Walt Mossberg’s Review
Parents fret all the time about protecting their kids on Facebook. Walt tests a service that strikes a good balance between a parent’s peace of mind and a teen’s sense of freedom.
Buyout firm Vista Equity Partners agreed to pay about $1 billion to acquire Websense Inc., a maker of software and services designed to help protect companies against cyber attacks and data theft.
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Apple said Thursday it was working on a fix for a security hole in the operating system of the iPhone and iPad. On Wednesday, German authorities warned that the iOS vulnerability, exploited through a malicious PDF file, could give criminals access to personal data. Apple didn’t specify when the software update would be ready.