Don't-Miss Privacy Stories
Netatmo weather stations upload Wi-Fi passwords and SSIDs to the company's servers over insecure connections
A “legacy contact” gives users a little more control over their social networking afterlives, while keeping full account access on lockdown.
Verizon is rethinking how it tampers with user web traffic just as the U.S. Senate starts asking questions.
Time-based one-time passwords are a second step, but not always a second factor. Still, for a lot of people they're a step up in security.
Trust is a difficult commodity to measure, but Glenn Fleishman has some advice for how to tell if a company or service deserves your confidence.
There are several tools that can block third-party advertising companies from zeroing in on your Web browsing.
Web links to once-public Instagram images lived on, even when you made your account private.
Think you're safe from sneaky advertising companies tracking you when you're in private or incognito mode? You might not be.
The tool allowed attackers to try a large number of passwords for Apple ID accounts
Apple should provide more granular controls for location tracking, and families need to understand how device wiping works.
Put your contact info on your lock screen and hope someone decent finds it.
Facebook's privacy settings are a labyrinth of information. Here's what you need to know.
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.