A declassified court ruling shows how the FBI abused NSA mass surveillance data
The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court found that the FBI may have violated the rights of potentially millions of Americans — including its own agents and informants.
Teens say parents share too much about them online – Microsoft study
Academic researchers and financial experts have warned that such sharing puts children’s online privacy and potentially their physical safety at risk.
Google offers incognito mode for Maps in privacy push
Google has raced to launch a slew of privacy-related features as the search giant and social media companies face heat from users and regulators globally on how their platforms handle user data.
Signal Messenger Bug Lets Callers Auto-Connect Calls Without Receivers' Interaction
Almost every application contains security vulnerabilities, some of which you may find today, but others would remain invisible until someone else finds and exploits them—which is the harsh reality of cybersecurity and its current state.
Amazon May Soon Track You Even If You're Not a Customer
Businesses can geolocate you simply by the act of your phone probing for WiFi. Regardless of whether you connect, your MAC address touches the device and they know where you are.
Cheap smartphones have a disturbing secret
Billions of people worldwide access the internet only through their phones. But using a cheap smartphone comes with some serious trade-offs.
Privacy Law News
New York State Enacts a New Electronic Data Privacy Protection Law
A drill down on the Shield Act that will go into effect on October 23, 2019
California blocks police from using facial recognition in body cameras
California became the latest state to block police from using facial recognition technology in body cameras.
When the public speaks out clearly, all the money and influence loses.
10 Simple Ways to Protect Your Web Privacy
Keep your personal information safe with these tips.