The USA Freedom Act, blocked by the Senate, would have curbed powers granted under the Patriot Act, including bulk collection of Americans' phone records.
Safer, chip-enabled credit cards are coming to the US before the end of 2015, but it will be years before tougher, PIN-based security will be used nationwide.
Repairs and security upgrades are being made during planned outage after "activity of concern" was detected, officials tell the Associated Press.
Fake cell phone signal receivers on airplanes gather cell traffic in a secret government program, a new report reveals.
A vulnerability could allow hackers to trick users into downloading fake apps, which could siphon off their personal information, researchers warn.
Hackers can break into iPhones and iPads with bad apps, Quirky and GE make it more affordable to have a smart home, and Instagram lets you edit your mistakes.
The vulnerability affects roughly 95 percent of all Apple mobile devices currently in use, according to a new report.
Insecam shows how easy it is to tap into home-security webcams, Apple offers tool to de-register numbers from iMessage, and the new Call of Duty blocks Share Play on Sony's PlayStation 4.
Supercookies could take a bigger bite out of your privacy than you think, say researchers. Here's what they're worried about.
Using hotel Wi-Fi networks, the hackers are able to infect corporate executives' computers with malicious software, according to security research firm Kaspersky Lab.
US and European police say they closed more than 400 online contraband markets and arrested 17 people -- who thought they were hidden by the popular tool.
In Google's study, the firm gets up close and personal with hijackers that target not businesses or governments, but you personally.
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