Feds Target Revenge Porn Website

A website is in legal trouble after publishing explicit images and other personal information of subjects without their consent.

Border Agents Are Searching Through More Travelers' Devices Than Ever

Customs and Border Protection released updated rules for how officials can search phones, laptops and tablets in the age of encryption.

Data Breach Affected More Than 240,000 Homeland Security Workers, IG Confirms

The breach also affected non-DHS employees who communicated with the department’s inspector general.

In 9 U.S. Cities, Airport Security Is Now Scanning Your Face

“DHS should not be scanning the faces of Americans as they depart on international flights—but DHS is doing it anyway,” warns a new report that finds facial recognition practices may be violating the law.

Facebook Introduces a Facial Recognition Tool

It will let you know when other users upload your face.

Facebook Is Giving the US Government More and More Data

The company has been providing data when requested by governments since 2013.

Under-the-Screen Fingerprint Readers Are Coming in 2018

Here's another option when it comes to smartphone biometrics.

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.