Don't-Miss Privacy Stories
Lavabit, the secure email provider that closed its doors rather than play nice with the U.S. government's spying demands, will briefly allow formers users to access their emails.
Novatel Wireless' latest device for vehicle tracking can be self-installed and has an accelerometer and GPS combo that can keep a close eye on driving habits.
Google just updated its terms of service to allow the company to use your real name, face, and comments in ads. Here's how to slam the brakes on it.
Facebook is making it easier for people to find you, so it’s about that time again: Check your privacy settings.
The beauty-queen "sextortion" case highlighted the security risks of webcams. Here's how to keep your own computer from being used to spy on you.
Microsoft is said to be working on a replacement cookie technology that would share information between your desktop and smartphone.
Have trouble with tweets? Loathe all those likes? Pinned your last pin? Here's how to leave your 'friends' behind.
German companies are not legally responsible for the way Facebook processes the personal data of people visiting the companies' Facebook fan pages, a German administrative court ruled on Wednesday, allowing the companies to keep using the pages without violating German data protection laws.
Two-factor authentication, encrypted remote storage, virtual private networks: These are your weapons in the fight for Internet security. Use them well.
The declassification and release of documents in a case that Yahoo believes will prove it resisted government demands for data collection will likely be delayed after the government said its staff cannot work on it during the shutdown of the U.S. government.
A massive data center being built by the National Security Agency in Utah has been plagued by "chronic electrical surges" that have destroyed equipment and delayed its opening for a year, according to a report Monday.
Privacy groups have raised £25,000 (US$40,200) to take the U.K. government to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) over its use of Internet and telecommunications networks to systematically spy on its citizens.
Actual technologists should be appointed to server on a group reviewing the nation's surveillance technologies, IT-related groups say.
The good news: The NSA appears unable to crack the Tor network's core security. The bad news: That doesn't matter if your browser isn't secure.