Don't-Miss Privacy Stories
Just like the mobile version, Wickr's new desktop apps sends messages that vanish without a trace. But there's one thing it can't do on the new platforms that's pretty important.
Future Bluetooth devices could connect to the Internet through regular home routers, and require opt-in approval for privacy-invading Beacons.
Use Uber? Snapchat? Google Maps? Now Twitter knows.
Competing car-hailing companies are falling all over themselves to win your trust.
The mobile carrier says it was testing the tracking technology, but it didn't rule out reintroducing permacookies in the future.
The network is being up-front about what data it’s collecting about you and why (because ads).
It's a feature, not a bug, but Glenn Fleishman thinks Apple should at least give users a choice.
The organization ranked 39 digital communication tools based on security features and best practices
A Virginia judge says forcing people to incriminate themselves violates the 5th Amendment.
Apple's boss was his usual coy self at an industry conference, but still revealed a few hints of the future.
SMS forwarding is great on its face, but it could weaken two-factor authentication schemes—and that's not the only problem.
The fast-growing social network makes its manifesto a legal document to prevent future profits from user data.
The company stands by its new feature, which doesn’t share your search results with third parties.
iOS 8 greatly expanded what Touch ID can do. But also expanded is the damage that can be done if someone forces you to unlock your phone against your will.
Chris Breen and Susie Ochs discuss distracted driving and Google Glass, not-so-bendable iPhones, Apple and privacy, and the smugglers index.