WASHINGTON— Two phone companies— TerraCom Inc. and YourTel America Inc.— unwittingly posted the Social Security numbers, driver's licenses and other sensitive data of up to 300,000 clients to the Internet, an investigation found, and federal regulators said Friday they plan to fine the companies. We look forward to working with the FCC to resolve this matter...» Read More
May 28- MasterCard Inc, the world's second largest debit and credit card company, said it was extending its zero liability policy in the United States to include all PIN-based and ATM transactions. Zero liability protection means the account holder will not be held responsible for unauthorized transactions.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen, Morgan Brennan and Dominic Chu, look at today's "Power Lunch" stories, including news Apple is taking over the home.
Facebook announced that posts from new users will only be shared with their "friends" unless they change the default settings and choose "public."
EBay says 145 million user records have been breached. CNBC.com consumer reporter Kelli B. Grant, shares two stories, including the smartest ways to protect your data online.
Airbnb and the New York Attorney General have reached an agreement over privacy, reports CNBC's Brian Sullivan.
WASHINGTON, May 19- Sprint Corp will pay $7.5 million to settle allegations that it failed to spare consumers from unwanted telemarketing calls, U.S. communications regulators said on Monday.
Which tech companies do you trust when it comes to privacy? CNBC's Jon Fortt and Kara Swisher, Re/code co-executive editor, discuss a new study from the "Electronic Frontier Foundation" that measured more than 2 dozen companies.
Google received take-down requests after Europe's top court ruled that subjects have the 'right to be forgotten,' a source said.
WASHINGTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, April 29- The White House will lay out ideas this week for protecting U.S. consumers' privacy in an era in which the ubiquitous use of computers and mobile phones provides a constant data feed on individuals.
Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, says the revelations of spying by the U.S. National Security Agency is a "huge scandal" and the government is "out of control".
Privacy advocates have asked US regulators to halt Facebook $19 billion acquisition of messaging service WhatsApp.
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and CNBC's Julia Boorstin discuss what companies must do to understand the barriers facing women in the workplace.
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and CNBC's Julia Boorstin discuss how her company plans to personalize marketing and keep teen users.
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg explains how her company plans to expand its app business while maintaining privacy for users.
Advertisers know they can buy ads on Facebook and get great returns, says Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO, talking with CNBC's Julia Boorstin about the company's plans to grow their advertising business and protect consumer privacy.
NBC News Richard Engel reports from Sochi, saying many facilities are being built last minute. Also, Engel provides insight into the surveillance at the Olympics.
Data protection has become a "selling argument" highlights Viviane Reding, European Commission vice president, as negotiations between U.S. and European leaders for online privacy regulations begin.
A look at internal emails from federal government contractor USIS, which performs background checks for security positions within the government, with CNBC's Eamon Javers. The Justice Department alleges some background investigations were fraudulent.
Stephen Boyer, BitSight Technologies co-founder, explains how BitSight is transforming how companies manage information security risk with objective, evidence-based security ratings.
CNBC's Eamon Javers provides highlights from President Obama's address about changes in the National Security Agency's surveillance program.