Don't-Miss Privacy Stories
The existence of the database was revealed in documents obtained under a Freedom of Information request
An Austrian court will deal with the admissibility of the case during the first hearing
Users and websites will be able to manage what data is sent to other websites.
Law enforcement access to encrypted communications is needed, says the EU's Counter-Terrorism Coordinator
Future Java 7 security patches will not be publicly available so users should migrate to Java 8
Documents leaked by Edward Snowden show the NSA hijacks botnets and computers infected with malware by other intelligence agencies
Technology has had a negative impact on privacy, said a majority of those questioned in a recent global survey
There are several tools that can block third-party advertising companies from zeroing in on your Web browsing.
An advertising company uses the unique identifier headers added by Verizon to Web traffic to recreate tracking cookies deleted by users
The site hosts malware that masquerades as a Flash Player installer, security researchers found
The White House will push Congress to pass new laws addressing data privacy and ID theft, the president says.
Web links to once-public Instagram images lived on, even when you made your account private.
The FBI has taken a more active role in the NSA's Prism program since 2008, according to an internal report
Data retention is under fire in many EU states
EU ministers push for more surveillance powers in wake of shootings at offices of Charlie Hebdo and elsewhere in Paris