Facebook has added two new security features. They don't do anything more to keep users' personal information safe, but they do make it harder for scammers to exploit any information they get hold of.
The majority of social network users are posting risky information, according to Consumer Reports' latest survey.
Chip expert and analyst David Kanter has warned that cloud computing poses "definite" security risks for both corporations and individual end users.
A Google software engineer has discovered another privacy hole in Facebook - and illustrated it by publishing a list of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's planned public events.
US Senator Charles "Chuck" Schumer has harshly criticized Facebook's recent decision to share private information with third-party websites.
Amazon.com is suing the North Carolina Department of Revenue after the seemingly out of control state bureau demanded the names and addresses of all local customers since 2003.
Google has kicked off a campaign to promote its redesigned Buzz social networking platform, which now boasts improved privacy features such as auto-following.
Ooops! It seems as if Facebook has somehow managed to inadvertently leak the private e-mail addresses of an unknown number of users.
Companies including Google, Microsoft and AT&T have launched a campaign group calling for restrictions on the government's access to private data.
Members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee have called for an FTC investigation into Google over its Buzz social networking service.
Following persistent concern over privacy, Google is working on a plug-in allowing users to opt out of having their activity monitored by Google Analytics.
Google has introduced a new beta feature that allows Chrome users to navigate the multilingual web in real-time without installing browser extensions or plug-ins.
Nobody likes to be photographed when they're not looking their best. So it's got to be good news for everybody that EU data privacy regulators want Google to warn people before sending its Street View vans out on the roads.
Google's made some swift changes to its social networking application Buzz, in an attempt to allay privacy concerns.