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Fri, December 06, 2013 - Shoppers could start receiving notifications as they walk past the latest iPhones
Fri, December 06, 2013 - The National Security Agency on Friday cited a 1981 executive order signed by then-President Ronald Reagan as the authority under which it is collecting location data daily from tens of millions of cell phones around the world.
Fri, December 06, 2013 - The allegations are based on documents the magazine says were provided by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden
Fri, December 06, 2013 - A decade of data breaches has left barely one in ten UK consumers with faith in the ability of large organisations to safeguard their personal data, a survey for Fujitsu has revealed.
Fri, December 06, 2013 - The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) is putting forward an innovative encryption-based security architecture for software-defined networks and cloud environments that draws some of its inspiration from high-security networks used by the U.S. Department of Defense and intelligence agencies.
Fri, December 06, 2013 - Hackers have exposed millions of passwords from Facebook, Google, and Twitter. Sadly, password compromise is so common that it barely even registers as news any more. Suffice to say that it's probably time to change your password again.
Fri, December 06, 2013 - Microsoft isn't happy, and their top lawyer had plenty to say about protecting customer information this week in a blog post that announced the company's efforts to implement wide-reaching encryption.
Fri, December 06, 2013 - The Free Software Foundation on Thursday attacked Microsoft for "meaningless" public statements on A privacy and security, claiming that Windows is "fundamentally insecure."
Fri, December 06, 2013 - The suspects are charged with creating and participating in a criminal organization
Fri, December 06, 2013 - A new website allows Internet users to check if their usernames and passwords were exposed in some of the largest data breaches in recent years.
Fri, December 06, 2013 - Amazon's nascent plan to use unmanned drones to deliver packages to customers has already raised strong privacy concerns that could ultimately nip it in the bud.
Fri, December 06, 2013 - A counsel for one of the defendants called it a win for civil disobedience
Thu, December 05, 2013 - The average smartphone user has 26 apps installed. If recent research conducted by HP is any indication, approximately, well, all of them, come with privacy or security concerns of some sort.
Thu, December 05, 2013 - Microsoft today said it will ship 11 security updates next week to patch critical vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer (IE), Office and Exchange, including one meant to stymie active attacks the company confirmed a month ago.