In an effort to help curb terrorism, Twitter has suspended 125,000 accounts since mid-2015 that it said threatened or promoted terrorist acts.
Mozilla yesterday shed new light on its plan to phase out its Firefox operating system and instead focus on Internet of Things solutions, with an emphasis on data privacy and security.
In an oft-repeated tale, a senior at Panther Creek High School was arrested on felony and misdemeanor charges for hacking into a school computer and changing grades.
The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) said Colin Powell and Condeleeza Rice both used private email for classified information and a heavily redacted email from John Kerry showed that he likewise used a private email account
To meet the more stringent requirements laid out in the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield pact inked Tuesday, organizations are going to have to up their data protection game and Congress must accelerate passage of the Judicial Redress Act.
A United Nations panel declared that the past three-and-a-half years that Julian Assange spent in Ecuador's embassy in the U.K. were effectively an "arbitrary detention", as the WikiLeaks founder fights extradition to Sweden.
For anyone wanting to remain anonymous, Ashley Madison is now allowing its users to add a mask to their profile picture with a new security tool called discreet photo.
Companies are facing a predicament when charged with federal regulatory violations over alleged failures to establish cybersecurity policies and/or protect personally identifiable information (PII).
Information governance (IG) is nearly impossible to achieve, but is a goal worth pursuing to protect the privacy of sensitive data and ensure organizations can meet discovery requests, according to a panel at the LegalTech show in New York.
The ACLU joined forces with the EFF to file an amicus brief in a case involving the Milwaukee Police Department's alleged warrantless use of a stingray.
Corporate legal departments are grappling with the changing role of corporate legal departments as they assume a greater role in security and privacy.
The threat landscape and nature of data breaches are constantly changing, requiring lightning fast response and throwing organizations into an nearly perpetual state of transformation, a panelist told attendees at the LegalTech Show in New York on Tuesday.
U.S. and European officials announced a new data-transfer deal on Tuesday designed to replace the Safe Harbor agreement that was ruled invalid by a European court three months ago.
Hacking group AnonSec released 250 GB of data that it says proves it commandeered a $222.7 million NASA drone and for months pilfered information.
A report today from Harvard University's Berkman Center for Internet and Society predicts that in lieu of backdoors to encrypted messaging apps, intelligence agencies will increasingly turn to less fortified vectors to conduct digital surveillance.
Aimed at manufacturing, telecommunications, and financial services sectors, Dridex has reemerged after a post-holiday slowdown.
A default configuration used by the Apache server has been discovered as vulnerable to uncovering the identity of Tor users.
The founder of Liberty Reserve virtual currency pleaded guilty to running an enterprise that laundered more than $250 million obtained by criminals through identity theft, credit card fraud, computer hacking and other illicit activities.
What do recent settlements with the FTC, FCC and SEC really mean for cyber hygiene. Larry Jaffee reports.
American consumers are more preoccupied with data privacy than losing their main source of income with 92 percent of respondents in a new survey.
An IRS program launched to improve fraud prevention needs improvements, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration said -- as the FTC rolls out an upgraded identity theft website.
The Senate Judiciary Committee gave the nod to the Judicial Redress Act, which would provide citizens of major U.S. allies a course of redress regarding information shared with U.S. law enforcement, sending it on to the full Senate.
With Data Privacy Day now upon us, cybersecurity experts from across the industry have offered their advice on how both individuals and organizations can protect their data.
In what prosecutors are calling a "first of its kind" case, a hacker linked to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has been extradited to the U.S. to face charges.
SCMagazine.com asked key thought leaders to identify key events in last year that have reshaped public policy and expectations of what happens—and what should happen—to personally identifiable information when users go online.
The White House will establish a new office, managed by the DoD, that will secure OPM background checks.
Unit 42 researchers said Scarlet Mimic is behind attacks against minority rights activists that began more than four years, though they've shifted both their tactics and the malware used.
A Swiss digital surveillance law that has rankled online privacy advocates will now subjected to a public vote, after opponents collected enough signatures to challenge the legislation.
DDoS attacks are on the increase and getting bigger and more widespread, according to research released by Arbor Networks.
Plaintiffs in Atlanta had a class-action lawsuit dismissed on Monday following the state's acknowledgement it had put at risk the data of more than six million registered voters.
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