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A different kind of Big Brother is watching you if you own an LG Smart TV; revelations unfolded that the company collects your viewing data as well as streamed media which is then transmitted to them.
Google has been ordered to pay an additional $17m in fines divided up between 37 states and the District of Columbia for its data tracking practices in the Safari browser between 2011 and 2012.
Google is back in the news regarding its Street cars and data collecting practises, this time in Brazil where a massive investigation is underway due to possible government data snooping by the NSA.
No less than 450 Tesco petrol stations around the UK have been fitted with face scanning cameras that enable them to beam tailor-made advertising to you, while you fill up.
Microsoft has updated its privacy polices regard its Xbox hardware and software services, including how Kinect collects data, three weeks before the Xbox One launches on November 22nd.
Chancellor Angela Merkel is reportedly livid about claims that the NSA have continuously monitored her phone for more than a decade, now there are calls to wall off their Internet altogether.
After a research report claimed that it would be very easy for Apple to read users' iMessages even if by free will, the company is slamming the theory, stating that it does not and will not read them.
Search and advertising giant, Google is rumored to be developing an app for Android and iOS that monitors mobile app usage and browsing habits of users and offers rewards to them for opting in
Facebook has started the process of making all user profiles visible in search results throughout the website in order to improve the networking and Graph Search based discovery for end users.
Google has vowed to fight the lawsuit which aims to stop the company from scanning Gmail accounts. The plaintiffs claim that the actions are at a threat to privacy as their emails are "analysed".
Most nodes on Tor, the network designed to keep traffic private, appear to be using cryptography that the NSA can easily decrypt, thus giving users a false sense of security while browsing.
A weakness in the Pinterest social network made it possible for someone to modify a URL and view the email address associated with any account, within minutes. Pinterest claims this to be fixed.
The true breadth of the NSA's internet surveillance methods in the US is becoming clear as new programs are revealed. The new statistics are shocking, as you can't avoid being watched.
Ladar Levison claims to have given up on email despite having previously been responsible for founding the anonymous email service Lavabit. He cites concerns with how email works in general.
With the Def Con conference finishing up, one reporter posed a question to the participants: Would you work for the NSA? The responses were mixed, but it seems that most people said, "Hell no!"
What do you get when you cross data visualization with security breaches? A cool interactive map of security incidents that can be displayed by breach type and organizational sector.
Everyone with a cellphone has a tiny microphone and camera with them at all times. The FBI knows this, so has been installing malware on devices to listen in on suspected criminals.
Thousands of demonstrators take to the streets of Germany after fears that it may become another "surveillance nation". German Chancellor Angela Merkel denied any involvement with the NSA.
A new study from NSS Labs claims that Microsoft's Internet Explorer 10 has better privacy protections than Chrome, Firefox or Safari, although IE10's Do Not Track feature doesn't have much teeth.
Bitdefender is saying that free apps on iOS and Android are much more invasive than users would expect. They readily track your location, your contact list and your Device ID to serve ads to you.
The United Kingdom is the latest in a long list of EU countries to object to Google's privacy and data collection policies. UK regulators have given Google an ultimatum to change their ways.
It sounds like France may also have their very own PRISM-like spying network, gathering data from the Internet into a centralized database housed underground. Which country will be announced next?
Facebook has admitted an embarassing security flaw that was used to leak the email addresses and phone numbers of six million Facebook users. The good news is the attack doesn't appear malicious.
Everyone on the Internet is saying that Big Brother is going to be watching you while you play your Xbox One. With all of the other surveillance and tracking going on in the world, why should we care?
Microsoft has posted word that owners of the upcoming Xbox One game console will have control of its privacy settings, including how much info its Kinect sensor gathers.
Microsoft claims that owners of the upcoming Xbox One game console will be able to set privacy restrictions on its Kinect sensor and that the entire system can be shut off completely.
Since Skype's takeover by Microsoft, it seems the Redmond-based giant has been able to cast an approving eye over HTTPS links that are sent.
Did you know that most identity theft is done the old fashioned way, by stealing your mail, wallet, or social engineering on the phone? That's what we learned at the Secure360 conference today.
Germany's federal court has decided the Google auto-complete function can violate user privacy and former President Christian Wulff's wife is being used as the key example of this problem.
Microsoft said that in a new survey, 87 percent of people say they are concerned with online privacy but just 47 percent take active measures to protect their online identity.
It's quite well known that the popular messaging service Whatsapp is far from secure. And now you can add another issue to that list of concerns that the company consistently ignores.
Microsoft has announced it has started a new campaign highlighting your online privacy that tries to put the focus on how Microsoft protects online users of products like Windows and IE.
Apple have revealed conservations you have with voice assistant Siri will be kept for up to two years. The announcement comes just days after questions were raised over users' privacy rights.
After a French court ruled Twitter had to turn over the identities of people engaged in anti-Semitic tweets, the company delayed and is now being sued for $50M for "playing the indifference card."
A report exposes how the Chinese government uses TOM-Skype, the Chinese version of Microsoft's Skype, to spy on its citizens. The program searches for keywords and copies messages that contain them.
According to a new report Facebook is working on an app that would track users all the time to alert them to nearby friends. The app would definitely also be used to serve localized ads to its users.
Google recognizes that traditional passwords are no longer safe, and so they've developed and are trialling an easy to use, hardware-based solution to the password problem
Microsoft is being investigated by EU data protection regulators for potential privacy issues, this time for changing the policies around Internet based services such as Hotmail and Bing.
PIPA co-author Patrick Leahy has apparently rewritten an amendment previously meant to protect email privacy to make warrantless access easier, then disowned the amendment via Twitter.
Skype has dropped the ball on user privacy when it gave a Dutch 16-year old's personal information to a private security company without any legal obligation to do so.
Kim Dotcom might be gearing up to launch his new venture, but the EFF's fight for Megaupload users' data is far from over, and now the government is saying that they don't really own their cloud data.
Microsoft has made changes to some of its policies, getting more power over the data they collect. It's what Google did a few months back only without all the critiques and hysteria.
The South Carolina Supreme Court has ruled that webmail services like Outlook and Gmail aren't protected by existing digital privacy laws because they don't conform to laws written in the 1980s.