America’s largest Internet companies are tripping over themselves to bolster their public image following blockbuster disclosures about their role in the U.S. government’s controversial data-gathering program.
Google has asked the U.S. Department of Justice for permission to publish the number of national-security information requests it receives from the government.
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With every phone call they make and every Web excursion they take, people are leaving a digital trail of revealing data that can be tracked by profit-seeking companies and terrorist-hunting government officials.
To make all this shadowy surveillance easier to digest, here are the relevant points about the massive data collection.
A gang of international cybercrooks has resurrected a six-year-old Trojan virus named Zeus, using it to harvest personal information and drain unsuspecting victims’ bank accounts.
Twitter is adding an extra security measure to users’ accounts in an effort to prevent unauthorized logins.
As smartphones and tablets become increasingly popular, so do threats that target mobile devices exclusively.
San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón is asking major smartphone manufacturers Apple and Google to combat the growing problem with a beautifully simple suggestion: Give all phones a remote-activated kill switch.
Every day, we trust countless Internet companies with our personal information. But do you know which sites truly protect your privacy from government eyes?
Facebook’s Trusted Contacts feature lets you specify friends who can participate in the password-recovery process.