Carrier IQ has since admitted that the software logs contents of messages.
Google’s Eric Schmidt has hit back at Tim Cook, following a comment last month that he took personal offense at the data collection practices of some rival companies.
Luth Research will offer to track your smartphone, tablet, or PC habits in exchange for up to a $100 a month, to then sell your data to the highest bidder. Tempted?
Verizon admits to scanning accounts for child pornography.
Ghostery is an add on that helps you browse the web with more transparency. Check out what they have to say about online privacy and their upcoming browser.
Yesterday, the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit ruled that a warrant is required for cell phone location tracking since someone’s cell phone location data is included as part of a person’s reasonable expectation of privacy under the Fourth Amendment.
It’s an open secret that the NSA is keeping tabs on Internet users through various means. Whistleblower Edward Snowden’s revelations suggest that the agency does... not even have to take an active role in eavesdropping, as it’s the Internet and tech companies that do this for them. Case in point: Vodafone recently published a transparency report, indicating...
FTC tells developer of Brightest Flashlight app to stop being a naughty boy and to cease selling user geolocation data, but it doesn’t issue a fine or ask for the app to be removed from Google Play.
The ubiquity of mobile devices has prompted government agencies to piggyback on corporate efforts to collect our information all in the name of marketing, says security expert Bruce Schneier.
Depending... on which study you reference, smartphone penetration in the US reportedly ranges from 62 percent to 71 percent, according to analytics firms like comScore and NPD. Regardless of the actual figures, one thing is for sur...
FreedomPop is set to announce its “privacy phone,” a Samsung Galaxy S2 modified to offer 128-bit encryption for both voice communication and text messages.