Zack Whittaker is a writer-editor for CBS Interactive in New York.
- University of KentCriminology, 2007 - 2012
Apple promises to fix OS X encryption flaw 'very soon'
The iPhone and iPad maker on Friday issued a fix for its mobile devices, but left its Mac line-up unpatched. But not for long, Apple says. R
Australian-based data subject to Patriot Act: Lawyer
Data located in Australia but owned or operated by a US company could be accessed under a Patriot Act request, even if this violates Nationa
Hundreds join New York City march to 'Restore the Fourth'
Thousands joined together in New York on Independence Day in a series of coordinated marches around the U.S., protesting the NSA's mass surv
EU court lawyer backs Google in 'right to be forgotten' case
A legal opinion by a lawyer for the top EU court states that Google does not have to delete damaging results from its search index. Read thi
CISPA suffers setback in Senate citing privacy concerns
According to the chairman of a key Senate committee, the cybersecurity bill passed by the House is 'important' but its privacy protections a
Apple iPad Mini rumors heat up; launch seen by year end
Two reports suggest Apple is cranking up its supply chain partners in preparation for a fall debut of a long-awaited and highly-anticipated
U.K. Home Secretary to ignore O'Dwyer extradition petition
The U.K. Home Office has said the Home Secretary, with powers to block extraditions, will not intervene in the Richard O'Dwyer case, who fac
6.46 million LinkedIn passwords leaked online | ZDNet
More than 6.4 million LinkedIn passwords have leaked to the Web after an apparent hack. Though some login details are encrypted, users are a
Student faces U.S. extradition over 'pirate-TV link' website | ZDNet
UK-US extradition policy is again under scrutiny, after a UK student with a pirate link-only website could face trial in the U.S., even thou
How far does Google Drive's terms go in 'owning' your files? | ZDNet
Dropbox and Microsoft’s SkyDrive allows you to retain your copyright and IP rights to the work you upload to the service. Google Drive, howe