Cisco's small business SPA300 and SPA500 internet protocol (IP) phones can be used to eavesdrop on private conversations, Cisco reported.
The White House is looking to pass a law to force companies to notify customers about security breaches within 30 days since they occurred, according to The Register.
Microsoft has partnered with Bitcoin payment processor BitPay to allow users to buy items from the Windows Store and Xbox stores using the digital currency, according to a blog post.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has come out in support of dividing the Internet traffic into free services and “special services” in a move that would end net neutrality, according to Business Spectator.
A vulnerability has been found that allows any WhatsApp user to remotely crash the mobile application by sending a specially crafted message, according to news reports.
Uber’s top New York executive is accused of using the Uber app to spy on reporters, according to news reports.
Microsoft will patch a record 16 security vulnerabilities in its upcoming Patch Tuesday, including five flagged as “critical”, according to an advance notice.
Companies producing ‘intrusion software’ will need extra permissions to export it according to new EU regulations, The Guardian reports.
Facebook has released a series of open-source code libraries to help C++ based programs communicate over the Internet, according to a blog post.
Russia may ban Apple iCloud services as a result of a new law forcing companies to locate their cloud servers and stored data on Russian territory, according to news reports.
Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svartholm Warg risks a 5-year prison sentence from a Danish counrt under hacking and vandalism accusations, according to PCWorld.com.
Office supply chain Staples is investigating a possible credit card breach at a number of its US stores, according to researcher Brian Krebs.
The Oregon Employment Department (OED) confirmed an intrusion in their management platform which potentially exposed 850000 US state residents who were looking for jobs and other services, according to Infosecurity magazine.
US-based fast food chain Dairy Queen confirmed 395 of its stores were hit with Backoff PoS malware, exposing customers’ names, payment card numbers and expiration dates as a result.