Online snooping

Americans eye ways to skirt online snooping: survey

Americans have been stepping up efforts to keep their data private since the revelations about vast US government surveillance programs, a survey showed Monday.

Mar 16, 2015, 20:24 PM IST

NSA, GCHQ use Google cookies to spy on suspects

The US and UK intelligence agencies use Google`s proprietary cookie technology to track suspects, according to the latest revelations from leaked NSA documents.

Dec 12, 2013, 15:52 PM IST

Switzerland set sights on becoming world`s data vault

It looks like the ideal location for a James Bond thriller: a massive underground bunker in a secret location in the Swiss Alps used for keeping data safe from prying eyes.

Dec 11, 2013, 13:41 PM IST

Online game teaches risks of personal data exposure

Sexual orientation, private debt, medical records, even your favourite ice cream flavour: do you know much of this personal information is out there and available for sale?

Dec 05, 2013, 21:52 PM IST

Twitter toughens encryption to thwart online snooping

Twitter on Friday announced it has toughened the encryption of traffic at the globally popular one-to-many messaging service to thwart online snooping.

Nov 23, 2013, 09:12 AM IST