Don't-Miss Privacy Stories
News of the Heartbleed bug has brought the Web to its knees, and Bloomberg says the NSA has been exploiting it for at least two years.
Not surprisingly, privacy advocates decry the appointment of Rice, a pro-surveillance hawk, to the board of a company that stores lots of user data.
The country had allowed its residents to engage in this practice, but no longer. Lawsuits are now expected.
Modifications proposed by the Obama administration to the U.S. phone records collection program aren't enough, some say.
You still have to manually flip the security switch for some sites like Yahoo News and Yahoo Sports
The secret space plane could be testing new technology for spy satellites. But will we ever know?
Want to keep Google from serving you search-based ads, or cookies from dropping in unannounced? One of these tools could help.
Microsoft provides granular control options that let you pick and choose which cloud-friendly features to utilize.
Phone data will now be stored with telecommunications carriers rather than with the U.S. National Security Agency
To track down a Windows 8 leaker Microsoft peeked inside a blogger's email account. Now the company says it wants to make it harder to do that again.
The encrypted messaging app is selling its security tools to other companies to make money—and to make your information safer.
Apple has not removed the fake app so far despite being notified in December, Tor developers say
In a sweeping interview with Rolling Stone, Bill Gates reveals his affinity with Zuckerberg and lauds innovation in California, even though 'half of the companies are silly.'
The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court last week disallowed retention of phone records beyond five years
All, that is, except U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron, who says violin music and a robot thespian are typical Sunday evening entertainment.