Don't-Miss Security Stories

PCWorld News

No patch yet for zero day in Symantec Endpoint Protection software driver

Symantec has published recommendations for mitigating the danger

PCWorld News

Internet of things devices contain high number of vulnerabilities, study finds

Security researchers from Hewlett-Packard found 250 security issues when analyzing 10 popular IoT devices

bittorrent bleep2

Meet Bleep, BitTorrent’s invite-only serverless chat app

Worried about your messages being intercepted? BitTorrent has a new app for you.

antivirus security

Antivirus products riddled with security flaws, researcher says

Antivirus products increase a computer's attack surface and may even lower operating system protections, a security researcher claims.

searchresults

'Right to be forgotten' ruling is unworkable and misguided, UK Lords say

The UK government should fight to keep the 'right to be forgotten' out of future EU data protection regulation, the House of Lords said.

iphone side by

iPhone gets first free app for encrypting voice calls

Signal is compatible with RedPhone, its Android sibling, and scrambles voice calls placed via the iPhone.

Zero-day flaws found in Symantec's Endpoint Protection

Offensive Security said the flaws could be used to gain full system access. Symantec is investigating the matter.

blackberry assistant edit

BlackBerry focuses on security for the enterprise

BlackBerry says it can offer levels of security that can not be replicated on Apple, Android or other mobile devices.

nsasecurity2 primary 100054823 gallery

Senator pushes new version of bill to limit NSA phone records collection

Leahy reintroduces the USA Freedom Act in an effort to strengthen the bill that passed the House.

PCWorld News

Canada blames China for cyber intrusion at National Research Council

The attack was carried out by highly sophisticated state-sponsored hackers, the government of Canada said

android devil malware

Critical Android vulnerability lets malware compromise most devices and apps

Attackers can impersonate trusted developers to gain powerful privileges on the OS, researchers from Bluebox Security said

instagram app

Using Instagram for iOS on public Wi-Fi poses risk of an account hijack, researcher says

Instagram is moving to full https encryption but isn't there just yet

PCWorld News

Privacy groups call for action to stop Facebook's off site user tracking plans

Authorities should act immediately to stop this new vast expansion of Facebook's data collection and user profiling, privacy groups said