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Apr 17, 2014 - 05:15 PM EDT — AAPL: 524.94 (+5.93, +1.14%) | NASDAQ: 4095.516 (+9.291, +0.23%)

Tag: privacy

  1. Through a Google Glass, darkly; surveillance of, by, and for the people

    The first time I saw someone wearing Google Glass in the wild, I was…

  2. Samsung’s Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner hacked, PayPal accounts at risk

    The fingerprint scanner on Samsung’s Galaxy S5 can easily be cracked…

  3. Millions of Android devices vulnerable to ‘Heartbleed’ Bug

    Millions of Google Android devices have the Heartbleed software bug…

  4. Privacy-sensitive Germans not biting into Apple’s iBeacon, yet

    Since revelations that the U.S. spied on German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s cellphone…

  5. Apple’s iOS, OS X don’t have Heartbleed bug but Android and BlackBerry’s BBM do

    iOS and OS X users can breathe a sigh of relief with the knowledge…

  6. Apple on ‘Heartbleed’ bug: iPhone, iPad, Mac and iCloud unaffected

    Apple takes security very seriously. iOS and OS X never incorporated the vulnerable software…

  7. What to do about Heartbleed, a gaping security hole affecting 66 percent of the Internet (at least)

    There’s a security flaw in one of the basic encryption tools…

  8. As U.S. government discusses expanding digital searches, ACLU sounds caution

    Late last month, we reported on new federal efforts to gain an expanded ability…

  9. Google’s sneaky new privacy change affects 85% of iPhone users

    What Google really wants is for everybody to be signed in to their Google accounts all the time…

  10. Apple’s iPhone 5s Touch ID vs. Samsung’s Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner (with video)

    Samsung’s device features a narrower sensor that works by having the users swipe…

  11. U.S. Chamber of Commerce coming to Silicon Valley

    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, among the most powerful business lobbying organizations…

  12. Spyware app can secretly take photos from Google Glass without user’s knowledge

    The app takes a photo every 10 seconds when the display is off…

  13. Apple, Yahoo, and Google also claim right to read user emails

    Microsoft is not unique in claiming the right to read users’ emails…

  14. Obama to meet again with tech CEOs about NSA spying

    Top executives from Facebook, Google and other tech giants will…

  15. Microsoft caught reading Hotmail inbox of blogger

    Microsoft is caught up in a privacy storm after it admitted it read the Hotmail inbox…

  16. Hackers create ‘Snoopy’ drones that can steal info straight from smartphones

    The next threat to your privacy could be hovering over head while you walk down the street…

  17. Can police search your phone on arrest? Privacy groups urge U.S. Supreme Court to say ‘no’

    Ever since the US Supreme Court announced in mid-January…

  18. Apple co-founder Woz and Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee voice support for Edward Snowden’s whistleblowing

    Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and World Wide Web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee…

  19. US NSA used Facebook to hack into computers

    The National Security Agency is breaking into…

  20. Rand Paul: ‘What you do on your cellphone is none of their damned business!’

    Paul put his concerns about the NSA on front pages with a class-action lawsuit…

  21. Orwellian: UK government, with aid from US NSA, intercepted webcam images from millions of users

    Britain’s surveillance agency GCHQ, with aid from the US National Security Agency…

  22. Which Web browser is best for privacy?

    Different browsers handle user data in different ways…

  23. Twitter threatens to sue Obama administration over government surveillance requests

    Twitter says it is prepared to sue the Obama administration…

  24. Woz has harsh words for Microsoft and the NSA; doubts computers will achieve consciousness

    On Wednesday, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak spoke…

  25. New Google Glass app allows strangers to ID you at a glance

    Have you ever seen someone wearing Google Glass out at the bar?