We tested the five most popular identity theft protection services over a three-month process. Here are the best identity services that protect you most.
IdentityForce offers the best overall service when credit monitoring is factored in, but LifeLock has the edge on pure identity protection.
IDShield's frequent three-bureau credit reports and scores are great bargains, though IdentityForce and LifeLock monitor more personal data.
From sending video notes and stickers to adding filters and swapping faces, here's a step-by-step guide for using Snapchat.
A set of 267 million Facebook profiles is being sold online, although it's not clear what you can do with it.
WhatsApp is rate-limiting message forwarding again to stop the spread of false information around COVID-19.
Kaspersky researchers find 'Cookiethief' Android Trojan that steals session cookies to hijack Facebook accounts.
900 million posts to Whisper, an online-confession app, were found unprotected in a database, which could lead to some posts being traced back to their posters.
10.6 million MGM Resorts guest records were posted in a hacking forum, and the company confirmed it had a data breach last summer.
Flaws in the WhatsApp desktop program for Windows and Mac could let a hacker hijack a Mac or PC, so update it now.
The new business-focussed app in development by Google combines some of its most used apps into one.
Here are the biggest tech fails of 2019, from failed Apple and Google products to the infamous Equifax scandal.
Apple and Google have pulled chat platform ToTok from their app stores following reports that the service is a government spy tool used by the United Arab Emirates.
Twitter said older versions of its Android app had a serious security flaw that could let miscreants read private messages or even post tweets from your account.
The Spidey Bot Windows malware injects itself into Discord's code and steals your username, email address, IP address, phone number and Discord user token.
A flaw in older versions of WhatsApp could let hackers see your messages by making you open a booby-trapped image.
X-rays, MRI and CT scan images of 24 million patients worldwide can be viewed by anyone with internet access.
Eight states are investigating Facebook, and a similar probe will soon be launched into Google. Here's what you need to know.
Most people won't get much money from the Equifax data-breach settlement, but the free identity protection is worth quite a bit.
PrivacyGuard has the most useful tools and most frequent credit-file information, but other services monitor more types of personal data.
The U.S. attorney general and FBI director want tech companies to provide encryption backdoors. But security experts don't think that's realistic.
Facebook found a technical error in the Messenger Kids app that lets strangers join group chats. Here's what parents need to know about the security flaw.
Instagram announced tests that hide likes and views on posts today on Twitter. Though it sounds like bad news for influencers, researchers suggest it could be good for our youth.
The FTC voted to punish Facebook over its handling of user data in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Blocked by President Trump on Twitter? On Tuesday, an appeals judge ruled it a First Amendment violation to sequester critics on social media.