Don't-Miss Privacy Stories
World experts in computer science and mathematics spent an afternoon at the Heidelberg Laureate Forum in Germany Tuesday trying to figure out how the widespread collection of data about consumers can be prevented from causing harm.
By effectively shutting down apps that showed politicians' deleted tweets, Twitter is giving politicians more control over public speech, and at the cost of transparency, some digital media experts said.
Google has been ordered to remove links to news articles reporting on the company's earlier removal of links in response to a "right to be forgotten" request in Europe.
Hackers breached the computer systems of Internet services provider Web.com Group and stole credit card information of 93,000 customers.
Microsoft may be scanning your PC, but for usage data, not counterfeit software.
A new analysis of documents leaked by Edward Snowden highlights massive surveillance efforts with special help from AT&T.
Sick of having that one ad follow you around the Internet for weeks? A new tool in pre-beta builds of Firefox could help block browser tracking across sites.
Microsoft says it’s not collecting query or search usage data, but that doesn’t mean those searches are truly happening offline.
Companies encrypting customer data should weigh the benefits to cybersecurity against needs of law enforcement, officials say
The privacy visor angles overhead light into cameras, confusing computer vision systems.
After more than a year in beta, the EFF's Privacy Badger privacy-protecting add-on for Chrome and Firefox is available in its first stable version.
Republican candidate says public and private sector should share more information
Industry groups have asked the Senate to delete the section which requires them to report vaguely-defined terrorist activity
Lawmakers plan to take up the controversial bill after a month-long recess