The company received more than 100,000 government requests for customer data last year.
The new operating system protects the device's personal information with a passcode that Apple will not be able to bypass.
Google indicated in its most recent transparency report that it also saw a 15 percent jump in government requests for user data since the end of last year.
Copies of controversial surveillance software, called "FinFisher," were made available for public scrutiny by WikiLeaks.
Dropbox issued its transparency report that shares the company had received 268 government requests for users' information, and in some cases, account files.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has announced that it is prepared to roll out its new fully operational facial recognition system.
The app is expected to be launched next year.
Microsoft continues to fight an order requesting it to turn over customer emails stored in a data center in Ireland.
More than 40 civil liberties groups are urging Senate leaders to pass legislation that would put a halt to the NSA's data collection practices.
The FTC said Google must refund parents whose children made in-app purchases without their permission.
A server used to test new code was hacked in July to drop malware intended for DDoS attacks.
A judge has lifted a suspension of a previous order compelling Microsoft to hand over customer emails stored on a server in Ireland.
Claiming funding from the federal government and an endorsement by President Obama, a debt relief program coerced private data from consumers.
Anonymous confessions posted on a popular app, called "Secret," were susceptible to being exposed via a hack.
GMR Transcription Services in California agreed to settle FTC charges related to its security practices.
Eight months after the enactment of a new California privacy law, AOL clarified that it does not respond to web browsers' "Do Not Track" requests.
The civil liberties groups contend in a brief filed in New York Supreme Court, that warrants and a gag order issued in the case were unconstitutional.
The task force will examine the use of the technology by foreign intelligence agencies and criminals targeting Americans.
Yahoo will implement end-to-end mail encryption for its users by next year, according to an announcement made by its CISO.
John Henry Skillern was arrested this past week after Google found an explicit image of an underage girl in his email.
China has removed Kaspersky and Symantec from its list of approved security vendors and approves five domestic antivirus brands.
A federal judge has upheld a lower court ruling compelling Microsoft to turn over customer records located in Ireland to the U.S. government.
Google provided additional details on how it has attempted to comply with the "right to be forgotten" ruling and the problems it has encountered.
A woman claims she did not realize the company was using location services to track her and accuses the company of giving the data to third parties.
Sen. Patrick Leahy introduced an NSA reform bill that would update the USA Freedom Act.
A report from New America OTI found that the NSA surveillance program has had a chilling effect on U.S. commerce and foreign policy.
Complete with a colorful graphic, the EFF showed a federal court how the NSA essentially runs a digital dragnet that can pick up innocent Americans.
The bill is set to be introduced on Tuesday.
This weekend, the digital rights group released a "hacker alpha" version of its Open Wireless Router software.
A man and a woman were sentenced to 14 years for conspiring to steal money in a phishing scheme that was then used to transport criminals into the U.K.