Apple is one of eight companies that have been named in another class-action lawsuit filed over the use of Carrier IQ software in mobile handsets.
Amid what's snowballing into a major privacy controversy, AT&T, Sprint, HTC and Samsung today confirmed that their mobile phones integrate controversial tracking software.
The Supreme Court next week will begin hearing arguments in a landmark case involving the government's authority to use GPS tracking devices in criminal investigations without first obtaining a court order.
U.S. government requests for Google user data jumped nearly 30 percent in the first half of this year compared to the prior six months.
A federal appellate court has been asked to consider the appropriateness of the damages being sought by the RIAA against individual copyright infringers.
RIAA claims that LimeWire owes it trillions of dollars were called 'absurd' by a New York federal judge.
Apple could cause some serious disruption in the mobile payments space if it enters the field as reported, say analysts.
The FCC confirmed that it's investigating whether Google broke any federal eavesdropping laws when collecting data for its controversial Street View mapping service.
Consumer Watchdog, a group that has been a sharp critic of Google's privacy practices in the past, is at it once again.
Few events have crystallized U.S. fears over a cyber catastrophe, or brought on calls for a strategic response, more than the recent attacks against Google and more than 30 other tech firms.
The recent cyberattacks against Google and more than 30 other high-tech companies were carried out by relatively unsophisticated attackers using outdated botnet tools, according to an Atlanta-based security firm.
President Barack Obama's administration has declassified portions of the highly secret multi-billion dollar Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative.
A class action lawsuit has been filed against Facebook over changes that the social networking site made to its privacy settings last November and December.
The long music piracy fight between the Recording Industry Association of America and Minnesota native Jammie Thomas-Rasset shows no sign of ending anytime soon.
In a report likely to make IT administrators tear out their hair, most users still rely on easy passwords, some as simple as "123456," to access their...
Articles by Jaikumar Vijayan