Slashdot Items Tagged "privacy"

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Wednesday December 07, 2016 @09:11AM Backdoor Accounts Found in 80 Sony IP Security Camera Models
Tuesday December 06, 2016 @06:24PM New Stegano Exploit Kit Hides Malvertising Code In Banner Pixels
Monday December 05, 2016 @04:53PM Google Preparing 'Invisible ReCAPTCHA' System For No User Interaction
Monday December 05, 2016 @10:05AM New Google Trusted Contacts Service Shares User Location In Real Time
Sunday December 04, 2016 @07:06PM Does Windows 10's Data Collection Trade Privacy For Microsoft's Security?
Sunday December 04, 2016 @12:49PM Virginia Police Spent $500K For An Ineffective Cellphone Surveillance System
Saturday December 03, 2016 @11:35PM For The UK's 'Snoopers' Charter', Politicians Voted Themselves An Exemption
Saturday December 03, 2016 @11:36AM Encryption Backdoor Sneaks Into UK Law
Saturday December 03, 2016 @12:37AM China's New 'Social Credit Score' Law Means Full Access To Customer Data
Friday December 02, 2016 @11:54PM iOS's 'Activation Lock' For Stolen iPads And iPhones Can Be Easily Bypassed
Friday December 02, 2016 @05:29PM Hackers Steal $31 Million at Russia's Central Bank
Friday December 02, 2016 @10:08AM Facebook Knows What You're Streaming
Thursday December 01, 2016 @10:54PM Multiple Vulnerabilities In AirDroid Opens At Least 10 Million Android Users To MITM Attacks, Hijackings
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @04:56PM Firefox Zero-Day Can Be Used To Unmask Tor Browser Users
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @04:43PM Trump Appoints Third Net Neutrality Critic To FCC Advisory Team
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @03:42PM Uber Wants To Track Your Location Even When You're Not Using the App, Here's Why
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @02:35PM FBI To Gain Expanded Hacking Powers as Senate Effort To Block Fails
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @10:27AM China Pilots a System That Rates Citizens on 'Social Credit Score' To Determine Eligibility For Jobs, Travel
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @06:49PM Holding Shift + F10 During Windows 10 Updates Opens Root CLI, Bypasses BitLocker
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @05:42PM Muni System Hacker Hit Others By Scanning For Year-Old Java Vulnerability
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @03:08PM Jolla's Sailfish OS Now Certified as Russian Government's First 'Android Alternative'
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @09:32AM The UK Is About to Legalize Mass Surveillance [Update]
Monday November 28, 2016 @02:57PM Microsoft Confirms Its Chinese-Language Chatbot Filters Certain Topics
Sunday November 27, 2016 @11:30PM 48 Organizations Now Have Access To Every Brit's Browsing Hstory
Sunday November 27, 2016 @06:41PM Julian Assange Could Be Time's 'Person Of The Year', And Is Also Still Not Dead
Saturday November 26, 2016 @01:33PM Delete Yourself From Many Internet Sites By Pressing This Button
Friday November 25, 2016 @06:10PM Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn Had 'Forbidden' Internet Connection At the Pentagon, Says Report
Friday November 25, 2016 @02:46PM Locky Ransomware Uses Decoy Image Files To Ambush Facebook, LinkedIn Accounts
Friday November 25, 2016 @01:30PM Edward Snowden Loses Norway Safe Passage Case
Friday November 25, 2016 @12:29PM Microsoft Shares Windows 10 Telemetry Data With Third Parties
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @08:42PM Security Researchers Can Turn Headphones Into Microphones
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @06:38PM Nearly 40% of Americans Would Give Up Sex For Better Online Security, Survey Finds
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @04:50PM Telegram Launches Telegraph, An Anonymous Blogging Platform
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @02:09PM Snowden Can Be Asked To Testify In Person In Germany NSA Probe
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @10:03AM FBI Hacked Over 8,000 Computers In 120 Countries Based on One Warrant
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @08:33AM Tech Firms Seek To Frustrate Internet History Log Law
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @11:40PM WordPress Auto-Update Server Had Flaw Allowing Persistent Backdoors In Websites
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @05:09PM Tor-Enabled Smartphone Is Antidote To Google 'Hostility' Over Android, Says Developer
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @04:46PM Surveillance Firm 'Geofeedia' Cuts Half of Staff After Losing Access To Twitter, Facebook
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @04:32PM Hacker Explains How He Hacked Into Tel Aviv's Public Wi-Fi Network In Three Days
Monday November 21, 2016 @11:47PM 'ClickClickClick' Site Reveals How Much Browsers Know About Your Online Behavior
Monday November 21, 2016 @01:16PM President Obama Says He Can't Pardon Snowden
Sunday November 20, 2016 @06:23PM Ask Slashdot: Could A 'Smart Firewall' Protect IoT Devices?
Sunday November 20, 2016 @02:31PM Spammers Compromised Popular Twitter Accounts Including Viacom And Microsoft Xbox
Saturday November 19, 2016 @12:43AM Should Domain-Name Registrations Require A Verifiable Real Name?
Saturday November 19, 2016 @12:21AM Privacy Group Sues The FBI, Demanding Details About Biometric Database Sharing
Friday November 18, 2016 @04:46PM IRS Demands Identities of All US Coinbase Traders Over Three Year Period
Friday November 18, 2016 @03:39PM Antivirus Firm Kaspersky Launches Its Own Hackproof OS, Based On Microkernel
Friday November 18, 2016 @01:56PM LinkedIn-Russia: US Says Concerned Over Decision to Block Professional Networking Site
Thursday November 17, 2016 @03:48PM Mozilla Launches Firefox Focus, a Stripped-Down Private Browser For iOS
Thursday November 17, 2016 @11:20AM Facebook Stops Collecting WhatsApp User Data in Europe After Government Pressure
Thursday November 17, 2016 @11:11AM LinkedIn Blocked By Russian Government
Thursday November 17, 2016 @11:04AM Britain Has Passed the 'Most Extreme Surveillance Law Ever Passed in a Democracy'
Thursday November 17, 2016 @09:48AM iPhones Secretly Send Call History To Apple, Security Firm Says
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @06:49PM A $5 Tool Called PoisonTap Can Hack Your Locked Computer In One Minute
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @03:46PM Office Depot Allegedly Diagnosing Computers With Nonexistent Viruses To Meet Sales Goals
Monday November 14, 2016 @11:18PM US Internet Firms Ask Trump To Support Encryption, Ease Regulations
Monday November 14, 2016 @05:51PM Shazam Keeps Your Mac's Microphone Always On, Even When You Turn It Off
Sunday November 13, 2016 @05:31PM Smartphone WiFi Signals Can Leak Your Keystrokes and Passwords
Sunday November 13, 2016 @04:44PM Hack Exposes 412 Million Accounts on AdultFriendFinder Sites
Saturday November 12, 2016 @08:39PM Will Trump's Presidency Bring More Surveillance To The US?
Friday November 11, 2016 @07:05PM WikiLeaks Calls for Pardons From President Obama -- Or President Trump
Friday November 11, 2016 @05:23PM Researchers Set To Work On Malware-Detecting CPUs
Friday November 11, 2016 @04:38PM FBI Operated 23 Tor-Hidden Child Porn Sites, Deployed Malware From Them
Thursday November 10, 2016 @10:01AM Russia To Block LinkedIn After Court Ruling on User Data
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @07:49PM iOS WebView Bug Can Force iPhones To Make Calls While UI Freezes
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @05:49PM Fake Fingerprint Stickers Let You Access a Protected Phone While Wearing Gloves
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @10:52AM Telco CEO: Consumers Have 'Double Standards' Over Data Privacy
Tuesday November 08, 2016 @07:41PM Researchers Hack Philips Hue Smart Bulbs Using a Drone
Tuesday November 08, 2016 @10:51AM Web of Trust, Downloaded 140M Times, Pulled From Extension Stores After Revelations That It Sells Users' Data
Tuesday November 08, 2016 @10:38AM Teachers 'Unwittingly' Spying On School Children With Surveillance Software
Tuesday November 08, 2016 @10:04AM DRM is Used to Lock in, Control and Spy on Users, Says Free Software Foundation
Monday November 07, 2016 @04:04PM Unsealed Court Docs Show FBI Used Malware Like 'A Grenade'
Monday November 07, 2016 @03:29PM UK Privacy Watchdog Says Facebook Agrees To Suspend Using WhatsApp Users' Data
Monday November 07, 2016 @01:57PM Nvidia Adds Telemetry To Latest Drivers
Monday November 07, 2016 @10:51AM Fake Shopping Apps Are Invading the iPhone
Monday November 07, 2016 @09:48AM China Adopts Controversial Cybersecurity Law; Experts Say It Will Hurt Businesses
Saturday November 05, 2016 @02:15PM Ask Slashdot: What's the Best Way to Browse the Web Anonymously?
Saturday November 05, 2016 @11:55AM A Powerful New Android Spyware Targets Business Executives
Friday November 04, 2016 @10:51PM New Software Remembers Everything Your Computer Has Ever Displayed
Friday November 04, 2016 @06:50PM Aaron Swartz Remembered With Annual Hackathon In San Francisco
Friday November 04, 2016 @04:53PM The DNC Has Told FBI It Found Evidence Its Headquarters Was Bugged
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @05:02PM LastPass On Mobile Is Now Free
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @01:43PM On Wall Street, a High-Ranking Few Still Avoid Email
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @11:17AM UK Auto Insurer Will Use Facebook Data To Set Premium
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @11:05AM Tim Berners-Lee Warns of Danger of Chaos in Unprotected Public Data
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @05:56PM Google Security Engineer Claims Android Is Now As Secure As the iPhone
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @05:05PM New, More-Powerful IoT Botnet Infects 3,500 Devices In 5 Days
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @04:27PM Microsoft Says Russia-Linked Hackers Are Exploiting Newly Discovered Flaw In Windows OS
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @03:07PM Montreal Police Monitored iPhone of La Presse Journalist Patrick Lagace
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @01:33PM Firefox Disables Loophole that Allows Sites To Track Users Via Battery Status
Monday October 31, 2016 @08:09PM Computer Scientists Believe a Trump Server Was Communicating With a Russian Bank
Monday October 31, 2016 @10:15AM NSA Hackers The Shadow Brokers Dump More Files
Monday October 31, 2016 @12:24AM EFF Suggests Halloween Costume To Protest Facial Recognition Databases
Sunday October 30, 2016 @02:32PM Serious Hacks Possible Through Inaudible Ultrasound
Saturday October 29, 2016 @03:19PM Police Used Cell Tower Logs To Text 7,500 Possible Crime Witnesses
Saturday October 29, 2016 @02:00PM 'Robocall Strike Force' Proposal Could Stop Caller ID Spoofing
Saturday October 29, 2016 @07:57AM US Bank Regulator Notifies Congress of Major Data Security Breach
Friday October 28, 2016 @11:38PM Apple Shared User Data With Governments, Says WikiLeaks Email
Friday October 28, 2016 @01:29PM FBI Probes Newly Discovered Hillary Clinton Emails and Reopens Investigation
Friday October 28, 2016 @12:58PM WhatsApp-Facebook Privacy U-Turn Now Being Probed by EU Data Watchdog
Friday October 28, 2016 @08:59AM Red Cross Blood Service Admits To Personal Data Breach Affecting Half a Million Donors
Thursday October 27, 2016 @09:18PM How Google Almost Killed ProtonMail
Thursday October 27, 2016 @05:43PM Feds Charge 61 People In Indian-Based IRS Phone Scam Case
Thursday October 27, 2016 @03:13PM FCC Imposes ISP Privacy Rules and Takes Aim At Mandatory Arbitration
Wednesday October 26, 2016 @04:08PM How Vigilante Hackers Could Stop the Internet of Things Botnet
Wednesday October 26, 2016 @04:04PM Canadian Police Are Texting Potential Murder Witnesses
Wednesday October 26, 2016 @03:09PM Dyn DNS DDoS Likely The Work of Script Kiddies, Says FlashPoint
Tuesday October 25, 2016 @03:01PM The Phone Hackers At Cellebrite Have Had Their Firmware Leaked Online
Tuesday October 25, 2016 @01:35PM Snapchat, Skype Put Users' 'Human Rights at Risk', Amnesty Int'l Reports
Tuesday October 25, 2016 @12:54PM AT&T Is Spying on Americans For Profit, New Documents Reveal
Monday October 24, 2016 @05:32PM Rowhammer Attack Can Now Root Android Devices
Monday October 24, 2016 @04:23PM Alibaba Founder To Chinese Government: Use Big Data To Stop Criminals
Monday October 24, 2016 @10:29AM Swedish Administrative Court Bans Drones With Cameras
Sunday October 23, 2016 @09:57PM A New Attack Allows Intercepting Or Blocking Of Every LTE Phone Call And Text
Saturday October 22, 2016 @07:49PM Feds Walk Into a Building, Demand Everyone's Fingerprints To Open Phones
Friday October 21, 2016 @11:33PM Google Has Quietly Dropped Ban On Personally Identifiable Web Tracking
Friday October 21, 2016 @08:06PM WikiLeaks To Its Supporters: 'Stop Taking Down the US Internet, You Proved Your Point'
Friday October 21, 2016 @04:39PM Mirai and Bashlight Join Forces Against DNS Provider Dyn
Friday October 21, 2016 @03:05PM Prosecutors Say NSA Contractor Could Flee To Foreign Power
Friday October 21, 2016 @02:49PM 43 Million Weebly and 22 Million Foursquare Accounts Stolen
Thursday October 20, 2016 @03:11PM How Hackers Broke Into John Podesta and Colin Powell's Gmail Accounts
Thursday October 20, 2016 @02:26PM Prosecutors Say Contractor Stole 50 Terabytes of NSA Data
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @06:58PM Researchers Bypass ASLR Protection On Intel Haswell CPUs
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @04:13PM Czechs Arrest Russian Hacker Wanted By FBI
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @01:32PM Your Dynamic IP Address Is Now Protected Personal Data Under EU Law
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @10:49AM Traditional Keyboard Sounds Can be Decoded By Listening Over a VoIP Connection, Researchers Say
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @09:06AM DNA Testing For Jobs May Be On Its Way, Warns Gartner
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @06:00PM CIA-Backed Surveillance Tool 'Geofeedia' Was Marketed To Public Schools
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @03:15PM Half of American Adults Are In a Face-Recognition Database
Monday October 17, 2016 @03:40PM Hackers Steal Credit Card Data From Visitors of US Senate GOP Committee Website
Monday October 17, 2016 @11:08AM UK Security Agencies Unlawfully Collected Data For 17 Years, Court Rules
Monday October 17, 2016 @10:58AM Journalists Face Jail Time After Reporting on North Dakota Pipeline Protest
Monday October 17, 2016 @10:38AM UK Police Begins Deployment of 22,000 Police Body Cameras
Monday October 17, 2016 @10:14AM Assange Internet Link Cut By State Actor, Claims Wikileaks
Saturday October 15, 2016 @01:38AM Google Reveals It Received Secret FBI Subpoena
Friday October 14, 2016 @05:51PM Top Democrats Request FBI Investigation of Trump Campaign Ties To Russia Over Hacking
Friday October 14, 2016 @04:20PM Hackers Hit 6,000 Sites On Active 18-Month Carding Spree
Friday October 14, 2016 @03:42PM Android Trojan Asks Victims To Submit a Selfie Holding Their ID Card
Friday October 14, 2016 @08:32AM Facebook Now Lets You Use Google Cast or AirPlay To Stream Video On Your TV
Thursday October 13, 2016 @11:42PM DHS Warns of Mirai Botnet Threat To Cellular Modems
Thursday October 13, 2016 @03:59PM Android Devices That Contain Foxconn Firmware May Have a Secret Backdoor
Thursday October 13, 2016 @03:25PM 4Chan Hackers Claim To Have Remotely Wiped John Podesta's iPhone and iPad
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @05:06PM Yahoo Patents Smart Billboard That Would Deliver Targeted Ads To Passersby or Motorists
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @03:39PM Senator Wants Nationwide, All-Mail Voting To Counter Election Hacks
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @04:51PM White House Vows 'Proportional' Response For Russian DNC Hack
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @03:45PM US Military Is Looking At Blockchain Technology To Secure Nuclear Weapons
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @03:31PM How a Video Game About Sheep Exposes the FBI's Broken FOIA System
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @12:08PM Facebook, Instagram, Twitter Block Tool For Cops To Surveil You On Social Media
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @04:53AM WikiLeaks Publishes Cryptic UFO Emails Sent To Clinton Campaign From Former Blink 182 Singer
Monday October 10, 2016 @05:03PM UK Is Banning Apple Watch From Cabinet Meetings Over Russian Hacking Fears
Monday October 10, 2016 @04:42PM Yahoo Disables Automatic Email Forwarding Feature, Making It Difficult For Users To Leave
Monday October 10, 2016 @03:01PM WikiLeaks Posts 2,000 More Emails From John Podesta
Monday October 10, 2016 @02:25PM Physically-Secure 'ORWL' Computer Expands Its Open Source Policy
Monday October 10, 2016 @12:36PM As Contradictions Mount, Experts Call For Declassification of Yahoo's Email-Scanning Order
Monday October 10, 2016 @08:08AM UK's Chief Troll Hunter Targets Doxxing, Virtual Mobbing, and Nasty Images
Friday October 07, 2016 @07:29PM Feds Convinced Police To Use License Plate-Scanning Tech At Gun Shows
Friday October 07, 2016 @06:12PM Baltimore Police Took 1 Million Surveillance Photos of City
Friday October 07, 2016 @05:13PM CIA 'Siren Servers' Can Predict Social Uprisings Several Days Before They Happen
Friday October 07, 2016 @03:27PM FBI Looks Into Unlocking Minnesota Mall Stabber's iPhone
Friday October 07, 2016 @03:05PM Facebook Wins 'Big Brother' Award in Belgium After Being Declared Worst Privacy Villain
Friday October 07, 2016 @03:05PM US Intel Officially Blames the Russian Government For Hacking DNC
Thursday October 06, 2016 @10:55PM Verizon Wants $1 Billion Discount On Yahoo Deal After Reports of Hacking, Email Scanning
Thursday October 06, 2016 @06:29PM FCC Proposal: Internet Providers Must Ask To Share Your Data
Thursday October 06, 2016 @04:42PM New York To Test Facial Recognition Cameras At 'Crossing Points'
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @11:07PM Yahoo Scan By US Fell Under Foreign Spy Law Expiring Next Year
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @05:08PM 53% of DDoS Attacks Result In Additional Compromise, Says Neustar
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @03:58PM Judge Allows Small Businesses To Sue Credit Card Giants For Forcing Them To Adopt Chip Readers
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @11:51AM NSA Contractor Arrested in Possible New Theft of Secrets
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @10:07AM Yahoo Offers Non-Denial Denial of Bombshell Spy Report
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @10:03PM BadKernel Vulnerability Affects One In 16 Android Smartphones
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @05:52PM Apple, Google, Microsoft: We Have No Government Email Scanning Program Like Yahoo's
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @04:44PM Encryption App Signal Wins Fight Against FBI Subpoena and Gag Order
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @04:23PM Johnson & Johnson Discloses That Its Insulin Pump Is Hackable
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @02:28PM Yahoo Secretly Scanned Customer Emails For US Intelligence
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @10:19AM Police Complaints Drop 93 Percent After Deploying Body Cameras
Monday October 03, 2016 @06:13PM CloudFlare Working On New System That Removes CAPTCHAs For Tor Users
Monday October 03, 2016 @03:59PM Researchers Develop System To Send Passwords, Keys Through Users' Bodies
Monday October 03, 2016 @03:42PM FBI Agreed To Destroy Laptops of Clinton Aides With Immunity Deal, Sources Say
Monday October 03, 2016 @08:33AM Tim Cook Defends Apple's Approach To Security: 'Encryption is Inherently Great'
Sunday October 02, 2016 @08:14PM WikiLeaks' Big Tuesday Announcement Will Now Take Place Via Video
Sunday October 02, 2016 @04:32PM No One's Bidding on The Shadow Brokers' Stolen NSA Hacking Tools
Saturday October 01, 2016 @12:49AM Yahoo Insiders Believe Hackers Could Have Stolen Over 1 Billion Accounts
Friday September 30, 2016 @06:12PM New US 'Secret' Clearance Unit Hires Firm Linked To 2014 Hacks
Friday September 30, 2016 @03:15PM Newsweek Website Attacked After Report On Trump, Cuban Embargo
Friday September 30, 2016 @02:58PM Researchers Ask Federal Court To Unseal Years of Surveillance Records
Friday September 30, 2016 @09:29AM AT&T To End Targeted Ads Program, Give All Users Lowest Available Price
Thursday September 29, 2016 @10:22PM Oscar Winners, Sports Stars and Bill Gates Are Building Lavish Bunkers
Thursday September 29, 2016 @07:06PM The Psychological Reasons Behind Risky Password Practices
Thursday September 29, 2016 @04:18PM The Yahoo Hackers Weren't State-Sponsored, Security Firm Says
Thursday September 29, 2016 @11:20AM WhatsApp Won't Comply With India's Order To Delete User Data
Thursday September 29, 2016 @12:17AM Comey Denies Clinton Email 'Reddit' Cover-Up
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @04:33PM US Believes Hackers Are Shielded By Russia To Hide Its Role In Cyberintrusions: WSJ
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @03:52PM Verizon Technician Is Accused of Selling Customers' Call Records and Location Data To Private Investigator
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @10:30AM Across US, Police Officers Abuse Confidential Databases
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @10:14AM Apple Logs Your iMessage Contacts - And May Share Them With Police: The Intercept
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @06:36PM FBI Investigating Possible Hack of Democratic Party Staffer Cell Phones
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @04:52PM Revealed: How One Amazon Kindle Scam Made Millions of Dollars
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @01:45PM Niantic Responds To Senate Inquiry Into Pokemon Go Privacy
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @09:09AM Facebook Told To Stop Taking Data From German WhatsApp Users