Don't-Miss Privacy Stories
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.
The government had said the data may be required as evidence for privacy civil suits filed by various groups
National spy agencies across Europe are allowing the NSA to piece together their data into a larger picture, Snowden said
Human rights groups are using metadata to verify the authenticity of eyewitness footage