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Boffins bust biometrics with inkjet printer

Printed electronics makes the perfect fake fingerprint Boffins from Michigan State University have loaded up an inkjet printer with cartridges designed for printing electronic circuits,...

Apple: FBI request threatens kids, electricity grid, liberty

Software engineering senior veep Craig Federighi cranks up debate about that iPhone Apple's opened another front in its argument over FBI access to San Bernardino...

Amazon douses flames, vows to restore Fire OS fondleslab encryption

Under-Fire web biz finds reverse gear after outcry from Fire and Kindle owners Amazon has U-turned on its decision to remove filesystem encryption from Fire...

San Bernardino DA: Seized iPhone May Hold 'Dormant Cyber Pathogen'

The term "cyber pathogen," however, seems to exist only in Harry Potter fan fiction. Does the San Bernardino shooter's iPhone contain anything of value for...

Amazon used as bait

In recent weeks, we have seen several mass-mailings in French, Italian and English, imitating messages from Amazon’s online shops.In all the mailings, the recipients...

FBI director admits mistake was made with San Bernardino iCloud reset

The director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation has conceded it was a mistake to ask San Bernardino County to reset the password of...

New Malware Threats Emerge on Mobile Platforms, Studies Find

From ransomware to adware, mobile devices are seeing more attacks, even though far fewer users are affected than on typical personal computer platforms. Security researchers...

Lawmakers push for encryption commission to find compromise

The U.S.Congress should allow an expert commission to recommend ways to resolve the contentious debate over police access to encrypted communications before passing "knee-jerk"...

BlackBerry eyes IoT, diversifies with new cybersecurity practice

Struggling smartphone vendor BlackBerry is looking to diversify its business by launching a cyber security consulting service, focusing in part on the Internet of...

Solution Providers: Proposed State-Level Encryption Legislation Would Hamper Our Ability To...

Solution providers and some state representatives are decrying state-level efforts to weaken encryption for iPhones and Android phones, saying it would weaken smartphone security...

House bill would kill state, local bills that aim to weaken...

On Wednesday, Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) and Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Tex.) introduced a new bill in Congress that...