Pokémon GO—Sacrificing Privacy to Catch ‘Em All?

Players of Pokémon GO, a wildly popular location-based augmented reality game, may be missing real life threats to their private information. Pokémon GO creates several privacy and security concerns, particularly for children playing the game, including geolocation tracking, excessive collection of personal data and possible sale of such information to third parties, privacy and security professionals…

Obama Puts FBI in Charge of Responding to Cyber Attacks

A presidential directive signed by President Obama Tuesday will put the FBI in charge of responding to all cyber threats and give the federal government a more active role in investigating, preventing and mitigating attempts to hack into U.S.-based computer networks. Obama’s homeland security adviser, Lisa Monaco, said the change was necessary because it’s not…