In a blog post titled “What the…?,” Google co-founder Larry Page addresses allegations that the government has direct access to Google’s servers, saying, “We had not heard of a program called PRISM until yesterday.”
What the …? [Official Google Blog]
Simple yes or no answers here, but feel free to elaborate in the comments section.
To make all this shadowy surveillance easier to digest, here are the relevant points about the massive data collection.
A gang of international cybercrooks has resurrected a six-year-old Trojan virus named Zeus, using it to harvest personal information and drain unsuspecting victims’ bank accounts.
As smartphones and tablets become increasingly popular, so do threats that target mobile devices exclusively.
San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón is asking major smartphone manufacturers Apple and Google to combat the growing problem with a beautifully simple suggestion: Give all phones a remote-activated kill switch.
Every day, we trust countless Internet companies with our personal information. But do you know which sites truly protect your privacy from government eyes?
Facebook’s Trusted Contacts feature lets you specify friends who can participate in the password-recovery process.
AllThingsD’s Kara Swisher is reporting that popular daily deals site LivingSocial “has suffered a massive cyber-attack on its computer systems.”
At 1:07 p.m. on Tuesday, the Twitter feed of the Associated Press told us that Barack Obama had been injured in an explosion at the White House. The tweet was fake.
— The number of years a user's Siri requests are kept on Apple's servers, according to Wired. Requests are made anonymous after six months, however.
Do you have an anti-virus app on your Android phone yet? If not, a new study conducted by security firm NQ Mobile suggests you’re playing with fire.