The U.S. attorney general and FBI director want tech companies to provide encryption backdoors. But security experts don't think that's realistic.
The Federal Trade Commission is making Facebook pay a $5 billion fine for privacy violations, but Facebook has some changes to make too.
The FTC voted to punish Facebook over its handling of user data in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Facebook’s Libra will be a cryptocurrency supported by Visa, Mastercard, PayPal, Uber, and many other members of a non-profit organization.
The ban includes Instagram and WhatsApp, but not user downloads of these apps once they set up the phone.
Some Facebook users can opt out of Facebook's facial recognition, but others can't, according to two informal surveys.
Facebook said unencrypted passwords of hundreds of millions of Facebook, Facebook Lite, Instagram users were visible to company employees.
Facebook just happened to upload contact lists from those users whose email passwords it obtained, the company admitted.
Two sets of Facebook user data held by third parties were exposed online, indicating how badly Facebook has lost control of your data.
Some new users registering for Facebook accounts are told to enter the passwords to their registration email accounts for 'verification.'
The guys who made Instagram talked about its early days, selling to Facebook, Instagram's authenticity problem, stories and more.
Facebook's big new focus on privacy comes with significant ramifications for safety, according to its former chief of security.
To clean up the past year's fiascos, Mark Zuckerberg has a list of actions Facebook plans to make its platform more secure in the future.
Facebook makes your mobile number public by default. Here's how to protect your phone number from snoops.
New report details how dozens of Android apps share user data with Facebook, even if you don't have a Facebook account.
Apple stopped Google's development and employee-only iOS apps from working, the day after Apple did the same thing to Facebook.
Facebook paid users $20 a month to use an app that got full access to their phones, including screenshots of their Amazon purchase activity.
Newly released court documents indicate that Facebook knowingly took advantage of kids to profit from freemium games.
Facebook lets advertisers see your politics, hometowns, ethnicity, marital status and more -- but most American users have no idea.
Even with maximum privacy settings, Facebook still let companies access users' information, and that of their Facebook friends.
To make sure Facebook’s app works fine, there’s a huge amount of engineering involved behind the scenes.
An API bug exposed millions of users' private Facebook photos to third-party apps. Here's how to check if you were impacted.
A coding flaw may have let third-party Facebook apps access 6.8 million users' private photos for 12 days in September.
Three different patents filed by the company show how it thinks it could guess your next destination.
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