Don't-Miss Privacy Stories
The ongoing battle over privacy is not confined to online. Besides security cameras and smart cars, cellphones are enabling retailers to track shoppers in stores.
"Keep calm while we steal your data!" the gear cries, below a Chrome logo. Keep it classy, Microsoft.
The director of the NSA told the hearing that ending the agency's bulk collection of U.S. telephone records would set U.S. intelligence back to pre-2001 levels.
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is hosting the Zuckerberg Files, a digital treasure trove containing over 100 full-text transcripts and about 50 video files documenting Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s public statements.
A data-rich view of all the (sometimes invisible) third-party sites that are watching your digital footprint.
SkyDrive, Outlook.com, Office 365, Xbox Live - your Microsoft account is the gateway to too many critical services to secure with a simple password.
Explore encryption, scrutinize your settings, and consider alternative services that are more discreet than the majors.
Don't let hackers get at those love letters you sent with your Gmail account!
CryptoSeal, a small virtual private network (VPN) provider based in San Francisco, has elected to close its consumer-facing service.
Don't be one of those people with a compromised account that spams all their friends.
The good news: Default SSL encryption is coming soon to Yahoo Mail. The better news: You can enable it today.
Lavabit, the secure email provider that closed its doors rather than play nice with the U.S. government's spying demands, will briefly allow formers users to access their emails.
Google just updated its terms of service to allow the company to use your real name, face, and comments in ads. Here's how to slam the brakes on it.
Facebook is making it easier for people to find you, so it’s about that time again: Check your privacy settings.
The beauty-queen "sextortion" case highlighted the security risks of webcams. Here's how to keep your own computer from being used to spy on you.