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A California woman says her family experienced ‘sheer terror’ after their Nest security camera was hacked, warning them of a North Korean ...

A Northern California family was sent into panic after their Nest camera blared a warning that North Korean missiles were headed to three US cities.

Think you can spot a hacker’s phishing email? Take Google’s quiz and find out

Google and its sister company, Jigsaw, made a quiz that tests your ability to spot phishing emails.
On a wet and rainy night, New York City police officers stand together, facing in the direction of Black Lives Matter protestors who are gathered in Times Square and demonstrating against police violence.

Emails show NYPD went undercover to Black Lives Matter protests and kept photos of activists for years

Newly discovered emails show how officers from the New York City Police Department went to extreme lengths to monitor active members of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Most Facebook users don’t know that the site uses their interests for targeted ads, a new Pew survey says

A survey done by Pew Research Center found most Facebook users do not know the site collects their interests and lists them for advertisers.
Apple's misleading ad on display in Las Vegas during this year's CES convention.

Hey Apple, what happens on iPhones doesn’t stay there, and your ‘clever’ CES ad is promoting a dangerous illusion

Apple's has an ad at the giant CES trade show touting its privacy bona fides, but the ad is seriously misleading.
A DNA testing kit.

Genetic testing is the future of healthcare, but many experts say companies like 23andMe are doing more harm than good

Clinicians and advocates criticize the 23andMe approach to genetic testing, which they say prioritizes convenience over privacy and long-term health.
Sen. Kamala Harris

AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile announce plans to stop selling your location data to outside companies amid growing pressure from federal lawmakers

AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile all have made statements regarding a recent report highlighting how wireless mobile carriers sell real-time location data.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.

Microsoft is quietly testing a project that aims to hand people complete control over their online data

Microsoft's project 'Bali' was first spotted by a Twitter user, and reporters then found what looked like the project's website.