When a local resident filed an Open Records Act request after noticing surveillance cameras had been installed in a public park without prior notice, the police department denied his request.
It is unclear what percent if any of the 62 percent who wouldn't give up alcohol were too drunk to realize they were giving up a finger for their phone.
Crimson Hexagon, a company that generates consumer insights from public social media posts, has been suspended from Facebook while the social media giant evaluates whether the data collection firm violated Facebook policies.
Walmart Tuesday filed a patent for audio surveillance technology to record customers and employees to proposedly focus on minute details of the shopping and checkout.
A Rochester man was charged with hacking the personal accounts of 150 young women over the course of several years.
Facebook's privacy woes continue with the company having to reach out to 800,000 customers who had people that they had blocked become unblocked.
Data that National Health Service patients in the UK specifically requested be kept private was inadvertently used in a clinical audit and research project due to a nearly three-year long data processing error, a UK government official reported yesterday.
The company said it will be introducing new restrictions and changes regarding the Graph API Explorer App, Profile Expression Kit, Media Solutions APIs, Pages API, Marketing API, Lead Ads Retrieval and Live Video APIs.
After Facebook officially changed its policies in May 2015 to restrict the information that app developers could collect on users and their friends, the social media company granted a special extension to 61 developers, allowing them to continue the practice for several additional months.
Sen. Wyden wrote a letter to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to ask if his agency has taken steps to ensure the cell site simulators neither interfere with 9-1-1 emergency services nor the communications of innocent Americans.
The voices of millions of UK taxpayers were recorded, analyzed and stored by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) without consent, according to privacy campaigners Big Brother Watch.
Researchers surveyed 1,500 U.S. customers and found that despite recent social media user data controversy, the majority of consumers still trust their apps to use their data in honorably.
The American Civil Liberties Union and other advocacy groups are delivering their petition to Amazon's Seattle headquarters today requesting that it stop selling surveillance technology to the government.
Uber recently applied for a patent to use artificial intelligence to spot drunken drivers
A bipartisan Congressional group has put forth a bill to create a national standard encryption that would supersede any similar standards created on the state or local levels.
BSI confirms that it is running the secretariat for a new ISO Project Committee developing ISO 23485 Consumer protection - Privacy by design for consumer goods and services - aimed at protecting consumers' domestic privacy.
A rarely used, but very powerful cyberespionage malware with the ability to install backdoors, remotely execute code and grab sound and audio from the affected device has been discovered and analyzed by ESET researchers.
The U.S Election Assistance Commission (EAC) announced that 26 states have requested $209,638,865, or 55 percent of the allocated $380 million for Help American Vote Act (HAVA) funds.
Microsoft has announced a £5.6 billion deal to acquire software development platform GitHub, arguably the most visible open source resource online.
A survey of 2.5 million domains looked for configurations publicly exposed, found 9,637 exposed organizations, then used a random sample of 171 public organizations to determine nearly 3,000 domains were leaking sensitive data.
Apple's newest enhancements to its Safari browser will inhibit websites and apps -- including Facebook -- from using cookies and fingerprinting techniques to track users across the internet.
Facebook is defending its privacy practices again after a report that the social media giant entered into agreements over the last decade to share user data with at least 60 mobile device manufacturers, in an effort to make its services available to device owners via integrated APIs.
Major vulnerabilities in the EOS blockchain and smart contracts platform may push back the Mainnet launch scheduled for June 2.
Facebook has unveiled a new way for its users to set up two-factor authentication for their accounts eliminating the need to register a phone number.
A glitch in T-Mobile's employee website allowed anyone to look up customer account details.
LifeBridge Health is notifying 500,000 patients that their personal information was exposed in a data breach.
Researchers from various universities conducted what was described as the first large-scale study of apps used by stalkers to track their intimate partners.