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MiniLock Seeks To Make Data Encryption Easy For The Average User

File photo illustration of a lock icon, signifying an encrypted Internet connection, seen on an Internet Explorer browser in Paris

High-tech security with the simplicity of a padlock

Wiping Your Phone Isn't As Effective As You Think

A man uses a smartphone in New York City

‘We found everything from a filled-out loan form to more than 250 selfies of what appear to be the previous owner’s manhood’

Which Piece Of Personal Data Is BuzzFeed Stealing From You?

Buzzfeed employees work at the company's headquarters in New York

‘Every click was being recorded’

New Lamp Posts In Chicago Raise 'Big Brother' Fears

The Chicago skyline

Is this technology a privacy threat?

The Government Must Now Get A Warrant To Track Your Cell Phone

Cell Tower - Carl Lender

‘The obtaining of that data without a warrant is a Fourth Amendment violation’

Facebook Amps Up Ad Targeting By Gathering Even More User Data

Volunteer Aymara speakers from the online community "Jaqi Aru" gather to translate Facebook in El Alto

‘Why don’t individuals in the United States already have access to this kind of information about themselves?’

One Government Database Could Soon Know Everything About You

An illustration picture shows projection of binary code on man holding aptop computer in Warsaw

Database ‘would be like El Dorado for every kind of cyber attacker out there’

EU Court Rules Google Must Delete Individual Data Upon Request

A Google homepage is displayed on a Motorola Droid phone in Washington

Individuals have the ‘right to be forgotten’

White House Releases Report On 'Big Data' And It's Effects On Privacy

U.S. President Barack Obama passes a sign after speaking about minimum wage at the White House in Washington

Big Data has the potential to ‘alter the balance of power between government and citizen’

GoDaddy CEO: Government stealing data without a warrant is 'bulls**t'

Blake Irving GoDaddy

‘I don’t want governments accessing our internal systems including customer information. Period full stop’

Creepy promo for new video game turns your Facebook profile against you

WatchDogs preview

Exposes scary amount of real user data

Bill Gates is a sad clown today because his bizarre $100 million student data project has failed

Bill Gates YouTube screenshot/GrammyAwards

‘Parental concerns cannot be ignored’

The USPS wants to mine and sell data gathered from your mail

United States Postal Service clerks sort mail at the USPS Lincoln Park carriers annex in Chicago

‘It behooves us to get involved and actually send them information to close the deal’

Google DOES monitor ALL of your emails -- and worse

A Google logo is seen at the entrance to the company's offices in Toronto

‘It is the amount of information they hold on individuals that should be concerning us’

Use this tool to find out if the sites you visit were affected by Heartbleed, and when they'll be fixed

A computer screen is reflected in the glass window of a booth at Karachi Stock Exchange

Find out where it’s safe and what passwords to change

Google can now follow you from the computer to the store

Inside view of the new headquarters of Google France before its official inauguration in Paris

‘That is the Holy Grail’

NSA knew about and EXPLOITED Heartbleed bug for years

The NSA symbol and cell phone. Reuters.

‘It flies in the face of the agency’s comments that defense comes first’

Facebook gets a stern privacy warning from the FTC over WhatsApp

An illustration photo shows a man holding a smart phone with a Facebook logo as its screen wallpaper in front of a WhatsApp messenger logo, in Zenica

‘Regardless of the acquisition, WhatsApp must continue to honor these promises to consumers’

Programmer responsible for Heartbleed bug speaks: Oops


‘… it was a simple programming error in a new feature, which unfortunately occurred in a security relevant area’

The passwords you need to change RIGHT NOW because of the 'Heartbleed' bug


Sites known to be affected include Facebook, Google, Gmail, TurboTax, Yahoo, etc.