Developers working on Replicant, an open-source OS based on Android, claim to find a flaw that provides access "to read, write, and delete files" stored on some Samsung devices.
The company issues a statement responding to claims that the NSA has deep access to the iPhone.
Apple, Microsoft, Yahoo, Facebook, and other large tech companies let the National Security Agency search through confidential customer data, according to the Washington Post.
Revelations in new document leaked by Edward Snowden appear to be at odds with privacy assurances from President Obama and other officials.
A security flaw allowing third parties to control MetroPCS' ZTE Score M leaves users vulnerable.
Backdoor threats (including a recently found example of malware for OS X) are means by which hackers can get into systems by circumventing normal security measures, but there are some simple ways to help protect systems from these risks.
A Cambridge University researcher warns that a security bypass could allow third parties to take control of weapons and nuclear power plants. Another expert calls those claims "bogus."
Hacker group says malware it alleges was used by German law enforcement officials can be used for a variety of spying tactics and has flaws that could allow third parties to attack the computer.
The battery maker says it doesn't know how the Trojan got into the software it offered via download for Windows-based computers.