News tagged with security flaw

Security experts raise flags over WhatsApp

The Facebook deal for WhatsApp drew attention for its whopping price tag, but has also brought out fresh criticism over security for the billions of messages delivered on the platform.

Feb 22, 2014
3.7 / 5 (22) 4

FTC settles complaint over hacked security cameras

The government is settling with the marketer of Internet-connected home security cameras after feeds from consumers' homes—video from baby monitors and home security systems—were posted online for public view.

Sep 04, 2013
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ACLU: Slow smartphone updates are privacy threat

One of the leading U.S. civil-rights organizations is taking on an unusual cause: spotty smartphone updates. The American Civil Liberties Union is asking the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to investigate what it considers ...

Apr 17, 2013
3.8 / 5 (15) 1

Security holes in smartphone apps (w/ Videos)

(Phys.org) —Popular texting, messaging and microblog apps developed for the Android smartphone have security flaws that could expose private information or allow forged fraudulent messages to be posted, ...

Apr 17, 2013
3.8 / 5 (19) 0 | with audio podcast