Guest Post The media can continue to ridicule the “sexting app” that so many young people are using, but they are entirely missing the point. The same generation being blamed for the supposed “death of privacy” has become wiser than those who are criticizing them.
Web security firm AVG has already demonstrated its dedication to user privacy by adding Do Not Track to its software. Now it's doubling down on that by buying privacy firm PrivacyChoice.
Bang With Friends, the app that connects you with Facebook friends looking to hook up, was removed from the Apple app store only a week after it made its debut.
Congress sent Google a letter recently demanding to know just how the company plans to protect the privacy of Google Glass users -- and non-users.
Don't worry. That's just the neighborhood drone spying on you through your window.
We're going back to the future, according to Monetate: going back to a time when all commerce was personal.
Twitter is losing its legal director Nicole Wong to the White House in the name of privacy. President Obama has tapped her as his newest Chief Privacy Officer.
Really, you wouldn't have thought a proposal to Borg the entire human species would have met with such resistance.
"I am overwhelmed that our vision has reached its destination," wrote Secure.me co-founder Mario Grobholz on the company blog. "The deal with Avast is the most crucial milestone in our company’s history."
Google Glass-owning pervs could one day snap your photo just by winking at you. You can't make this stuff up.
User data has fueled the growth of apps in the mobile economy.
Instead of buying digital goods, we are increasingly exchanging them for our personal information, such as our names, email addresses, browsing preferences, location and much more. There is …
In case it wasn't already clear, Siri is bad news if you're concerned with data security.
The IRS may stand on the side of the law that says warrants are not necessary to access personal emails.
Shortly after releasing Burner for iOS, Ad Hoc Labs is bring its disposable phone number app to Android. Craigslist sellers rejoice.
"Most app makers are trustworthy," the ad says. "However, in the wrong hands, who knows what they'll do with your info?"
Florida's House subcommittee unanimously voted in favor of a bill that would make posting revenge porn a felony punishable by up to five years in prison and a $5,000 fine, which could set a powerful precedent.
Google is resisting a national security letter (NSL) from the FBI demanding that it offer up private information about its users.
California Assembly Member Bonnie Lowenthal has introduced the "Right to Know Act 2013," which would force businesses to tell consumers what personal data they have and where it is being shared.
Google is about to get hit with another round of investigations from European regulators -- a day after its privacy director announced she was stepping down.