US Court Extends NSA Warrantless Phone Collection Program With No ChangesA U.S. federal court has renewed the NSA’s warrantless collection of American’s phone records, marking the fourth time that the Justice Department has reauthorized the program since President Obama’s January pledge to reform such mass intelligence tactics.
Drug Agency Sued Over Fake Facebook AccountThe DEA used photographs and other personal information from the cell phone of a woman arrested in a cocaine case, hoping to trick her friends into revealing incriminating evidence, claims a lawsuit.
Elderly Identify Theft: Why Older Americans Are Becoming A Growing TargetIn 2013, there were 16,993 reported instances of identity theft crimes that were committed against people 70 years and older.
Tax-Related Identity Theft: The Importance Of Protecting Your Social Security NumberWith your social security number, criminals can open accounts in your name, potentially leaving you stuck with fraudulent charges.
Data Breaches: Expert Tips For Protecting Small BusinessesA data breach can be devastating to a small business. Protect yourself, so security issues don't take your company under.
Some Concerned About Car Computers' Effect On PrivacyConnecting to the web on the road is a convenience that could be harming us. What is saved and shared has people concerned.
New Car Technology Leads To Concerns About Invasion Of PrivacyFrom TVs to automobiles, buying new often means getting the latest technology, from touch screens to wi-fi capability. But is there a price for this accessibility?
Report: Secret Loopholes Allow NSA To Bypass 4th Amendment ProtectionsInformation can be rerouted to overseas servers that are then collected by federal agents.
House Passes Bipartisan Bill Blocking Warrantless NSA Searches, Tech 'Backdoors'The House of Representatives passed a late-night vote on Thursday to cut funding to two of the National Security Agency’s most controversial practices: warrantless collection of Americans’ online data and the installation of surveillance “backdoors” on commercial tech products.
Wikipedia Founder Calls European Google Ruling 'Wide-Sweeping Censorship'Jimmy Wales tells the BBC the ruling will bog Google down in Internet minutiae.
14 States Propose Bills To Curtail Powers Of Law Enforcement To Monitor, Track CitizensAngry over revelations of National Security Agency surveillance and frustrated with what they consider outdated digital privacy laws, state lawmakers around the nation are proposing bills to curtail the powers of law enforcement to monitor and track citizens.
Poll: 61 Percent Of Americans Value Privacy Over SecurityMost Americans are unimpressed with President Barack Obama's efforts to restore trust in government in the wake of disclosures about secret surveillance programs that swept up the phone records of hundreds of millions in the United States.