Privacy Concerns

Erin Andrews Breaks Down During Dad's Testimony in $75 Million Civil Suit
News and Trends

Erin Andrews Breaks Down During Dad's Testimony in $75 Million Civil Suit

The TV host and reporter was in tears while listening to her father tell jurors how much his daughter was affected by a stalker videotaping her nude and posting the clip in online.
Andrea Huspeni
Apple CEO: Unlocking San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone Would Be 'Bad for America'
Apple

Apple CEO: Unlocking San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone Would Be 'Bad for America'

'Some things are hard, and some things are right, and some things are both -- this is one of those things,' Tim Cook says in an interview.
Erin Andrews vs. Nashville Marriott: Inside the $75 Million Peephole Lawsuit
News and Trends

Erin Andrews vs. Nashville Marriott: Inside the $75 Million Peephole Lawsuit

In 2008, the then-ESPN reporter took a road trip that turned into a nightmare. She now wants justice in a civil lawsuit against the hotel chain.
Andrea Huspeni
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