A coalition of groups covering a wide swath of interests and political affiliations is banding together to call on Congress to address email privacy law.
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A report from the UK’s ICO says that permissions given to mobile apps often far exceed what’s necessary, and that privacy policies are hardly apparent to users downloading apps.
Five million email addresses showed up on a Russian Bitcoin security forum last night. Most of the leaked addresses belong to Gmail users.
Verizon pays largest ever consumer privacy settlement to the FCC for depriving customers of information about Verizon’s marketing practices and their personal privacy right to opt-out.
Verizon announced Tuesday it will soon begin using QR codes to allow users to log in to sites and programs in its Universal Identity Services portfolio.
Researchers have discovered a weakness in Android that is likely present in other leading operating systems that can be abused and lead to information leakage.
Mozilla is set to add a feature to its mobile Firefox OS that will give users the ability to revoke any application’s permissions on a granular basis. Firefox OS is the open source operating system that Mozilla built for smartphones. The software runs on a variety of devices from manufacturers such as Alcatel, ZTE and[…]
Tor Executive Director Andrew Lewman told the BBC that intelligence agency insiders share bug information with Tor developers under their bosses’ noses.
Amazon Web Services announced that it has turned on Perfect Forward Secrecy and other SSL improvements for its CloudFront content delivery platform.
Vulnerabilities in the secure Blackphone reported during DEF CON require unusual circumstances to exploit.