Edward Snowden stoked the debate over mass government surveillance. Tim Cook may be the one to rein it in.
The computerized systems of Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center were suddenly frozen by a software demanding payment in order to give the administrators control of their own system.
FBI Director James Comey reversed himself on Thursday when he acknowledged that the outcome of a California court order compelling Apple to write new code to unlock a terrorist's phone could "be instructive for other courts" ...
A bill introduced in the state House would require the reporting of non-vaccinated students to the Colorado Department of Health and Environment. Currently those records are kept with the school.
By pushing Apple to help unlock iPhone, the government has turned enemies into friends
Retired general Michael Hayden speaks with Washington Bureau Chief Susan Page about his new book 'Playing to the Edge' and weighs in on Apple's case with the government, Donald Trump's security policy and Hillary Clinton's email scandal. Video by Jas
Microsoft founder Bill Gates voiced his support for the FBI in its battle with Apple Inc, and insisted that Tim Cook was mischaracterizing the agency's order when he said it wanted the company to "build a backdoor" into the iPhone.
In the end, it's not actually your data to keep
With the help of outside firms
If TPP is passed in its current form – and then enforced – this could have a significant impact on the sharing of ideas and information through the Internet.
A Minnesota city is asking a court for a warrant to enter a rental home in order to check to see if the place is clean.
In the documents, the DOJ argues that Tor users have no reasonable expectation of privacy when it comes to their IP address. This is the same argument that the judge used to justify the FBI implanting malware onto a dark web site in order to grab use
The Des Moines Register is calling for an audit of the Democratic caucus results after several reports of precincts being decided by coin flips and missing caucus-goers.
Canada's CBC network reported Thursday that the country is slamming on the brakes when it comes to sharing some communications intelligence with key allies -- including the U.S. -- out of fear that Canadian personal information is not properly pr
health information. (NaturalNews) One of the goals of the federal government's Affordable Care Act is to universally implement the use of Electronic Health Records (EHR).
As a kid I remember hearing it all the time. It was an idea that was drilled into my head over and over again.
If you're an American citizen, then the government has a personal file on you. Think of it like your permanent record from your grade school days. These records contain highly sensitive personal information about you such as where you live, your co
A mandatory online course at the University of Southern California (USC) asks students to disclose the number of sexual encounters they have had over the past three months and teaches students to ask for consent by saying "how far would you be comf
Americans' private medical information with government. (NaturalNews) During his recent State of the Union address, Barack Obama made quick mention of a program he plans to unveil that will collect private medical information on Americans and share i
The European insistence on data privacy--most recently illustrated by their invalidation of the "safe harbor" agreement--is really about the US talking out of both sides of its mouth: championing privacy in public, but spying on everyone in private.
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SALEM, Ore. (Jan. 4, 2016) Privacy got a boost in Oregon on New Year's Day. A new law prohibiting police from obtaining information from electronic devices without a warrant in most cases went into effect. The new law will not only protect privacy in
Back in 2010, the Federal Trade Commission pledged to give Internet users the power to determine if or when websites were allowed to track their behavior.
In August, the Department of Homeland Security pressured a public library in the small town of Lebanon, New Hampshire to shut down a Tor node it was hosting on the popular anonymous browsing network.
NSA Cheerleaders Discover Value of Privacy Only When Their Own Is Violated
Your next flight might include a mandatory trip through the body scanner, with the US government quietly changing the opt-out rules for searches.
On Friday, Congress passed a $1.15 trillion omnibus spending package to continue funding the federal government, which included an already defeated, and extremely controversial cyber security bill, that was inserted into the spending package as a mea
A few days ago, I was speaking to a client who informed me that "the PATRIOT Act expired last week." She went on to tell me that as a result, she now felt her electronic communications were safe from warrantless government surveillance.
Privacy advocates were aghast in October when the Senate passed the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act by a vote of 74 to 21, leaving intact portions of the law they say make it more amenable to surveillance than actual security.