Google today launched the Android Security Rewards program, a bug bounty for Android Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 devices.
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In the forthcoming iOS 9.0 release, Apple is adding two-factor authentication and a number of other security features.
Apple is encouraging developers who create apps for iOS to begin moving their apps to an HTTPS-only model as soon as possible in an effort to thwart eavesdropping on insecure, plaintext HTTP connections. The move is yet one more sign that major Internet and technology companies are becoming ever more resistant to large-scale, passive surveillance[…]
Google announced the availability of My Account, a new dashboard where users can manage and evaluate their privacy and security settings.
Today at Google I/O, the company announced a new system for Android that it hopes will urge developers to seek fewer excessive permissions for mobile applications.
Researchers from Cambridge University uncovered weaknesses in the Android Factory Reset feature that puts improperly sanitized data at risk.
There’s an easily exploitable vulnerability in the Android stock browser that enables an attacker to spoof the URL in the address bar and force a victim to visit a malicious site while believing he is visiting a benign one. Security researcher Rafay Baloch discovered the vulnerability and developed the technique for exploiting it. The problem[…]
Datapp, a Windows program developed at the University of New Haven, sniffs out unencrypted mobile data sent over HTTP.
The idea of needing to disable a computer quickly as the police–or another potential adversary–comes through the door typically has been the concern of criminals. But in today’s climate activists, journalists, and others may find themselves wanting to make their laptops unusable in short order, and that’s where usbkill comes in.