Data and computer security

Syndicated Damn Daniel, Deleted: Death of a Viral Video

Despite millions of views, the Damn Daniel video was deleted after hacker gained control of creator's Twitter

Analysis Should the Government Expect Our Trust in Apple Vs. FBI Debacle?

Apple’s battle with the FBI is not about privacy v security, but about legitimacy

Features A Trip to the Malware Museum

Computer viruses as animations and art — without destroying your PC

Advertising Implementing Cybersecurity for the Work-Anywhere Generation

Recent high-profile cyber-attacks have highlighted the importance of online security. But are technological solutions at the mercy of our changing work habits?

Home How Phone Call Metadata Could Reveal Your Private Life

Stanford researchers prove that even a quick phone call can provide enough detail to identify individuals.

Technology Why Only 28% Of Users Employ Online Privacy Tools

In a world where Internet privacy is becoming increasingly scarce, users find ways to maintain their anonymity, but slowly.

Syndicated Tim Berners-Lee Speaks Out Against Unchecked Government Surveillance

The web inventor joined with over 100 activists and groups to call for an end to the hypocrisy of the US and UK ruling bodies.

Technology Apple Employees' Computers Hacked

Apple staff members' machines were affected by the same malicious software that caused problems at Facebook last week.

Advertising Google Faces Legal Action Over Alleged Secret iPhone Tracking

10 million UK residents could have grounds to sue the search giant after it sidestepped Apple security to monitor web habits.

Work Wikipedia Founder Attacks UK Government's 'Snooper's Charter'

Jimmy Wales says the plan to track all text, internet, and email use is 'technologically incompetent' and his site will encrypt all British connections if implemented.

Work So You're An Organ Donor On Facebook – But At What Cost?

New feature begs question, how much is your data worth to brands?