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Privacy French Lawmakers Support COVID-Warning Smartphone App, Despite Privacy, Effectiveness Concerns

French lawmakers have voted in favor of deploying a smartphone application warning of potential exposure to a person infected with the coronavirus, despite concerns some have about privacy and the ...

Privacy Microsoft demand Berlin data protection officers take back privacy warnings about Skype and Teams

The Berlin data commissioner has posted warnings that when using Skype and Microsoft Teams, others may be able to listen in to the conversation and Microsoft is not happy. In a May 5th  letter to...

Privacy New warning on virus apps' digital privacy safeguards

Authorities have already released or plan to roll out contact-tracing apps across the EU. However, the coronavirus pandemic has brought into focus the risks of these surveillance technologies - and...

Privacy Privacy warning over ‘tracker’ alerts in NHS coronavirus-tracing app

Privacy International said in a detailed blog post, ‘Our analysis of the NHSX app reveals that there is no mechanism to opt-in or opt-out of third-party trackers which are included with the app.’ ...

Privacy South Korea issues privacy warning after local reports link gay people to coronavirus outbreak

South Korea has warned against leaking the personal information of coronavirus patients after local media speculation linked a recent cluster to gay people in Seoul.

Privacy Burr sold stocks, gave dire warning to private group before coronavirus took off in US

U.S. Sen. Richard Burr sold up to $1.5 million in stocks, including hotel chains, in mid-February weeks before he warned a private group that the coronavirus was “akin to the 1918 pandemic” and...

Privacy Warnings issued by intelligence, law enforcement agencies ahead of Super Tuesday vote

The leaders of several U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies issued a warning to voters and the public on Monday ... "The level of coordination and communication between the federal ...

Privacy Privacy warning over WhatsApp group chats as ‘they can be found on Google’

WhatsApp group chats are not as private as some users might think - with groups easily discoverable on Google if an invitation link has been shared online. WhatsApp user Jordan Wildon found private...

Privacy California Schools Violating Pesticide Law – CBS13 Investigates: Weed Killer Warnings On Campus

She has no choice but to send her grandkids to a school that sprays glyphosate. Still, she’s better off than private school parents. State law doesn’t apply to them so no one is tracking pesticide...

Privacy Google’s Bid For Fitbit Prompts Warning From EU Over Data Privacy

The EU hopes that Google would exercise the proper level of restraint and precaution in terms of data, and assess data privacy requirements — as well as mitigate any possible privacy and data risks...

Privacy New iPhone Warning: Beware These 23 ‘Careless’ Cloud Apps Leaking Your Data—Here’s What You Do

If you have cloud-based apps on your iPhone, you should check the security settings now—before you send any more data.

Privacy Temple & Morguard Complete Going Private Transaction and Early Warning

MISSISSAUGA, ON , Feb. 18, 2020 /CNW/ - Morguard Corporation (MRC.TO) ("Morguard") and Temple Hotels Inc. (TPH.TO) ("Temple") announced today that they have completed the previously announced ...

Privacy Bed Bath & Beyond Investigated By Law Firms As Shares Drop Following Sales Warning

The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz, Howard G. Smith, and Gibbs Law Group all said that the home goods retailer's preliminary earnings report and the subsequent shares dip give rise to suspicion. Bed ...

Privacy Facebook’s Tiny Privacy Fine Is a ‘Warning,’ German Agency Says

for failing to nominate a data protection officer for its local office, a penalty privacy regulators said should still serve as a “warning” to others.

Privacy Security warning: These apps are reading your emails and selling your data

According to a new report by Motherboard, some popular email productivity apps have been “scraping” users’ email accounts for information and selling that data to other companies. You may also...

Privacy Black Hawk dog food recalled but warning missed in PETstock privacy snafu

But it refused to detail how many complaints it had received or the number of cases of sick pets it was investigating ... defending not contacting the now deceased dog’s owners due to “privacy...

Privacy Prince Harry warning: Duke’s ‘petty complaint’ to backfire as royal watchers question move

Prince Harry lodged a complaint against a British newspaper about a story on his use of photos with ... There is an issue of breach of copyright and privacy. READ MORE: Meghan Markle attacked:...

Privacy Tesla faces federal review of complaints its cars accelerate without warning

The car smashed into a pole and was totaled, said the woman, who asked that her name not be used to protect her privacy. Her husband said Tesla investigated and told them the accelerator was pushed...

Privacy A billion medical images are exposed online, as doctors ignore warnings

Every day, millions of new medical images containing the personal health information of patients are spilling out onto the internet. Hundreds of hospitals, medical offices and imaging centers are ...

Privacy The FBI just issued a warning about the risks of owning a smart TV — here are its suggestions for protecting your privacy

If you own a smart TV, it's time to acquaint yourself with the risks associated with the devices, according to a new warning issued by the FBI.