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.
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.
Both social networks say Sunday's football spectacle was the most discussed/tweeted Super Bowl in their histories.
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.