The department has said no thanks to the Clearview AI platform, after an expose showing that officers had used it 475 times during a trial period alone.
The official app store is taking on spy- and surveillance-ware, along with apps that could be used to mount political-influence campaigns.
The Google Play apps violated the tech behemoth’s disruptive advertising policies.
Downloads of files like images may be banned if they use HTTP connections – even if they are available from an HTTPS website.
After discovering a wide pattern of potentially malicious behavior in browser extensions, the two search giants are cracking down.
State senators have issued proposals they say would encourage municipalities to upgrade their cyber-postures.
Despite the difficulties of identifying deepfakes, social media sites are recognizing the need to crack down on the manipulated, misleading videos.
From hacking hotel room robots to crackdowns on stalkerware apps, Threatpost editors break down this week’s top news stories.
The FTC has banned the sale of three apps – marketed to monitor children and employees – unless the developers can prove that the apps will be used for legitimate purposes.
Apple has been called out by Chinese state-run media as protecting “rioters,” while Blizzard bans a Hearthstone player for supporting Hong Kong.