Update: Lenovo settles with U.S. regulator and 32 states over privacy and digital security flaws
Lenovo has settled a case involving adware on laptops that used a very insecure method of tracking the web browsing habits of users.
Companies adopt better security hygiene in wake of mass surveillance disclosures
In the aftermath of 2013’s disclosures on government mass surveillance, there’s a simple “low-hanging fruit” protecting users. The majority of internet traffic — our emails, searches, chats, website visits, and more — remain unencrypted and vulnerable to prying eyes.
Time to Encrypt All the Things
It’s time to expand the public discourse. It’s time to talk about how to properly secure data and defend privacy.
Encrypt All the Things
Today, Access launched the Encrypt All the Things campaign to encourage widespread use of data security practices. The centerpiece of the campaign is the Data Security Action Plan of 2014 – 7 security-enhancing steps that companies can take in order to provide a minimum amount of protection to personal data.