If you care about your personal data, you shouldn't do business with companies that do a lousy job of protecting it.
Facebook, LinkedIn and Clubhouse deny blame for recent data leaks because of how the data got out. They should never be trusted again, writes our guest commenter.
iOS is packed with ads, a never-ending, ever-present stream of calls to join Apple’s own services and buy its products
There are plenty of tools that allow the FBI to access Apple's phones — even the latest 'super-secure' iPhone 11. So what's really going on?
U.S. citizens will continue to be able to avoid facial-recognition kiosks when entering and exiting the country.
Apple said Google's report on iPhone website hacks 'stoked fear,' but its response just makes Apple look worse.
The mass hacking of iPhones means iOS seems a lot less safe today — but that will make iOS safer in the long run.
It shouldn't be news that iPhone apps spy on you. That's how they make money. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do about it.
The U.S. government won't let American companies do business with Huawei. But it still won't say exactly why.
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?
Asus' security woes are partly of its own making. The company's lame response is a lesson in how to fail in dealing with security fails.
The best way to protect your machine is the simplest: Create and use limited user accounts for your daily tasks.
Because there's no better way to authenticate ourselves, passwords won't die anytime soon. But there are smarter ways to use them.
Malware is now common in the Chrome Web Store. Unless Google does something, the Chrome browser and OS may become just as unsafe as Android.
Apple has been accused of bowing to Russian government pressure regarding the Telegram messaging app, but you shouldn't use the app anyway.
Facebook talked about doing a better job of protecting our privacy at its annual conference, but it's going to take a lot more than AI tweaks.
Facebook is running a new TV ad to win back its users' trust. Judging by the reactions of our staffers, Facebook has a long way to go.
Facebook admits it's scanning, and even reading, instant messages that may contain malicious or objectionable content. That's a good thing.
The Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal shouldn't be any surprise. Sharing data about millions of its users is exactly how Facebook works.
Google's 2017 Android security report says its mobile system is almost as secure as iOS, but that just isn't so.
New allegations about Kaspersky Lab spying for Russia could sink the antivirus company -- unless it comes clean about everything.
The U.S. government is worried about using antivirus software made by Russia's Kaspersky Lab. But you shouldn't be.
The Equifax data breach affects 143 million people, whose identities have been up for grabs for months.
Some lesser-known Chinese smartphone makers have come under fire for potentially compromising users' private info. Here's what you need to know.
After 10 years, the iPhone's security still beats all other OSes. Here's why iOS won the security race, and why the rest won't catch up.
The severity of a data breach depends on what kind of personal information is revealed. Here's what you should, and shouldn't, worry about.
One student almost had his phone erased by a stranger because Apple doesn't apply two-factor authentication to the Find My iPhone feature.