Behavior Detection

Google may pay $22.5 million for bypassing Safari settings

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If approved, the FTC will levy its stiffest penalty yet against the search giant after repeated privacy infractions.

Internet privacy tools too confusing for most users

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Most individuals don't understand how to configure advertising "opt-out" tools, according to a new study, which means the debate over how best to give users control over their privacy rages on.

SC Congress Canada: RSA security architect discusses SecurID breach

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The security architect of RSA offered a candid account of the SecurID breach during a session Wednesday at SC Congress Canada in Toronto.

Internet Explorer 9 to include privacy opt-in feature

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The forthcoming Internet Explorer (IE) 9 will contain a new "opt-in" control that will prevent users from being unknowingly tracked by websites, Microsoft revealed Wednesday.

Don't-track-me browser feature part of FTC privacy plan

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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is urging companies to develop a "do not track" mechanism so consumers can choose whether to allow the collection of data regarding online searching and browsing activities.

Sophos partners with bit.ly

Sophos, maker of anti-malware solutions, has partnered with bit.ly, a utility for shortening, sharing and tracking links, to provide visibility into infected websites through its behavior detection capabilities, search engine partnerships and anti-spam honeypots.

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