The European Union could be on its way to bringing data encryption across the board and completely ban backdoor access to devices. The proposal was submitted by the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice, and Home Affairs. This is pertaining to Article 7 of the EU’s Charter of Fundamental Rights, which states every citizen’s right to personal privacy.
Nest has freshly announced the Cam IQ, an indoor security camera that can be connected to your iPhone or Android device. Using the camera, not only can you get a visual of your home, but also recognize the people that are walking around your home thanks to the built-in facial recognition technology.
Twitter, which owns Vine and closed the service down not too long ago, has confirmed a bug briefly exposed a variety of different email addresses and phone numbers.
ElcomSoft, based out of Russia, has made headlines in the past, and now it’s back again with another report that some Apple Notes may not be deleted permanently after Apple says they should be.
Deep down, we know that using an open, unsecured Wi-Fi connection is risky. But usually, we ignore that instinct. We think that it’s not going to happen to me, I don’t have anything to hide. Or we’re just too lazy to take the proper steps to protect ourselves. Sometimes there’s no other option but to use a free, open, unsecured Wi-Fi network. In that case, what do you do?
This is another malware story that, for the time being, has a positive fix.
Apple has issued a statement to TechCrunch clarifying that the exploits and vulnerabilities mentioned in today’s leaked CIA documents by WikiLeaks are old and were patched by the company a long time ago.
Over the years, questionable security issues have arisen, and while many voices have surfaced opining on possible scenarios, one within the iOS security community has always been well-regarded.
According to a myriad of documents obtained by WikiLeaks, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has a dedicated unit working on a variety of different routes to accessing some of the most popular devices on the planet.
One of the tentpole features for Apple in this day-and-age is security, and thanks to some vintage memos discovered at a Seattle Goodwill, this looks to be a drum that Apple has been banging since 1979.