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The US government should stop demanding tech companies compromise on encryption

January 16, 2020 0

In a tweet late Tuesday, President Trump criticized Apple for refusing “to unlock phones used by killers, drug dealers and other violent criminal elements.” Trump was

Mozilla says a new Firefox security bug is under active attack

January 12, 2020 0

Mozilla has warned Firefox users to update their browser to the latest version after security researchers found a vulnerability that hackers were actively exploiting in

At CES, companies slowly start to realize that privacy matters

January 12, 2020 0

Every year, Consumer Electronics Show attendees receive a branded backpack, but this year’s edition was special; made out of transparent plastic, the bag’s contents were

A billion medical images are exposed online, as doctors ignore warnings

January 11, 2020 0

This story was reported in partnership with health news site The Mighty. Every day, millions of new medical images containing the personal health information of

Amazon fires employees for leaking customer email addresses and phone numbers

January 11, 2020 0

Amazon has fired a number of employees after they shared customer email address and phone numbers with a third-party “in violation of our policies.” The

Over two dozen encryption experts call on India to rethink changes to its intermediary liability rules

January 10, 2020 0

Security and encryption experts from around the world are joining a number of organizations to call on India to reconsider its proposed amendments to local

How Ring is rethinking privacy and security

January 10, 2020 0

Ring is now a major player when it comes to consumer video doorbells, security cameras — and privacy protection. Amazon acquired the company and promotes

Homeland Security warns businesses to brace for Iranian cyberattacks

January 7, 2020 0

Homeland Security is warning U.S. companies to “consider and assess” the possible impacts and threat of a cyberattack on their businesses following heightened tensions with

2019 was a hot mess for cybersecurity, but 2020 shows promise

January 5, 2020 0

It’s no secret that I hate predictions — not least because the security field changes rapidly, making it difficult to know what’s next. But given

Travelex suspends services after malware attack

January 3, 2020 0

Travelex, a major international foreign currency exchange, has confirmed it has suspended some services after it was hit by malware on December 31. The London-based

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