By Lauren C. Williams on May 8, 2014
Facebook's plan to start looking through users private messages could be the needed catalyst for better privacy protections.
By Lauren C. Williams on April 30, 2014
Google stops reading students' emails for ads after students and teachers sued the company earlier this year.
By Jessica Goldstein on April 29, 2014
She wanted to hide her pregnancy from big data. How hard could that be? Turns out hiding from Google and Facebook is almost impossible.
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By Nicole Flatow on April 28, 2014
30 percent of Americans are arrested by age 23. And those arrests may now come with a complimentary police search of your phone.
By Lauren C. Williams on April 3, 2014
Google's Street View vans collected names, addresses, telephone numbers, URLs, passwords, emails, text messages, medical records, and more from open Wi-Fi networks for three years.
By Lauren C. Williams on March 20, 2014
A new hacker-developed drone can lift your smartphone's private data from your GPS location to mobile applications' usernames and passwords -- without you ever knowing.
By Lauren C. Williams on February 20, 2014
Facebook's $19 billion deal to buy mobile messaging company WhatsApp stirs up questions about privacy and aggressive advertising for the startup's 450 million users.
By Adam Peck on February 6, 2014
Russian surveillance of journalists covering the Olympics reaches a new, creepy level.
By Lauren C. Williams on January 6, 2014
A little-known company that collects your prescription drug information is trying to take its stock public.
By Lauren C. Williams on December 31, 2013
Before we ring in the New Year, let's take a look at how your personal data's privacy and security was compromised in 2013.