Security researchers have discovered that a very popular photo retouching iOS and Android application is collecting user data and sending it for storage to servers in China.
Security researcher Tobias Boelter has discovered a bug in the encrypted communications system used by WhatsApp that allows a determined third-party actor, possibly Facebook, to intercept encrypted messages.
A team of researchers from universities across the US has identified different fingerprinting techniques that can track users when they use different browsers installed on the same machine.
Researchers from Japan's National Institute of Informatics (NII) announced yesterday they have successfully extracted usable fingerprints from photos of exposed fingers taken up to three meters away.
The European Commission is currently debating new legislation that will overhaul some of the EU e-privacy rules, including the hated cookie consent popups that have ruined the web experience for many users.
Stylish, an add-on for browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, Opera, and Safari, announced this week through the voice of its new owner a new data collection partnership with SimilarWeb, a digital market intelligence company.
Google engineers have addressed a serious user privacy bug that affected only versions of the Android operating system installed on the company's latest line of Pixel smartphones.
Mozilla engineers have added a mechanism to Firefox 52 that prevents websites from fingerprinting users using system fonts.
A man who worked at Google as a product manager in its Nest division is now suing the company over what he and his lawyer describe as an internal "spying program."
In yesterday's monthly security patch, Adobe fixed a bug in Flash Player that would have allowed an attacker to hijack permissions granted to other Flash applets and spy on users via their camera or microphone