Don't-Miss Privacy Stories
EU and US negotiators say they are close to reaching agreement on two data-protection deals
Senators reject amendments to 'water down' the NSA reform bill
Some of the vulnerabilities could allow attackers to take over the affected devices.
Google has a new My Account dashboard that the company says will make it easier to manage your privacy and security settings.
Section 215 of the Patriot Act expires without a final Senate vote, although lawmakers may act this week
On tap: the Project Vault secure MicroSD card, Project Abacus password replacement and other tech to improve users' security.
Proposals to renew portions of the Patriot Act wouldn't end bulk phone records collection, critics say.
It's safer to access Internet websites over Tor than hidden services, researchers said.
The company will now, with users' permission, access rider's data when its app runs in the background
Attackers can hijack DNS settings by exploiting vulnerabilities in the Web-based management interfaces of 3G/4G USB modems
Critics say this revamped version is probably still illegal
Plaintiffs allege that by scanning emails of people who don't use Yahoo Mail, the company violates federal and California wiretapping laws
Senators will return to Washington Sunday, just hours before a portion of the Patriot Act expires
A bill to extend certain provisions of the Patriot Act to July 31 was also blocked
The Senate may work into the weekend to find a deal on extending portions of the Patriot Act