Online Privacy

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


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...


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


There are limits on how much information law enforcement agencies and government can collect about you. Unfortunately, the restrictions on...


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


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


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


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...


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


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


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


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


Worried about your privacy online? Here are some tips on how to keep your private life from becoming a public matter.


This Trojan Horse keystroke logger is believed to be a special FBI surveillance program that can be installed remotely via an email...


You shouldn’t have to police privacy regulations, but you also shouldn’t fall prey to the inappropriate use of your personal information...


CISPA failed in the Senate, but that doesn't mean it's dead. Here's what to look for in the next go-round.


In 2013, it's companies, advertisers and online service providers who are most keen on learning more about us, not so much so that they can...


Privacy for ourselves but not for others doesn't make sense, but that doesn't stop us from wanting it. Read about how the privacy debate's...


Check out some of the risks Facebook is taking with your personal data - and some of the key mistakes they've made so far in handling it.