The appeal could have considerable bearing on FTC enforcement going forward as the court determines whether the commission must prove concrete injury to consumers before it takes action.
Property of the People, as part of its Operation 45 transparency and accountability project, wants the FBI to hand over anything in its files on Trump from June 14, 1946 until June 15, 2015.
Carpenter v. United States seeks to challenge what lawyers representing defendantTimothy Carpenter say is government overreach.
China's new cybersecurity law went into effect on June 1, subjecting companies to stringent data privacy and protection guidelines, as key questions linger around how it will be enforced, and how businesses will be able to comply.
The Department of Justice is asking the US Congress to pass a law which would allow it to make reciprocal agreements with foreign governments to issue warrants to seize data in other countries.
A search warrant obtained by ICE authorized use of a Stingray device to track an immigrant.
Despite the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect 12 months from now, the majority of European and US businesses are still inadequately prepared and at risk of incurring costly non-compliance fines.
WhatsApp added another layer of protection for users in late 2016, quietly introducing a new feature that encrypts messages and contacts when uploading this data to Apple's iCloud servers, according to a Forbes report.
An Oakland-based defense attorney is accusing the local police department of deliberately misleading a judge who signed an order used to justify the use of stingrays.
Celebgate hackers have hit another WWE star this time leaking nude images of four-time women's champion Charlotte Flair.
Approximately 500,000 pediatric medical records were spotted for sale on the dark web, many of which from offices likely unaware they were breached.
The city of San Francisco wants to gain immediate warrantless access to the autonomous vehicle (AV) technology, data and/or video recording in the event of a collision.
Yahoo awarded a $7,000 bug bounty to a researcher who spotted three bugs that could be leveraged to takeover a Flickr account.
Facebook released its latest Global Government Requests Report covering the second half of 2016.
In the past, the agency has collected communications that communications that merely mention an identifier like an email address that is linked to someone under surveillance.
As per the recent Investigatory Powers Act otherwise known as the "Snooper's Charter", UK intelligence agencies were given the green light to access personal data from browsing histories.
On Thursday, Microsoft released its latest batch of semi-annual transparency reports, which revealed that global law enforcement legal requests for Microsoft user data decreased by more than 17 percent from 2015 to 2016, while U.S. FISA orders seeking content from the tech company jumped significantly in the first six months of 2016.
In a recent poll of more than 1,200 Americans, 92 percent agreed that Internet providers should not be allowed to monitor their activity online and sell that data to third parties without consent -- a strong indictment of Senate Joint Resolution 34, which lifted FCC restrictions that would have prevented ISPs from engaging in this practice.
The president of The Internet Society has called on G20 leaders to protect encryption for the good of the world economy.
Unsurprisingly, Wonga customers have been told to change their passwords after the payday loan firm admitted it had suffered a major data breach affecting 250,000 customers.
In the suit against Apple as well as social media and messaging companies, consumers claimed that app makers like Kik didn't tell that Apple iOS "Find Friends" feature ported their contacts to company servers,
A proof of concept test has shown that some smart TVs can be hacked using just common radio signals that can give a hacker control over the television's camera and mic to view who is viewing.
The McDonald's Canada career website has suffered a data breach that compromised about 95,000 restaurant job applications, the fast-food giant acknowledged on Friday in a company statement.
According to new research from Kroll Ontrack, simply having a backup solution won't prevent users from losing data.
Encryption will face a make it or break it moment in June when the European Commission lays out new options for forcing internet companies to hand over the keys.
Activists outraged over Congress passing a resolution that struck down new FCC rules defending the private data of telecom and ISP customers have pledged to purchase federal lawmakers' browser histories so they can publish them.
The repeal of Obama-era data protection regulations means that internet service providers in the US will be allowed to sell a great variety of personal data. What are the implications for European data?