The makers of a popular Android flashlight application have settled with the Federal Trade Commission over allegations that they covertly tracked the locations of the “Brightest Flashlight Free” users and sold that information to advertising firms.
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FreeBSD, the open-source operating system, announced that it will no longer support Intel’s RdRand and Via Technology’s Padlock on-chip random number generators (RNGs) moving forward in new versions of the UNIX-like operating system.
The National Security Agency is monitoring a certain type of cookie – deployed by the search giant Google – as yet another tool in their increasingly public surveillance apparatus.
Adobe published two bulletins, resolving a pair of vulnerabilities in the Shockwave and Flash players.
Google revoked digital certificates for some of its domains that had been fraudulently signed by an intermediate certificate authority with links to ANSSI, France’s cyber-defense agency.
Microsoft’s crusade against botnets raged on yesterday as the Redmond, Washington-based computer giant and a coalition of law enforcement agencies and Internet security companies disrupted the notorious ZeroAccess botnet.
Close to a half million Ucard users’ personal information may have been accessed in a breach at JP Morgan & Chase.
In an attempt to curb the rampancy of fraud throughout the holiday shopping season, a coalition of international law enforcement agencies seized 706 Internet domains allegedly involved in the sale of counterfeit merchandise.
More than 96,000 Bitcoins disappeared from the Sheep Marketplace over the weekend, a heist topping $105 million.
The United Nations General Assembly has adopted a draft resolution affirming that arbitrary surveillance and collection of personal information violate the universal human right to privacy and expression.