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Facebook confirms bug that activated iOS cameras

by Jeff Stone • 6 days ago

Longstanding concerns with the way Facebook handles user data resulted in more worries this week.

Microsoft says it will apply California privacy law across the country

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

As privacy-protecting legislation has stalled in Congress, California is one of a handful of states that have taken action.

U.S., UK, Australia to ask Facebook to delay message encryption

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

The fight between law enforcement and tech companies over encryption is about to enter another round.

New York updates its breach notification law in response to Equifax, GDPR

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

In the SHIELD Act, New York now has one of the most consumer friendly data protection laws in the country.

FaceApp isn't taking all of your photos, but the privacy concerns are very real

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

From shady fine print to Russian law, FaceApp's geriatric filter may not be worth all the fun.

The developers of the notorious FinSpy spyware are innovating — and thriving

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

Updated FinSpy implants for iOS and Android have been used in nearly 20 countries in the last year, according to Kaspersky.

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