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The 'permission' question is much different for iOS and Android apps, researchers say

by Jeff Stone • 6 months ago

An Android app might be more likely to ask for access to technical functions. An iOS app might seek to use sensitive features, like the microphone. In any case, Wandera says, know what you're getting into.

That battery-saving app may have used your device to mine Monero, Symantec says

by Jeff Stone • 7 months ago

Microsoft has removed the apps from its store.

Foreign VPN apps need a close look from DHS, senators say

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

If the U.S. intelligence community worries about Huawei and Kaspersky, DHS should worry about federal government use of certain foreign VPN apps, says Sens. Marco Rubio and Ron Wyden.

Sen. Rubio wants answers from Apple on privacy-violating app

by Sean Lyngaas • 12 months ago

The Florida Republican wrote to Apple demanding answers on why it reportedly took the tech giant weeks to address security issues in a popular app.

Trend Micro blames data collection issue on code library re-use

by Greg Otto • 1 year ago

Cybersecurity giant Trend Micro has apologized after researchers discovered that a number of the company's consumer-facing apps were collecting users’ browser history.

Ticketmaster UK trades blame with chat app provider over payment data breach

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 year ago

Ticketmaster says a chat app by Inbenta Technologies was the problem. But Inbenta claims Ticketmaster improperly deployed the app on its payment system.

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