We used and tested the five most popular identity theft protection services over a three-month process. Here are the services that protect you best.
IdentityForce offers the best overall service when credit monitoring is factored in, but LifeLock has the edge on pure identity protection.
Instagram has buried an Easter egg of a feature in its 10th anniversary update — and it's one longtime users are sure to love
Facebook says these Chrome extensions were stealing user info. Here's how to delete them from your browser.
PrivacyGuard has the useful tools and frequent credit-file information, but other services monitor more types of personal data.
LifeLock offers the most comprehensive personal-data monitoring and a great deal on antivirus software, but it's pricey.
IDShield's frequent credit scores are handy, though IdentityForce and LifeLock monitor more credit bureaus and personal data.
Twitter has asked many Android users to update their apps due to a flaw that might let attackers view direct messages.
Trump has changed his mind on banning TikTok, and has given Microsoft 45 days to complete the purchase of the Chinese viral-video app.
More than 50 of the world's biggest companies, including Disney, Microsoft and Nintendo, have had software source code published online.
Walmart joins a host of well-known names that have faced lawsuits as a result of California’s strict new privacy laws.
The Twitter accounts of numerous rich and famous people and companies were hijacked to lure followers into a Bitcoin scam.
As many as 142 million people may have lost personal information in a previously reported data breach at the MGM Resorts casino-and-hotel company.
LinkedIn admitted that, like TikTok, its iOS app was copying data from the clipboards of iPhone and iPad users.
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.