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Private messaging isn't so private, say University of New Haven researchers who found Android apps transmitting and storing unencrypted images, chats, screenshots and even passwords.
In what "has all the markings of a state-sponsored attack," government contractor US Investigations Services reveals the probable theft of government employees' personal information.
A new report from China claims that US "spying operations penetrate every corner" of the country, according to Reuters.
The Syrian Electronic Army targets the public faces of Skype, hacking messages to its blog and to its Twitter and Facebook accounts.
The end of 2013 saw a rush of big NSA news, from a judge calling an agency program "almost Orwellian" to a bevy of tech stars talking reform at the White House. What lies ahead?
Ending the NSA's massive phone database is just one recommendation in a report from the White House's surveillance review panel.
Likening government surveillance to malware, Microsoft's general counsel says the company is taking steps to protect the privacy of online communications.
In an unsigned document, the agency says that its communications data collection is comparable in scope to a "dime on a basketball court."
It was the year of Internet activism with a sharp political point: Protests derailed the Stop Online Piracy Act, assisted in imploding a United Nations summit, and helped to postpone a data-sharing bill.
A congressional committee wants to know whether this telecommunications powerhouse is a national security threat. Why? CNET went to China to find out.