Fake cell phone signal receivers on airplanes gather cell traffic in a secret government program, a new report reveals.
Up until now, the number of people affected by recent hacks of US government databases was a mystery. Also compromised were more than 1 million fingerprints.
The updates fix flaws that would allow both remote code execution and man-in-the-middle attacks to occur.
Just how private are your Facebook messages? A new suit charges that the company mines your messages for profit.
HEPA air filters promise to take nasty things out of the air, removing cigarette smoke, pollen and other irritants. How do they do this? Appliance Science looks at how HEPA air filters work, and how to tell the real from the fake.
Previously thought limited to Apple and Google browsers, the flaw leaves communications between affected users and websites open to interception.
Telecommunications and internet service providers will now be required to store their customers' metadata for at least two years under laws that passed the Australian parliament with little opposition.
Privacy group charges that Smart TVs' voice-command feature violates federal privacy law by collecting owners' private communications.
Gemalto says it's looking into a report that its SIM card encryption keys were hacked by the NSA and British surveillance agency GCHQ.
The Investigatory Powers Tribunal says that until December, the GCHQ was violating human rights dictates -- but now is in compliance with the law.