Tag Archives: privacy

TiVo Notifies Subscribers of Data Breach at Vendor

TiVo and several other companies had a busy weekend after a large third-party e-mail vendor announced customer data had been exposed. Unfortunately, Epsilon’s April 1 press release was no joke.   The data included “email addresses and/or customer names only.” The release does not provide any detail about why they’re saying “and/or.” Epsilon blames “unauthorized entry” [...]

IntoNow Flaw Revealed User E-mail Addresses

IntoNow has fixed a flaw that revealed user e-mail addresses in data sent between their servers and iPhone app. The IntoNow app is like Shazam meets TV meets Foursquare.  Launched two months ago to much press coverage, the app identifies audio of TV programs you watch to check-in or “tag” a show.  This tells other [...]