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Consultant: Despite Hacks, Info Leaks, Americans Still Lax On Digital Security

Despite news of Internet hacking and scamming incidents, Americans continue to take a relaxed approach to protecting their personal information, especially when on computers and mobile devices. Several experts discuss the potential ramifications of the nation’s generally lax approach to protecting one’s digital information and identity, and the need for increased education and awareness on the matter.

01/09/2014

Hackers broke into Snapchat, the hugely popular mobile app, accessing the phone numbers and usernames of 4.6 million users and publishing them online. (Photo credit: LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

Snapchat Suffers Security Breach

Snapchat, the disappearing-message service popular with young people, has been quiet following a security breach that allowed hackers to collect the usernames and phone numbers of millions of its users.

01/02/2014

A Thursday blog post from the social media company’s global legal policy chief, Jeremy Kessel, states that privacy and transparency with Twitter customers is eroded by restrictions put on how much information they can disclose on government requests for information. (Photo Credit: Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)

Beyond Twitter: The Next Wave of Tech IPOs Brews

Just as one high-tech breakthrough often paves the way for the next big thing, technology IPOs move in virtuous cycles, too.

11/13/2013