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Apple addresses AirTag stalking worries in its new personal safety guide

Apple launched a "Personal Safety User Guide" as concerns continue to mount over the use of the company's AirTags to stalk people.

Consumer & Gadgets

Making smartphone data anonymous no longer enough: study

Privacy measures that are meant to preserve the anonymity of smartphone users are no longer suitable for the digital age, a study suggested on Tuesday.

Security

Beijing Olympics organisers say app security flaws 'fixed'

An app that Winter Olympics attendees must use has been patched, a Chinese official told AFP Thursday, after cyber security researchers said they had found a "simple but devastating" flaw that could allow data leaks.

Security

Red Cross: Hack exposes data on 515,000 vulnerable people

The International Committee of the Red Cross, which is best known for helping war victims, says hackers broke into servers hosting its data and gained access to personal, confidential information on more than a half-million ...

Security

Israel probes alleged Pegasus use to spy on citizens

Israel's justice minister on Wednesday pledged a full investigation into allegations that the controversial Pegasus spyware was used on Israeli citizens, including people who led protests against former premier Benjamin Netanyahu.

Security

Report: Chinese Olympic app has serious security flaws

A smartphone app that's expected to be widely used by athletes and others attending next month's Winter Games in Beijing has glaring security problems that could expose sensitive data to interception, according to a report ...

Security

Protecting EV charging stations from cyberattacks

As the number of electric cars on the road grows, so does the need for their electric vehicle (EV) charging stations and the Internet-based managing systems within those stations. However, these managing systems face their ...