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A highly anticipated talk by two Carnegie Mellon University researchers on how to identify users of the Tor internet privacy network has been axed from the Black Hat USA 2014 conference next month.
Is Facebook turning a new leaf when it comes to privacy? Maybe, maybe not, but users might have a little more control over third-party apps connecting to the social network.
But could the push back against the NSA's comprehensive surveillance with new privacy-enhancing technology be jeopardised by community reluctance for large-scale collaboration?
Users of the social media network can no longer hide their profiles from folks searching for their names, a privacy feature which Facebook says was used only by "a small percentage" of users.
New social networking site Grom Social is created 'by kids for kids'. and is poised to attract young social networkers away from Facebook with its focus on safety and parental approval.
Don't give away sensitive information, valuable corporate trade secrets, business plans, personal files and letters, or traces of Internet...
The Austrian student group Europe-v-Facebook wants to go to court to force Facebook to do more to protect the data privacy of its users. To finance the legal battle, the group is turning to crowdfunding.
Network security company Juniper Networks investigated 1.7 million mobile apps. It concluded that free apps cost us our privacy, expose us unnecessarily, and most app permissions are unjustified.
The AbruStop Privacy Protection package is a Mac OS X application firewall that protects the customer's private data by preventing,...
Norton Hotspot Security is designed to hide public Wi-Fi sessions from eavesdropping software, encrypting sensitive data from prying eyes at hotspots nationwide.
The social network is being hauled up for questioning by French privacy officials over the alleged publication of old private messages on people's timelines. However, the company says users are only seeing old wall posts.
Nearly 15 years after founding SuperGroups.com, Mark Weinstein is back with Sgrouples and says it’s time privacy becomes the hallmark of social networking.
New standard allows more globally unique IP addresses which raises privacy concerns, but increased number of addresses could make scanning by cybercriminals more difficult.
Founder of Chinese telecom giant, which has faced security concerns in the US and Australia, makes call for global cooperation to improve data protection, according to reports.
The government wants to give HMRC, the police, and the intelligence agencies access to geolocation data, and information about who is communicating with whom on services like Facebook and Twitter
Apple's tightened iPhone and iPad security meant advertisers had to seek alternative ways of targeting users with in-app ads. In a cat-and-mouse game, advertisers are succeeding.
Automated data archiving system helps companies protect themselves against lawsuits and comply with upcoming data protection legislations, Symantec exec says, but Asian companies hesitant to jump onboard.
Most Facebook users change their privacy settings, but because the world's most popular social network is used by hundreds of millions of people, this still means that tens of millions don't.
A group of Austrian students, whose complaints prompted Ireland's privacy regulators to give Facebook a stern ticking-off, has accused the social network of missing deadlines imposed by those authorities for implementing changes.Facebook has offices in Ireland that manage all its operations outside North America.
The social-content site has revised its terms and policies to fend off concerns over copyright infringement, to reassure users that it will not sell their content and to lay the groundwork for an API
A week-long consultation over a series of changes to Facebook's terms and conditions yielded tens of thousands of German responses, but very few in other languages
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