The tech world has been in a bit of a panic this week since the bug dubbed Heartbleed was discovered. While some very popular networks were affected, they have all acted quickly to implement a fix.
According to the company’s most recent report, government requests for user data has increased 120 percent since 2009.
Blackphone is a “journey built upon privacy, control and security wrapped in a high-end smartphone built by a team of cryptographers, security and mobile innovators.”
Certain revelations about WhatsApp’s security protocols are dragging the industry leader down to the level of competitors like Snapchat.
In response to an issue that may have compromised users’ passwords, Tumblr has released a security update to its apps for iPhone and iPad.
Yahoo is letting users put themselves on a waiting list for long-ago claimed email addresses, like email@example.com.
Security firm Trend Micro reports that hackers have turned to emails designed to look like they are from Pinterest to lure users into clicking the links that will install the Blackhole Exploit Kit on their machines.
Two and a half million Californians had personal information put at risk in 131 electronic data breaches in 2012, and 1.4 million of them would have been protected if companies had encrypted data when moving or sending the data out of the company’s network, according to a report form the state attorney general, Kamala Harris.
Whistleblower Edward Snowden appears to be following in the footsteps of Julian Assange now that the U.S. government officially charged the contractor with leaking classified information about secret surveillance programs.
Facebook today reported its most significant exposure of user data to date, saying that partial or complete contact information belonging to 6 million users was inadvertently downloaded by other Facebook users who had some connection to them.