Black Hat and Defcon cybersecurity experts share tips on how to protect yourself

During the week of Black Hat and Defcon, tens of thousands of security experts and hackers flock to Las Vegas for the back-to-back conferences. They hold discussions on issues like


Facebook discloses bug that exposed 6.8 million people’s photos

Even if you didn’t post a photo on your Facebook timeline, a software flaw could have shown it to app developers. The social network disclosed a photo API (application program

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Apple restores Facebook’s permission to run internal apps after privacy fight

Apple has restored Facebook’s permission to run iPhone apps used and tested internally by the social media giant’s employees. The iPhone maker yanked Facebook’s enterprise certificates after it discovered that the


Comcast security flaws exposed customers’ personal info

Security flaws in Comcast Xfinity customer software reportedly exposed customers’ partial home addresses and Social Security numbers. Security researcher Ryan Stevenson found that two vulnerabilities in the internet service provider’s

US setting up facial recognition at major airports without ‘proper vetting,’ says report

  The US Department of Homeland Security is reportedly rushing to set up facial recognition systems that will scan all international passengers — including US citizens — in the top


Newegg data breach exposed customer credit card info, says report

Some Newegg customers reportedly had their credit card info nicked, as hacking group Magecart strikes again. Security researchers RiskIQ said Wednesday that Magecart inserted malicious code into the payments system