The National Security Agency, working with the British government, has secretly been unraveling encryption technology that billions of Internet users rely upon to keep their electronic messages and confidential data safe ...
Cars made smarter with Internet technology are zooming into perilous hacker territory, according to a report by US computer security giant McAfee.
BitTorrent Inc., the San Francisco company behind the most popular technology for sharing files online, is branching out into a new arena: snoop-proof calling and texting.
Revelations about the US government's vast data collection programs have already started hurting American technology firms, according to an industry survey released this week.
Max Schrems wasn't sure what he would get when he asked Facebook to send him a record of his personal data from three years of using the site.
A U.S. judge has ruled that Google Inc. must comply with the FBI's warrantless demands for customer data, rejecting the company's argument that the government's practice of issuing such requests to telecommunication companies, ...
Those insidious email scams known as phishing, in which a hacker uses a disguised address to get an Internet user to install malware, rose 87 percent worldwide in the past year, a security firm said Friday.
Microsoft says that a battle to shed light on secret US government requests for Internet user data will play out in court after failed peace talks.
In the months and early years after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, FBI agents began showing up at Microsoft Corp. more frequently than before, armed with court orders demanding information on customers.
According to Nobel Laureate Gabriel García Márquez, "all human beings have three lives: public, private, and secret". It is in our nature to want privacy, yet in the internet age, it has never been easier to access the ...