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Serious privacy flaws discovered in Glow fertility tracker app

 There are scores of startups making fertility tracker and family planning apps today, but a Consumer Reports investigation has singled out Glow Inc. for serious security and privacy flaws. First, Consumer Reports’ team was able to access very personal information including data and comments about users’ sex lives, history of miscarriages, abortions and more, through a privacy… Read More

Serious privacy flaws discovered in Glow fertility tracker app

NIST declares the age of SMS-based 2-factor authentication over

 2-factor authentication is a great thing to have, and more and more services are making it a standard feature. But one of the go-to methods for sending 2FA notifications, SMS, is being left in the dust by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Read More

NIST declares the age of SMS-based 2-factor authentication over

Meet the newest AngelPad startups, and the tech they built to cure business headaches

 Yesterday in San Francisco, AngelPad held its 10th Demo Day, a graduation of sorts for the enterprise startups admitted into and backed by the accelerator. The accelerator, run by husband and wife team Thomas Korte and Carine Magescas, has realized at least one solid exit already in the adtech startup MoPub, which sold to Twitter for $350 million in stock in the fall of 2013. Companies that… Read More

Meet the newest AngelPad startups, and the tech they built to cure business headaches

Researchers find a way to snoop on you through your phone’s vibration motor

 Cover up your webcam, disable microphone access and put on your tinfoil hat — but it won’t make any difference, because the Illuminati can get at you through your phone’s vibration motor now. Well, kind of, anyway. Your best defense? Talk in a high voice. Read More

Researchers find a way to snoop on you through your phone’s vibration motor

Apple tells NY judge FBI has ‘utterly failed’ to prove it needs help unlocking iPhones

 Apple has strong words for the Justice Department. The simple fact that the feds unlocked a phone without any help shows that they didn’t need it in the first place, Apple asserts: “The government has utterly failed to satisfy its burden to demonstrate that Apple’s assistance in this case is necessary.” Read More

Apple tells NY judge FBI has ‘utterly failed’ to prove it needs help unlocking iPhones