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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.
Many thousands of smartphones and tablets will be lost this year. These tips, tricks, and apps will help your gadgets make it safely into the new year.
The holidays are a great time to catch up on lingering work projects, but don’t let your data fall victim to the risks of the road.
Samsung emails reveal that the major US carriers vetoed plans to pre-package a kill switch on every phone.
By March, Yahoo users will have the option to encrypt all data flow to and from the Web company's services.
The states accused Google of placing tracking on computers of Safari users when they visited sites in Google’s DoubleClick ad network in 2011 and 2012.