How to Delete Your Google+ Account

Here is how to save your data before the social network sunsets.

Mark Warner Is Coming for Tech’s Too-Powerful

The senator from Virginia says he’s “very annoyed” with Silicon Valley’s “pathetic” response to security concerns.

The Newest Password Technology Is Making Your Phone Easier for Police to Search

For the first time, police have compelled a suspect to unlock his phone using Face ID. The case reveals an interesting inversion: More advanced password technology is less protected from police seizure.

That Sign Telling You How Fast You’re Driving May Be Spying On You

These common roadside devices could be capturing your license plate data.

The Web Is Broken, So Its Founder Is Taking Another Stab at It

Tim Berners-Lee believes people should control their own data.

It's Been a Bad Week for Facebook

In addition to a massive data breach, Facebook is in trouble for targeting ads using security information.

Border Agency Didn’t Secure Drone Surveillance Video, Photos for 2 Years

An auditor’s report found major security and privacy deficiencies in Customs and Border Protection’s drone surveillance program.

The Always-On Police Camera

A new patent proposes body cameras that can automatically activate in response to the sound of gunfire, or scan crowds for criminal suspects. What does that mean for expectations of privacy in public spaces?

Google Promises Changes To Chrome After Complaints

Some users felt the latest Chrome updates violated their privacy.

Commerce Department Seeks Comments on Outcome-Based Privacy Protections

The government wants to focus on what consumers should broadly expect from companies, not the methods for getting there.

Lawmakers Weigh in on the White House Cyber Policy

Plus hackers attempt to crack into Senate staff’s personal email.

Why You’re Probably Getting a Microchip Implant Someday

Microchip implants are going from tech-geek novelty to genuine health tool—and you might be running out of good reasons to say no.

When Transit Agencies Spy on Riders

For months, the Bay Area’s transit agency sent license plate information to federal immigration authorities, violating its own “sanctuary” policy.