Don't-Miss Privacy Stories
A group of activist groups and Internet companies are planning a coordinated protest of U.S. National Security Agency surveillance on Feb. 11, with the hope that millions of people will join them.
Facebook is charged with scanning private messages to profile users
The software, developed in 2008, would let the agency locate phones and remotely turn on cameras and mics.
Technologies like video analyzers and Wi-Fi trackers could find increased usage in stores.
The company that best known for its file-sharing protocol offers some more insight into how its unlaunched chat service works.
The phone records provided to the government are not really anonymous, the groups said in a petition to the FCC
The French senate passed a law allowing police and government officials warrantless access to user data from ISPs and online services
A new study shows that mobile banking apps are primary targets for hackers.
The NSA is using browser cookies to track the online activities of specific targets, according to the latest Edward Snowden leak.
Justice wears an orc helmet.
Maggs2378 found personal information "on one of those 'people search' web sites" and wants to know how to get it removed
The allegations are based on documents the magazine says were provided by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden
An Android flashlight app downloaded more than 50 million times has been sharing your location and phone ID with advertisers, even when you asked it not to.
"We all want to live in a world that is safe and secure, but we also want to live in a country that is protected by the Constitution."
The U.S. National Security Agency reportedly hacked into over 50,000 computer networks around the world as part of its global intelligence gathering efforts, and also taps into large fiber optic cables that transport Internet traffic between continents at 20 different major points.