As Edward Snowden confirmed beyond doubt, we live in a world where our most intimate moments can be seen by would-be extortioners and, more alarmingly, by our governments, says Annie Machon.
Facebook has asked several large US banks to share detailed financial information about their customers, including checking account balances and card transactions, as part of a new push to offer new services to its users, according to the Wall Street
This week in Las Vegas there are two well-known events taking place dedicated to information security and the global hacking counterculture -- Black Hat Arsenal and Defcon 2018.
Still living under the illusion that you are not the property of the state? Even mainstream media journalists are saying that Western democracies are in jeopardy because of a new wave of totalitarianism. How will the people respond? It is bad enough
The move by the Treasury Department and IRS will make it harder for liberals to target conservatives.
Big Tech joins a number of data hungry companies to defeat the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which will allow citizens to opt out of the collection and/or sale of their personal data. CCPA also expands the definition of personal data to inc
Despite rhetoric about consumer privacy, Technocrats at Facebook are busy working on even more sinister and intrusive methods of spying on people. Their feigned deference to public opinion is hollow. Technocrats have no sense of ethics or respect for
largest technology and telecommunications firms have only three days to prevent the California Consumer Privacy Act, or CCPA, a ballot initiative that would usher in the strongest consumer privacy standards in the country, from going before state vot
Privacy and government affairs officers from a number of the largest tech companies plan to convene in San Francisco on Wednesday to discuss how to tackle growing questions and concerns about consumer privacy online.
US justices say law enforcement needs a warrant to follow your digital footprints.
worries, study says...There is a serious lack of trust in social media such as Facebook and Twitter and consumers expect brands that advertise on such platforms to urgently find solutions, according to research published Monday.
Researcher Shows How Phone Shows Ads Based on Conversations It Hears
At its Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple announced some new privacy and anti-tracking features coming to its Safari browser.
Responding to a report in the New York Times which revealed Facebook gave at least 60 major device manufacturers unprecedented access to user data, Democratic Congressman David Cicilline (RI) tweeted on Sunday:
The EU is targeting Google. Preliminary results show one part of the plan has backfired already.
Google And Facebook Hit With $8.8 Billion In Lawsuits
Both companies are engaging in "forced consent" according to privacy group noyb.eu. Forced consent is a "take it or leave it approach" where a company requires that users opt into data terms it sets or blocks them from accessing their service
After delving into the world of cryptocurrencies one can see that good majority of digital asset proponents are big fans of privacy and anonymity. Just recently a spreadsheet document was published that lists the top privacy-centric coins and the var
I Tried to Watch a Video of a Puppy and Accidentally Sent Every Photo I've Ever Taken to Google
The decision is the latest in a series of court rulings which recognize that the rules which govern invasive searches of digital devices and data must be updated.
Developers at Telegram are conducting closed tests of a new service designed to store personal data, according to sources quoted by Russian media. Telegram Passport will be used to verify identities of users on the messenger's Telegram Open Network
The developers of Drupe, a popular Android app, left its users' data, including selfies and audio messages, on insecure, publicly accessible Amazon cloud servers.
Sensor networks are being installed across America and will ultimately be ubiquitously connected together in real-time by the emerging 5G wireless communication technology. Note that all of this is created by scientists and engineers.
As 2020 deadline approaches, airports and TSA help spread the word
The messaging app's CEO pushed back against Facebook's approach to user data, advertising, and encryption