Daily Archives: September 30th, 2011

Technology Used to Track African Rebel Attacks

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — As totalitarian regimes around the world fall through revolutions fueled by modern social networks like Twitter and Facebook, a pair of human rights organizations combating injustice in Central Africa, Invisible Children and Resolve, announced today the launch of the LRA Crisis Tracker – a groundbreaking crisis-mapping platform that [...]

Consumer Watchdog Joins Call for FTC Investigation of Facebook for Violating Users’ Privacy

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Consumer Watchdog today joined the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) and other privacy groups in asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Facebook for allegedly tracking users after they have logged out of Facebook and for its new features associated with “Frictionless Sharing.” The groups alerted the [...]

Report Reveals Mobile Security Exploits to Double in 2011

ARMONK, N.Y., Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — IBM (NYSE: IBM) today released the results of its X-Force 2011 Mid-Year Trend and Risk Report, which demonstrates the rapidly changing security landscape characterized by high-profile attacks, growing mobile vulnerabilities and more sophisticated threats such as “whaling.” To help clients combat these and other security issues, IBM is [...]