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# personal-information - Sunday 31 March, 2019

Amazon investigator says Saudi Arabia hacked Jeff Bezos’s phone

Gavin de Becker was looking into the leaking of Bezos’s personal information.

# personal-information - Friday 3 July, 2015

Poll: Do you worry about your online privacy? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you worry about your online privacy?

Most people are aware of privacy settings on social media sites but is it something you worry about?

# personal-information - Friday 28 November, 2014

Twitter is now keeping track of the apps you download - and it's all because of ads

Users will be able to opt of the scheme that tracks which other apps are downloaded.

# personal-information - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

The Irish government is asking for more and more user data from Facebook

The growth in requests is more than double the global average.

# personal-information - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Column: Free Wi-Fi networks carry risks – but you can avoid them

Make sure you’re not freely handing away your personal data…

# personal-information - Monday 28 July, 2014

Revenue scam warning: Here's what fraudulent tax websites can look like

Scam sites copy details from authentic websites in an attempt to con unsuspecting users out of important personal information.

# personal-information - Friday 30 May, 2014

Google now has a form for those who want to be 'forgotten'

If follows a European Court of Justice ruling that individuals have the right to have links to information about them deleted from searches

# personal-information - Monday 19 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge New feature lets you 'ask' your Facebook friends about their relationship status Don't Ask

New feature lets you 'ask' your Facebook friends about their relationship status

A new ‘ask’ button has popped up on Facebook pages – here’s what it’s all about.

# personal-information - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Scammers are going 'phishing' for Revenue customer details

Fake emails headed “Notice of Tax Return. Client No.” are being sent from accounts purporting to be from the Revenue Commissioners.

# personal-information - Monday 22 July, 2013

Apple's developer site was hacked

Apple says an intruder attempted to secure the personal information of some of the registered developers from the site.

# personal-information - Monday 17 June, 2013

Apple does not collect 'a mountain of personal details'

In a statement, Apple says authorities ask for information mostly for police reasons – finding missing kids, tracking down vulnerable people, investigating crimes and preventing suicides.

# personal-information - Saturday 1 December, 2012

Facebook ordered to remove sex offender monitoring page

Facebook was given 72 hours to take down the original page which contained a photo and comments about a convicted sex offender.