Slashdot Items Tagged "information"

Date / Time Story
Friday May 11, 2018 @10:12PM Russian Fake News Ecosystem Targets Syrian Human Rights Workers
Friday May 04, 2018 @09:30PM Nvidia Shuts Down Its GeForce Partner Program, Citing Misinformation
Tuesday April 24, 2018 @07:39PM EPA Proposes Limits To Science Used In Rulemaking
Sunday April 22, 2018 @02:28PM Who Has More of Your Personal Data Than Facebook? Try Google
Friday April 20, 2018 @04:35PM Facebook Starts Its Facial Recognition Push To Europeans
Thursday April 19, 2018 @11:01PM Audit Approved of Facebook Policies, Even After Cambridge Analytica Leak
Friday April 13, 2018 @01:56PM In a Leaked Memo, Apple Warns Employees to Stop Leaking Information
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @04:19PM Instagram Will Soon Let You Download a Copy of Your Data
Friday April 06, 2018 @06:17PM T-Mobile Stores Part of Customers' Passwords In Plaintext, Says It Has 'Amazingly Good' Security
Friday April 06, 2018 @04:37PM Best Buy Warns of Data Breach
Monday March 26, 2018 @07:22PM Facebook Acknowledges It Has Been Keeping Records of Android Users' Calls, Texts
Sunday March 25, 2018 @01:06AM Facebook Scraped Call, Text Message Data For Years From Android Phones
Friday March 16, 2018 @11:06PM Facebook Suspends Donald Trump's Data Operations Team For Misusing People's Personal Information
Thursday March 15, 2018 @06:24PM The 600+ Companies PayPal Shares Your Data With
Tuesday March 13, 2018 @07:34PM YouTube Will Add Information From Wikipedia To Videos About Conspiracies
Monday February 26, 2018 @05:56PM Coinbase: We Will Send Data On 13,000 Users To IRS
Monday February 26, 2018 @04:15PM Apple Confirms It Uses Google's Cloud For iCloud Services
Thursday February 15, 2018 @05:41PM 119,000 Passports, Photo IDs of FedEx Customers Found On Unsecured Amazon Server
Friday February 09, 2018 @07:03PM Hackers In Equifax Breach Accessed More Personal Information Than Previously Disclosed
Friday January 26, 2018 @05:11PM ICE Is About To Start Tracking License Plates Across the US
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @06:32PM Google Home and Chromecast Could Be Overloading Your Home Wi-Fi
Friday January 12, 2018 @10:43PM Adult Themed VR Game Leaks Data On Thousands
Friday January 12, 2018 @04:33PM Apple's China iCloud Data Migration Sweeps Up International User Accounts
Friday January 05, 2018 @06:20PM New US Customs Guidelines Limit Copying Files and Searching Cloud Data
Thursday January 04, 2018 @11:18PM France's President Macron Wants To Block Websites During Elections To Fight 'Fake News'
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @05:22PM 2 Years Later, Security Holes Linger In GPS Services Used By Millions of Devices
Friday December 29, 2017 @05:36PM 300,000 Users Exposed In Ancestry.com Data Leak
Thursday December 21, 2017 @04:33PM How Facebook's Political Unit Enables the Dark Art of Digital Propaganda
Monday December 11, 2017 @08:03PM Ask Slashdot: Biggest IT Management Mistakes?
Friday December 08, 2017 @07:17PM Reading Information Aloud To Yourself Improves Memory
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @01:12AM 'We Could Fund a Universal Basic Income With the Data We Give Away To Facebook and Google'
Monday December 04, 2017 @05:48PM PayPal Says 1.6 Million Customer Details Stolen In Breach At Canadian Subsidiary
Friday December 01, 2017 @05:00PM Blockchains Are Poised To End the Password Era
Friday December 01, 2017 @04:34PM Homeland Security Claims DJI Drones Are Spying For China
Friday December 01, 2017 @01:04PM Stephen Hawking: 'I Fear AI May Replace Humans Altogether'
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @05:10PM Uber Is Under Investigation By Multiple States Over a 2016 Data Breach
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @09:44PM The Brutal Fight To Mine Your Data and Sell It To Your Boss
Friday November 10, 2017 @06:27PM This Time, Facebook Is Sharing Its Employees' Data
Friday November 03, 2017 @06:11PM Chelsea Manning Archivist Excludes Hacktivist Jailed By Carmen Ortiz From Aaron Swartz Day
Thursday November 02, 2017 @05:34PM Hilton Paid a $700K Fine For 2015 Breach; Under GDPR, It Would Be $420 Million
Wednesday October 25, 2017 @04:16PM Verizon Will Stop Throttling Video On Unlimited Plans If You Pay An Extra $10 Per Month
Tuesday October 17, 2017 @07:53PM Over 30,000 Published Studies Could Be Wrong Due To Contaminated Cells
Tuesday October 17, 2017 @05:44PM 'Significant' Number of Equifax Victims Already Had Info Stolen, Says IRS
Wednesday October 11, 2017 @04:00PM Equifax Breach Included 10 Million US Driving Licenses
Friday October 06, 2017 @04:27PM White House Chief of Staff's Phone Was Reportedly Hacked Months Ago
Friday September 29, 2017 @04:42PM Department of Justice Demands Facebook Information From 'Anti-Administration Activists'
Monday September 25, 2017 @05:20PM If Data Is the New Oil, Are Tech Companies Robbing Us Blind?
Tuesday September 19, 2017 @04:53PM Google, Bing, Yahoo Data Retention Doesn't Improve Search Quality, Study Claims
Friday September 08, 2017 @04:26PM Ask Slashdot: What's a Practical Response To the Equifax Breach?
Friday August 25, 2017 @05:43PM Your Personal Information Is Now the World's Most Valuable Commodity
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @04:14PM Getting NASA To Comply With Simple FOIA Requests Is a Nightmare
Monday August 14, 2017 @07:25PM Justice Department Demands 1.3 Million IP Addresses Related To Anti-Trump Website
Monday August 14, 2017 @06:39PM Judge Says LinkedIn Cannot Block Startup From Public Profile Data
Thursday June 08, 2017 @08:25PM Ask Slashdot: What Is Your View On Sloot Compression?
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @09:42PM DEFCON Conference To Target Voting Machines
Thursday May 18, 2017 @08:22PM Hacker Steals 17 Million Zomato Users' Data, Briefly Puts It On Dark Web
Friday May 12, 2017 @01:19PM T-Mobile No Longer Offering 'Free Data For Life' Offer For New Tablets
Friday May 05, 2017 @06:02PM US To Seek Social Media Details From Certain Visa Applicants
Thursday May 04, 2017 @03:55PM Billboards Target Lawmakers Who Voted To Let ISPs Sell User Information
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @09:04PM 'Arctic World Archive' Will Keep the World's Data Safe In an Arctic Mineshaft
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @04:17PM 'Extreme Vetting' Would Require Visitors To US To Share Contacts, Passwords
Monday April 03, 2017 @09:42PM Companies Start Implanting Microchips Into Workers' Bodies
Monday April 03, 2017 @04:39PM AIG Is Now Selling Cyber Insurance, But Only To High Net Worth Individuals
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @11:47PM UW Professor: The Information War Is Real, and We're Losing It
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @04:21PM Hackers Claim Access To 300 Million iCloud Accounts, Demand $75,000 From Apple To Delete the Cache of Data
Friday March 10, 2017 @05:23PM New Bill Would Allow Employers To Demand Genetic Testing From Workers
Thursday March 09, 2017 @11:33PM Verizon Wireless Wades Right Back Into the Net Neutrality Debate With Fios Deal
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @07:42PM Court Throws Out $533 Million Verdict Against Apple Over Data Storage Patent
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @05:04PM White House Supports Renewal of Spy Law Without Reforms
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @01:03AM CloudPets IoT Toys Leaked and Ransomed, Exposing Kids' Voice Messages
Friday February 24, 2017 @06:32PM FCC To Halt Rule That Protects Your Private Data From Security Breaches
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @02:42AM Google Releases Open Source File Sharing Project 'Upspin' On GitHub
Friday February 17, 2017 @11:01PM Congressman Calls For Probe Into Trump's Unsecured Android Phone
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @04:53PM AI Software Juggles Probabilities To Learn From Less Data
Monday February 13, 2017 @07:06PM Microsoft's Open-Source Graph Engine Takes On Neo4j
Monday February 13, 2017 @04:19PM Ransomware Insurance Is Coming
Friday February 10, 2017 @04:48PM Former CIA Analyst Sues Defense Department To Vindicate NSA Whistleblowers
Wednesday February 01, 2017 @08:02PM Researchers Unveil First Ever Blueprint To Construct a Large Scale Quantum Computer
Wednesday February 01, 2017 @06:04PM Police Use Pacemaker Data To Charge Homeowner With Arson, Insurance Fraud
Wednesday February 01, 2017 @02:40AM GitLab.com Melts Down After Wrong Directory Deleted, Backups Fail
Thursday January 26, 2017 @06:11PM Tesla Sues Former Autopilot Executive For Allegedly Stealing Secrets, Poaching Coworkers
Monday January 23, 2017 @11:46PM Ask Slashdot: Can US Citizens Trust Government Data?
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @01:27AM Dutch Developer Added Backdoor To Websites He Built, Phished Over 20,000 Users
Thursday January 12, 2017 @06:06PM Switzerland Agrees To Its Own New Data Sharing Pact With the US
Thursday January 12, 2017 @04:06PM Obama Changed Rules Regarding Raw Intelligence, Allowing NSA To Share Raw Data With US's Other 16 Intelligence Agencies
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @05:08PM Latest Adobe Acrobat Reader Update Silently Installs Chrome Extension
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @04:59PM AT&T Imposes Another $5 Rate Hike On Grandfathered Unlimited Data Plans
Monday January 09, 2017 @05:14PM Verizon Purges Unlimited Data Customers, Targets Those Using 200GB
Friday January 06, 2017 @05:24PM WikiLeaks Threatens To Publish Twitter Users' Personal Info
Friday January 06, 2017 @04:16PM T-Mobile Eliminates Cheaper Postpaid Plans, Sells 'Unlimited Data' Only
Thursday January 05, 2017 @01:13AM New Analysis Shows Lamar Smith's Accusations On Climate Data Are Wrong
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @05:36PM 'Forza Horizon 3' Update Accidentally Published Unencrypted Build of the Game
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @05:12PM Koolova Ransomware Decrypts For Free If You Read Two Articles About Ransomware
Thursday December 29, 2016 @05:38PM Facebook Buys Data From Third-Party Brokers To Fill In User Profiles
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @07:23PM Czech Republic Sets Up Counter-Terrorism Unit To Counter Fake News Threat
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @09:06PM Apple Tops Holiday Sales With 44 Percent of All New Device Activations
Friday December 23, 2016 @11:24PM Researchers Send Information Using a Single Particle of Light
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @06:36PM Yahoo Says Hackers Stole Information From Over 1 Billion Accounts
Monday December 12, 2016 @09:33PM Quest Diagnostics Says Personal Health Information of 34,000 Customers Hacked
Monday December 12, 2016 @08:31PM Google, Cuba Sign Deal Allowing Faster Access To Company's Data
Wednesday December 07, 2016 @02:42PM Information Overload No Problem For Most Americans: Survey
Tuesday December 06, 2016 @07:54PM Weather Channel To Breitbart: Stop Citing Us To Spread Climate Skepticism
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @08:48PM ESA: European Mars Lander Crash Caused By 1-Second Glitch
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @02:55PM Trump To Scrap NASA Climate Research In Crackdown On 'Politicized Science'
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @09:44PM Google Will Tell You How Crowded Places Are In Real Time
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @06:32PM Google Search Results Have Liberal Bias, Study Finds
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @11:00AM Study: Most Students Can't Spot Fake News
Friday November 18, 2016 @02:16PM President Obama On Fake News Problem: 'We Won't Know What To Fight For'
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @06:12PM Comcast Takes $70 Gigabit Offer Away From Cities Near Chicago
Monday November 14, 2016 @08:06PM Google To Prohibit Fake News Websites From Using Its Ad-Selling Software
Thursday November 10, 2016 @10:18PM Spotify Is Writing Massive Amounts of Junk Data To Storage Drives
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @06:04PM Donald Trump Won Because of Facebook
Saturday October 29, 2016 @08:57AM US Bank Regulator Notifies Congress of Major Data Security Breach
Friday October 28, 2016 @07:33PM NASA's New Horizons Spacecraft Sends Back Last Bit of Data From 2015 Pluto Flyby
Wednesday October 26, 2016 @05:04PM Canadian Police Are Texting Potential Murder Witnesses
Monday October 24, 2016 @04:40PM Electronic Surveillance Up 500% In DC Area Since 2011, Almost All Sealed Cases
Saturday October 22, 2016 @12:33AM Google Has Quietly Dropped Ban On Personally Identifiable Web Tracking
Friday October 21, 2016 @04:05PM Prosecutors Say NSA Contractor Could Flee To Foreign Power
Monday October 17, 2016 @05:52PM It's Entirely Reasonable For Police To Swipe a Suspicious Gift Card, Says Court
Monday October 17, 2016 @05:02PM WikiLeaks: Ecuador Cut Off Assange's Internet Access
Friday October 14, 2016 @05:20PM Hackers Hit 6,000 Sites On Active 18-Month Carding Spree
Friday October 14, 2016 @04:29PM Yahoo Dodges Questions On Hacking, Verizon Deal By Canceling Earnings Call
Thursday October 13, 2016 @04:53PM Evernote Confirms a Serious Bug Caused Data Loss For Some Mac Users
Thursday October 13, 2016 @04:25PM 4Chan Hackers Claim To Have Remotely Wiped John Podesta's iPhone and iPad
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @07:34PM Doctors Perform Better Than Internet Or App-Based Symptoms Checkers, Says Study
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @06:06PM Yahoo Patents Smart Billboard That Would Deliver Targeted Ads To Passersby or Motorists
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @10:02PM Baby Boomers Don't Have a Stronger Work Ethic Than Later Generations, Says Study
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @04:31PM How a Video Game About Sheep Exposes the FBI's Broken FOIA System
Thursday October 06, 2016 @08:04PM Comcast Rolls Out Nationwide 1TB Data Cap
Thursday October 06, 2016 @07:29PM FCC Proposal: Internet Providers Must Ask To Share Your Data
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @05:44PM Encryption App Signal Wins Fight Against FBI Subpoena and Gag Order
Monday October 03, 2016 @04:42PM FBI Agreed To Destroy Laptops of Clinton Aides With Immunity Deal, Sources Say
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @04:52PM Verizon Technician Is Accused of Selling Customers' Call Records and Location Data To Private Investigator
Friday September 23, 2016 @07:30PM 40 Percent of Organizations Store Admin Passwords In Word Documents, Says Survey
Wednesday September 21, 2016 @04:51PM Stop Piracy? Legal Alternatives Beat Legal Threats, Research Shows
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @05:11PM Microsoft Will 'Solve' Cancer Within The Next 10 Years By Treating It Like A Computer Virus, Says Company
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @08:46PM None of Your Pixelated or Blurred Information Will Stay Safe On The Internet
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @06:42PM A Teenage Hacker Figured Out How To Get Free Data On His Phone
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @06:38PM Stanford Engineers Propose A Technology To Break The Net Neutrality Deadlock
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @04:37PM ClixSense Suffers Massive Data Breach, 6.6 Million Users Compromised
Friday September 02, 2016 @05:43PM Verizon Now Offers 'Unlimited' Data On All Plans, Without $5 Fee
Friday September 02, 2016 @05:13PM Clinton's First Email Server Was a Power Mac Tower
Thursday September 01, 2016 @05:29PM Niantic Responds To Senate Inquiry Into Pokemon Go Privacy
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @08:49PM Staff Breach At OneLogin Exposes Password Storage Feature
Tuesday August 30, 2016 @04:15PM FBI Director Says Prolific Default Encryption Hurting Government Spying Efforts
Monday August 29, 2016 @04:19PM US Appeals Court Dismisses AT&T Data Throttling Lawsuit
Thursday August 25, 2016 @04:16PM Princeton Researchers Announce Open Source 25-Core Processor
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @05:13PM Ashley Madison Security Protocols Violated Canada, Austrialia Privacy Laws
Friday August 19, 2016 @04:33PM Comcast Rolls Out $70-Per-Month Gigabit Internet Service In Chicago
Friday August 19, 2016 @03:16PM EFF Accuses T-Mobile of Violating Net Neutrality With Throttled Video
Thursday August 18, 2016 @07:10PM Satellite Images Can Map Poverty
Wednesday August 17, 2016 @04:02PM AT&T Is Boosting Data Plans, Dropping Overage Fees
Friday August 12, 2016 @07:47PM LinkedIn Suffers Huge Bot Attack That Steals Members' Personal Data
Thursday August 11, 2016 @08:13PM Cracking The Code On Trump Tweets
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @03:48PM Seagate Reveals 'World's Largest' 60TB SSD
Monday August 08, 2016 @06:32PM Hacker Uses Fake Boarding Pass App To Get Into Fancy Airline Lounges
Saturday August 06, 2016 @12:34AM BBC To Deploy Detection Vans To Snoop On Internet Users
Thursday August 04, 2016 @05:15PM Banner Health Alerts 3.7 Million Potential Victims of Hack
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @07:12PM Canada Wants To Keep Federal Data Within National Borders
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @04:36PM 8TB Drives Are Highly Reliable, Says Backblaze
Monday August 01, 2016 @09:10PM Hacker Selling Data For 200 Million Yahoo Users On The Dark Web
Monday August 01, 2016 @06:14PM Elizabeth Holmes Finally Releases Theranos Data, Including A 'miniLab'
Friday July 29, 2016 @08:38PM Snowden Questions WikiLeaks' Methods of Releasing Leaks
Friday July 29, 2016 @04:20PM Court Ruling Shows The Internet Does Have Borders After All
Thursday July 28, 2016 @09:19PM The Mojave Desert: Home of the New Machine Movement
Thursday July 28, 2016 @05:57PM North Korea Is Blackmailing Top South Korean Online Retailer For $2.66 Million
Friday July 22, 2016 @06:52PM Auto Industry Publishes Its First Set of Cybersecurity Best Practices
Friday July 22, 2016 @04:32PM Edward Snowden At Comic-Con: 'I Live a Surprisingly Free Life'
Thursday July 21, 2016 @07:46PM Spotify Is Now Selling Your Information To Advertisers
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @06:53PM BlackBerry CEO 'Disturbed' By Apple's Hard Line On Encryption
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @05:54PM EPA's Gasoline Efficiency Tests Provide No Valid Information At All
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @02:04AM Facebook's Android App Can Now Save Offline Videos
Friday July 15, 2016 @02:04AM Null Island: The Land of Lousy Directional Data
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @05:29PM FBI Has Collected 430,000 Iris Scans In 'Pilot Program'
Friday July 08, 2016 @04:08AM Putin Gives Federal Security Agents Two Weeks To Produce 'Encryption Keys' For The Internet
Thursday July 07, 2016 @04:06PM UW, Microsoft Successfully Encoded 200MB of Data Onto Synthetic DNA Molecules
Thursday July 07, 2016 @04:42AM Samsung Unveils World's First UFS Storage Cards, Could Replace MicroSD
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @05:54PM European Union's First Cybersecurity Law Gets Green Light
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @03:56PM Walmart Now Lets You Pay With Phone At All 4,600 US Stores Via Walmart Pay
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @05:15PM UK Police Accessed Civilian Data For Fun and Profit, Says Report
Monday July 04, 2016 @05:06PM Why Tech Support Is (Purposely) Unbearable
Friday July 01, 2016 @04:30PM Frontier Teams With AT&T To Block Google Fiber Access To Utility Poles
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @07:25PM DMCA Notices Remove 8,268 Projects On Github In 2015
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @06:54PM Google's 'FASTER' 9000km, 60Tbps Transpacific Fiber Optics Cable Completed
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @05:29PM UK Has Fastest Mobile Internet While US Lags Behind, Says Report
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @11:21PM Study: 78% of Resold Drives Still Contain Readable Personal or Business Data
Monday June 27, 2016 @04:38PM Google's Satellite Map Gets a 700-Trillion-Pixel Makeover
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @01:25AM Google To Offer Better Medical Advice When You Search Your Symptoms
Thursday June 16, 2016 @12:55AM Samsung Buys US Cloud Services Firm Joyent
Monday June 13, 2016 @05:34PM Scientists Amplify Light Using Sound On a Silicon Chip
Saturday June 11, 2016 @07:26AM DEA Wants Access To Medical Records Without Warrant
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @07:16PM Report: Average American Will Use 22GB of Mobile Data Per Month In 2021
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @04:55PM Nearly 1 In 4 People Abandon Mobile Apps After Only One Use
Monday May 30, 2016 @06:41PM Computer Generates Largest Math Proof Ever At 200TB of Data
Monday May 30, 2016 @04:34PM Iran Forces Messaging Apps To Move Data To Iranian Servers
Friday May 27, 2016 @02:32AM Secret Text In Senate Bill Would Give FBI Warrantless Access To Email Records
Wednesday May 25, 2016 @07:17PM Researchers Teaching Robots To Feel and React To Pain
Monday May 23, 2016 @05:57PM Researchers Set World Record Wireless Data Transmission Rate of 6 GB/Sec Over 37 KM
Monday May 23, 2016 @04:42PM Americans Used Nearly 10 Trillion Megabytes of Mobile Data Last Year
Thursday May 19, 2016 @07:02PM Google Is A Serial Tracker