According to a recent report from the US GAO, car makers and GPS manufacturers have been collecting information about drivers' whereabouts via on-board navigational aids and then storing that data for varying lengths of time.
As we reported recently, Facebook wants to know how trustworthy its users find it, but it's not sharing the results. So we ran our own poll of how many people trust Facebook and hereby present the results. (Note bene: We categorically define "people" as meaning "our readers".)
The money gets Google the keys to our smart homes. Nest is, after all, plugged into the internet of all things with its smart thermostats and smoke alarms. The question now is, Say WHAT? Does that mean Google's going to know even more about us than it already does?!
Hot on the heels of yesterday's announcement that it's launched a new £4 million campaign to help raise awareness of cyber security issues, the UK government has today urged SMEs to get more clued-up on cyber security.
The Syrian Electronic Army explains that its weekend pouncing was motivated by Microsoft's alleged monitoring of email accounts and selling of data for the US and other governments. The group promises to publish proof.