In-brief: Apple announced on Thursday that a new bug bounty program would pay researchers up to $200,000 for information on flaws in its iOS mobile operating system and iCloud service, joining the ranks of technology firms that offer cash for information on software vulnerabilities.
In-brief: researchers have demonstrated how a snooping Android application can turn an Android based smart television set into an omnibus surveillance device. Get ready for more IoT misappropriations like this.
In-brief: A new study by BitDefender suggests that security lapses dampen the appeal of smart home appliances and could (literally) open the door to burglars.
In-brief: A prominent Googler says the company is committed to keeping the Android operating system open source, but wouldn’t mind the security benefits that come with Apple’s closed iOS ecosystem, either!
In-brief: The design of wearable technology risks repeating the mistakes of the past, including poor security and privacy features that could pose a risk to consumers, according to a new report by IEEE, an information technology professional organization.