A study conducted by the Federal Trade Commission looked at 12 different health apps and found they sent user information to 76 different third parties.
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Experts discussed the future of consumer generated health information and its privacy implications in a Federal Trade Commission-led panel Wednesday morning.
A new alliance composed of privacy and digital rights advocates are encouraging internet users to block mass surveillance and fight back against the National Security Agency on June 5.
Two issues – one that allows the bypass of the iPhone 5’s security lockscreen and one that fails to encrypt email attachments are affecting the most recent build of iOS, 7.1.1.
A serious vulnerability in both the OAuth and OpenID protocols could lead to complications for those who use the services to login to websites like Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Yahoo, Microsoft, PayPal among many others.
Apple patched a potentially serious hole in its Developer Center that could have given anyone unfettered access to personal contact information for Apple employees and partners.
A recent VoIP phishing campaign has been netting the payment card information of up to 250 Americans per day.
Google recently removed five bogus wallpaper applications from its Play marketplace after they were found sneakily mining Bitcoins.
UPDATE – Viber, a messaging and VoIP application similar to WhatsApp, is in the middle of patching a vulnerability that could allow an attacker to view sensitive information shared between users like images, videos and location information.
A vulnerability in NetSupport Manager could yield sensitive configuration settings and lead to compromise.