Just four bits of credit card data can identify most anyone (Update)
In this week's issue of the journal Science, MIT researchers report that just four fairly vague pieces of information—the dates and locations of four purchases—are enough to identify 90 percent of the ...
Phone snooping via gyroscope to be detailed at Usenix
Security expert claims iOS 7 doesn't encrypt email attachments
Math student detects OAuth, OpenID security vulnerability
Microsoft issues advisory on Internet Explorer vulnerability
Heartbleed bug find triggers OpenSSL security advisory
Connected devices in smart homes have control issues
Operation Windigo: Linux server-side malware campaign exposed
MasterCard, Syniverse to use geolocation for card security
Developer tells Google about Chrome browser listening risk
Phone charger can place user on malware alert
New technology to help users combat mobile malware attacks
University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers have developed simple but effective techniques to prevent sophisticated malware from secretly attacking smartphones. This new malware defense is being presented ...
Study finds location sharing by apps prompts privacy action
Many smartphone users know that free apps sometimes share private information with third parties, but few, if any, are aware of how frequently this occurs. An experiment at Carnegie Mellon University shows ...
How safe is encryption today?
When checking your email over a secure connection, or making a purchase from an online retailer, have you ever wondered how your private information or credit card data is kept secure?