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From TheJournal.ie Amazon investigator says Saudi Arabia hacked Jeff Bezos’s phone Personal Information

Amazon investigator says Saudi Arabia hacked Jeff Bezos’s phone

Gavin de Becker was looking into the leaking of Bezos’s personal information.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you worry about your online privacy? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you worry about your online privacy?

Most people are aware of privacy settings on social media sites but is it something you worry about?

From TheJournal.ie Twitter is now keeping track of the apps you download - and it's all because of ads Tailored

Twitter is now keeping track of the apps you download - and it's all because of ads

Users will be able to opt of the scheme that tracks which other apps are downloaded.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish government is asking for more and more user data from Facebook Profile Picture

The Irish government is asking for more and more user data from Facebook

The growth in requests is more than double the global average.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Free Wi-Fi networks carry risks – but you can avoid them Online Security

Column: Free Wi-Fi networks carry risks – but you can avoid them

Make sure you’re not freely handing away your personal data…

From TheJournal.ie Revenue scam warning: Here's what fraudulent tax websites can look like Scam

Revenue scam warning: Here's what fraudulent tax websites can look like

Scam sites copy details from authentic websites in an attempt to con unsuspecting users out of important personal information.

From TheJournal.ie Google now has a form for those who want to be 'forgotten' Links

Google now has a form for those who want to be 'forgotten'

If follows a European Court of Justice ruling that individuals have the right to have links to information about them deleted from searches

New feature lets you 'ask' your Facebook friends about their relationship status

A new ‘ask’ button has popped up on Facebook pages – here’s what it’s all about.

From TheJournal.ie Scammers are going 'phishing' for Revenue customer details Delete Delete Delete

Scammers are going 'phishing' for Revenue customer details

Fake emails headed “Notice of Tax Return. Client No.” are being sent from accounts purporting to be from the Revenue Commissioners.

From TheJournal.ie Apple's developer site was hacked Hacked

Apple's developer site was hacked

Apple says an intruder attempted to secure the personal information of some of the registered developers from the site.

From TheJournal.ie Apple does not collect 'a mountain of personal details' Apple

Apple does not collect 'a mountain of personal details'

In a statement, Apple says authorities ask for information mostly for police reasons – finding missing kids, tracking down vulnerable people, investigating crimes and preventing suicides.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook ordered to remove sex offender monitoring page Facebook

Facebook ordered to remove sex offender monitoring page

Facebook was given 72 hours to take down the original page which contained a photo and comments about a convicted sex offender.