Cryptographic algorithm can prevent unwanted sharing of personal data, including credit card numbers
IBM researchers today announced plans for a cloud-based technology that holds potential to help consumers better protect online personal data, including date of birth, home address and credit card numbers.
Protecting personal data in the cloud
IBM today announced it has patented the design for a data privacy engine that can more efficiently and affordably help businesses protect personal data as it is transferred between countries, including across private clouds.
Twitter exec joining White House tech office
The White House says Twitter executive Nicole Wong is joining the Obama administration as the deputy U.S. chief technology officer.
Italian court overturns Google convictions
(AP)—An Italian appeals court on Friday overturned the convictions of three Google executives found criminally responsible for a video on a Google site that showed a disabled teen being bullied.
Facebook users get new privacy shortcuts
Facebook on Wednesday unveiled simplified tools for protecting privacy at the world's leading social network and made it easier for users whose pictures are on display to ask friends to remove them.
Privacy worries dog Facebook ahead of IPO
Some 900 million people like Facebook. But when they realize their private information is being bought and sold, some don't like it so much.
Facebook warns employers not to demand passwords
Facebook settles with FTC over deception charges
Facebook is settling with the Federal Trade Commission over charges it deceived consumers with its privacy settings to get people to share more personal information than they originally agreed to.
Apple, Google to attend hearing on mobile privacy
US lawmakers have invited Apple, Facebook and Google to attend a hearing on mobile phones and privacy on Thursday -- the second Capitol Hill appearance in a week for executives from Apple and Google.
Facebook exec eyes run for California top justice post
The executive in charge of keeping Facebook safe said Wednesday he is eyeing a bid for the job of California's top law enforcement official in a 2010 election. Facebook chief privacy officer Chris Kelly made ...