Two federal judges have allowed privacy-related lawsuits against Google over Gmail content scanning and Street View data collection to proceed, according to a report by InformationWeek.
Revelations that the National Security Agency intentionally weakened encryption in order to gain access to encrypted data have undermined confidence in international encryption standards.
Google's Android mobile operating is under attack by more than a million malware threats and high-risk applications, according to new data from security software firm Trend Micro.
IT security challenges facing enterprises are myriad, and the threats are coming from external actors, such as cybercriminals, hacktivists, state-sponsored groups and from internal actors such as disgruntled employees. In this exclusive interview with FierceITSecurity, Courion's Zannetos shares his thoughts on how enterprises can thwart external and internal threats through the use of IAM and analytics-based intelligence.
Apple is rolling out iOS 7.0.2, a supplemental operating system update that resolves a security vulnerability enabling anyone to bypass the device lockscreen to access personal data.
Apple reissued an update with 57 security fixes to its Apple TV digital media receiver after botching the update and erasing content on some users' devices.
Researchers at Rice University are investigating the use of a patient's heartbeat as a way to secure implantable medical devices from hackers, according to a report by Softpedia.
Google is enhancing its fledgling Android Device Manager security tool, enabling consumers to remotely lock down lost or stolen smartphones via the Internet.
Social media has become a top target for attackers and mobile devices are expanding the number of entry points for those attacks, according to IBM X-Force's 2013 Mid-Year Trend and Risk Report.
Chaos Computer Club claims to have fooled the fingerprint scanner on Apple's new iPhone 5s phone using "everyday means."