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

Tech privacy firm warns contact tracing app violates policy

A contact tracing app pushed by the governors of North Dakota and South Dakota as a tool to trace exposure to the coronavirus violated its own privacy policy by sharing location and user identification information with third-party ...

Engineering

Intelligent boot created for health care workers

Monash University and Blundstone Australia have created a hi-tech boot concept designed to address the specific needs of doctors, nurses and other health care professionals.

Security

Do COVID-19 apps protect your privacy?

Mobile apps are helping track the spread of COVID-19 to contain the outbreak, but the apps also raise concerns about personal privacy.

Software

Blueprint for the perfect coronavirus app

Many countries are turning to digital aids to help manage the COVID-19 pandemic. ETH researchers are now pointing out the ethical challenges, that need to be taken into account and the issues that need careful consideration ...

Software

Nonprofit app aims to help unblock global air travel

A nonprofit foundation is testing a smartphone app that could make it easier for international airline passengers to securely show they've complied with COVID-19 testing requirements. It's an attempt to help get people back ...

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