As governments look to new ways to step up surveillance, hackers find new ways to subvert it. Is there a way to end this cat and mouse game, described as a crypto-war?
Theresa May has been the longest-serving home secretary since the 19th century, but her tenure is distinctive for other reasons, too.
Will the Lords give the Investigatory Powers Bill the scrutiny it deserves?
New research shows how we can track and even anticipate terrorists' movements using social media.
The UK government's move to electronically track criminals on parole shows how wearable technology can become a virtual prison.
Social media can make us mistrustful and paranoid.
Many praise the internet as a democratizing force. But with online spaces replacing physical public squares as places for debate, what do we risk losing?
Without European laws and courts to strike down overreaching UK legislation, post-Brexit Britons may see more invasions of their privacy.
Bad guys or law enforcement could hack into our networked gadgets to spy on everything we do – and it's not clear how a laptop's video camera or an Amazon Echo fits within wiretapping laws.
Researchers explain how tolerance in Turin's Olympic village is helping refugees to help themselves.
Drones are increasingly being used by law enforcement agencies around the world, but this raises some issues around privacy and regulation.
Putting CCTV in all UK care homes would be a breach of residents privacy and could have serious ramifications for the rest of society.
Time travelling back into internet art of the past, the contrast between today's paranoia and banality and the early optimism that initially greeted it is striking.
An open letter signed by security experts from around the world is calling on governments to protect encryption rather than undermine it in a quixotic attempt to tackle terrorism.
Having aggressively marketed its privacy credentials for the last two years, Apple's contribution to the consultation is not surprising.
The new conversational Barbie doll may be good at keeping children entertained, but do we really know who's listening in?
University researchers broke Tor, briefly, to bring down Silk Road 2.0, and this matters.
With drones and modern radar technology it's possible to target Islamic State's oil tankers – and strike at the heart of their income stream.
The rush to grant more surveillance powers doesn't reflect what actually keeps us safe.
Legislation proposed in both the US and the UK suggest an aggressive path toward entrenching surveillance powers at the cost of citizens’ privacy.