Security News

FaceApp Could Pose 'Counter-Intelligence Threat': FBI
2019-12-04 16:04

Authorities Raise Concerns About Potential Russian Access to DataThe Federal Bureau of Investigation warns that the photo-editing app FaceApp and other applications developed in Russia could be a...

FBI: Russia-based FaceApp is a ‘potential counterintelligence threat’
2019-12-04 10:18

It's a grabby little app, data-wise, but how is it different from, say, Google or Facebook?

FBI confirms: FaceApp image-slurper poses a possible 'intelligence threat' from Russia
2019-12-03 00:34

Feds tell Congress that Russian apps are a real security risk Users who fire up FaceApp for fun might be unknowingly putting national security at risk, according to the US Feds.…

FaceApp's Real Score: A Mathematical Face Feature Set
2019-08-02 14:18

Company's Facial Data Set Is a Rare, Valuable ResourceThrough hundreds of millions of selfies, the small Russian company behind FaceApp has likely created one of the largest private troves of...

Viral FaceApp Unnecessarily Requests Access to Users' Facebook Friends List
2019-07-29 08:18

FaceApp—the AI-powered photo-morphing app that recently gone viral for its age filter but hit the headlines for its controversial privacy policy—has been found collecting the list of your Facebook...

S2 Ep1: FaceApp, logic bombs and stranger danger – Naked Security Podcast
2019-07-26 10:29

We’re finally back with Series 2 of the Naked Security Podcast. Listen now!

Week in review: Malicious Python packages, FaceApp panic, and how to avoid a biometric dystopia
2019-07-21 15:35

Here’s an overview of some of last week’s most interesting news, articles and podcasts: Do you have what it takes to be a hardware hacker? If you ask Yago Hansen, a hacker specialized in Wi-Fi and...

FaceApp privacy panic sets internet alight
2019-07-19 10:26

You grant FaceApp a perpetual, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, modify and adapt your image. Sounds scary.

How businesses could be exposed to security risks from employees using FaceApp
2019-07-18 18:29

The seemingly harmless fun of AI-based apps such as FaceApp can actually subject individuals and businesses to security breaches.

US Senator Calls for Investigation into Russia-made FaceApp
2019-07-18 13:40

The chart-topping Russian-made FaceApp, which allows users to see how they will look as they age, found itself in the eye of a political storm in the US Wednesday, with one senator urging an FBI...