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Apple's Attest API tool aims to tighten app security

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

The data protection technique is similar to an existing program for Android.

TikTok users 'voluntarily' giving their data to China, Justice official says

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

John Demers framed the alleged TikTok threat as part of a broader “Chinese [government] appetite for large volumes of sensitive personal data.”

Flaws in Qualcomm chips could allow snooping, Check Point finds

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

Qualcomm Technologies Snapdragon chips have over 400 vulnerabilities, some of which could allow hackers to spy on users’ GPS location.

Researchers found another way to hack Android cellphones via Bluetooth

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

There's another Bluetooth vulnerability on the market, according to DBAPPSecurity research presented at Black Hat 2020.

There’s a new open-source project to detect cellphone-snooping technology

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The EFF's Crocodile Hunter includes an API that gathers data on IMSI catchers and shares it with other researchers.

A right-wing social network reported a potential breach. Then it went dark. What happened at AllSocial?

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

The site, which launched with the aim of fighting "viewpoint censorship," has drawn the scrutiny of cybersecurity researchers.

App for Chinese DJI drones could give hackers full control of users' phones, researchers say

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

The Android application used to operate drones from DJI, a Chinese firm, could allow hackers gain full control of users’ phones, researchers say.

Taking steps to break down systemic racism in cybersecurity

by Camille Stewart, Lauren Zabierek • 2 months ago

Op-ed: Systemic racism prevents diverse perspectives from informing policy and security. A recent event aimed to start the process of dismantling it.

Google bans stalkerware marketing in ad policy adjustment, but leaves big loophole

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

Google says it will no longer allow advertisements that promote surveillance technology used for intimate partner surveillance — but there's a significant loophole in the policy update.

Chinese mobile surveillance of Uighurs more pervasive than previously thought, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

The spying tools have been in use for years.

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