Samsung this week fired back at NIST who warned last month that the company’s Find My Mobile service could be exploited.
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Facebook’s latest transparency report shows that U.S law enforcement agencies requested more user information from the social network in the first six months of this year than ever before.
When the National Security Agency discovers a new vulnerability that looks like it might be of use in penetrating target networks, the agency considers a number of factors, including how popular the affected software is and where it’s typically deployed, before deciding whether to share the new bug. The agency shares most of the bugs[…]
A new study examines how many device owners choose to leave their phones locked versus unlocked – and why.
American Express announced its new American Express Token Service which brings tokenization to payment card transactions.
UPDATE – Facebook has entered the hidden services with a new .onion site that will let Tor Network users sign into the world’s (second) most populace social network.
Google is working on a new system that enables the company to collect randomized information about the way that users are affected by unwanted software on their machines, without gathering identifying data about the users. The system is known as RAPPOR (Randomized Aggregatable Privacy-Preserving Ordinal Response) and Google currently is testing it in Chrome. The[…]
The Lollipop version of Android enhances its use of SE Linux, bringing application enforcement to the kernel level, and turns on device encryption by default.
AOL claims it received between 0-999 FISA court orders and between 0-999 National Security Letters between January and June in its latest transparency report.
A security researcher has identified a Tor exit node that was actively patching binaries users download, adding malware to the files dynamically. The discovery, experts say, highlights the danger of trusting files downloaded from unknown sources and the potential for attackers to abuse the trust users have in Tor and similar services. Josh Pitts of Leviathan[…]