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The US and Russia are in the midst of a boondoggle when it comes to bilateral r...read more A Russia-linked cyber-espionage group has hacked into the controls of electricit...read more

Student privacy tips for teachers

The new school year starts next week for most schools across the country. As part of the first line of defense in protecting student privacy, teachers need to be ready to spot the implications of new technology and advocate for their students’ privacy ...

Google’s new program to track shoppers sparks a federal privacy complaint

A prominent privacy rights watchdog is asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate a new Google advertising program that ties consumers’ online behavior to their purchases in brick-and-mortar stores. The legal complaint from the Electronic Privacy Inf...

Keeping yourself safe on hotel WiFi networks

No matter what specific type of threat you’re concerned about when it comes to hotel WiFi security...

How much privacy must we give up for safety?

This is a story about the pleasant pat-downs from the TSA and the willing release of personal privac...

Issues of Privacy in The Digital World

The modern world has immensely gifted with the modern technology, the digital world is the best crea...

Google is secretly recording you through your smart phone

Of course you knew that Google has been recording you without your knowledge, but do you know how to...

Shopper Phone Tracking: Creepy Spying Or Valid Consumer Research?

For the past couple of decades, firms such as Shoppertrak and Nomi have been tracking and analyzin...

The best free geneology website reveals scary amount of personal address & family information

Imagine searching your name online and finding all the address and family information you have provi...

How to go ‘Incognito’ on your web browser, and what it means

Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera… these are just some of the web browsers ava...

Appeals court delivers devastating blow to cellphone-privacy advocates

Courts across the country are grappling with a key question for the information age: When law enfor...