Data Breach of 156,000 Uber Users in Brazil

After the ongoing controversies of Facebook’s data breach, now it’s Uber. Recently, Uber apologized to its 156,000 users in Brazil. Personal information of these users was leaked in a major data breach in 2016. However, the company paid hackers to stay mum about the security breach for over a year. There are a large number of

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EU GDPR & Privacy Shield: What to expect and how it will affect your personal data protection

What is GDPR and why should you care? Because it’s the future of Internet regulation in the EU and it affects web publishers, advertisers, and users. General Data Protection Regulation Is A Good Idea The EU General Data Protection Regulation is supposed to be the most important change in personal data protection regulation since internet

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Can ISPs Sell Your Data?

The age old question is explored in depth, can ISPs sell your data? The answer, surprisingly, is yes. Can ISPs Sell My Data? Inquiring Minds Want To Know The questions, can ISPs sell your browsing history and is my ISP watching me, are easy to answer but the answers may not please you. In some

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Data Breach: A Very Real Possibility For Everyone Around

Statistics show that organizations are more prone to online data theft, and most encounter at least one such instance. Appleby recently confirmed that “a data security incident” took place at the firm in 2016. In that instance, some data got into the wrong hands. Appleby is a well known law and fiduciary firm. In the

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Is Your ISP Watching You?

Is your ISP watching you is not the question you should be asking, you should be asking what are they doing with the data they collect. Do Internet Service Providers Monitor Your Traffic? To ask the question do ISPs watch what you surf, or if they monitor your traffic is naive. Of course they do.

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All That You Need To Know About Data Mining

How are the world’s economic trends decided upon? How are predictions made of the forthcoming trends in business or technology? By analyzing the data that is already available, of course. You see, if you study the data that is accumulating over the years, you’ll notice a clear pattern. There is always a link between events

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How To Stay Safe Online With A VPN

Problems like blocked websites, internet security, etc. are common for net users. The easiest solution for this is using a virtual private network. But many people might not know how to use a VPN. It is an easy task provided you select a good virtual private network service provider. The Issue Of Storage Of Data

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How Long Does Your Data Remain On The Internet

How long does data remain on the Internet? The answers, and what you can do about it, may surprise you. How Long Is Personal Data Stored Online How long does personal information stay on the Internet, how long can digital data last? These questions get asked everyday by individuals, businesses and organizations. The simple answer

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Big Data: Why Do Companies Collect And Store Personal Data

Why do companies collect data and store our personal data? Because big data is money, why else? Read on to know learn more about data mining business and big data. Why Do Websites Collect Data And Store User Data? In the old days, at the dawn of computing, computers had very little ability to recognize

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