While Apple is fighting the FBI in court over encryption, Amazon quietly disabled the option to use encryption to protect data on its Android-powered devices.
The battle between the FBI and Apple over encryption took a turn in Apple's favor this week, with a similar court ruling coming down on the side of privacy. Congress is eager to get in the game. What might we expect if they do?
School officials in Huntsville plan on tracking students' social media accounts as part of a new system that will also levy punishments based on posts, regardless of whether they're private or public.
AS THE FBI and Apple fight a media war over whether the federal government can force the computer company to hack an iPhone, in California a new privacy law is raising questions over how deeply government should be allowed to peer into a convicted cr
A Parker County swingers club could be forced to reveal the names of hundreds of guests at its late night parties.
A student stole teacher Leigh Anne Arthur's cell phone, found a nude picture on the device, then sent the image to other students through text messages and social media.
The FBI tells us that its demand for a back door into the iPhone is all about fighting terrorism, and that it is essential to break in just this one time to find out more about the San Bernardino attack last December.
To Advertisers...In the United States of America, billboards now see you. Or at least they see certain data from your mobile phone -- age, gender and location -- which they can then sell to advertisers.
Modern phones are digital repositories of daily life Intimate data is at heart of Apple-FBI privacy debate
Apple, summoned to Capitol Hill to explain why it is refusing to help the government access a terrorist's phone by developing malware to hack in, says Congress should be the one answering questions.
Edward Snowden stoked the debate over mass government surveillance. Tim Cook may be the one to rein it in.
The computerized systems of Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center were suddenly frozen by a software demanding payment in order to give the administrators control of their own system.
FBI Director James Comey reversed himself on Thursday when he acknowledged that the outcome of a California court order compelling Apple to write new code to unlock a terrorist's phone could "be instructive for other courts" ...
A bill introduced in the state House would require the reporting of non-vaccinated students to the Colorado Department of Health and Environment. Currently those records are kept with the school.
By pushing Apple to help unlock iPhone, the government has turned enemies into friends
Retired general Michael Hayden speaks with Washington Bureau Chief Susan Page about his new book 'Playing to the Edge' and weighs in on Apple's case with the government, Donald Trump's security policy and Hillary Clinton's email scandal. Video by Jas
Microsoft founder Bill Gates voiced his support for the FBI in its battle with Apple Inc, and insisted that Tim Cook was mischaracterizing the agency's order when he said it wanted the company to "build a backdoor" into the iPhone.
In the end, it's not actually your data to keep
With the help of outside firms
If TPP is passed in its current form – and then enforced – this could have a significant impact on the sharing of ideas and information through the Internet.
A Minnesota city is asking a court for a warrant to enter a rental home in order to check to see if the place is clean.
In the documents, the DOJ argues that Tor users have no reasonable expectation of privacy when it comes to their IP address. This is the same argument that the judge used to justify the FBI implanting malware onto a dark web site in order to grab use
The Des Moines Register is calling for an audit of the Democratic caucus results after several reports of precincts being decided by coin flips and missing caucus-goers.
Canada's CBC network reported Thursday that the country is slamming on the brakes when it comes to sharing some communications intelligence with key allies -- including the U.S. -- out of fear that Canadian personal information is not properly pr
health information. (NaturalNews) One of the goals of the federal government's Affordable Care Act is to universally implement the use of Electronic Health Records (EHR).
As a kid I remember hearing it all the time. It was an idea that was drilled into my head over and over again.
If you're an American citizen, then the government has a personal file on you. Think of it like your permanent record from your grade school days. These records contain highly sensitive personal information about you such as where you live, your co
A mandatory online course at the University of Southern California (USC) asks students to disclose the number of sexual encounters they have had over the past three months and teaches students to ask for consent by saying "how far would you be comf
Americans' private medical information with government. (NaturalNews) During his recent State of the Union address, Barack Obama made quick mention of a program he plans to unveil that will collect private medical information on Americans and share i