Journalists still parsing through the collection of data leaked by National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden have found documents proving that international skies are hardly safe from snooping government agencies.
A zero-day exploit that unmasks Tor users via a Firefox bug has been discovered with evidence that it’s already been used to target people. Mozilla and Tor have acknowledged the vulnerability and are working on a patch.
Thanks to a report from the nation's union for data protection, it's been revealed that the Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere has a draft law in place that would do some serious damage to the state of data privacy rights in Germany.
Republicans don't like net neutrality and are expected to change or overturn the regulations that allow consumers equal access to all internet content. As a candidate, President-elect Donald Trump promised to change the regulations.
Since Donald Trump's election, encrypted email service ProtonMail, which claims to be “NSA-proof,” has seen signups double. The Swiss company released a lengthy statement about what a Trump presidency might mean for privacy.
Microsoft is keenly aware of the impact of ransomware on its customers and has taken significant steps to combat the problem in Windows 10 Anniversary Edition via browser and email, protection, machine learning, and Windows Defender.
On Thursday, Edward Snowden will be holding a live question-and-answer session starting at 1:30 p.m. (PT) where he will discuss his views on the potential impact on privacy issues with a Donald Trump presidency.
Web of Trust, the browser add-on for privacy and security, has been castigated after a German media investigation discovered that it was selling user data to third parties without properly anonymizing it.
Sudo, a privacy app for iOS, macOS, and soon Android, helps you hide your digital footprint by supplying disposable phone numbers and email addresses. It's free, and will remain so for the foreseeable future.
WhatsApp's data-collection policy, which permits the messaging service to share user info with parent company Facebook, drew sharp rebuke from European Union regulators concerned over its lack of transparency.
The FCC has approved new regulations that require internet-service providers to offer "opt-in consent" to share user data to third-party agencies. This includes web browsing history, app usage, and financial information.