Posts tagged "Privacy"

Research: Home security systems vulnerable to hackers, cyberattacks

You probably knew that hackers could break into your email account and the NSA can listen in on your calls. But did you know that your home security system may be vulnerable to a cyberattack also? Hackers can easily compromise the Read More →

Security researcher: Apple downplaying security holes in iPhones, iPads

If you have an iPhone or an iPad, beware: Some features built into the iOS operating system that underlies those Apple devices could be used to glean sensitive personal information, such as all the photos in your photo album and Read More →

Beware, Android owners: Deleted data may not be gone

If you are selling or giving away an Android phone, beware -- your personal data may still be on the device, even if you tried to delete it. From devices purchased on eBay, researchers from security company Avast were able to Read More →

Panel find NSA’s mass Internet spying mostly OK

A federal panel has determined that the NSA's mass spying on foreign targets online is mostly OK and doesn't infringe on Americans' rights. The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, a five-member panel appointed by President Obama, has issued Read More →

Quoted: Larry Page on worrying vs. seeing the possibilities

"We get so worried about these things that we don’t get the benefits." — Larry Page, CEO of Google, on the negative reactions that usually follow the introduction of new technology. After the Google's I/O developers conference keynote Wednesday, Read More →

Quoted: Supreme Court on cops’ cellphone searches

"The fact that technology now allows an individual to carry such information in his hand does not make the information any less worthy of the protection for which the Founders fought." — John Roberts, chief justice of the Supreme Read More →
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