Microsoft Sues U.S. Over Demands For Customer DataMicrosoft is suing the U.S. government over a law that allows authorities to view customer emails or online files without the individual's knowledge. This comes as the tech industry is increasingly clashing with U.S. officials over privacy rights.
Apple In The Dark On How FBI Hacked iPhoneThe FBI's announcement that it mysteriously hacked into an iPhone is a public setback for Apple, as consumers suddenly discover that they can't keep their most personal information safe.
Your iPhone Might Be Hiding Your Location HistoryWhat if someone had a list of everywhere that you go, along with the exact time that you arrive and leave there each day? Well, as it turns out, that information is stored on many of our smartphones.
FBI Behind Mysterious Surveillance Aircraft Over US CitiesThe FBI is operating a small air force with scores of low-flying planes across the country carrying video and, at times, cellphone surveillance technology - all hidden behind fictitious companies that are fronts for the government.
Google Tries New Approach To Privacy ControlsGoogle is making its privacy controls easier to find and understand in an attempt to make the more than 1 billion users of its digital services feel more comfortable about the personal information that they give the Internet's most powerful company.
Ebola Patient, Nurse Says Hospital Used Her As "PR Pawn”Ebola survivor Nina Pham said Monday in a statement as she filed a lawsuit against her employer she felt she was “left with no choice but to turn to the courts for help.”
Privacy Pushback Coming With Social MediaWe live in an age of oversharing on social media, where some people use it like a journal for their thoughts. But could a very private site be more popular this year?
Mobile Apps Still Collect Information On KidsIt's been more than a year since regulators came out with new privacy rules for kids' mobile apps. But many silly software programs still quietly collect data on the youngest consumers.
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Photo Hack Rekindles Digital Privacy FearsWhether famous or anonymous, people from all walks of life put all sorts of things online or into cloud storage systems, from vital financial information to nude photos.
FBI Inquiries Into Nude Celebrity Photo LeaksThe FBI said Monday it was addressing allegations that online accounts of several celebrities, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, had been hacked, leading to the posting of their nude photographs online.
Some Concerned About Car Computers' Effect On PrivacyConnecting to the web on the road is a convenience that could be harming us. What is saved and shared has people concerned.