The agency says users on public Wi-Fi hotspots should "only log in to sites that are fully encrypted." Encrypted sites have an https at the beginning of their address and typically have a lock in the lower right corner of the browser.
Concern for children has been an issue since the popularization of Internet use in the mid-1990s. But while children of the digital revolution they are, natives of culture driven by the digital they are not.
The question of whether the government can compel online companies -- that advertise based on the information they collect -- to give us the "do not track me" option is apparently one for Congress to decide.
While the US lacks a comprehensive across-the-board privacy law like that in the EU and Israel, our framework of shared lawmaking authority and targeted enforcement has led to better privacy protection than ever.
In a just-released report on social networks, Consumer Reports found that posting personal information on networks like Facebook, the largest social network, can threaten you and your family in a variety of ways.
Contrary to the Rose Acre's cheerful claims, our investigator found birds with broken bones and untreated, prolapsed uteruses; mummified corpses in cages with live hens; and abandoned hens who had fallen into manure pits.
Apple's co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs will rightfully be credited as the driving force behind the company's spectacular success, but he may also prove to be the cause of the company's ultimate failure.