Days after Strava fitness heatmaps were shown to reveal the location of military bases, a Norwegian journalist fooled Strava into revealing the names of some of soldiers and other personnel on those bases.
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VTech to Pay FTC $650k Over Kids Privacy Violations in Connected-Toy Hack
Two years after it was cited for security and privacy violations in its connected toys, VTech Electronics Ltd. has been fined by the U.S. government for violations of a federal law protecting children’s online privacy.
Uber’s Endless Summer: FTC Settlement over Bogus Security, Privacy Claims
In-brief: Uber’s Endless Summer continued on Tuesday, when the ride sharing start-up settled with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over charges that the company failed to reasonably secure sensitive consumer data that it collected and stored.
When Cybercrooks Chat, Privacy isn’t Everything
In-brief: a survey of cyber criminal groups by Flashpoint revealed that secure messaging apps are becoming more popular, but that security isn’t the only thing motivating online criminals.
Amid More Dumping, Data Privacy Movement Awaits a Spark | Digital Guardian
In-brief: Like Love Canal or the ‘flaming river’ in Cleveland that eventually prompted anti-pollution laws, the casual leak of data on 33 million U.S. professionals is a sign that our online environment is badly compromised. But can we fix it? (Editor’s note: this blog post originally appeared on Digital Guardian’s blog.)