Do you remember how the Millennium bug had everyone sitting on the edge of their seats some 15 years ago? If such a blackout occurred right now, we would immediately take stock of how much the Internet has become ubiquitous ...
In our increasingly digital world, the balance between privacy and free speech is tenuous, at best.
Uber Technologies says that if you catch a ride with one of its drivers, your personal and financial data are safe—from Uber itself.
Facebook Inc. is putting profit before its users' privacy with its latest terms and conditions, according to a European Parliament lawmaker who's overseeing amendments to EU data-protection laws.
We leave a trail of data, both knowingly and unwittingly, with every swipe of a credit card, post on social media and query on a search engine.
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.
Privacy advocates say the Obama administration needs to make more changes to protect consumer privacy on the government's health insurance website.
When Courtney Lorentz's 6-year-old daughter brought home an iPad from school last fall, the Deerfield, Ill., mom wanted assurance that the thoughts, ideas and personal information her daughter typed into the device would ...
Imagine a world where mosquito-sized robots fly around stealing samples of your DNA. Or where a department store knows from your buying habits that you're pregnant even before your family does.
Google said on Thursday it is halting sales of its Internet-linked eyewear Glass but insisted the technology would live on in a future consumer product.