Online Privacy

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Online privacy and security are big concerns these days, but protecting yourself online is easier than you might think.

5 Ways to Go Undetected Online


As human activity in the physical space evolves and merges into the virtual, ethereal realm of networked media, significant changes are...

When Mobile Goes Global: A New Era in Connectivity


Your online activities could open you up to a world of trouble, like hackers, identity thieves and malware. Here are some tips for keeping...

6 Free Ways to Take Control of Your Internet Privacy


Privacy, transparency and sightings of the new Tesla Model X are all in this week's Web Roundup.

Web Roundup: Major Privacy Updates in Technology Worldwide


It seems that personal information is anything but personal these days, with firms buying and selling data on people without their consent...

Who Owns All the Data Collected About You? The Answer May Surprise You


When it comes to mobile technology, there's a delicate balance between staying on the cutting edge and maintaining security. With this...

Web Roundup: Smartphones, Hackers and Cutting-Edge Mobile Technology


Data security is as important as ever, especially in business. But who is responsible for that security when data is stored in the cloud?

Who's Responsible for Cloud Security Now?


Data is constantly being generated, especially from social media and the up-and-coming Internet of Things. But who owns that data? And what...

Internet of Things: Who Owns the Data?


Privacy concerns and lawsuits have yet to put a damper on innovation and development in the mobile industry. Check out some of the top...

Web Roundup: Privacy, Internet Speeds and Room for Innovation in the Digital Music Industry


While you’re sharing your life with your apps, those useful tools are broadcasting your information to the rest of the world. Find out how...

6 Ways to Keep Apps From Oversharing Your Personal Data


Millennials are all about using the Internet to its fullest potential. However, when it comes to online privacy, are they doing it right?

Do Millennials Understand Online Privacy?


Free applications are everywhere, but most expect something in return.

Why Free Smartphone Apps Are Anything But Free


Big data attempts to pry into people's private lives, which means that consumers need to be more vigilant than ever before about protecting...

5 Big Privacy Problems That Come With Big Data


Elegant software and hardware products should be tools to enhance our lives, not devices of entrapment. Which side Google's technologies...

Google: Good, Evil or Both?


Ever since we found out the NSA was collecting millions of phone records, it's easy to wonder whether we're all being watched. Here we try...

Is the NSA Spying on Me?


Here are five key points to remember about the National Security Agency's (NSA) domestic surveillance program and your electronic security.

5 Things to Remember About the NSA Leaks


Cookies are likely to disappear over the next few years as advertisers and tech companies find more effective ways to track users online.

Why Cookies Are Getting Stale


While you're trying to make your friends jealous by splashing pictures of yourself drinking Mai Tais on a beach, burglars may be checking...

INFOGRAPHIC: How Burglars Are Using Social Media


Maintaining online privacy and security is something everyone can take into their own hands - to some extent. Here are five top ways to...