Citing the increase in consumer devices and apps using encryption, the Five Eyes countries (United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada) released a statement rekindling the debate between privacy and security.
A U.S. investor filed a $224-million lawsuit against AT&T, accusing it of fraud and gross negligence in connection with the theft of digital currency tokens from his personal account due to SIM swapping, the transferring of a phone number to a SIM card possessed by someone else.
SIM swapping may be more common than you think: Police in Florida have arrested at least one member of a SIM-swapping ring who has been charged with grand theft, money laundering, and unauthorized computer access.
A company that sells surveillance software to parents and employers left “terabytes of data,” including photos, audio recordings, text messages, and web history, exposed in a poorly-protected Amazon S3 bucket.
Popular Firefox extension Web Security is secretly logging users’ browsing history, according to reports from the author of the uBlock Origin ad blocker and Mike Kuketz, a German privacy and security blogger.
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