Category: Security

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May 6, 2021

Following Apple’s launch of privacy labels, Google to add a ‘safety’ section in Google Play

Months after Apple’s App Store introduced privacy labels for apps, Google announced its own mobile app marketplace, Google Play, will follow suit. The company today pre-announced its plans to introduce a new “safety” section in Google Play, rolling out next year, which will require app...


by Sarah Perez in Advertising Tech
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April 20, 2021

UK’s IoT ‘security by design’ law will cover smartphones too

Smartphones will be included in the scope of a planned “security by design” U.K. law aimed at beefing up the security of consumer devices, the government said today. It made the announcement in its response to a consultation on legislative plans aimed at tackling some...


by Natasha Lomas in california
March 25, 2021

Groups Call for Ethical Guidelines on Location-Tracking Tech

The Locus Charter asks companies to commit to 10 principles, including minimizing data collection and actively seeking consent from users.


by Sidney Fussell in Business
March 13, 2021

How to Export Your Passwords From LastPass

The popular security service is severely limiting its free tier starting March 16. If you’d like to move your passwords to another manager, here’s how.


by Scott Gilbertson in Data Uhaul
March 12, 2021

You Need a Password Manager. Here Are the Best Ones

Keep your logins locked down with our favorite apps for PC, Mac, Android, iPhone, and web browsers.


by Scott Gilbertson in Buying Guide
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March 1, 2021

Hackers release a new jailbreak tool for almost every iPhone

An iPhone hacking team has released a new jailbreak tool for almost every iPhone, including the most recent models, by using the same vulnerability that Apple last month said was under active attack by hackers. The Unc0ver team released its latest jailbreak this weekend, and...


by Zack Whittaker in Android