If you drive a car through the Bay Area, chances are good that police have photos of your license plate, and data on where you’ve been, and that information may be available to anyone who asks for it.
A lot of us are uploading, downloading and playing games, racking up a ton of data usage. But $555 in a single month? One local couple says it isn’t possible.
People may be disturbed to know everything they whisper to Apple’s personal assistant software Siri is not only recorded, but has also been listened to by a total stranger.
Open Whisper Systems, an app developer, has updated Signal, with the latest version making sure that your text messages are encrypted and kept clear from prying eyes.
Google wants more people to get online so they can search around and click on its ads. And it’s shaking up the telecom world to do it. The company said Monday at the wireless show in Barcelona, Spain, that it will soon sell data plans for smartphones and tablets in the U.S. The announcement confirmed leaks and media reports in late January that Google planned to enter the telecom market.
The government’s health insurance website is quietly sending consumers’ personal data to private companies that specialize in advertising and analyzing Internet data for performance and marketing, The Associated Press has learned.
UC Berkeley officials say that about 1,600 people may have had their Social Security or credit card numbers stolen by hackers who infiltrated campus servers and databases.
T-Mobile is now letting customers carry over their unused cellular-data allotments for up to a year.
Thanks to their new remote-controlled boat, Caltrans can get a close up look at the span and the creek during the storm.
Palo Alto Networks has discovered a new form of malware that may have affected hundreds of thousands of Apple mobile device users, largely in China.