A patient's own heartbeat may be soon used as the password to access electronic health records, say scientists who developed a low-cost technique to protect personal data.
With the rise in the number of mobile internet users in India, malware attacks on smartphones' operating systems have increased and mobile applications through which people hack into phones to access personal data show the same trend, a study has found.
Yahoo Inc last year secretly built a custom software program to search all of its customers' incoming emails for specific information provided by U.S. intelligence officials, according to people familiar with the matter.
An EU lawmaker says dating app Tinder breaches the bloc's data protection rules because it uses personal data without explicit consent and should be investigated by the European Commission.
Wearable fitness trackers and health monitors are becoming more commonplace and diverse, but just what do you do with all of that data?
The two countries have drafted a new text that now includes metadata. The draft says unlawful or arbitrary surveillance, interception of communications and collection of personal data, including metadata, are "highly intrusive acts."
McAfee today released findings of its "2013 Love, Relationships, and Technology" survey, which closely documents the downside of sharing...
Fake market called Android Express's Play has drawn over 3,000 visits in a week, resulting in potential theft between 75,000 and 450,000 pieces of personal info.
At CES 2013, McAfee and Intel announced their commitment to lead in delivering innovative security solutions aimed at protecting a consumer’s entire
Researchers test Facebook’s defences and find that they can harvest up to 80 percent of users' personal data with programmes called socialbots that mimic real humans.
Researchers test Facebook's defences and find that they can harvest up to 80 percent of users' personal data with programmes called socialbots that mimic real humans.