Despite all of the revelations and accusations and recriminations in the security industry in the last year, Microsoft CSO Scott Charney said he is still optimistic about the industry’s ability to defend users.
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WhisperSystems releases new and improved version of TextSecure for Android; iOS version under development.
Security researchers did a limited assessment of the iOS and Android versions of WhatsApp and discovered a number of issues around the way the app uses SSL.
Developers with popular dating application Tinder have fixed a vulnerability that up until last year could have allowed users to track other users.
AT&T, in its first transparency report, said that it received at least 2,000 National Security Letters and nearly 38,000 requests for location data on its subscribers in 2013.
BlackBerry this week released a new set of privacy guidelines its encouraging third-party app developers to follow to better protect their customers.
Dropbox published its 2013 Transparency Report in which it says it received fewer than 250 national security orders from the secret FISA Court.
A Russian researcher was able to take five low severity OAuth bugs and string them together to create what he calls a “simple but high severity exploit” in Github.
LinkedIn announced it was shutting down its Intro service for iOS devices. Intro integrated service with the native iOS Mail client raised privacy and security concerns when it was released four months ago.