The National Security Agency and the FBI teamed up in October 2010 to develop new techniques for turning Facebook into a surveillance tool. continue
After a surprise appearance by Edward Snowden at TED2014, Chris Anderson said: “If the NSA wants to respond, please do.” And yes, they did. Appearing by video, NSA deputy director Richard Ledgett answers Anderson’s questions about the balance between security and protecting privacy.
In a wide-ranging session at SXSW today, Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt and Director of Google Ideas Jared Cohen discussed everything from Syrian dissidents to robots taking our jobs.
In this week’s #AskWSJD, Charlie Reinehr asks if switching cellular carriers, though keeping the same number, will impact the two-step verification processes offered my many Web services.
Apple revealed on Friday that its mobile operating system has a critical flaw that could allow hackers and government officials to intercept ostensibly secure communications between the company’s smartphones, tablets, and the Web.
IBM and AT&T on Tuesday announced they were forming a global alliance to develop solutions for the Internet of Things. They will be combining their analytic platforms, cloud and security technologies — all with privacy in mind — to gain insights from machine-to-machine data collected by a variety of industries.
Snapchat, a company that has made a name for itself by offering people a way to send very private correspondence, has suffered a very public leak of its users’ information. And there doesn’t appear to be much that users can do about it.…
FORTUNE — If it weren’t for the Apple (AAPL) angle, I’m not sure I would have watched the entire YouTube video Jacob Appelbaum posted Monday of his hour-long lecture at a hackers conference in Hamburg last weekend. …