security

Massive Android Exploit Lets Hackers Control Your Camera, Affects ‘Hundreds of Millions’ of Users

A security firm has discovered a major Android exploit that would allow hackers to take control of your smartphone's camera in the background and use it to take pictures or record video while the phone is locked. The security report reveals that the exploit affects Google and Samsung smartphones, bringing the tally of affected users into the "hundreds of millions."

Beware: New 3D Airport Scanners Will Wipe Unprocessed Camera Film

Airports around the United States are getting futuristic new CT scanners that give the TSA an instant 3D view of carry-on luggage contents, but the new scanners are a development film photographers should be wary of -- they can reportedly wipe out your unprocessed film with a single scan.

This Site Will Tell You If Your Accounts Have Been Compromised

Here's something that isn't directly photography-related but is relevant to pretty much every photographer: if you've never heard of it before, you should check out the website Have I Been Pwned? It lets you search for your email addresses and passwords to see if any of your accounts have been compromised through security breaches.