Fake cell phone signal receivers on airplanes gather cell traffic in a secret government program, a new report reveals.
Just how private are your Facebook messages? A new suit charges that the company mines your messages for profit.
Google has taken its first step to flag ordinary sites like Wikipedia and CNN with a security warning because they are unencrypted, allowing all data transmissions to be viewed by the prying eyes of hackers or governments.
StealthGenie intercepted communications to and from mobile phones and was undetectable by most users. It was targeted at people who suspected their spouses or significant others of cheating on them.
The former head of the CIA has said "we kill people based on metadata", but as Australia introduces new data retention laws, the country's security chief says he's "not quite sure" what the fuss is about. So what is the truth behind data retention, and why does it matter?
Firm's top lawyer again calls for stop to "unfettered collection of bulk data," argues for reform of secret FISA court.
The world's second largest telecommunications network reveals the extent of government snooping on its network in 29 countries.
American tech firms are caught in the cross-fire between China and the US over cyberespionage. International politics specialist Shen Yi says this storm isn't likely to blow over soon.
Privacy International files legal complaint that accuses GCHQ of installing malware on millions of devices without their owners' permission.
NSA documents reveal the agency is allegedly receiving or intercepting routers, servers, and other computer network devices to embed surveillance tools before international export.