The White House detailed its plans for after the 180-day transition period covered under the USA Freedom Act.
Israeli researchers detailed a new attack that can steal data from air-gapped computers, which are often seen as relatively safe.
A flaw in the "forgot my login details" function, if exploited, could have allowed hackers to hijack Steam users' accounts.
After data on 21.5 million former and current OPM workers was exposed, U.S. officials are concerned that hackers can use the information to determine the identity of spies operating in China.
WordPress issued its first transparency report of 2015, which covers the first six months of the year.
A federal appeals court ruled there is no expectation of privacy for "butt dials" that a caller doesn't' take reasonable steps to prevent.
An appeals court in New York ruled that Facebook can't challenge Manhattan prosecutors' warrants seeking information on 381 users as part of an investigation into Social Security fraud.
Five researchers developed HORNET in order to provide a more high-speed anonymous browsing experience.
Hacking Team's spokesman said the company broke no laws when selling its technology, and a researcher points out that the company used his open source tool to create part of its surveillance software.
Like Google before it, Microsoft will make it easier for victims to report images posted without their permission and will take steps to remove them globally.
A federal appeals court has breathed new life into a class action lawsuit against Neiman Marcus regarding the data breach the retailer experienced in 2013.
LifeLock is being investigated by the FTC for the second time after allegedly making false claims about security measures.
A Morrisons supermarket auditor was sentenced to eight years in prison after leaking the personal information of more than 100,000 staff.
Online cheating site Ashley Madison has been hacked by a group calling itself 'The Impact Team', with 37 million customers' details potentially exposed.
The majority of "Right to be forgotten" requests in Europe come from ordinary citizens, as opposed to criminals, celebrities and politicians, new data demonstrates.
The government has argued that it can continue to collect data during the 180-day transition period to the USA Freedom Act.
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Health Plan announced its third breach in two years, information of 722 patients compromised.
A Vietnamese man was sentenced to 13 years in a U.S. prison for stealing and selling the personal information for identify theft.
Cloudflare issued its newest transparency report on Tuesday, which covers the first half of 2015.
Walmart Canada has taken down its online photo site and is investigating a compromise that may have impacted 60,000 people.
A Canadian federal court will allow students more options to pursue damages in a class action lawsuit against the government.
Arizona's broad revenge porn law would have put artistic and news photographers, booksellers, publishers, librarians and others at risk.
TerraCom and Yourtel America have been ordered to pay a $3.5 million in civil penalties to the FCC for failing to adequately store customer data.
FBI Director James Comey brought his case against encryption to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday and said it hampers terrorism investigations.
While James Comey continues to argue that encryption will harm Americans, a group of security experts, including Susan Landau and Bruce Schneier, released a paper on Tuesday saying otherwise.
An unknown number of hackers accessed, downloaded and posted at least 400 GB-worth of documents from Hacking Team, a company often seen as aiding in human rights violations.
The Federal Trade Commission will share lessons learned from the 54 data security cases it has brought as part of its "Start With Security" program.
A surveillance court judge ruled Monday that the NSA could temporarily resume its bulk data collection program during the transition period to the reforms of the USA Freedom Act signed into law June 2.
A vulnerability found in OPM's e-QIP background check system has prompted the agency to shut it down until enhanced security measures are in place.
Justices ruled Monday that an Los Angeles ordinance, legalizing warrantless demands to inspect hotel guest registries, is unconstitutional.
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