data security

Smells Like Security

This 'Smell of Data' Device Emits an Aroma When Your Data Is Leaking

A more instinctual approach to data security.
Samantha Cole
9.1.17
data security

Some Medical and Bank iOS Apps Are Exposing Login Details to Hackers

According to an iOS-focused security researcher, over 70 apps are screwing up their encryption implementations.
Joseph Cox
2.6.17
security

Some Popular 'Self Encrypting' Hard Drives Have Really Bad Encryption

"An attacker who steals your drive can guess the key in a short time using a single PC."
Joseph Cox
10.20.15
News

Yes, Someone Could Be Watching Your Every Move Through Your MacBook's Camera Right Now

Not to freak you out or anything, but you should probably be more paranoid when you're online.
Drew Millard
10.8.15
short circuit

Data Breach Affects as Many as 15 Million T-Mobile Consumers

The “Uncarrier” is offering identity theft protection to affected customers.
Nicholas Deleon
10.1.15
uk

The UK Certified These Health Apps for Privacy, Yet They're Anything But

Some send personally identifying information unencrypted, and have inaccurate privacy policies.
Joseph Cox
9.25.15
tech

Everything We Know So Far About the Ashley Madison Hack

The personal info of millions of adulterers is out there somewhere, waiting to wreck some marriages.
Mike Pearl
7.21.15
News

Is the White House Declaring A 'War on Hackers'?

President Obama is pushing a series of new cybersecurity initiatives that could weaken, and even criminalize, independent research into data vulnerabilities.
Adam Elkus
1.15.15
security

Your Phone's Hardware Can Reveal Your Identity Even If Your Data Is Safe

Your "sensor fingerprint" is every bit as unique as your data.
Jordan Pearson
8.11.14