Here’s How to Protect Your Data Privacy When You Sell or Recycle Smartphones and Computers

When it comes to data privacy, there’s more to security than changing passwords and encryption. You’re at risk if you do good by recycling computers and smartphones too. Research from security company Rapid7 shows that tech sold in secondhand shops are filled with the previous owners’ personal data, according to new research from security company […]

This Is What Tech Companies Want in Any Federal Data Privacy Legislation

Several big technology companies have a message for any U.S. lawmakers crafting new data privacy rules: Follow our advice. Facebook, Google, Apple, and the Internet Association, which lobbies on behalf of its members like Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, and Airbnb, all say they support federal laws aimed at protecting user privacy. What the companies differ on […]