Privacy Watch

Few things are more valuable than your personal data. Associate Editor Alex Wawro shows you how to protect it.

Privacy Watch

Find your own private Internet with Freenet

Like BitTorrent with websites, Freenet lets you communicate and share data anonymously with other privacy-conscious folks around the world.
8 years ago
Privacy Watch

Get ready for Facebook Graph Search

Facebook is rolling out a new people search engine. Here’s how it works and how you can prepare.
9 years ago
Privacy Watch

Can You Really Trust Facebook?

The social network's privacy policy has come under scrutiny yet again. Is Facebook doing enough to guard your data?
11 years ago
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Poisoned PDFs? Here’s Your Antidote

Embedded malware represents a new twist that makes PDF dangers even worse. We’ll show you how to stay safe.
11 years ago
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New Threat: Undetectable Facebook Scams

Your hard-earned security smarts may not be enough to identify rogue Facebook apps. But a little patience may help.
11 years ago
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Digital Thieves Dominate Data Breaches

Theft by hacking is now the top cause of companies’ reported data losses, but a few steps can mitigate the damage.
12 years ago
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Will Cloud Computing Kill Privacy?

Your private information should remain private regardless of where it might be. But you can’t count on that happening.
12 years ago
Privacy Watch

Google’s Dashboard Approach to Privacy

Dashboard gathers privacy controls and settings for most Google services onto one page--but only for Google accounts.
12 years ago
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Beware of Privacy-Policy Loopholes

Don't assume your personal data is safe just because a site promises you it won't share that information with third parties.
12 years ago
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Can Facebook Be Private?

Worried about privacy on Facebook? Here’s how to keep your personal information safe.
12 years ago