Is Facebook finally taking anonymity seriously?
Having some form of anonymity online offers many people a kind of freedom. Whether it's used for exposing corruption or just experimenting socially online it provides a way for the content (but not its author) ...
Four myths about privacy
(Phys.org) —Many privacy discussions follow a similar pattern, and involve the same kinds of arguments. It's commonplace to hear that privacy is dead, that people—especially kids—don't care about privacy, that people ...
Many in US believe the were hit by Heartbleed
Many Americans scrambled to protect their personal information online after learning of the Heartbleed Internet flaw, and some believe their data was stolen, a survey showed Wednesday.
Google to shield students from digital ads
Google will no longer try to sell ads based on personal information collected about students using a suite of products tailored for schools.
Fujitsu swings back into the black
Japan's Fujitsu said Wednesday it swung back into the black, posting an annual net profit after aggressive cost-cutting and stronger demand at home for its computer offerings.
Study examines personality traits that make some home-based employees more likely to stray on Internet
(Medical Xpress)—Psychologists from the University of Calgary have conducted a study isolating key personality traits that might make some employees more predisposed to cyberslacking than others, while working from home.
Dutch student sells his data for €350, but at what price privacy?
A dutch student has taken the bold decision to sell all his data at auction. It's a decision that should make us think about the future of our own information.
18% of US Internet users had data stolen, survey finds
Some 18 percent of US Internet users have had important personal data such as bank account information stolen and the problem appears to be getting worse, a survey showed Monday.
Canadians' tax data stolen in Heartbleed breach
Personal data for as many as 900 Canadian taxpayers was stolen after being made vulnerable by the "Heartbleed" bug, officials in Ottawa said on Monday.
Sneak a peek through the mist to technology of the future (w/ video)
A tabletop display with personal screens made from a curtain of mist that allow users to move images around and push through the fog-screens and onto the display, will be unveiled at an international conference ...
US says cybersecurity sharing not an antitrust issue
US officials announced Thursday that companies sharing information about cybersecurity would not face prosecution on antitrust grounds.
What you need to know about the Heartbleed bug
Millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other personal information may be at risk as a result of a major breakdown in Internet security revealed earlier this week.
Microsoft launches 'Cortana', Siri-like smartphone assistant (Update)
Microsoft took on Apple's Siri and Google Now with a smartphone personal assistant dubbed "Cortana".
Research shows link between states' personalities and their politics
One state's citizens are collectively more agreeable and another's are more conscientious. Could that influence how each state is governed? A recently published study suggests it could.