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Larry Seltzer has long been a recognized expert in technology, with a focus on mobile technology and security in recent years. He was most recently Editorial Director of BYTE, Dark Reading and Network Computing at UBM Tech. Prior to that he spent over a decade consulting and writing on technology subjects, primarily in the area of security. He is the author of three books and thousands of published articles and many more unpublished, private reports. Larry has been Technical Director at several test laboratories where he both directed and ran product testing, with a special interest in test automation. Larry began his career as a Software Engineer at the now-defunct Desktop Software Corporation in Princeton, NJ, on the team that wrote the NPL 4GL query language. He also worked on corporate IT and software development at Chase Econometrics. Larry is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Public Policy.
Ms. Violet Blue (tinynibbles.com, @violetblue) is a freelance investigative reporter on hacking and cybercrime at Zero Day/ZDNet, CNET and CBS News, as well as a noted sex columnist. She has made regular appearances on CNN and The Oprah Winfrey Show and is regularly interviewed, quoted, and featured in a variety of publications that includes ABC News and the Wall Street Journal. She has authored and edited award-winning, best selling books in eight translations and has been a sex columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle. She has given keynote talks at such conferences as ETech, LeWeb, and the Forbes Brand Leadership Conference, and has given two Tech Talks at Google. In 2010, the London Times named Blue one of “40 bloggers who really count.” Ms. Blue is the author of The Smart Girl's Guide to Privacy. Violet Blue bio courtesy of TTI Vanguard.
A serious security flaw discovered in the Apache Cordova developer framework could allow for malicious injections into Android apps.
The best way to speak out when the government gags you is before it comes knocking on your door.
Enabling encryption on your Apple smartphone or tablet is easier than you think.
The federal agency said thieves used its "get transcript" system to access the data.
The court wants to know if Skype is a telecom operator. That could determine if it should hand over its call records.
The job of these lawless spies is unknown. Their motive, however, is to raise awareness.
The team say tracking commuters on the metro is possible due to a lack of permissions required on Android phones.
The NitlovePOS malware spreads through phishing campaigns and extracts both track one and two payment card data.
That was despite increasing its dragnet order count by more than two-fold.
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending May 22, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, application and mobile security, malware, reports and more.
From encrypted instant messengers to secure browsers and operating systems, these privacy-enhancing apps, extensions, and services can protect you both online and offline.
The latest revelation in the vast cache of Snowden documents.
Controversy over a security researcher's alleged hacking into a plane's engine mid-flight raises serious questions as to why years of public research on airline hacking has gone ignored.
A rescue kit designed for security professionals and system admins has been released to eradicate ransomware infections.