Lawsuit Accuses BART Of Collecting Personal Information In AppA lawsuit claims a mobile application provided for reporting crimes on BART has been secretly collecting users’ private cell phone information and physical locations.
Facebook Fined $166,000 For Violating French Privacy LawsFrance's independent privacy watchdog has fined Facebook for breaching French privacy laws by tracking and using the personal data of 33 million users.
Hackers Release NSA Tools That Could Compromise Millions Of PCsMalicious code published Friday appeared to exploit previously undiscovered weaknesses in older versions of Microsoft's Windows operating system.
States Take Up Internet Privacy As Trump Looks To Roll Back RulesState legislatures around the country are taking up the issue of internet privacy in response to President Donald Trump and his administration's efforts to roll back current rules.
Brits Want Access To Killer's Encrypted Messages On WhatsApp Moments Before London RampageBritish intelligence authorities want access to encrypted messages sent via WhatsApp before the terrorist attack in London that killed 5 and injured at least 50 people.
Facebook Challenges Search Warrants For Users’ Information In NY CourtFacebook lawyers told a New York appeals court the company must be allowed to object when law enforcement seeks search warrants for users' information.
Playboy Model Pleads Not Guilty In Invasion Of Privacy Case For Nude Locker Room PicA Playboy model who has acknowledged taking a photo of a naked woman in a locker room and posting it on social media with insulting comments about the woman’s body has pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor count of invasion of privacy.
Online Privacy May Be Boosted By New FCC Data RulesNew privacy rules may make it easier to escape at least some online tracking.
FCC May Require Internet Providers To Ask Users Before Sharing DataA new privacy proposal unveiled Thursday will require broadband providers like Verizon and Comcast to get your permission before sharing with advertisers what you've been doing on your phone or computer.
German Authorities Order Facebook To Delete WhatsApp DataGerman data protection authorities have ordered Facebook to delete data, such as phone numbers, it has received from its subsidiary WhatsApp.
Rape Victims, Mentally Ill Exposed As WikiLeaks Spills SecretsWikiLeaks' global crusade to expose government secrets is causing collateral damage to the privacy of hundreds of innocent people, including survivors of sexual abuse, sick children and the mentally ill, The Associated Press has found.