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More than 106M privacy breaches in South Korea since 2010, says government report

South Korea has suffered more than 106 million breaches of privacy since 2010, according to a report by the Korea Communication Commission to the National Assembly according to a report by ZDNet.

Spotlight: Google takes legal heat for Apple iCloud hack

Google is being threatened with a $100 million privacy lawsuit for allegedly not taken down personal celebrity photos disclosed by the Apple iCloud hack, eWeek reports.

Spotlight: FBI expands investigation into celebrity photo theft

The FBI is expanding its investigation into the theft of multiple clebrities' photos. 

Government watchdog slams CFPB for slipshod data security, privacy practices

The Government Accountability Office says the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau comes up short in protecting the consumer credit card and mortgage loan information that it collects.

Connecticut attorney general probes privacy protections of Apple Watch data

Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen has asked to meet with Apple executives to discuss privacy concerns he has about the new Apple Watch, which tracks user's health information and collects other sensitive data.

Apple's Cook: The pot calling the kettle black

I came across an interesting interview that Charlie Rose did with Apple CEO Tim Cook recently in which Cook lamented the poor state of people's privacy. Hmm.

With 50B connected devices, the security challenges can seem insurmountable

With the proliferation of machine-to-machine (M2M) devices and connections, some estimates putting the number as high as 50 billion devices by 2020, security pros are trying to come to grips with the security implications of all those endpoints.

'Soft' benefits of BYOD getting harder to justify in face of 'hard' costs

The "soft" benefits of BYOD, such as increased employee satisfaction and productivity, can be hard to justify to CEOs in the face of clearer evidence that BYOD programs can cost companies money.

Consumers fear wearables privacy loss, unless the price is right

Wearables seem to be all the rage on tech media catwalks, but not so much with the general public. The problem: concerns about privacy. Still, offer consumers coupons or discounts, or help them with health and lifestyle maintenance, and you're half way there.

Wearables in the workplace? Think BYOD

Enterprises need to begin crafting policies in order to harness the productivity benefits of wearables while ensuring that sensitive data is secure and privacy rights protected. These policies should be based on existing BYOD policies, yet take into account some of the unique attributes of wearables.