Senator Seeks Privacy Answers on Face ID

As tech enthusiasts pore over the design details of the iPhone X and swoon at the thought of a quarter-inch more screen space, some lawmakers are asking Apple for more details about the way the phone’s new Face ID authentication system works and what might be done with users’ faceprints. Face ID is the biggest technical change in the new…
July 24, 2017
Here’s What Gartner Has to Say About Phoneprinting
Earlier this year, Gartner released a report which shed new light on how organisations can continue their pursuit against contact centre fraud. Analysts Tricia Phillips…
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July 24, 2017
Senator Pushes for Data on Warrantless Searches on Americans
A key member of the Senate intelligence committee is pushing the Department of Justice to disclose how often U.S. intelligence agencies are conducting so-called “backdoor”…
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July 21, 2017
Google to Drop Trust For WoSign in September
Google has finalized its plan to remove trust in Chrome for all certificates issued by Chines CA WoSign, a result of the certificate authority run…
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July 21, 2017
Three Ways Your Phone System is Vulnerable to Fraud
For many businesses, the cost of phone fraud is stacking up. Data collected by Pindrop® Labs found that, in the UK, £0.86 per call was…
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July 21, 2017
Let’s Talk about Voice | The Rise of the Interface
We use voice controls to adjust the temperatures of our homes, order movies on-demand, schedule appointments using virtual assistants, and even accommodate in driving. With…
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July 20, 2017
U.S., European Law Enforcement Take Down AlphaBay Dark Web Market
Authorities in the United States and Europe have shut down two huge criminal marketplace operating on the dark web, one of which officials say was…
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July 20, 2017
Credit Card Gangs Using Online Courses to Recruit Potential Fraudsters
Credit card fraud gangs are becoming more strategic in their efforts to exploit the public. These groups are expanding their operation to create remote learning courses,…
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July 19, 2017
Apple Fixes Broadpwn Bug in iOS 10.3.3
In the latest version of iOS Apple has patched dozens of serious security flaws, including the Broadpwn vulnerability in some Broadcom WiFi chips, and a…
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July 19, 2017
Mozilla Wants to Build an Open Voice Engine
With manufacturers weaving voice control into a wide variety of devices, from phones to cars to home assistants, the accuracy of the voice-recognition engines in…
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July 18, 2017
National Security Letter Gag Orders Legal, Appeals Court Rules
In a decision that has drawn the ire of technology providers and privacy advocates, a United States appeals court has ruled that National Security Letters and…
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July 18, 2017
GhostCtrl Android Malware Hijacks Audio, Roots Devices
A recently discovered piece of Android malware called GhostCtrl apparently evolved from the well-known OmniRAT tool for desktop platforms and has the ability to steal or…
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July 18, 2017
New Data Shows Attackers Focusing More Attention on iOS
A new report released this morning by Skycure shows that attackers are beginning to focus more and more of their attention on iOS, even as attacks…
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