Don't-Miss Privacy Stories
Leaked documents showing the draft conclusions of the summit do not include any mention of NSA, spying, or mass surveillance. But Merkel's comments may change that.
CryptoSeal, a small virtual private network (VPN) provider based in San Francisco, has elected to close its consumer-facing service.
Don't be one of those people with a compromised account that spams all their friends.
Pritesh Singh asked if anyone other than the intended recipient can view files attached to a Gmail message.
The Patriot Act doesn’t allow privacy groups to challenge an NSA order directed at Verizon Communications, lawyers for the Obama administration argue.
The good news: Default SSL encryption is coming soon to Yahoo Mail. The better news: You can enable it today.
Lavabit, the secure email provider that closed its doors rather than play nice with the U.S. government's spying demands, will briefly allow formers users to access their emails.
Novatel Wireless' latest device for vehicle tracking can be self-installed and has an accelerometer and GPS combo that can keep a close eye on driving habits.
Google just updated its terms of service to allow the company to use your real name, face, and comments in ads. Here's how to slam the brakes on it.
Facebook is making it easier for people to find you, so it’s about that time again: Check your privacy settings.
The beauty-queen "sextortion" case highlighted the security risks of webcams. Here's how to keep your own computer from being used to spy on you.
Microsoft is said to be working on a replacement cookie technology that would share information between your desktop and smartphone.
Have trouble with tweets? Loathe all those likes? Pinned your last pin? Here's how to leave your 'friends' behind.
German companies are not legally responsible for the way Facebook processes the personal data of people visiting the companies' Facebook fan pages, a German administrative court ruled on Wednesday, allowing the companies to keep using the pages without violating German data protection laws.