EFF exposes extensive FBI violations

In 2009, the Electronic Frontier Foundation filed a suit against a number of federal agencies that deal with intelligence gathering, requesting that they release documents and …

Who’s watching you? Online fears revealed

Despite lingering concerns about the U.S. economic recovery, Americans worry more about having their online privacy violated (25%) than declaring bankruptcy (23%) or losing …

Worrying increase in surveillance across Europe

A landmark EU-wide study of national privacy safeguards shows a decline in privacy protection across Europe and a steep increase in state surveillance over the lives of …

Tide turns for US employee privacy?

The issue of consumer privacy is getting more and more attention from media and people in general, as it rightly should. But what about employee privacy? When it comes to the …

Spyware prevention 101

Spyware goes by many names, including adware, malware, crimeware, scumware and snoopware, but no matter what you call it, its purpose is still the same: to creep into your …

Unsecured IP cameras accessible to everyone

In the last couple of decades, we have become so accustomed to the idea that the public portion of our everyday life is watched and recorded – in stores, on the street, …