Salon unveiled a new but controversial revenue model this week: taking unused computing power on users machines to mine cryptocurrency.
Researchers said Tuesday the app was vulnerable to a right-to-left override attack, something which let attackers trick unsuspecting users into installing malware.
The US Senate reauthorized a controversial NSA surveillance program on Thursday.
The service, which allows companies to send email newsletters, invitations and more, fixed an issue that could have leaked a user's email address.
An Italian firm may be behind a new strain of spyware, Skygofree, that can exfiltrate call records, text messages, audio, and more.
Catch up on the week's infosec news with this recap!
The company said in an update on its app Tuesday that it doesn't store users' chats for data analysis or any other reason.
Digital rights and privacy advocates are urging a court of appeals to require law enforcement agents at the U.S. border to obtain warrants when they want to search someone’s digital device.
Anyone who owns a mobile phone likely understands at this point that their device’s location can be tracked in real time in any number of different ways. Carriers, advertisers, Google, Apple, and other companies all have a highly accurate picture of where a device is at any given time. That’s part of the devil’s bargain we’ve all made in order to have space phones in our pockets.
Our third episode of the Digital Guardian Podcast takes a look at the important issues impacting privacy in 2017, with Cortex Insight CEO Adrian Mahieu and Digital Guardian global security advocate Thomas Fischer discussing the rise of mobile encryption apps and the impact of S.J.Res.34 and the GDPR on privacy and security.