drone that eliminates the need to enter a home to find evidence of criminal behavior, but can, instead, view such activity by hovering near a home’s window.

05/23/2013

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