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The new champion isn't much better, though.
The popular coffee chain has quickly released an update to its iOS app, after security researchers pointed out it stored unencrypted user details.
Researchers from security firm Malwarebytes spotted a tech support scam targeting smartphone and tablet users, while the Federal Trade Commission is warning consumers about scams offering tech support refunds.
The company's CEO confirmed that attackers used malware to steal credit and debit card data from PoS systems
The file-sharing service says the Friday outage was caused by issues with routine internal maintenance, and says the group claiming it hacked into Dropbox is a hoax.
Users in North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America weren't served the ads that spread malware in Europe, Yahoo says.
The software, developed in 2008, would let the agency locate phones and remotely turn on cameras and mics.
But the PINs were encrypted and therefore should be inaccessible to hackers, according to the retailer
Just when you thought that computers couldn't possibly get any creepier, two American researchers have figured out a way to record video from a Mac's camera without causing the indicator light to come on.
Researchers from Johns Hopkins University created an application that can disable the LED on first-generation iSight cameras while in use.
The bill, if passed, could effectively mean kill switches on phones sold across the US.
The survey, by San Francisco's district attorney, sees room for improvement in Apple's implementation
Eight companies, from Apple to Yahoo, want world governments to revisit their surveillance laws.