Firefox users at risk; Mozilla recommends users to update after flaw could lead to data theft

Firefox users at risk; Mozilla recommends users to update after flaw could lead to data theft

By Anna Domanska - Aug 10, 2015

The official Mozilla Firefox Security Blog unveiled a major security flaw in Firefox that has been discovered through an advertisement in a Russian news site. The bug will allow t

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BlackBerry Debuts Secure Messaging BBM Protected for Regulated Industries

BlackBerry Debuts Secure Messaging BBM Protected for Regulated Industries

By Anna Domanska - Jun 17, 2014

Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry Limited has released its new secure  messaging application, known as BBM Protected. The new app that was announced beginning this year was re

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Microsoft Fights Back over Warrant for Emails Overseas

Microsoft Fights Back over Warrant for Emails Overseas

By Carrie Ann - Jun 13, 2014

Microsoft has challenged a ruling that would permit US government officials to investigate its overseas offices. The organization said in a petition filed to the U.S. District Cour

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IBM Introduces a Federal Government-Specific Cloud Infrastructure

IBM Introduces a Federal Government-Specific Cloud Infrastructure

By Carrie Ann - Jun 11, 2014

In the wake of a prominent contract loss to Amazon, IBM recently strategized to launch its first cloud data server centre planned so U.S. government agencies can rent space in an e

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Google Promotes Encryption With New Alpha Chrome Extension

Google Promotes Encryption With New Alpha Chrome Extension

By Anna Domanska - Jun 04, 2014

Google is intensifying its efforts to protect e-mail in transit from prying eyes of the government spies and other snoops by working on an end-to-end encryption extension for Chrom

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Biggest Non-Governmental Hack … Apple’s iCloud Breached by Dutch-Moroccan Hackers

Biggest Non-Governmental Hack … Apple’s iCloud Breached by Dutch-Moroccan Hackers

By Anna Domanska - May 22, 2014

iPhone theft accounts to half the crimes in cities like New York and San Francisco, pushing law makers in to imposing legislations that require smartphones to have a kill-switch. T

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Google now encrypts all Gmail messages

Google now encrypts all Gmail messages

By Anna Domanska - Mar 21, 2014

In a bid to stop spying on its users, Google has enhanced the encryption technology for its Gmail service in ways that will make it difficult for the US National Security Agency (N

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Privacy Groups Call For Review Of  Facebook-WhatsApp Deal

Privacy Groups Call For Review Of Facebook-WhatsApp Deal

By Anna Domanska - Mar 07, 2014

The Electronic Privacy Information Center and Center for Digital Democracy both based in Washington D.C. filed a joint complaint with the Federal Trade Commission seeking review of

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