These Real-World Tricks Can Help Keep You Secure Online

You don't have to be a cyber genius to stop hackers in their tracks. You just need a piece of tape.

DHS Needs to Better Protect Employees’ Sensitive Info, IG Says

An audit found the agency falls short of federal privacy requirements

Congress Wrestles with Shutdown Deadline and Data Breach Drama

Lawmakers also introduced a bill to curb revenge porn.

Government Sued Over Tattoo Recognition Technology

The Electronic Frontier Foundation argues that the program curtails First Amendment right to freedom of expression.

Congress Wants to Ditch Security Questions

But they’re not clear on what the best alternative is.

A Supreme Court Case This Week Could Change US Digital Privacy Standards

Your smartphone is leaving a trail of digital breadcrumbs that the government can follow.

Facebook is Using AI for Suicide Prevention

The social media company has changed its system for spotting users with potentially suicidal thoughts.

Trump Administration Has Talked Up Social Media Vetting, But It’s Nothing New

Arlington-based deep web search engine provider Giant Oak says agencies have been perusing social media accounts long before Trump took office.

Network Neutrality Can't Fix the Internet

The FCC is poised to dismantle common carriage for broadband and wireless providers. That’s bad, but the internet itself is worse.

How to Stay Secure While Holiday Shopping

Don't let cyber thieves or unsecured devices ruin your holiday.

Google Collects Android Users’ Locations Even When Location Services Are Disabled

The practice is troubling for people who’d prefer they weren’t tracked.

What Do China’s Police Collect on Citizens in Order to Predict Crime? Everything

These databases can scoop up everything from addresses, to medical history, supermarket membership, and delivery records.

Is Your Thanksgiving Under Surveillance?

Here's food for thought while you're chowing down on turkey this year.

Can iPhone's Face ID Be Fooled By a Mask?

Hackers may have found a way through 3D printing.

BlackRock Is Worried Technology Firms Are About to Know “Every Single Thing You Do”

Understanding of our financial lives could be an even richer source of data for them to sell to advertisers.