The online community website said it received 55 requests for user information in 2014 and provided some information in 58 percent of cases.
The Federal Trade Commission has prohibited a revenge porn site operator from sharing nude photos, using deceptive tactics and revealing personal information.
A U.S. district judge has decided to permanently end the advertising, marketing and sales tied to the spyware application.
Hundreds of computers belonging to University of Florida students and faculty were infected with Upatre and Dyre in a multistage attack.
A new report from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) provides data security steps for businesses and promotes data minimization.
A security engineer from Citrix demonstrated the Maldrone malware that he built as a backdoor to control drones.
WikiLeaks penned a letter to Google CEO Eric Schmidt requesting more information about search warrants under which the company handed over WikiLeaks staffers' data.
LabMD can challenge the FTC's enforcement authority in federal court once the agency comes to a final decision on the exposure of patient data.
The Obama administration has scaled back the amount of personal information of Healthcare.gov users it sends to third parties.
A woman accused a federal agent of using her cellphone data to create a fake Facebook page.
SplashData analyzed more than 3 million leaked passwords to determine the most popular, and therefore, the least secure.
One of the affected media outlets, the Guardian, revealed the news.
A New Jersey congressman has asked the Justice Department to investigate whether New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and a Port Authority official violated state privacy laws when they revealed E-ZPass data.
The National Research Council conducted a study to look into bulk data collection and whether an alternative technology could be more effective.
A previously unpublished remote overlay toolkit offers an easy-to-use GUI and can be embedded in most common banking malware.
The U.K. prime minister contends there should be no "safe space" for terrorists to communicate on the internet.
The Justice Department said the federal government has not violated Twitter's First Amendment rights by limiting disclosure of user data requests.
A police department in Wenzhou bought a coding machine and software used to plant trojans in jail-broken iPhones and Androids.
Speaking to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), President Obama said he will propose a Personal Data Notification and Protection Act and a Student Data Privacy Act.
A FOIA lawsuit by The New York Times stirred the Justice Department to make new information available.
A group calling itself CyberCaliphate has claimed credit for the hack, which included militant messages and links to local and state government documents.
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance said in a speech earlier this week that he thinks device-makers should be required to give law enforcement access to their users' data.
FTC chairwoman Edith Ramirez talked at the Consumer Electronic Show about the Internet of Things and the inherent privacy and security risks that come with the technology development.
The privacy controls will be added to version 7 of HITRUST's CSF due out later this month.
After police responded to a domestic dispute they arrested NY Jet Jermaine Cunningham on three counts, including revenge porn and gun transport.
Two senators wrote a letter requesting more information about stingray use and the FBI's policies surrounding the devices.
Silent Circle has appointed William Conner as CEO while founder Mike Janke becomes chairman of the board.
On a recent flight, a Google engineer discovered that SSL certificates were being signed by Gogo, not Google.
Although a recent study found that nearly 80 percent of anonymous network Tor's traffic was to child abuse sites, one of the network's original designers and various experts have said the staggering stat cannot be taken at face value.
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