A complaint filed with the FTC alleges unfair and deceptive practices on the part of WhatsApp, which has decided to share phone numbers and data with Facebook.
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Apple rushed an emergency iOS update that patches three zero days being exploited in spyware sold to oppressive governments to monitor human rights activists and journalists.
Tor updated its software to 0.2.8.7 and fixed a number of issues, including a bug in the ReachableAddresses option that possibly degrades anonymity.
A Black Hat talk this week is expected to take a deep dive into the ramifications of lingering support for export-grade cryptography and how patching levels are proceeding.
Donald Trump may have left himself an out today when he urged Russian hackers to find 30,000 emails deleted by Hillary Clinton from her private server.
Researchers at Northeastern University next week at DEF CON are expected to present a paper describing their framework for discovering Tor hidden services directories that snoop on hidden services.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including privacy and Pokemon GO, a new MIT anonymity system, the Fiat Chrysler bug bounty program, and a patched printer spooler vulnerability.
Riffle, a new anonymity network concocted by MIT researchers, can guarantee anonymity among a large group of users, as long as there’s one honest server.
Niantic said Monday night it wasn’t the company’s intent to request full access permission of its users’ Google accounts via Pokémon GO.
Google last week announced changes in the way it will handle trusted Certificate Authorities in Nougat, the latest version of the Android operating system.