WhatsApp Reveals Major Security Flaw That Could Let Hackers Access PhonesWhatsApp has revealed a vulnerability in its system that could have allowed hackers access to its users' phones, with a London-based human rights lawyer possibly among the targets.
As Ramadan Begins, Bay Area Mosques Step Up Security MeasuresBay Area mosques are stepping up security as they enter Ramadan, the holiest month in the Islamic religion.
Oakland's Facial Recognition Ban Passes First Administrative Hurdle
Gov. Newsom Proposes $15M Grant To Fight Hate Crimes At Places Of WorshipOn Monday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced his support for a $15 million grant to protect places of worship.
Bay Area Synagogues, Jewish Centers On Alert After SoCal Synagogue ShootingPolice across the Bay Area were increasing patrols and officer presence at Jewish houses of worship. The move comes after yet another deadly shooting, this time at a synagogue outside San Diego.
Merchants Want More Security After Rash Of Burglaries At Vietnamese Mall In San Jose's Little SaigonMerchants at Vietnam Town in San Jose's Little Saigon neighborhood are on edge after burglars hit seven businesses in the past month, with some businesses being targeted multiple times.
BART Increases Police Presence To Curb Violence, Fare EvasionExtra patrols were visible at BART stations throughout the Bay Area Monday as transit officials launched an effort to crackdown on crime and fare evaders.
UC Berkeley Settles Lawsuit Over Cancellation Of Conservative Speakers On CampusThe University of California, Berkeley has agreed to consider changes to its policy on major campus events as part of a settlement in a lawsuit over student access to conservative speakers.
Amazon Says Website Glitch Exposed Customer Names and E-mailsAmazon says a technical error on its website exposed the names and email addresses of some customers.
Jewish Film Festival In South Bay Increases Security After Pittsburgh ShootingIn the wake of the horrific weekend attack at a Pittsburgh synagogue that left 11 people dead, organizers who put together the Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival are boosting security for the remainder of the event.
Officials Mum on Mystery Closure of Mountaintop Solar ObservatoryThe Sunspot Solar Observatory in the mountains of southern New Mexico has found itself at the center of an earthly mystery. Officials say an undisclosed security concern was behind the decision to abruptly vacate and lock up the remote facility on Sept 6.
BART Considers Installing Full Body Scanners To Reduce CrimeThe implementation of these new high-tech security scanners in other major cities has raised questions about whether BART stations across the Bay Area will implement similar scanners.
Authorities Warn Of 'Sextortion' Phishing Scam Using Real PasswordsThe newest "sextortion" phishing scam circulating online is targeting victims with threats of exposing their use of porn and actual passwords.
Apple Fixing iPhone Security Gap Used By Criminal InvestigatorsApple is closing a security gap that allowed outsiders, including law enforcement, to pry personal information from locked iPhones without a password.
Tight Security Planned For San Francisco's New Transbay ParkSan Francisco's newest park, Transbay Park in the Financial District, is going to be a world-class attraction. And it is likely to attract the city's many homeless individuals as well.