You can stop Facebook Messenger from logging your calls and texts, but you can't do so without also disabling contact syncing.
The Facebook Android app logs some users' calls and texts, including times, durations and dates of each call.
Aleksandr Kogan, blamed by both Facebook and Cambridge Analytica for mishandling user data, worked with Facebook on a massive research study.
Talking about potential government regulations for Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg brought up dusty chickens and hate speech.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg went on CNN to explain his company's role and response to the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
The Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal shouldn't be any surprise. Sharing data about millions of its users is exactly how Facebook works.
After 5 days, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg finally responded to a scandal in which an outside firm collected data on 50 million users.
Looking to leave Facebook? You'll want to download all your posts and photos before you exit the social network.
Facebook's security head may be out as the company faces a huge crisis. Here's why his departure will make things worse for Facebook users.
A new format of messaging will allow brands to send more vibrant communications to customers, but its roll-out will be staggered.
Google Reply is a new feature that allows users to quickly respond to messages, directly from notifications.
Leading identity-protection services don't offer two-factor authentication, which would greatly help customers protect their personal data.
After beta-testing the feature for months, Reddit has finally rolled out two-factor authentication (2FA) for all users.
Instagram now shows your friends how recently you've used the app. Here's how to disable this new feature.
At CES 2018, McAfee unveiled its own identity-protection service as well as a partnership with D-Link to protect a smart home.
We played through some of the 70-plus Facebook Messenger games, including the new version of Tetris and a Porg-filled Last Jedi game, to find out which ones will bring you and your friends closer together.
Twitter account hijackers are taking over accounts with the tease of a goofy video about a baby and a dog.
Verizon said that Yahoo's 2013 data breach involved not 1 billion user accounts, but 3 billion -- every single Yahoo account at the time.
The Equifax data breach affects 143 million people, whose identities have been up for grabs for months.
Not even sure where to start when it comes to social media? We’re introducing on Tom’s Guide our advice installment ‘Ask an Expert’, hosted by your community staff.
The notion of privacy does not apply in the internet age, a writer told the DEF CON hacker conference, and he says the sooner we admit it the better.
If you have an old phone number linked to your Facebook account, anyone who comes into possession of that number can log into your account.
Having your Facebook account hijacked can be terrifying. But don't panic; here's what you need to do.
The command-and-control server for a new piece of Russian malware is hidden in plain sight: right on Britney Spears' Instagram page.
WhatsApp users with iPhones can now have Siri read out their messages, hands-free. Here's how to set it up.
Phishers mimic real banks on Twitter, luring customers to fake login pages that steal passwords and hijack accounts.
A security firm found a lot of problems with Confide, the secure-messaging app favored by Capitol Hill and White House staffers.
Spectacles, which come with a video camera for shooting 10-second snaps, are no longer limited to roving city-to-city sales.
Facebook plans to start blasting sound with its auto-playing video. Here's how you can turn off that feature.
Despite not being sure how popular they really are, parent company Snap plans to keep manufacturing and selling its Spectacles.