Apple responds to pressure over address book privacy

Apple's promising to close the loophole that allows apps to harvest the content of users' address books without specific permission.

Safari browser vulnerable to auto hack attack

WhiteHat has disclosed a critical security vulnerability in Apple's Safari browser that could allow hackers to extract personal information from the OS X address book.

FTC urged to investigate Google over Buzz snafu

The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over Google's controversial Buzz launch.