In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court said law enforcement needs to obtain a search warrant before it can access historical cell phone location records, but stopped short of making a ruling on how other types of third-party data collection should be handled.
Google is incorporating a new biometric API into Android P to support the use of strong biometrics.
Three mobile carriers said they will no longer sell customer location data to aggregators.
Lawmakers are planning to introduce a privacy "bill of rights" that will include some elements of the new GDPR regulation.
A convenient feature in macOS called QuickLook can leak information about files that users preview, even in encrypted containers.
As nation-state actors increasingly target physical critical infrastructure, two federal agencies strategize on how to protect against national threats.
A bug from the 1990s allows attackers to spoof signatures on some encrypted emails in GnuPG and other tools.
A new bill would require the use of paper ballots and audits in all federal elections.
An issue with the way third-party tools implement Apple's code-signing API can allow malicious files to pass as legitimate ones.
Android Debug Bridge is a debugging interface for developers troubleshooting faulty Android devices. Unfortunately, some vendors shipped devices with Android Debug Bridge enabled, which leaves these devices open for abuse.
Facebook has open-sourced its internal Sonar debugging platform form Android and iOS apps development.
A group of lawmakers from both parties have introduced a new bill in the House of Representatives that would stop states and local governments from passing laws governing encryption. This will prevent states from passing their own laws before the federal government figures out what to do.
A freshly patched Flash vulnerability is being exploited by attackers targeting users in the Middle East.
The VPNFilter malware has the ability to compromise endpoints and routers both and destroy data on infected devices.
The latest brouhaha over Facebook's data-sharing practices highlights how critical APIs have become to modern development, and how important it is to restrict how much data can be accessed through these interfaces.