Is Facebook Messenger app tracking your privacy?
Is Facebook Messenger app tracking your privacy?

The new Facebook Messenger app, that has been downloaded over 500 million times on Android-based devices, may have spyware that keeps an eye on your chats and other information, claims an internet security specialist.

FBI, Apple start investigating celebrity nude photo leak
FBI, Apple start investigating celebrity nude photo leak

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: The FBI said Monday that it has started probe into allegations that online accounts of several celebrities had been hacked after their nude photos surfaced on social media last week.

US lawmakers pass bill to curb NSA

The US House of Representatives approved late Thursday a bill that would restrict the electronic surveillance powers of the National Security Agency (NSA).

Google set to improve users` security, privacy with easy high-end encryption

Google is working to improve users` security by making high-end encryption easy, while Apple is set to add privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo to their next OS.

Snowden should `man up`, face justice in US: Kerry

Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday said fugitive intelligence leaker Edward Snowden should "man up" and return to the United States to face justice for revealing US security secrets.

Facebook, Google users threatened by new security flaw: Report

Facebook, Twitter, Google, Microsoft and many other online services users have been hit by a serious new security flaw.

App to protect your kids` privacy on social media

Want to share your kids` vacation or wedding photos just with friends and family on Facebook? This new parent-friendly app would make your life easy.

Future robots to keep your secrets

Oxford researchers are exploring ways to design robots that have privacy embedded into their design, to prevent information stored on the humanoids from being hacked or passed on to others.

Soon, full-body scan at airports not to violate privacy

Here comes a new laser technology that can make you feel a lot better while at a queue for full-body scan at airports.

Generation gap evident in attitudes about security, privacy: Study

A new study from Fortinet reportedly shows that security and privacy behavior differs significantly with varying generation.

Post surgery, Horan asks for privacy

Singer Niall Horan, who underwent a major knee surgery recently, has requested his fans to respect his privacy while he recovers.

Now, just wink to click photos on Google Glass

Google Glass on Tuesday announced updates to the software in its Internet-linked eyewear to allow users to snap pictures by winking.

With the New Gmail, people will know when you open that message

In a recent development, Google just made it easier for people to know if you’re opening their email messages.

Demi Lovato willing to sacrifice privacy to help fans

Singer Demi Lovato says she won`t think about her privacy if a fan was in need.

German, Brazilian UN draft urges halt to excessive spying

Germany and Brazil circulated a draft resolution to a UN General Assembly committee that calls for an end to excessive electronic surveillance, data collection and other gross invasions of privacy.

Frame email policy for officials within a month: HC to govt

The Centre was Wednesday asked by the Delhi HC to finalise within a month its email policy for government employees in consonance with the Public Records Act so that official data is not transferred to a server outside India.

Wearable tech raises concerns amongst privacy advocates

As more and more tech giants are stepping into the wearable computing market, privacy advocates are concerned that these devices could lead to unregulated access to users` private lives.

Experts from India, Japan discuss cyber security

In an effort to shore up cooperation between India and Japan in cyber security, experts and researchers from both the countries are holding deliberations here.

People increasingly shunning social media over privacy, addiction, neuroticism concerns

A new study has revealed that the increase in the number of social media quitters is due to their concerns over privacy, internet addiction and neuroticism.

`NSA broke privacy rules thousands of times per year`

The National Security Agency has broken privacy rules or overstepped its legal authority thousands of times each year since 2008, the Washington Post reported.