What has the Internet brought us? And how does privacy stay anchored in the data deluge of the digital age? Here’s a brief reflection to celebrate today’s Internet Day
Do try this at home! If you haven’t taken advantage of the extra protection that two-factor authentication offers, now is a great time to do so. And you don’t even need to hand over your phone number.
Messages sent to your iPhone may not be as private as you think.
The blinding server randomly adds some nonsense code to every webpage. This ‘code obfuscation’, according to the academics, has no effect on what the actual page looks like, but it drastically changes the appearance of the underlying source file.
People exercising on far-flung military bases are being exposed by their fitness tracker.
Data privacy is also a topic that can spark big debates, like the one between the US and the EU as to what protections should be accorded to data pertaining to people, specifically by those who collect, control, or process such data.
The new age of technology and legislation brings safety concerns for your personal data
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