Amazon said it will halt sale of popular low-cost Android phones made by Blu Products because of reports software on the phone is collecting and sharing user data without owner consent.
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Spyware called Adups found on millions of low-end phones is still collecting personal identifiable information of users despite public outcry.
At Black Hat, Facebook CSO Alex Stamos’ keynote message was one of bringing empathy and inclusion to security, and that it’s time to stop being insular.
The Tor Project is launching a public bug bounty program to encourage security researchers to responsibly report issues they find in the software.
Oracle today in its Critical Patch Update addressed a critical vulnerability in its Oracle E-Business Suite of business applications that allows for the download of business documents.
Google has a new machine-learning algorithm it uses to compare new apps to known secure apps, improving the way it classifies submissions to Google Play.
The EFF’s annual Who Has Your Back report singles out giant telecommunications providers for their prioritization of government requests for data over privacy.
OpenVPN patched four vulnerabilities privately disclosed by Dutch researcher Guido Vranken, including a critical issue that could lead to remote code execution.
Avaya released a patch last week for a remote code execution vulnerability in its Avaya Aura Application Enablement Services software.
Almost 200 million voter profiles culled by Republican data broker Deep Root Analytics were left exposed on an Amazon S3 server.