Two major Chinese technology companies on Thursday denied allegations that some of their equipment is designed to facilitate spying, but struggled to convince U.S. lawmakers that they are independent from the dictates of Beijing's communist government.
Many cellphone users say they have decided not to use an app on their phone because of concerns about privacy.
Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei Technologies Ltd. has issued a report on cybersecurity that includes a pledge never to cooperate with spying in a fresh effort to allay concerns in the United States and elsewhere that threaten to hamper its expansion.
The bill includes a number of items pertaining to the wireless industry.
Six top tech companies have signed on to privacy guidelines for mobile applications that will provide consumers with more information about how their personal information is being used...
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is looking to protect the privacy of kids and teens, a tech-savvy, although vulnerable demographic...
Unfortunately, many of today's most popular mobile phones and tablets weren't designed from the start as business tools and therefore do not offer the level of security comparable to present-day desktop and laptop computers.
User privacy and the security of electronic data continues to be of concern in Washington, D.C. Energy and Commerce Committee ranking member...
Managing user data and privacy on social networks is tricky business as the mobile-centric "personal network" Path found out.
Google is beefing up security at the doors to its Android Market, with a new beta product code-named "Bouncer," ...
There is no doubt that mobile malware has been in the news a lot recently and most of the headlines make it sound like it is a significant and ever growing problem.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A driver in the next lane is moving his lips. Is he on a hands free cell phone? Talking to someone in the car? To himself? Singing along to the radio? If lawmakers follow
WASHINGTON (AP) — When someone is talking to you, your brain is listening, processing and thinking about what's being said — even if you're in the driver's seat trying to concentrate on traffic. That's why drivers get distracted during cell
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) yesterday issued a call for the first ever nationwide ban on driver use of personal electronic devices (PEDs), which includes cell phones, while operating a motor vehicle. The safety recommendation specifically calls for the
With many smartphones being equipped with the computing power of old laptops, security is becoming an increasingly important part of the wireless landscape as hackers and spammers turn their attention to mobile.
Lafayette city-parish government's new satellite vehicle tracking system has begun identifying employees in public vehicles who speed, fail to use their seat belts and drop by their homes during work hours.
Spammers and hackers continued to make Android their primary target last quarter...
Police departments around the country are working to shield their radio communications from the public...
A key congressional intelligence committee has opened an investigation into national security threats posed by Chinese-owned telecommunications companies...
Verizon Wireless is denying reports that it uses software from Carrier IQ to track the behavior of its customers.
Security was heavy at Stanford University as some of Silicon Valley's elite gathered for a private memorial for Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.
SAN DIEGO—LightSquared hasn't even received FCC clearance for its wholesale LTE network, but already the company is having an effect on the wireless industry.
A document obtained by the ACLU shows for the first time how the four largest cell phone companies in the U.S. treat data about their subscribers' calls, text messages, Web surfing and approximate locations.
Wanted: experienced security professional. Must have plan to thwart Chinese counterfeiters, protect secret blueprints from spies and keep workers from leaving super-secret unreleased smartphones behind in bars.
Wireless Week this week spoke with Gregg Riddle, who advocates for public safety workers from his post as president of APCO International. What follows is an edited transcript of the discussion.