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Security experts explain why unlocking the Pensacola shooter’s iPhones would unleash a privacy nightmare for iPhone owners

Creating a backdoor into the Pensacola shooter's iPhones could put the data of Apple smartphone users at risk, experts say.

Instagram keeps a detailed list of everything it thinks you’re interested in — here’s how to find it

Instagram shares the data it collects about the topics you're supposedly interested in, and the company apparently has no idea what I like.

Google is now offering its ‘strongest defense’ against hack attack to iPhone users — here’s how it works

Google said it hopes that the updates to its program will help high-risk users, like members of political campaign teams, journalists, and activists.

The world’s biggest currency exchange company was hacked, and the data is reportedly being held hostage for $6 million

On December 31, 2019, the worldwide currency exchange company Travelex discovered that hackers breached its system. It's been offline ever since.

Major security flaws found on TikTok left people’s sensitive personal data and videos vulnerable to hackers

TikTok is one of the most popular social networks in the world, but it's also raised cybersecurity and privacy concerns due to its ties to China.
It's a good idea to lock your iPad when you're not using it.

How to lock your iPad with a passcode, fingerprint, or facial scan, and make it nearly impenetrable to strangers

Before you lock your iPad, you should set up a security method. Depending on your iPad model, this can include Touch ID or Face ID.

Vladimir Putin reportedly runs an outdated version of Windows on his computer that is vulnerable to hacking

Photos show Putin running Windows XP on his computer, software that hasn't been updated since 2014 and poses a security risk.
Ring's stick-up camera is one of several Ring camera products.

Yet another Ring home camera system was broken into, and this time the intruders used it to harass the home’s owners

The woman said the intruder began making offensive remarks, and was able to see her in real time. "... He was tapping into my bedroom camera."

Ring says it will introduce new security features after hackers broke into a camera in an 8-year-old’s bedroom, where they could watch and talk ...

The company said hackers were able to break into the camera in part because of weak passwords. It's unclear what Ring's security improvements will be.
The SmartTurtle Kid's Smartwatch is one of several generic smartwatches sold on Amazon that Rapid7 found to have serious security flaws.

Amazon sells children’s smartwatches that are so easy to hack strangers could track and talk to kids, security researchers say

These smartwatches are used by parents who want to track and talk to their kids, but they're so insecure that almost anyone can do the same.