Security researchers did a limited assessment of the iOS and Android versions of WhatsApp and discovered a number of issues around the way the app uses SSL.
Browsing Tag: Privacy
Developers with popular dating application Tinder have fixed a vulnerability that up until last year could have allowed users to track other users.
New report shows that health care industry intellectual property, payment information, and patient data are poorly protected and, in many cases, already compromised.
BlackBerry this week released a new set of privacy guidelines its encouraging third-party app developers to follow to better protect their customers.
Dropbox published its 2013 Transparency Report in which it says it received fewer than 250 national security orders from the secret FISA Court.
LinkedIn announced it was shutting down its Intro service for iOS devices. Intro integrated service with the native iOS Mail client raised privacy and security concerns when it was released four months ago.
PUNTA CANA–The golden era of bulk surveillance through the acquisition of phone records and other data from telecommunications companies may already be fading, but the larger threat to privacy and security is just beginning to emerge: the use of legal tools and coercion to get around encryption and other safeguards. One of the main results[…]
It would be understandable, even natural, for most casual observers to have grown so completely overwhelmed by the inundation of stories about government surveillance and exploitation techniques that they tuned it out months ago. Why get worked up about something you can’t change?
Twitter’s transparency report for the last half of 2013 shows an increase in government requests for user account information and content takedowns.
In a hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee to discuss the public portions of a new national security threat assessment, top intelligence and law enforcement officials said that attacks against financial networks and the critical infrastructure are major threats to the United States’ security. But those threats, as serious as they may be, were not[…]