German parents are being told to destroy smartwatches they have bought for their children after the country's telecoms regulator put a blanket ban in place to prevent sale of the devices, amid growing privacy concerns.
The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) in the United Kingdom has issued a stark reminder and straight-to-the-point warning for all employees who might be tempted to snoop on others’ personal data.
This weekend British tabloid newspaper The Sunday Mirror warned of a potential "risk to national security" after a memory stick containing sensitive information about Heathrow airport was reportedly "found in the street."
Just as there are ways to audit, manage and protect electronic documents, there are ways to manage printed documents, too.
What's safer? Using a numeric PIN code to unlock your Android smartphone or relying on a finger squiggle? The answer might surprise you.
Some will find Snapchat's latest feature a bit stalkerish and creepy. Here is how to turn it off and preserve your privacy.
Enforcement of GDPR, the General Data Protection Regulation, begins in May of 2018, imposing data privacy and security requirements on many organizations in the US and other countries. Are you impacted?
If surveillance, cybersecurity, and privacy are things you think about a lot, you should find The Circle interesting viewing.
ISPs have started to monetize customer information quietly while selling them bandwidth. The temptation is strong, as that kind of aggregate data has real value on the secondary market, but what about the customers’ privacy?
ESET's Miguel Ángel Mendoza discusses the right to privacy in the digital era, which is an increasingly important issue.
The Internet of Stranger Things came to life in the recent case of a cuddly connected toy, raising wider and deeper questions about cybersecurity, privacy, and the future of digital technology.
A security researcher has described how he uncovered a severe security hole in dozens of different Netgear routers, meaning that "hundreds of thousands, if not over a million" devices could be at risk of having their admin passwords stolen by hackers.
Privacy and security fears are driving many people to look into the possibilities of private browsing. We investigate what it is and how you stay anonymous online
As Data Privacy Day is upon us, we thought it apt to put together some top tips on how to manage and secure your online information.
Tips on securing the Alexa service on Amazon Echo devices, notably voice purchasing, a topic brought into focus by the recent "San Diego dollhouse TV story".
The US Federal Trade Commission has again acted on its serious concerns about data privacy and security in the Internet of Things (IoT). This time D-Link webcams and routers are the focus. Stephen Cobb puts this latest FTC move in context.
Malicious code could have been used to compromise an account, forward messages to an external account, or even spread a Yahoo Mail-infecting virus.
Users are warned to be on the look out for spam emails and reminded to never re-use passwords, as popular video-watching site suffers a data breach.
Need some more help choosing an inane conversation topic with your online friends? Don't panic! Facebook appears keen to help you. But is its behaviour bordering on creepy?
Pippa Middleton is the latest in a long line of celebrities to have her online accounts broken into by criminals, and private photographs stolen. Have you properly secured your iCloud account?