Against nine apps that offer spyware-like features, no vendor detected more than six of the nine, with the lowest-ranking only detecting a third of the threats.
Security & Privacy
It’s been a rough couple of weeks for Facebook.
If you’re in the shrinking pool of people who still have a land line, you’re most likely inundated with calls from telemarketers. But your cell phone is different, right? Right?!
Hackers can break 90 percent of passwords, and new methods — like eyeprints — are needed to protect our data.
The BBC has uncovered an entire industry centering on the buying and selling of access to compromised webcams, especially those owned by women.
If you’re like Rockwell, you always feel like somebody’s watching you. And there’s no better way to fly under the radar of facial recognition systems than by wearing an oversized pair of glasses with nearly half a dozen …
America’s largest Internet companies are tripping over themselves to bolster their public image following blockbuster disclosures about their role in the U.S. government’s controversial data-gathering program.
This may sound like a terrible plot from an episode (every episode?) of CSI: Miami. But it’s also happening every day in police departments across the country.
Google has asked the U.S. Department of Justice for permission to publish the number of national-security information requests it receives from the government.
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To make all this shadowy surveillance easier to digest, here are the relevant points about the massive data collection.