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Privacy Health apps collecting sensitive data need more transparent terms of service, law experts argue

Roberts: We want companies to be able to respond to the California Consumer Privacy Act [which was signed into law in 2018 to ensure all consumers have a right to know how their data is being ...

Privacy Some troops’ sensitive medical data can be found online, with the right tools

Sen. Mark Warner, D-Virginia, has written Pentagon leadership about a cyber vulnerability that may expose sensitive data about service members.

Privacy Study finds Grindr, OKCupid and Tinder sharing sensitive data (updated)

Grindr and others also tend to use a "mix of legal bases" to handle data collection, making it difficult to know just what methodology is being applied and when. Accordingly, the Consumer Council...

Privacy Study: Grindr, Tindr and Other Apps Share Sensitive Personal Data With Advertisers

The push by the privacy rights coalition follows a report published on Tuesday by the Norwegian Consumer Council found that 10 apps collect sensitive information including a user's exact location, ...

Privacy Major security flaws found on TikTok left people's sensitive personal data and videos vulnerable to hackers

TikTok is one of the most popular social networks in the world, but it's also raised cybersecurity and privacy concerns due to its ties to China.

Privacy How online 'cloud buckets' are exposing private photos and other sensitive data

The digital equivalent of a safety deposit box, they house data placed in networks of remote servers — what’s known as the cloud. Placing reams of data in the cloud offers companies the ability to ...

Privacy Privacy alert: Brainwave devices can leak sensitive medical conditions and personal information

University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers have shown that malicious access to these brainwave signals may reveal privacy-sensitive medical conditions and personal information of users, as...

Privacy Appen Launches Secure Workspace Solution to Protect Sensitive Data for Annotation in Facilities or in At-Home Environments

Secure Workspace is part of Appen's portfolio of Secure Solutions, a comprehensive, industry-leading offering designed to ensure maximum security and privacy compliance for AI training data...

Privacy Sensitive Data Must Be Protected. That Doesn’t Mean It Can’t Also Be Used.

How can agencies manage the delicate balance between using data to its fullest extent without compromising privacy and security requirements? Two exciting and innovative data analysis ...

Privacy BigID’s Data Pipeline Discovery solution helps orgs monitor sensitive PII and PI transmission

BigID, the leader in data-centric personal data privacy and protection, announced the industry’s first data discovery solution for data pipelines. BigID’s privacy-aware Data Pipeline Discovery ...

Privacy Google gets green light to access FIVE YEARS' worth of sensitive patient data from NHS, sparking privacy fears

New documents show the data will include medical history, diagnoses, treatment dates and ethnic origin. The news has raised concerns about the privacy of the data, which could now be harvested and ...

Privacy Immuta’s platform enhanced with sensitive data detection and privacy-enhancing features

Immuta introduced new sensitive data detection and additional privacy-enhancing features to its leading Automated Data Governance platform. Immuta’s Fall 2019 release enables customers to ...

Privacy Immuta Introduces New Sensitive Data Detection and Additional Privacy-Enhancing Features

(Strata Data Conference)— Immuta today introduced new sensitive data detection and additional privacy-enhancing features to its leading Automated Data Governance platform. Immuta’s Fall 2019 ...

Privacy Mental health apps are scooping up your most sensitive data. Will you benefit?

An eye-opening study published in JAMA Network Open in April revealed that 81% of the 36 top-rated mental health apps sent data to Google and Facebook for analytics or advertising purposes. Only...

Privacy Epiq Launches Global Information Governance Services to Manage Sensitive Legal and Corporate Data

Epiq has a strong command of the industry’s best data privacy practices, particularly in the areas of data compliance, data migration, and data security. The new information governance services at ...

Privacy Smart TVs, smart-home devices found to be leaking sensitive user data

The findings highlight how even as privacy concerns have become a part of the discussion around consumer technology, new devices are adding to the hidden and often convoluted industry around data ...

Privacy Smart TVs, smart-home devices found to be leaking sensitive user data, researchers find

The findings highlight how even as privacy concerns have become a part of the discussion around consumer technology, new devices are adding to the hidden and often convoluted industry around data ...

Privacy New studies find smart TVs are still sending sensitive data to third parties

Back in 2015, Samsung found itself in trouble when its Smart TV privacy policy revealed that the devices were potentially eavesdropping on users and sharing the data. Another report from last year ...

Privacy Popular period-tracking apps were found sharing extremely sensitive data to Facebook, including when users last had sex

Two apps in particular, Maya and MIA Fem, were sharing details such as when users' last had sex, and how much alcohol they had drunk in recent days.

Privacy These menstrual tracking apps reportedly shared sensitive data with Facebook

New research from UK-based advocacy group Privacy International uncovered that some period-tracking apps were sharing sensitive data with Facebook. Tracking apps like MIA Fem and Maya shared ...