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Obliging telecom companies to retain customer data for months to help the police catch criminals is disproportionate, the DPA said
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Apple CEO Tim Cook has warned of "dire consequences" if tech companies can't protect the privacy of those who use their products. Giving up our privacy to digital technologies exposes us to greater risks than just identity theft and financial losses -- serious though those things are, Cook said in a brief speech at a cybersecurity summit in Silicon Valley on Friday.
The president signs an executive order intended to encourage companies to share more information with each other
Apple's chief believes the personal impact of security breaches can be devastating
Lisa Monaco, President Obama's advisor on homeland security, speaks on cybersecurity at the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection in Stanford, CA, on February 13, 2013
A day-long summit in Silicon Valley hopes to promote better information sharing with private companies
Netatmo weather stations upload Wi-Fi passwords and SSIDs to the company's servers over insecure connections
Only the Greens in the European Parliament still oppose the plan
Apple is including two more crucial services in its two-factor authentication protections to keep your messaging out of the hands of hackers.
Obama headlines Silicon Valley cybersecurity summit ... Xiaomi starts up in U.S. ... Expedia fights off Google ... and more news
There is old malware in attachments included in the Outlook email files
Both bills would require law enforcement agencies to get court-ordered warrants for older stored communications.
Facebook paid an outside developer $12,500 for discovering the flaw, which could have been catastrophic for the social network.
Governments need to put long-term plans in place for training on security matters, IT insiders say