Almost 2 billion people around the world use smartphones -- typically worth hundreds of dollars a pop on the black market. A former smartphone thief explains their allure to street criminals.
Police and security firms team up to take down the notorious Shylock, a dangerous financial Trojan that has infected at least 30,000 Windows computers worldwide.
New rules also explain under which circumstances it will notify users that their data has been requested by law enforcement agencies.
Miami Beach proposes that many city officials, including building inspectors, should wear cameras.
Thanks to a three-decade-old executive order, researchers say, Fourth Amendment protections against warrantless domestic surveillance may not be as strong as first thought.
The company's report covers its major online services including Hotmail, Outlook.com, SkyDrive, Xbox Live, and Skype.
An Australian Senator has a novel idea for fighting proposed mandatory data retention legislation, calling on Internet advocates to direct their protest at politicians in meme form.
In a letter to the president, US Sens. Al Franken and Dean Heller call for stronger transparency in the USA Freedom Act.
New research into the financial cost to law enforcement demonstrates just how cheap it is to track a suspect with a cell phone, and how those figures can affect the legal barriers protecting privacy.
Privacy International files legal complaint that accuses GCHQ of installing malware on millions of devices without their owners' permission.