Verizon Wireless will pay a $1.35 million fine after the company inserted undeletable 'supercookies' into its users' browsing sessions without consent.
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The European Commission and the US have agreed on a landmark new deal that will seek to boost the security of ‘transatlantic data flows’, it has been revealed.
American consumers are more concerned about not knowing how their personal data are collected online than they are about losing their main source of income, new research has found.
Black Friday and Cyber Monday promise to offer some fantastic deals at low prices. But it’s also a time of year when cybercriminal scams are aplenty. Here’s what you should do to do to shop safely.
Edward Snowden has been offering advice on operational security to ordinary people, advocating, among other things, two-factor authentication and encryption.
The UK government is to put forward proposals that will require organizations to limit the effectiveness of data encryption, arguing it weakens security.
Exactly 46 years ago, on October 29th, 1969, the first bits of data were transmitted over a long distance between two computers … and the internet was born. International Internet Day present a great opportunity to remember how this global venture and its security have evolved.
Apple has once again reiterated its claim that it is technically impossible for it to access encrypted data on iPhones that are running iOS 8 or higher and even if it was possible, it would be apprehensive to perform such an action.
A hacker who used the notorious Blackshades RAT malware to hijack webcams on computers, and secretly watch people engaged in sexual activity, has received a suspended prison sentence.
Experian has revealed that information belonging to T-Mobile, which was housed on one of its servers, has been accessed by cybercriminals in a data breach.
FTC has the authority to hold organisations to account for failing to deliver tough cybersecurity measures.
The Impact Team have released stolen Ashley Madison data on the dark web, which includes personal information belonging to 37 million users of the website.
Windows 10 offers more personalisation and integration than ever before. We take a look at the privacy implications of this.
The 28 EU member states have taken a significant step towards a historic overhaul of EU-wide data protection laws, first proposed three years ago.
Credit Unions lost a lot of money due to recent breaches, so financial institutions are eager to see merchants held to higher standards for data security.
Researchers from Nanjing University have found a way in which hackers could track a smartphone user on the subway - even when limited reception is available.
The Data Security and Breach Notification Act has passed The House Energy and Commerce Committee by a vote of 29-22, reports The Hill.
In the future, everything around us will be managed by data, and those who have data will have power. So, will anonymity be possible (or desirable)?
With so many data breaches happening these days, Americans are getting a lot of breach notification letters and emails, but do they deliver useful, readable content, other than a general warning to remain vigilant?
It's Safer Internet Day. But millions of devices which have not been designed with security in mind are connecting to the internet. Shouldn't we be able to tell the manufacturers that enough is enough?