The Californian tech giant has removed several apps from its App Store that install root certificates, which potentially allow hackers to view private user information.
An updated privacy page from the iPhone maker details how it tries to safeguard your privacy with each of its offerings, from Apple Pay to iCloud.
Facebook once again turns to encryption in efforts to boost individual user privacy.
In a bid to make the Web a safer place, Mozilla's security team proposes making encrypted connections necessary for using new Web technologies. Google's Chrome team has a similar idea.
Previously thought limited to Apple and Google browsers, the flaw leaves communications between affected users and websites open to interception.
HTTP 2.0 is the standard's first new version in 16 years. In practice, the new standard will bring more privacy-protection encryption to the Web, too.
Google has taken its first step to flag ordinary sites like Wikipedia and CNN with a security warning because they are unencrypted, allowing all data transmissions to be viewed by the prying eyes of hackers or governments.
Apple will switch to the TLS encryption standard after disclosure of vulnerability that could expose encrypted data.
Secure network connections protect people against snooping and criminals, but it's a hassle for websites. Mozilla, Cisco, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and others want to change that.
Three Google security engineers uncover a major vulnerability in the older -- but still supported -- Web encryption standard SSL 3.0. Experts say fixing it is impossible and upgrading will be difficult.