In a blog post, Facebook answered various questions related to its new Facebook Home user interface for Android.
New research from security specialists Bitdefender suggests that as many as one third of free Android apps access and upload your private data (including your phone number) to third parties.
After just a few years in the job Google’s privacy boss Alma Whitten will be leaving Google in June. Lawrence You has been named as her replacement.
New research published in Nature has shown that by cross referencing location data with other freely able data sources it is possible to track 95% of mobile phone users using what is meant to be anonymous location data!
Congress recently sat down to discuss changes to the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 and a proposal that asks carriers to store text messages indefinitely.
A London-based group says Google Glass is a threat to privacy, and encourages individuals to consider the legal implications of passive recording.
Privacy concerned messaging app Snapchat received a new update yesterday, which adds the much anticipated ability to share video messages with your fiends.
After Microsoft recently criticized Gmail, a new privacy issue has surfaced all over the web: Google shares too much customer information to app developers.
The proposed APPS act requires apps to be explicit in asking users for permission to use their data, and to be more detailed in how these will be used. Will this help improve privacy in mobile apps and online services?
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