Apple said it will remove 256 misbehaving apps from its App Store that were using private APIs to pull personal and device information.
Browsing Category: Privacy
A team of cryptography experts is confident they have the answer as to how the NSA and other intelligence agencies break individual encrypted connections.
New research into attacks against the SHA-1 cryptographic algorithm lessen the cost and time to arrive at a practical collision.
An adware campaign called Kemoge not only aggressively serves ads to Android devices, but also can open a backdoor and install malicious components leading to remote takeover.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook talk about the week in news–the latest Gatekeeper bypass in OS X, Stagefright 2.0, that accidental Windows Update, and Apple’s privacy initiative.
Google announced that it has made HTTPS available as an opt-in for its Blogspot blog-publishing service.
Researchers at Zimperium have reported two new Stagefright vulnerabilities affecting one billion Android devices.
Two privilege escalation vulnerabilities in the last TrueCrypt build were discovered by James Forshaw of Google Project Zero, and patched in VeraCrypt.
Government requests for user data from Yahoo were up slightly over the first six months of 2015.