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NJ Transit is recording the conversations of thousands of passengers

Privacy advocates in the state called it a "monumental invasion of privacy."

New York pushes for law to give police the power to scan driver mobile devices

Is the "textalyzer" a bid to improve road safety or just another erosion of personal privacy?

FBI hired professional hackers in San Bernardino iPhone cracking case

The hackers were paid a one-time fee for submitting a vulnerability which allowed the bureau to access the iPhone without Apple's help.

Adobe patches Creative Cloud desktop in new security update

Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop application and RoboHelp Server 9 are the focus of the firm's latest round of security patches.

Badlock, the publicity hungry security bug, is finally patched

Some accused the developer who found the flaw of ramping up publicity for the bug, a month ahead of its planned patching.

Microsoft fixes critical security flaw affecting all Windows users

The software giant also fixed six serious vulnerabilities, including a nasty Flash bug that affects most newer users of Windows.

Let's Encrypt free security certificate program leaves beta

After four months, the certificate authority is ready to bring free encryption to even more webmasters.

How credit card fraud in the US supports Russia's underground economy

HPE's deep dive into the Internet's underbelly reveals how worldwide operators cash in on your data.

How to unlock files encrypted by Petya ransomware for free

Security researchers have released a new tool which can decrypt and salvage files locked by the malware.

Obama calls for fewer secrets in government

The president said in 2013 that his administration was the "most transparent," but has come under fire for prosecuting journalists and operating private email servers.

Amazon surveillance cameras infected with malware

A security researcher has discovered malicious code embedded within cameras offered for sale on the e-commerce platform.

Cyberattackers botch integration of Adobe Flash zero-day vulnerability in exploit kits

Users of Adobe Flash have a little more breathing space to patch their systems.

Over 135 million routers vulnerable to denial-of-service flaw

The flaw lets an attacker cut off an entire network from the internet until the owner calls their provider to restore it.

US still wants Apple's help to access iPhone in Brooklyn case

The government's push for an appeal comes in spite of successfully breaking into an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters.

US publishers fire shot at ad-blocking Brave browser

Is Brave's business model the enemy for publishers struggling against ad-blockers, or the saviour?

Adobe deploys emergency patch for Flash zero-day vulnerability

The vulnerability has recently been discovered in the Magnitude exploit kit.

Meet the new ransomware that knows where you live

The carefully-crafted and user-specific emails contains a link that tries to trick the user into installing a new kind of malware.

FBI says it can hack 'narrow slice' of iPhones

The FBI director said the hack it used to bypass the passcode on the San Bernardino shooter's iPhone does not work on an iPhone 5s or later.

Obama administration finally takes position on encryption, one that nobody will like

But the position won't break the political deadlock on unbreakable encryption.

Google boosts network Safe Browsing with malware, social engineering alerts

Safe Browsing Alerts for Network Administrators is being upgraded with useful information for IT specialists.

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