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Facebook app steals phone number without user knowing

Symantec has caught Facebook reaching for the cookie jar when it’s not allowed to.  In a recent report, the security company claims that Facebook’s Android app is snatching people’s phone number without user permission, and worst of all the user doesn’t even have to log in for this to happen.

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Facebook wants feds to let them reveal FISA requests

  Sources inside Facebook claim the social media giant is in serious negotiations with the U.S. Justice Department in an effort to allow the public to see how federal information requests work.  This disclosure would also include all requests under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). (more…)

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ARM

Hollywood praises new anti-piracy processor from ARM

The computer chip manufacturer, ARM, recently announced a new video processor that helps content producers stop piracy on mobile platforms.  The video chip is called the Mali-V500 and comes with embedded anti-piracy features offering HD video playback security. ARM says this new chip meets the most stringent of anti-piracy testing

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