Think because you run anti-spyware and run Firefox in private mode that you aren't being tracked? Ha! A whole other category of cookies exists on your computer and has been building your dossier for a long time.Entered By: Trouser Chili
TechCrunch, citing what it described as "one of our more reliable sources," said the San Jose, California-based Cisco is seeking to acquire Skype before the internet telephony company makes an initial public offering or IPO.
Furious that state involvement in major terror attacks is being exposed to a wider audience than ever before via the Internet, a UK think tank closely affiliated with the Downing Street has called for authorities to infiltrate conspiracy websites in
Diaspora, a nascent open competitor to Facebook that raised $200,000 from online contributors (including, ahem, the top dog at Facebook) will launch its much-anticipated service Sept. 15
The Senate is attempting to sneak through the infamous Internet kill switch cybersecurity bill by attaching it to another piece of legislation that is almost guaranteed to pass – the defense authorization bill – in an underhanded ploy to avoid...
The mandatory iris scanning in order to enter certain buildings is haunting enough, but the larger endgame of this technological grid is much more disturbing and protrusive. GRI went on to state their plan for an Orwellian future.
Today, the whistle-blowing website Wikileaks released another classified document labeled "CIA Red Cell special memorandum on What If Foreigners See the United States as an ’Exporter of Terrorism.’” The CIA "Red Cell" report looks at what will hap
“Private Browsing.” “Icognito.” “Porn mode.” Since 2005, every web browser has added a feature that automatically erases any record of visited websites, cookies or images. For the most part, these modes do effectively hide user internet habits from o
Craigslist should remove its adult services section because the website cannot adequately block potentially illegal ads promoting prostitution and child trafficking, attorneys general in 17 states demanded Tuesday in a joint letter.
Malicious code placed on the drive by a foreign intelligence agency uploaded itself onto a network run by the U.S. military's Central Command. "That code spread undetected on both classified and unclassified systems, establishing what amounted to a d
A software company is developing revolutionary software which provides the ability to identify people from photographs posted on the internet.
In the midst of recent controversies over Facebook’s privacy settings, it’s easy to forget how much personal information is available from other sources on the Internet. But the government remembers.
Providing developers with machine learning on tap could unleash a flood of smarter apps.
WikiLeaks had asked the Obama administration for help in removing names of Afghans before releasing the documents, a claim the Pentagon vehemently denied.
The "why" of the quickly-withdrawn 'case' against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange seems clear enough--it has all the initial indicators of a fabricated attempt to defame him. But the "how" of this attempt is murky.
"If you are located in a country embargoed by the United States or are on the U.S. Treasury Department's list of Specially Designated Nationals you will not engage in commercial activities on Facebook (such as advertising or payments) or operate a Pl
Between her blog and infrequent contributions to ehow.com, over the last few years she says she’s made about $50. To [Marilyn] Bess, her website is a hobby. To the city of Philadelphia, it’s a potential moneymaker, and the city wants its cut.
Computer security researchers are raising alarms about vulnerabilities in some of the Web’s most secure corners: the banking, e-commerce and other sites that use encryption to communicate with their users.
Argentina's government ordered the closure one of the nation's 3 leading Internet providers, demanding Grupo Clarin immediately inform "each and every one" of its 1 million customers they have 90 days to find new ways of getting online.
A group of anonymous Internet activists has set up a website to display information about Thailand that comes from the whistle-blower site Wikileaks, which is blocked to some viewers in the Southeast Asian country. The group calling itself "Wikico
On "The Daily Show" last night, Jon Stewart skewered Google for flip-flopping on the issue of net neutrality--and violating its "don't be evil" motto--by joining forces with Verizon to draw up a controversial policy proposal for managing Internet traffic.
As we watch the future of the internet drastically moving toward wireless broadband access, a joint policy proposal by Verizon and Google could spell doom for openness on anything but the traditional wired web
In an interview Mr Schmidt said he believed that every young person will one day be allowed to change their name to distance themselves from embarrasssing photographs and material stored on their friends' social media sites.
Spain is investigating Google over its "Street View" mapping feature, becoming the latest country to tangle with the Internet search giant over concerns it violated people's privacy while taking shots of city streets.
George Orwell wrote: “If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.”
Given a diet of US imports such as Gossip Girl, Friends, and Lost you'd be forgiven for thinking that most American television viewers were about 20. But figures this week have revealed that the average age of those watching TV in the US has tipped 5
India may ask Google and Skype for greater access to encrypted information once it resolves security concerns with BlackBerrys, which are now under threat of a ban, according to a government document and two people familiar with the discussions.
Authorities in the Vietnamese capital are clamping down on Internet cafes in what they say is a bid to address online gaming addiction and inappropriate content. Internet shops within 220 yards of schools must shut down. In addition, "technical measu
Google-Verizon won't happen. For the plan to be adopted, the Federal Communications Commission would have to OK it, but Net advocates are already hopping mad.
Lieberman has been busy over the last several months pushing the cybersecurity agenda, with a bill that would hand President Obama the power to shut down parts of the world wide web for at least four months with no congressional oversight...