Don't-Miss Privacy Stories
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.
The ongoing battle over privacy is not confined to online. Besides security cameras and smart cars, cellphones are enabling retailers to track shoppers in stores.
Five human rights groups urged the United Nations (UN) General Assembly to adopt a new resolution against indiscriminate mass surveillance.
And the Giants of the Web seems to agree in the wake of recent NSA spying revelations. Lock it all down!
"Keep calm while we steal your data!" the gear cries, below a Chrome logo. Keep it classy, Microsoft.
Saving the data is mandatory for service providers, but automating the process to hand over data is voluntary. Large service providers aren't on board with the proposal.
The U.S. Supreme Court has denied the Electronic Privacy Information Center's petition for it to review a National Security Agency (NSA) phone record data collection program.