Facebook 'Likes' give your secrets away

Think carefully before you 'like' a particular song on Facebook: you could be giving away your sexual orientation, political views or even your drug use.

Disney subsidiary disclosed kids' personal information

An online virtual world company owned by Walt Disney has been ordered to pay $3 million after it was found to have collected and disclosed personal information on more than a million children.

Sony says "personal information" compromised on PSN network

Sony has confirmed that user information was indeed compromised when a hacker breached the digital perimeter surrounding the corporation’s PlayStation Network (PSN).

Japanese police bust malware extortionist ring

Japanese police have arrested two individuals accused of spreading a nefarious piece of malware that stole personal information and posted it on the Internet.

Google blocks Analytics data collection

Google is promoting a browser add-on tool designed to block data collection from its own Analytics platform.