consumer data

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Experian Sold Consumer Data To Identity Theft Organization

Pam Baker | FierceBigData | October 21, 2013

If consumers and financial institutions weren't disillusioned enough with the shoddy performance of traditional credit bureaus, they will be now that a KrebsOnSecurity investigation discovered Experian sold consumer data to an identity theft organization. Read More »

Google To Fund, Develop Wireless Networks In Emerging Markets

Amir Efrati | The Wall Street Journal | May 24, 2013

Google Inc. is deep into a multipronged effort to build and help run wireless networks in emerging markets as part of a plan to connect a billion or more new people to the Internet. Read More »

Senators Launch Probe Of Massive Data Breaches

Dustin Volz | Nextgov | February 4, 2014

Several senators repeated calls for legislation to ward off massive data thefts during a hearing Monday to review the vulnerability of the nation's digital-payment systems, the first in a trio of sessions this week examining the enormous breaches sustained recently at retailers around the country. Read More »

The Belarusian Connection

Bill Gertz | The Washington Free Beacon | February 3, 2014

U.S. intelligence agencies last week urged the Obama administration to check its new healthcare network for malicious software after learning that developers linked to the Belarus government helped produce the website, raising fresh concerns that private data posted by millions of Americans will be compromised. Read More »

What Does The Consumer Data Industry Know About You?

Rebecca J. Rosen | Atlantic | March 7, 2013

Ever been bankrupt? Expecting a child? A whole lot of information about who you are -- and what kind of consumer you are -- is for sale. Read More »