Privacy experts held a candid talk on government methods for obtaining citizen information, and on how the industry can help buffer unfettered data collection.
Cryptography expert Bruce Schneier, now CTO of Co3 Systems, continued his criticism of the National Security Agency's surveillance during his well-attended talk at the RSA Conference in San Francisco today.
In his keynote address at the RSA Conference in San Francisco, Art Coviello discussed the NSA allegations and also outlined four principles that would serve as a set of standards when it comes to cyber warfare.
In a move to bolster privacy, LinkedIn has added a feature that allows users to block other users on the networking platform.
A new bill intended to increase security for the personal information of students in California will be presented by a noted state lawmaker Thursday.
Whistleblower Edward Snowden used a simple and low-cost web crawler to tap into the troves of government data he leaked.
Following the new rules regarding transparency reports by Department of Justice, the social media giant believes further information should be shared, and may seek legal options to protect its First Amendment rights.
Google must post a notice on its French homepage stating that it has been fined more than $200,000 for privacy violations.
An NBC News reporter set up two laptops and a smartphone in Russia to demonstrate Olympics cyber threats.
Tumblr users looking for extra blog protection can now opt for SSL security.
The best aspect of opportunistic encryption is in the fact that it can be built into our infrastructure and deployed transparently for everyone.
Contrary to reports, famed Belgian cryptography professor, Jean-Jacques Quisquater, is questioning whether the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Britain's GCHQ compromised his PC and extracted encrypted data.
European hacker association Chaos Computer Club is suing the German government for allegedly breaking the law and aiding foreign intelligence agencies to spy on citizens.
With the advent of nearly omnipotent video surveillance, the age-old saying "a picture is worth a thousand words," scares me more today than it ever has.
This time, Snowden leaks reveal the spy tactics of a communications intelligence agency in Canada, which leveraged Wi-Fi in a major airport to track travelers' comings and goings.
We knowingly, and sometimes unknowingly, interact with the Internet of Things on a daily basis in both our professional and personal lives.
The news comes in response to November claims that Parliament members' communications were being monitored by U.S. spies.
The news comes soon after President Obama called for the government to be more forthcoming about requests it makes for service provider data.
Two internet service providers (ISP) were ordered to unblock the popular torrent website The Pirate Bay after deciding that its ban was an ineffective tactic against privacy.
Widely used apps, like Angry Birds, and mobile platforms for Facebook, Twitter and other social networking services, were a target for the NSA, leaks reveal.
Edward Snowden's stay in Russian could be longer than expected after a Russian legislator alluded to the country possibly extending his asylum.
Verizon is the first major carrier to publish a transparency report detailing federal, state and local requests for user data.
The Federal Trade Commission has charged 12 companies with falsely claiming to comply with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework.
On Friday, President Obama gave his attorney general and the NSA 60 days to determine how the trove of phone data will be held moving forward.
In this video SC Magazine reporter Danielle Walker discusses the recent transformational state of online privacy with Vaultive CEO, Elad Yoran.
The refund was agreed upon under a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) settlement.
Classified government documents revealed how the intelligence agency even targets computers not connected to the internet.
President Barack Obama met yesterday with senior lawmakers to discuss ending the National Security Agency's surveillance of Americans' telephone records.
Credo Mobile published its transparency report before major carriers Verizon and AT&T, which claimed reports from its companies would come early this year.
The "NameTag" app uses facial recognition software and combs the web for social networking and dating profiles belonging to the unsuspecting passerby.