Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week including the ongoing FBiOS battle, a court ruling re: Tor, and Operation Blockbuster.
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Boulder, Colorado is among the first cities in the U.S. advocating drone usage in semi-public spaces, but policy discussions are happening with little regard for security and privacy.
Apple on Thursday filed a motion to vacate a court order mandating it assist the FBI in unlocking an iPhone belonging to the San Bernardino shooter.
The ongoing dispute between the FBI and Apple has brought out the fact that Apple must be part of its own threat model going forward.
The Tor Project is dismayed at a District Court judge’s confirmation that the government paid Carnegie Mellon University to research how to unmask users on the Tor network.
Apple attorney Marc J. Zwillinger unsealed a response to the court that shows Apple has received a dozen requests to unlock users’ devices since October.
The CEO of uKnowKids attacks a security researcher for alerting him to an insecure database of kids and corporate secrets.
Apple removed an iOS application from its Chinese iTunes App Store that offered Chinese iOS users the ability download pirated apps on non-jailbroken devices.
The IRS warns businesses and consumers about a significant increase in tax-related phishing and malware attacks.
Weeks after a serious problem in the Chromodo browser were disclosed, Google’s Project Zero disclosed a separate privilege escalation issue in Comodo Internet Security introduced by the GeekBuddy support app.