Don't-Miss Privacy Stories
UPDATE: The $22.5 million civil penalty is the largest ever secured by the Federal Trade Commission for a violation of one of its orders.
There's more to Kickstarter projects than esoteric watches and iPhone cases.
Need to share some private data but don't want to risk a hack attack? Free service OneShar.es offers secure, self-destructing email.
Before you ditch a device, you need to make sure none of your data is retrievable. Here's how to do it.
Microsoft Tuesday said users of Windows 8 will be able to change the default setting for the "Do Not Track" privacy feature in Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) when they first run the new operating system.
The SpiderOak secure online backup service protects you by encrypting your data with keys that only you know.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission wants to enlarge the list of entities that must get parental permission when they collect and use personal information on websites targeted at children.
The industry knows that most music files are swapped offline, notes Torrent Freak. So why is the RIAA still asking ISPs to spy on us?
Governments, retailers, wireless carriers, and others collect and use your personal data in ways you may not be aware of. Here's what you can do about it.
A panel of experts here at the Black Hat Conference ask: Which do you trust less with your data, the U.S. Government or Google?
Google's stylish augmented reality glasses may extend the company's powerful reach from the digital world into the real world, with some alarming implications.
President Barack Obama says foreign adversaries could seek to exploit U.S. computer vulnerabilities, taking down vital banking systems, and that could cause a financial crisis.
Several members of Congress want to know how consumer privacy is protected when law enforcement buys customer usage records from carriers.
Privacy issues arise regarding Facebook's tag suggestions feature, as senators ask what the social network does with the collected data.
Apple has given the boot to BitDefender's Clueful, a privacy monitoring app for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.