If you were to read everything, research suggests you’re spending more than 10 full, 24-hour days of your life every year, immersed in privacy policies and related legalese.
Do you read the full terms and conditions governing your use of a site, or do you just hit the “I accept” button and surf on?
Personal or sensitive data have been targeted with ransomware, or accessed when attackers were rifling through organizational computers or networks. Before we delve into the results of the 2016 Internet of Things Sweep—look out for them very soon—we thought we should update you on the outcome of our discussions with developers behind the mobile applications (apps) and websites we raised concerns about in a blog post and/or letters issued last fall.
In fact ransomware has affected a range of devices, including those running Windows, OS X, and Android, and has affected healthcare providers, police services, public schools, universities, and various types of businesses, in addition to individual consumer users. Read the rest of this entry » that has resulted in two important firsts along with some key lessons learned for businesses conducting e-mail marketing.
Our sweepers, which included a number of adult volunteers as well as nine children, ultimately sought to assess privacy controls based on four key indicators: In total, our Office examined 172 websites and mobile apps for both Android and i OS platforms.
We focused on websites and apps that are targeted at or popular among children 12 and under.