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Apple patches critical security flaws used to steal encrypted data

Apple patches critical security flaws used to steal encrypted data Apple products have a reputation for security, especially compared with the systemic security flaws baked into the Android update system (or lack thereof).In the world of device security, however, no one is ever perfect, and the critical flaws that Apple patched today underscore that point.

Leaked manuals confirm Stingrays can be used for mass surveillance, bypassing smartphone security

Leaked manuals confirm Stingrays can be used for mass surveillance, bypassing smartphone security Nearly four years ago, the Electronic Privacy Information Center released FBI documents discussing a controversial surveillance technique.Both federal and local authorities often have access to cell phone surveillance hardware, dubbed Stingrays (Harris Corp.

Supreme Court Will Hear Case Pitting Microsoft Against DOJ Over Data Privacy

Supreme Court Will Hear Case Pitting Microsoft Against DOJ Over Data Privacy The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case on whether data concerning foreign individuals stored on foreign servers can be accessed under the auspices of United States law.No matter which way this case is decided, it’s going to have significant ramifications.