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.
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.
The latest addition to Instagram’s Stories feature brings more of the social-networking app’s capabilities closer together. Here’s how it works.
Government officials want tech companies to put backdoors in encrypted communications apps — and may turn to Congress to make it happen.
Prepare to up your ‘gram game with these genius Instagram Stories hacks you probably never knew about.
Under a new policy, tweets from politicians that break Twitter’s content guidelines will be harder to see.
Identity Guard Premier's selling point is IBM Watson artificial intelligence, but that doesn't make up for the fairly paltry feature set.
Yolo is back, but not as a simple catchphrase. Now, it's a Snapchat-adjacent app with some potential privacy concerns.
Much like Snapchat's Stories, WhatsApp now lets you post decorated images and videos as status updates. Here's how.
Here's how to update WhatsApp to helps make sure your phone is safe from the spyware targeting Android and iOS devices.
Data-crawling software could be installed on devices via a WhatsApp phone call, based on a recently discovered vulnerability.
If you want to ditch Instagram, follow these step-by-step instructions for deactivating your account.
Privacy figures to be a big topic of discussion at the upcoming Facebook F8 conference. But does Facebook have any credibility left after so many public blunders?
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.
You can minimize the damage from identity theft if you catch it early. Here's how to tell if your identity has been stolen.
If your identity's just been stolen, don't panic -- be proactive. Here are six simple things you need to do right now.
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.'