Don't-Miss Privacy Stories

Apple tech note illuminates purported 'backdoor' services

The company's explained the purposes of three diagnostic tools that a security researcher claimed provided 'backdoor' access to users' information.

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Apple responds to troubling allegations of iOS 'backdoor'

A security researcher's claim to have found a 'backdoor' in iOS has raised eyebrows, but Apple says there's a reasonable explanation.

Edward Snowden: Dropbox is 'hostile to privacy'

Dropbox may be popular, but Snowden is no fan of the file sync service.

on pcworld.com

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China's state-run TV calls the iPhone a national security threat; Apple disagrees

China's state-run television says that iOS 7's location services could inadvertently expose state secrets.

iOS 8 Privacy Updates

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Luis Abreu, a UI and UX designer, has combed through Apple's WWDC talks and put together an extensive and thorough piece on the way Apple's improving its privacy and security in iOS 8.

How to delete or disable your Facebook account

Need some time away from Facebook? Sick of its privacy issues? You can deactivate—or outright delete—your account if you know where to look.

on techhive.com

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Why Apple really cares about your privacy

If you read between the lines of Apple's recent announcements, you'll find that the company is turning user privacy into a key competitive advantage.

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Appeals court rules warrant required for cellphone location data

The first ruling of its kind in the US is being hailed by privacy advocates

on pcworld.com