| Oct 21, 2014
| 11:03 AM
Apple has begun automatically collecting the locations of users and the queries they type when searching for files with the newest Mac operating system, a function that has provoked backlash for a company that portrays itself as a leader on privacy.
| Oct 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
This will make me sound old, but I'm going to say it.
In a million years -- in 2 million years -- I would never stick a camera down my pants to take a picture.
So I will never get this sexting craze.
I can't empathize with a teenage girl seeking...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 2:24 PM
The leaks of celebrity photos stored on iCloud or exchanged via Snapchat have focused the public's attention on how insecure their data are.
And yet FBI Director James Comey is trying to persuade us that we face the opposite risk: The personal data on...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 12:23 PM
What could possibly go wrong?
As the backlash continues over dissemination of hacked private photos through the Snapchat app Snapsaved, which followed on the heels of an iCloud hack, Alaska Air is looking at converting its ticketing operations from...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Maybe you're ready for a new cellphone. Maybe you're not. The time to decide that is when you are able to mull over the pros and cons, not when you are getting ready for a trip and you realize yours is missing. Trouble takes time, and time is money, so...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 1:23 PM
Jennifer Lawrence finally broke her silence on the photo hack that revealed private and nude photos of the young actress over Labor Day weekend. "It is not a scandal," she said of the hack in an interview with Vanity Fair. "It is a sex crime. It is a...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Not too long ago, I wrote a post defending the celebrities whose nude selfies had been stolen from iCloud, Apple's online locker service. They were victimized by thieves, after all. And given the security promised by Apple, and given the automatic...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 5:27 AM
Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence, one of dozens of actresses, models and celebrities whose intimate images have been posted online, spoke about the photo hacking scandal for the first time on Tuesday, saying it is a crime and sexual violation.
| Oct 7, 2014
| 5:46 AM
AT&T Inc informed about 1,600 customers that an employee gained unauthorized access to their personal data in August, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters, the latest in a flurry of data breaches in recent months.
According to a letter posted...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Jennifer Lawrence is publicly speaking out for the first time about the August photo hack that saw hundreds of nude celebrity images leaked online.
Breaking her silence in a new interview with Vanity Fair, the Oscar-winning actress decried the...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 3:08 PM
A Canton man who can't get an accurate gas station receipt for his tax records, paying for gas with a gift card and protecting your iCloud photos (naked or not) are the topics of today's Bottom Line edition of "Is it just me?"
Q: "As a business owner, I...