People search websites create privacy nightmares for abortion rights advocates
Many abortion rights advocates say the ease of finding their personal information online from data brokers puts them at risk.
Privacy advocates want the FTC to take on invasive daycare apps
Researchers have found some daycare apps share information such as the number of diaper changes with third-parties without disclosing it.
Agencies don't know what sensitive data new IT systems collect on Americans, GAO report finds
A rise in federal agency breaches involving personal data highlights the ongoing challenge the U.S. government faces in protecting privacy.
Alternative payment apps such as AliPay a boon for cybercriminals, experts tell Congress
They pointed to the use of apps such as China-based Alipay and Russia-based Qiwi as a growing problem and a national security threat.
Congressional inquiry reveals secret Customs and Border Protection database of U.S. phone records
CBP is conducting warrantless phone searches of up to 10,000 Americans annually and storing details in a government database.
Twitter couldn't detect foreign agents on its own, whistleblower testifies
Whistleblower Peiter "Mudge" Zatko said that "if you're not placing foreign agents into Twitter … you're most likely not doing your job."