One tweet was enough to start a chain reaction of information-gathering that could have rivaled the work of a government intelligence agency. And with data, a hacker could have ended up ruining one man's life.
Privacy International files legal complaint that accuses GCHQ of installing malware on millions of devices without their owners' permission.
Watch Dogs manages to impress at times, but its overly ambitious promise is never fully realized. There's a lot of fluff baked into the experience that might leave some disappointed and wanting more.
Music fans have been hit with bogus credit card fees and face a potential privacy breach after the Moshtix website for Splendour in the Grass was compromised.
A study from market research firm Toluna suggests there is considerable emotional opposition to the idea of people wearing Glass in public.
In the wake of the Target stores' credit card hack, Sen. Patrick Leahy reintroduces a data privacy and protection law that he's wanted Congress to pass since 2005.
Google must remove from its search results photos of the former Formula One president at a sex party, a French court rules.
The microblogging site adds a new security measure designed to make it harder for organizations like the National Security Agency to uncover its data.
Google, Facebook, Yahoo, and others are all improving their data encryption to discourage the NSA from accessing user information.
Drawing on thousands of leaked documents, The New York Times and the UK's Guardian offer up lengthy looks at the beleaguered spy agency.