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Openpath founders Alex Kazerani and James Segil

This office security startup wants to kill the keycard

Openpath, which just raised $20 million, lets employees enter the office with their phones — and claims it can do it without any glitches or hiccups.

Samsung smartphone users are reporting that their photos are randomly being sent to contacts without their knowledge

It's a pretty bad bug that Samsung has recognized, and the company is looking into the issue.
There are a number of new things on Gmail's new web interface. We'll step through each of them below.

Your Google account might be giving outside developers access to your data — here’s how to disconnect apps you don’t trust befo...

Google reportedly allows third-party developers to read emails from users' Gmail accounts and does little to police them after the fact. Here's how you can take control of your data.
Facebook co-founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill April 11, 2018 in Washington, DC.

Facebook warns 800,000 users that it accidentally unblocked people they had already blocked

Facebook is telling people that it accidentally unblocked people for some 800,000 users. The block tool is sometimes used by people to protect themselves from abusive or harassing behavior.

The BlackBerry Key2 proves the world no longer needs a physical keyboard

The BlackBerry Key2 is hampered by a few design issues, but there's still plenty to love about it, like its focus on privacy and security; a solid, no-frills camera; and excellent battery life.
Adidas says that customers who shopped from its website in the United States may have been affected by a potential data breach.

Adidas is warning millions of customers that their data may have been leaked in a security breach

Adidas announced on Thursday that a possible security breach may have put some of its US customers' data at risk.

Apple is reportedly closing a security loophole that will prevent police from accessing iPhones

Apple is launching a software update to change the default settings of iPhones, stopping people from exploiting a security loophole to gain access to devices using the USB port. Police sometimes use this loophole to gain access to devices, and the update will prevent them from doing so.
Apple CEO Tim Cook has been critical of Facebook's widespread collection of data on its users.

Apple is taking a direct shot at Facebook with new privacy controls and anti-distraction features

A new features in the next version of Apple's Safari browser will block Facebook and other companies from tracking users via the "like" buttons on web pages. Other features will allow users to monitor and limit how much time they spend with particular apps.

The most common mistakes people make when choosing passwords, according to research

A new study from Dashlane and Virginia Tech analyzing 6.1 million passwords found that risky, lazy passwords are the norm.