Researchers use encryption to keep patients’ DNA private
It allows scientists to study genetic mutations without revealing whole genomes.
Uber agrees to 20 years of user privacy audits in FTC settlement
It's accused of doing too little to stop abuse of customer data.
Tech companies want user data protected from warrantless searches
They filed a brief in the Supreme Court case ‘Carpenter v. United States’.
Facebook knew about Snap's struggles months before the public
It's using its security app to track rivals through usage data.
EFF says border control needs a warrant to search your tech
The number of warrantless device searches has more than doubled under Trump.
Verizon's latest rewards program shares gobs of your data (updated)
You'll want to know what you're getting into before you sign up.
Watchdog asks FTC to look into how Google collects shopping data
The search titan is connecting online browsing to in-store purchasing, but won't elaborate how.
Russian censorship law bans proxies and VPNs
It's also requiring that you link your phone number to chat apps.