A widespread hoax is being circulated between Facebook users, in the mistaken belief that posting the message will will give them more control over their privacy.
As Windows 10 nears its one year anniversary, WeLiveSecurity gives an in-depth review of the operating system from a security and privacy perspective.
Over 30 million Twitter account details are put up for sale on the computer underground.
Don't panic. Facebook and Netflix have not suffered a data breach. But it's quite possible that they are asking you to change your password.
65 million Tumblr users have had their details compromised as a result of a recently-discovered breach dating back to 2013. But it's not just their passwords that they should be concerned about.
This white paper on data privacy and data protection law and legislation in the US should prove to be a handy reference during ongoing privacy debates.
Recently, FBI director James Comey revealed that he covers his webcam with tape to protect his privacy. It begs the question: How do you protect your webcam?
It's one of the creepiest things you can experience on Facebook. You stumble across the profile of "another" user who appears to have stolen the details of your life - lock, stock and barrel. And they are spreading slurs about your character, and befriending your contacts...
More than 30 photos of the celebrities have been posted on Twitter by a hacker who appears to have stolen the pictures from the iCloud account of Styles's mother, Anne.
New survey suggests medical data breaches increase the number of patients who hold back information from doctors due to concerns about the security or privacy of medical records, undermining treatment.
A troubling vulnerability has been uncovered that may make you think twice about ever even temporarily allowing a friend, partner or acquaintance to use your new LG V10 Android smartphone.
The UK's Intelligence and Security Committee has deemed the latest Draft Investigatory Powers Bill as a “missed opportunity”, according to its latest report.
Learn how to boost your Facebook privacy on Safer Internet Day with our excellent cheat sheet. It'll work to your advantage now and in the future.
The 'Selfie Generation', which shares every detail of their lives online, doesn’t realize that giving away too much information can have serious consequences.
A referendum is to be held on Switzerland's proposed surveillance law, a decision lauded by supporters of privacy. ESET's Cameron Camp discusses further.
For too long streaming video gamers have suffered denial-of-service attacks and raids from police SWAT teams, often assisted by Skype leaking private IP addresses.
It has been almost half a year since Microsoft released Windows 10, and the decision whether or not to migrate computers to this latest release of Microsoft's flagship operating system is going to be on the minds of administrators for 2016, says ESET's Aryeh Goretsky.
British IT manager Mark Leigh is rueing the day that he was careless about information he shared without thinking via a smartphone app because - he believes - it ended up with him having two bikes stolen from his garage.
A malicious attacker could in theory use the leaked security certificate to launch a man-in-the-middle attack, intercepting Xbox Live usernames, passwords and even payments made by game players.