New Lawsuit Says Uber Broke Law By Covering Up Massive Data BreachPennsylvania joins other US Attorneys General and is suing Uber, saying it broke state law when it failed to notify thousands of drivers for a year that hackers stole their personal information.
Amazon Echo 'Drop In' Feature Prompts Fears Of Easy EavesdroppingAs voice-based "personal assistants" are becoming ubiquitous in modern, connected American homes, so is the feeling they might be listening in on people when they least expect it or want it.
Quadruplets Put DNA Heritage Companies To The TestDo you ever wonder where you came from? A growing number of DNA ancestry companies now promise to reveal your true ethnic origin
License Plate Readers Help Police Nab Suspected Carjacker In SausalitoLicense plate readers helped police catch a suspected carjacker. The cameras helped investigators, but they are prompting privacy concerns.
Virgin America Employee Computer Systems HackedAlaska Airlines says it is taking precautions including requiring employees to change their passwords after Virgin America's computer systems were hacked.
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.