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  1. 5 New Website Vulnerabilities Straight from Black Hat & DEF CON

    Still, the last thing you want to be doing this weekend is sending emails to customers explaining a security breach, exposing their private data, or watching site traffic dive and SERP positions plummet because of a Google malware warning.

  2. Weekly Rundown: Lost Google Image Search Traffic, Facebook Search Ads & More

    Security certificate problem trips up Bing Web site – CNETTrying to use Bing brought up the following warning: "This is probably not the site you are looking for! Apple records and keeps users' Siri queries for up to 2 years – Los Angeles TimesData...

  3. Google Privacy Director Alma Whitten Resigns

    The privacy and security teams, and everyone else at Google, will continue this hard work to ensure that our users' data is kept safe and secure. Whitten ascended to the position of privacy director in the wake of the furore created by revelations...

  4. Google as Your Identity Provider: Where Are We Now?

    Security! Because you don’t have to give these websites you interact with any information, your IdP will vouch for your name, address, age, social security, credit card and anything else that your IdP holds in their “verified identity” account of you.

  5. Facebook & Twitter Apps Exploited to Profit From Private Data

    A Facebook spokesperson told Search Engine Watch: “We have dedicated security engineers and teams that look into and take aggressive action on reports like those raised here. Shopov published a post on Oct.titled, “I just bought more than 1 million...

  6. LinkedIn Hit With $5 Million Lawsuit Over Stolen Passwords

    Professional social network Linkedin faces a class action lawsuit from a user for failing to protect private data following a security breach that saw millions of its users' password compromised. Shortly after the breach, LinkedIn was criticized...

  7. World IPv6 Launch: What it Means for Content Owners & SEO

    That said, the growth of any new technology presents a challenge to the security community as they adapt the new space and possible attack vectors. A query using the dig command line tool that looks for the AAAA DNS record (used to assign hosts to...

  8. Google, Microsoft, Yahoo Working With White House on Do No Track Browsing

    Security: Consumers have a right to secure and responsible handling of personal data. Transparency: Consumers have a right to easily understandable information about privacy and security practices. Google was previously investigated over the...

  9. Renewed Calls for Privacy Law Following Facebook FTC Settlement

    Erin Egan, formerly a partner in the global privacy and data security practice of law firm Covington and Burling, joined as chief privacy officer, policy. Joe Barton of Texas, have sent Facebook and other digital media firms numerous inquiries...

  10. In Google We Trust (Your Identity)

    Because it would be a poor choice economically and for security to have only one provider, there will be many Identity Providers that users can select from to act as their intermediary. A false sense of control, privacy, and security among Users