Researchers at Rapid7 disclosed details on patched vulnerabilities in the Web APIs of toys from Fisher-Price and hereO that exposed the personal data of children.
Browsing Tag: Privacy
While the government still covets exceptional access to encrypted data, a Harvard paper says that plenty of surveillance opportunities remain, especially with the Internet of Things, metadata and more.
Mike Mimoso talks to privacy and security veteran Jon Callas of Silent Circle about the digital footprint businesses and consumers leave, how to secure our private data, and how a new documentary sponsored by Silent Circle called “Power of Privacy” helps visualize how personal information is shared-and abused-online.
Lenovo’s SHAREit file-sharing app for Windows and Android has been patched against vulnerabilities that put private data at risk.
A group of privacy advocates, who were notified by Twitter that their accounts were targeted in state-sponsored attacks, want some answers.
According to a recent survey, 86 percent of health apps had at least two critical vulnerabilities and 55 percent of health app users expected their apps to be hacked in the next six months.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the week in news: How the Dutch are opening encryption with open arms, the end of support for IE 8, 9, and 10, and the latest bounty offered up by Zerodium.
Roughly 320,000 Time Warner Cable customers are being urged to change their email passwords this week after the company announced Wednesday that hackers may have gained access to them.
Government officials in the Netherlands this week released a statement that actually calls for stronger encryption and rejects backdoors entirely.
Google announce it would, by default, begin giving HTTPS preference in search engine rankings.