Uber insists it has strict policies that prohibit employees from accessing users’ trip information, with limited exceptions. But five former Uber secu
To be both safe and effective, thinking deeply about one’s own cybersecurity practices is essential.
Millions of Android users are running out-of-date software that leaves them vulnerable to a whole host of publicized security flaws.
Violence caught on video recently has been a painful reminder of the strained relations between the public and police. This friction is not new. What is new is the technology: cameras and smartphones that record and transmit the violence live or within minutes.
Legislation that would open California’s gang database to more public scrutiny has advanced in the state Assembly, despite significant opposition from law enforcement.
California’s statewide CalGang database, which includes more than 150,000 people, has come under fire for its secrecy, which can ensnare innocent peop
A man in Texas recently uncovered an online breach of millions of bits of personal information for registered U.S. voters. The data appeared to stem from evangelical Christian activists’ political outreach efforts. But who had leaked it or hacked it – and why?
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Two laws recently signed by California Gov. Jerry Brown mandate more public input and oversight of law enforcement agencies’ purchase and use of cellphone tracking equipment.
Few remember that the origins of our modern American surveillance state were forged over 115 years ago, half a world away in the Philippine Islands.