Seven rent-to-own companies and a software developer have settled federal charges that they spied on customers, including watching them having sex.
Campaign group Privacy International has launched legal action against the British government for allowing the sale of surveillance technology to repressive regimes.
Millions of Android, Nokia and BlackBerry phones are secretly tracking their users, according to an Android developer.
Samsung has denied reports that it's been shipping PCs with key-logging software preinstalled.
A former student from Orange County, California, has admitted carrying out a series of break-ins and hacks to improve his grades.
Microsoft has established nine regional crime labs around the world to counter the supposed scourge of software counterfeiting.