Google has long waxed lyrical about the weakness of passwords. Now it plans to make two-factor authentication mandatory for everyone.
iOS 14.5 is empowering iPhone owners to take control of how apps track their online activities. It's simple, clear and here's how you can use it.
Recycled phone numbers expose their previous owners to account takeover, hacking, stalking and even blackmail, researchers find.
Google said the Play Store would require each app to declare what kind of personal data it collects and how it uses it — just as Apple's App Store now does.
Apple's AirTags anti-stalking features have been tested in a real-world situation — and failed to measure up.
Peloton allowed anyone who cared to look access to its API, which contained the private details of customers.
A flaw in Qualcomm modems used by hundreds of millions of Android phones could be used to steal data or hide malware, and it's not clear how many phones have been patched.
Facebook has rejected Instagram ads created by Signal that would have made very clear how much data Facebook collects about you.
Chinese TV maker Skyworth admitted some of its Android sets collected far too much personal data from users, but blamed a third-party service and denied prior knowledge.
Apple has built privacy protections into its AirTag trackers, but they seem to apply only to people using fully updated iPhones.
Not everyone is able to access the new App Tracking Transparency feature in iOS 14.5. But Apple explains the reason in a new support document.
Hackers were able to exploit a zero-day vulnerability that allowed malicious payloads to bypass normal macOS defenses.
WhatsApp rolled out seven-day disappearing messages last year. The window could now be shortened to 24 hours.
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Apple's AirDrop wireless file-sharing protocol leaks users' phone numbers and email addresses because it uses them for device identification, German researchers say.
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Samsung is making sure no one will be able to use a SmartTag tracking device to track another person's location.
A site that tracks WhatsApp users' activity for the purpose of catching cheating partners says Facebook is to blame for letting it operate.
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