1st January 2012 Archive
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Part Two Smartphones, privacy and a year of tears
As mobile sales and connections continued to soar and break records, just how much your phone knows about you and who can see that information were big subjects in 2011. The long-smouldering issue in the UK of newspaper journos paying private investigators to break into mobile voicemail inboxes in search of scoops finally …
Mobile 1 Jan 10:02
Customer list pops up on cloud spreadsheet service
Telstra, which hasn’t yet gotten over the privacy breach that required 60,000 password resets in December, has suffered another embarrassment involving customer data. This time, according to Musicfeeds.com.au, the breach involves customer data being posted to a cloud-based spreadsheet service. The site says the data was …
Security 1 Jan 20:51