Crypto providers would be forbidden from touching the likes of monero or dash under proposed government amendments to anti-money laundering rules.
Twitter on Friday disclosed a security glitch that could have allowed people to unmask account holders who tweeted under pen names.
Researchers have found a way to use the web's basic functions to identify who visits a site—without the user detecting the hack.
A newpaper argues that many promises around privacy-preserving mechanisms will never be fulfilled and we need to accept these inherent limits.
A researcher was able to see users’ GPS locations and IDs.
To protect children online, more companies and governments are forcing users to prove how old they are.
ProtonMail has been facing criticism after a police report showed that French authorities managed to obtain the IP address of a French activist who was using it.
Unique IDs linked to phones are supposed to be anonymous. But there’s an entire industry that links them to real people and their address.
The online abuse the England football team received after the Euro 2020 final has pushed people towards drastic measures to stop it happening again: giving social media companies their legal identification.
If the dataset was big enough, would individual records become anonymous by being “lost in the crowd”? Researchers discuss how there are limits to privacy in location datasets.