Sony Pictures Entertainment has sent a letter to employees warning them that, along with huge amounts of corporate and employee information, some personal health data belonging to SPE employees may also have been compromised in the attack that hit the company in late November.
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Yik Yak, an application that allows users to share purportedly anonymous status updates with others near them, has fixed a critical privacy vulnerability in the iOS version of its app.
The secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has authorized a 90-day extension to the Section 215 bulk telephone collection program used by the National Security Agency, giving the agency through the end of February to run the program in the absence of legislation establishing a new authority.
Researchers have found a way to generate GPG key collisions in just four seconds, and put out a call for GPG to harden its UX.
As expected, the Sony breach has apparently unearthed more than just unreleased movies: A slew of sensitive employee information is now making the rounds online.
Leaders at the Tor Project call for calm after an academic paper spells out how funded hackers could use NetFlow data from Cisco routers to de-anonymize Tor users.
The Internet Architecture Board, the body in charge of overseeing the structure of many of the Internet’s key standards, has recommended that encryption be the default traffic option for protocols.
AT&T says it has stopped injecting unique identifying “supercookies” into their users’ Web traffic.
Results from a survey by the Pew Research Center demonstrate that consumers’ attitudes about commercial and government data collection have shifted post-Snowden.
Several automakers have agreed on a set of privacy principles that they say will govern the way that they handle personal information generated by vehicles, geolocation data and other sensitive information that is being produced by in-car computers and networks.