AVG, the maker of a popular Internet security software, offers users a free browser add-on called Web TuneUp. The service is intended to monitor search results and websites to ensure safe and secure browsing by warding off “hidden threats and trackers.”
In mid-October, the Tor Project had an opportunity to interview Edward Snowden. Below are key excerpts from the conversation. Tor: What would you say to a non-technical person about why they should support and care about Tor?
Keeping kids away from questionable content while they surf the web is an ongoing battle, and there’s a new site that’s looking to help.
The Galaxy S7 is so close we can almost taste it. We expect Samsung to introduce the device in February, likely during Mobile World Congress where it has unveiled earlier Galaxy S devices.
Wave goodbye to two-year mobile contracts with AT&T. The wireless carrier will soon phase out offers under which consumers can purchase, or upgrade to, a new smartphone under a subsidized agreement, according to internal company memos obtained by Engadget. This policy is set to take effect Jan. 8.
Which software had the most publicly disclosed vulnerabilities this year? The winner is none other than Apple’s Mac OS X, with 384 vulnerabilities. The runner-up? Apple’s iOS, with 375 vulnerabilities.
On Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal revealed that the Obama administration had spied on the Israeli government and, in the process, roped in communications the Netanyahu administration had with members of the U.S. Congress.
Ian Murdock died in mysterious circumstances, is it a suicide or a murder? There are still a lot of things unclear. I’m shocked, Ian Murdock, the founder the Debian Linux operating system, one of the most brilliant minds of IT industry has passed away.