OpenVPN patched four vulnerabilities privately disclosed by Dutch researcher Guido Vranken, including a critical issue that could lead to remote code execution.
The software company says it vets governments’ human rights records before selling its software that’s allegedly being used to spy on lawyers, journalists and activists
Encrypted email service ProtonMail announced it was launching its own VPN, ProtonVPN, on Tuesday.
Almost 200 million voter profiles culled by Republican data broker Deep Root Analytics were left exposed on an Amazon S3 server.
With access to a huge database of eager would-be participants, 23andMe is hoping to learn more about the genetics of pain. But just how useful will this data be – and what are the potential problems with this kind of…
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A security-conscious Slashdot reader has theft insurance — but worries whether it covers PC theft. And besides the hassles of recreating every customization after restoring from backups, there’s also the issue of keeping personal data private. I currently keep important…
After lawmakers struck down ISP privacy protections earlier this year, new efforts are underway to help consumers win back control of their personal information from their service providers.
Your mouse may be telling us more about you than you realise.
It won’t necessarily translate into big trouble for Uber. But it might: after all, the FTC’s interest recently cost the company $20m.