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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘data theft’

Google Accused of Stealing Info With Street View Cars

Independent British data protection watchdog Information Commissioner Office (ico.gov.uk) has launched an inquiry into accusations that Google is using Street View Cars to spy on residents of Great Britain. According to DailyMail, they are accused of downloading emails, text messages, photographs and documents from unsecured wi-fi networks as they pass neighborhoods with the Street View Car. Google first admitted to …

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Korean Subcontractors Arrested for Selling Data

Five men working as subcontractors for South Korea’s two largest mobile providers have been arrested for illegally acquiring and selling personal information and location data from likely hundreds of thousands mobile users. The men, who were doing online field tracking services for SK Telecom and KT, developed software that would secretly log the user data, and then turn around and …

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