The Article 29 Working Party, an EU privacy coalition urges WhatsApp to clarify that user information shared between the company and Facebook is compliant with data protection laws on the books in Europe.
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Small Bluetooth-enabled trackers from TrackR, iTrack and Nut are the latest connected devices to pose a privacy risk to users.
The dangers of Skyping and typing, the fingerprint warrant story, hiding credit card numbers in images, and more are discussed.
Yahoo wrote DNI James Clapper asking the government to confirm and declassify an order to scan email for intelligence surveillance purposes.
A research paper explains how attackers can use recordings of keystroke sounds captured in a Skype conversation to guess what’s being typed.
Security experts are reporting popular adult website Adult FriendFinder has been compromised by hackers who have gained access to the site’s backend servers.
Google updated its Transparency Report, reporting a record number of government requests for data, and that it received at least one National Security Letter during the second half of 2015.
Mac security researcher Patrick Wardle released a tool called OverSight that monitors when malware may be recording a webcam or audio session on a macOS machine.
Open Whisper Systems, the group behind Signal, was served with a subpoena earlier this year but was unable to produce most of the data it was asked for.