Anyone can steal your old Myspace account by guessing your birthday (updated)
It's a big security oversight, especially in the modern era.
Facebook rebuffs Pakistan request to link accounts to phone numbers
It's more concerned with protecting rights than tackling fake users.
US Customs can search phones but not data stored in the cloud
Border officials apparently can't plunder data stored exclusively on remote servers.
Amazon may give developers your private Alexa transcripts
The company needs to balance access for better skills against user privacy.
Verizon partner exposes 14 million customer records
Some of it included personal info.
Scientists create ride-hailing tech that hides your travel data
They didn't patent it on purpose to encourage companies to adopt it.
Google urges Congress to revise outdated overseas data laws
The push comes after a series of contradictory rulings in the US.
Privacy-minded Firefox Focus browser comes to Android
You can surf the web without leaving a trace.
ProtonMail makes its free VPN service available to everyone
The free tier isn't as robust as the paid ones, but it's free forever.