Don't-Miss Privacy Stories
In recognition of Data Privacy Day, search giant Google spells out its efforts to protect and inform consumers about intrusions into their online lives.
It’s not just the FBI and Facebook that are harvesting people’s facial measurements; drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles, may someday use the technology as well.
Facebook Graph Search makes it easier for cyber criminals to gather relevant details that can be used to target phishing attacks more effectively.
The case highlighted the intersection of technology and issues of religious and personal freedom as well as the right to privacy.
How to enjoy better online security, faster PC performance, and lower technology prices in the year ahead.
Microsoft announces Xbox HDTV, Google helps the blind to see, John McAfee gets a reality TV show, and 7 more predictions.
An Italian firm sells a mannequin that has a camera built into one of its eyes that ports data into facial recognition software that can tell the age, gender and race of people walking by.
A Senate bill that, at one point, would have protected e-mail privacy has gone the opposite way, and would allow government surveillance of online services without a warrant if passed into law.
A study from McAfee finds that US teens exhibit riskier online behavior than their peers around the world.
Take a look at where Petraeus and Broadwell went wrong so you can understand how to better secure your email and protect your privacy online.
A U.S. judge has indicated she will accept the terms of a settlement deal between Google and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, in which Google will pay a $22.5 million fine for circumventing privacy protections in Apple's Safari browser.
Web companies using facial recognition technology should avoid identifying anonymous images of consumers to someone who could not otherwise identify them, unless the companies have the consumers' consent, a U.S. Federal Trade Commission report said.
Verizon says data-gathering does not violate Wiretap Act because the data cannot be linked to a single customer, but advocates are crying foul.
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to overturn legal immunity for telecom carriers that allegedly participated with a U.S. National Security Agency surveillance program during the last decade.