Both Windows Phone and Android will include anti-theft features, including protection against factory reset.
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The FBI has arrested an alleged member of the NullCrew hacktivist group following cyberattacks on businesses and universities.
Passwords have all sorts of problems, but the one which is hardest to solve is when you need to change a lot of them quickly, as happened after Heartbleed.
Facebook announced changes to its privacy and advertising policies on its company blog, extending Facebook's ability to track users outside of Facebook. This counters 2011's position that [we] "do not track users across the web."
There actually has been some iOS malware, but it's shockingly rare. It's all thanks to Apple's rigid control over app distribution.
Trend Micro finds malware using Windows Software Restriction Policies to block security software from running.
Twitter's popular account management service TweetDeck got nailed by the public discovery of a cross-site scripting vulnerability that not only replicated itself, but managed to make the security issue into a hilarious comedy of errors.
A panel of appeals judges has ruled that police must obtain a warrant before collecting cellphone location data, adding further weight to the pro-privacy argument.
Inspired by the NSA's ANT Catalog of spyware and surveillance tools, the collaborative NSA Playset project aims for easy, at-home creation of the NSA's spy-tools arsenal — silly names encouraged.