Snapachat, the maker of the popular video and photo chat app, has agreed to settle charges by the Federal Trade Commission that the company misrepresented the supposedly ephemeral nature of the messages users send and failed to take adequate security precautions with the data it collects, leading to a data breach earlier this year that[…]
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Former NSA Director Keith Alexander told an Australian publication that the agency’s subversion of crypto standards and stockpiling of zero days is part and parcel of its mission.
If law enforcement gets hold of your locked iPhone and has some interest in its contents, Apple can pull all kinds of content from the device, including texts, contacts, photos and videos, call history and audio recordings.
A new alliance composed of privacy and digital rights advocates are encouraging internet users to block mass surveillance and fight back against the National Security Agency on June 5.
Dropbox has addressed a privacy flaw in its shared links feature that exposed documents to third parties.
A White House report on big data calls for greater transparency from data brokers and technology companies about how they process consumers’ data and how that information is treated.
A serious vulnerability in both the OAuth and OpenID protocols could lead to complications for those who use the services to login to websites like Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Yahoo, Microsoft, PayPal among many others.
Yahoo, one of the first large Web companies to recognize the Do Not Track header from browsers on its properties, has now backtracked and said it will no longer support DNT.
Apple patched a potentially serious hole in its Developer Center that could have given anyone unfettered access to personal contact information for Apple employees and partners.
Facebook announced new authentication changes yesterday, including Anonymous Login which gives users the option of using an application without sharing personal data stored with Facebook.