Don't-Miss Privacy Stories
Hitting 'delete' is just the beginning. Depending on the type of storage and the sensitivity of the information, there are other things you need to do to make sure your deleted files are gone for good.
A person has the right to request that search engines remove personal information from search results, the Court of Justice ruled
It's tough to remain private online, but these three extensions can help.
The USA Freedom Act would require the agency to get court approval to collect records on a case-by-case basis.
Privacy groups call on Web users to deploy security and encryption tools.
Yahoo says it'll be easier to give you what you want if they know what you want—by tracking you.
The EFF is working on a new weapon in the fight against online tracking: Privacy Badger.
The ruling against Verizon runs counter to a previous decision, which stated that the NSA's phone surveillance program may be unconstitutional.
The telecoms industry scores a win, but the bill could return later in the session
Reduce your exposure to spying eyes with sandboxing, disk encryption and more.
CEO Drew Houston cites Rice's international experience, as users fume over the appointment of a known wiretapping advocate to the Board of the cloud storage company.
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.