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Articles tagged with: data loss

Google Fixes Android Information Leak

Yesterday we covered a security leak within Android that affected over 99% of android phones. We are happy to report that Google is working on the problem, and have already implemented a fix on the latest Android Gingerbread software. For all other versions of Android, users will get an automatic download through the air that patches this vulnerability.

Dropbox Can Access Your Files

It looks like Dropbox has deceived users about the security and encryption of its services in order to give them a boost. The FTC complaint filed against Dropbox for telling users that their files were completely encrypted and that Dropbox employees could not see the contents of the file. Contrary to what Dropbox was saying, Christopher Sohoian, a PhD student published data last month showing that Dropbox could see the contents of the files, putting users at risk of government searches, nosy Dropbox employees, and companies looking to slam individuals with copyright infringement issues.