Privacy Concerns

Bill Gates Says Apple Should Cooperate With the FBI
Bill Gates

Bill Gates Says Apple Should Cooperate With the FBI

'This is a specific case where the government is asking for access to information,' he says.
Claire Zillman
Apple Urges Government to Form Commission on Encryption Issues
Apple

Apple Urges Government to Form Commission on Encryption Issues

'Apple would gladly participate in such an effort,' the company wrote in a blog post.
U.S. Files Motion to Force Apple to Obey iPhone Order
Apple

U.S. Files Motion to Force Apple to Obey iPhone Order

The FBI is seeking the tech giant's help to access the shooter's phone, which is encrypted. The company so far has pushed back.
Steve Wozniak: Jobs Would Have Fought for Privacy
Apple

Steve Wozniak: Jobs Would Have Fought for Privacy

Apple's current CEO denounced a court order requiring the tech giant to help authorities search an iPhone used by one of the attackers who killed 14 people in San Bernardino, Calif., last year.
Jacob Pramuk
Father Urges Court to Strike Down Facebook's $20 Million Privacy Settlement
Social Media

Father Urges Court to Strike Down Facebook's $20 Million Privacy Settlement

He argues it enables the social network to continue using minors' data and photos in its ads.
Lindsay Friedman
Despite Social Media's Popularity, Most Americans Don't Want to Give Up Private Data
Privacy Concerns

Despite Social Media's Popularity, Most Americans Don't Want to Give Up Private Data

Clearly, the latest report from Pew shows we're conflicted, because we're still all on Facebook.
Laura Entis
The Biggest Cybersecurity Threat at Your Office Could Be You (Infographic)
Security

The Biggest Cybersecurity Threat at Your Office Could Be You (Infographic)

Companies lost between $375 and $575 billion last year on hack attacks, according to cybersecurity firm Digital Guardian.
Geoff Weiss
Is Google Spying on Students? The Electronic Frontier Foundation Believes So.
Google

Is Google Spying on Students? The Electronic Frontier Foundation Believes So.

The computer company is reportedly collecting data through its automatically enabled 'Sync' feature in Chrome.
Nathan McAlone
NSA Shuts Down Large-Scale Phone Surveillance Program
Cybersecurity

NSA Shuts Down Large-Scale Phone Surveillance Program

It comes two and a half years after the controversial program was exposed by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
Dell Acknowledges Security Vulnerability in New Laptops
Cybersecurity

Dell Acknowledges Security Vulnerability in New Laptops

A program pre-installed on new laptops is susceptible to cyber intrusions.
Michael Dell: Encryption Backdoors Are a 'Horrible Idea'
Dell

Michael Dell: Encryption Backdoors Are a 'Horrible Idea'

Here's the Dell CEO's reasoning.
Robert Hackett
Microsoft to Offer Cloud Services From Germany to Ease Privacy Fears in Europe
Microsoft

Microsoft to Offer Cloud Services From Germany to Ease Privacy Fears in Europe

The measure is designed to ensure that clients' data remains in Germany.
Supreme Court Rejects Cell Phone Search Warrant Case
Supreme Court

Supreme Court Rejects Cell Phone Search Warrant Case

The case raises questions about how much companies protect the privacy rights of their customers.
Apple Is Refusing to Unlock an iPhone 5S for U.S. Law Enforcement
Legal

Apple Is Refusing to Unlock an iPhone 5S for U.S. Law Enforcement

The company says that complying with the request will 'threaten the trust between Apple and its customers and substantially tarnish the brand.'