A new study from Cambridge University estimates that the disk partitions of as many as 500 million Android devices may not be properly scrubbed after being reset at the factory, potentially allowing for login credentials, email messages and other personal data to be recovered.
More than 140 technolocy companies have joined forces in urging President Obama to reject legislation that they say would create "backdoor access" to personal information stored on mobile phones.
With half of the states on record as opposing any data sale at all, the FTC has reportedly recommended that customer data held by bankrupt retailer Radio Shack should only be purchased by a similar company and with guaranteed privacy protections, or not at all.
Action by the U.S. House of Representatives on the NSA's collection of telephone metadata is drawing its share of critics, and many worry about how the Senate will vote on the matter.
While many companies have embraced BYOD as a way to improve employee productivity and mobility, others- particularly outside of North America- have dragged their feet or even actively prohibited BYOD for their employees. A recent BetaNews article identified a number of obstacles to broader adoption of BYOD.
The Internet of Things revolution is under way, and CIOs need to consider way to securely incorporate IoT devices, apps and platforms into their company.
To paraphrase Abigail Adams, when conducting a cyberthreat audit, "remember the lawyers."
Nine individuals have pled guilty to their roles in a $20 million tax fraud ring that targeted U.S. military personnel, the Department of Justice announced on Wednesday.
Google has announced that it has decided to drop the root certificate authority from China's CNNIC in the wake of the certificate debacle last week.
The practice of delivering malicious ads is on the rise, according to Threatpost.