The targeted apps have included the mobile versions of Facebook, Yahoo’s Flickr, LinkedIn and Twitter, according to reports in The New York Times, the Guardian and ProPublica.
If, like our reader, you find Facebook just too creepy, there's a way out. Chris Breen explains.
Eight companies, from Apple to Yahoo, want world governments to revisit their surveillance laws.
By March, Yahoo users will have the option to encrypt all data flow to and from the Web company's services.
In an attempt to introduce more transparency to government requests, Apple's published a report on how many times it's been asked to divulge user or device information in the first half of 2013.
Why log in once when you can log in twice? Two-factor authentication can give you some added protection, and it's fairly easy to set up.
What happens in email, doesn't stay there. But you knew that already.
Google just updated its terms of service to allow the company to use your real name, face, and comments in ads. Here's how to slam the brakes on it.
Facebook is making it easier for people to find you, so it’s about that time again: Check your privacy settings.
Have trouble with tweets? Loathe all those likes? Pinned your last pin? Here's how to leave your 'friends' behind.