The new device could transmit a user-specific ID through the skin.
A federal appeals court is being asked to reconsider its earlier ruling that the government may spy on Americans’ communications without warrants and without fear of being sued.
In 1991, he wrote the popular Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) program, and made it available (together with its source code) through public FTP for download, the first widely available program implementing public-key cryptography.
If you think that 24/7 tracking of citizens by biometric recognition systems is paranoid fantasy, just read the industry newsletters.
We’re reaching a tipping point where mobile access to the Internet is surpassing access from traditional wired workstations. It’s even more pronounced in mobile-first markets.
During the last two years that we have been building Diaspora, we have uncovered lots of interesting problems related to our core mission—giving people ownership over their data.
Google is creating an information bridge between its influential Internet search engine and its widely used Gmail service in its latest attempt to deliver more personal responses more quickly.
India has found a way to monitor BlackBerry corporate emails without asking developer Research in Motion (RIM) to hand over encryption codes a report said Wednesday, which could help end a standoff with the Canadian company.
Google on Wednesday began allowing users to extend online searches to include messages stored in accounts at Web-based email service Gmail.
I don’t think I have ever seen such overt/bullshit propaganda like this before. The Daily mail out of the U.K. published a propaganda article saying this. Is not joining Facebook a sign you’re a psychopath? Some employers and psychologists say
A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the government is immune to wireless wiretapping lawsuits in a decision that the plaintiff’s attorney says releases Washington and the White House from ever being held accountable for spying on citizens.
Many users' perceptions are at odds with the realities, researchers show.
Rep. Edward Markey (D-MA) on Wednesday released a discussion draft of legislation that aims to add privacy protections and greater transparency to the authorization of aerial drone flights within the United States.
21-year-old student Nadim Kobeissi is the creator of Cryptocat, a project “to combine my love of cryptography and cats,” he explained to an overflowing audience of hackers at the HOPE conference on Saturday, July 14.
This is in America!
Sean Morley, AKA Val Venis, a professional wrestler, has informed a fan via Twitter that "#WWE asked me to appear but I just cannot do anything with them for as long as they continue their support of #SOAP/#CISPA"
A man in Cape Coral, Florida on Wednesday was arrested for shooting and killing an unarmed door-to-door salesman on his property.
A US Senate hearing Wednesday highlighted concern over the growing use of facial recognition technologies, both for law enforcement use and in big social networks like Facebook.
U.S. law enforcement agencies are tracking more cellular devices than ever these days but obtaining fewer wiretapping warrants, according to a report by Eric Lichtblau, published in Sunday’s New York Times.
The suits, filed on June 12 and June 28, claim that the web giants illegally intercept emails sent from individual non-Gmail and non-Yahoo subscribers to individual Gmail and Yahoo subscribers, without their knowledge, consent or permission.
An unsecured wifi network triggered a SWAT team raid on the wrong home in Evansville, Indiana last week after officers began investigating specific threats made in an online forum.
The Watergate legacy of disabling opponents by wiretaps and other suspensions of the Bill of Rights has since been protected by the current administration in federal court.
Search engine company has said there has been a troubling increase in requests to remove political content from the internet
Conventional security software is powerless against sophisticated attacks like Flame, but alternative approaches are only just getting started.
Steve Jobs thought someone might kidnap his daughter in order to blackmail him, according to a newly released Department of Defense document that was filled out in the 1980s when Jobs underwent a background check for a Top Secret security clearance.
Information about you is free for the taking on the Web. A new crop of entrepreneurs wants you to collect.
“And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads:
Meet the New Jersey Muslims taking on the New York Police Department over its sweeping surveillance program.
Lawmakers in Holland have voted to strike down the international Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), slammed by many as a free speech and information access choker.