Slashdot Items Tagged "privacy"

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Tuesday January 17, 2017 @01:03PM Windows 10 Privacy Changes Appease Watchdogs, But Still No Data 'Off-Switch'
Saturday January 14, 2017 @09:52PM Hackers Corrupt Data For Cloud-Based Medical Marijuana System
Saturday January 14, 2017 @03:38AM Petition With Over 1 Million Signatures Urges President Obama To Pardon Snowden
Saturday January 14, 2017 @01:06AM Student Hacker Faces 10 Years in Prison For Spyware That Hit 16,000 Computers
Friday January 13, 2017 @11:15PM Tor Onion Browser's Creator Explains Free Version For iOS
Friday January 13, 2017 @03:26PM Trump's Cyber Security Advisor Rudy Giuliani Runs Ancient, Utterly Hackable Website
Thursday January 12, 2017 @05:06PM Switzerland Agrees To Its Own New Data Sharing Pact With the US
Thursday January 12, 2017 @03:46PM Fingerprinting Methods Identify Users Across Different Browsers On the Same PC
Thursday January 12, 2017 @03:06PM Obama Changed Rules Regarding Raw Intelligence, Allowing NSA To Share Raw Data With US's Other 16 Intelligence Agencies
Thursday January 12, 2017 @01:24PM Fingerprinting Methods Identify Users Across Different Browsers on the Same PC
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @10:08PM Japan Researchers Warn of Fingerprint Theft From 'Peace' Sign
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @04:08PM Latest Adobe Acrobat Reader Update Silently Installs Chrome Extension
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @03:44PM Microsoft Anti-Porn Workers Sue Over PTSD
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @03:21PM Windows 10 Will Soon Lock Your PC When You Step Away From It
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @10:36AM Latest Adobe Acrobat Reader Update Silently Installs Chrome Extension
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @06:08PM Why You Shouldn't Trust Geek Squad
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @05:43PM Microsoft To Enhance User Privacy Controls In Upcoming Windows 10 Update
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @08:25AM WhatsApp, Gmail Roped Into Tougher EU Privacy Proposal
Monday January 09, 2017 @03:55PM Ask Slashdot: What Is the Best Way To Thank Users For Reporting Security Issues?
Monday January 09, 2017 @01:32PM President Obama Signs Legislation Establishing Information Control Agency
Monday January 09, 2017 @09:13AM Lawyer Rewrites Instagram's Privacy Policy So Kids and Parents Can Have a Meaningful Talk About Privacy
Monday January 09, 2017 @09:02AM IMDb Ignores New Law Banning It From Publishing Actors' Ages Online, Cites Free Speech Violations
Monday January 09, 2017 @12:21AM Browser Autofill Profiles Can Be Abused For Phishing Attacks
Sunday January 08, 2017 @01:22PM Richard Stallman Acknowledges Libreboot Is No Longer A Part of GNU
Saturday January 07, 2017 @05:34PM FBI Releases (Redacted) Documents About The San Bernardino iPhone Case
Friday January 06, 2017 @04:54PM US Releases Declassified Report On Russian Hacking, Concludes That Putin 'Developed a Clear Preference' For Trump
Friday January 06, 2017 @04:24PM WikiLeaks Threatens To Publish Twitter Users' Personal Info
Friday January 06, 2017 @03:42PM Fake Malware-Filled Super Mario Run Apps Take Advantage of Android Absence
Friday January 06, 2017 @07:33AM Google Bans AdNauseam Chrome Extension, the Ad Blocker That Clicks on All Ads
Thursday January 05, 2017 @04:59PM Ultrasound Tracking Could Be Used To Deanonymize Tor Users
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @04:13PM Over 1,800 MongoDB Databases Held For Ransom By Mysterious Attacker
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @04:12PM Koolova Ransomware Decrypts For Free If You Read Two Articles About Ransomware
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @03:34PM Norton Announces Core, a Smart Router To Protect Domestic IoT Devices
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @11:22AM Ultrasound Tracking Could Be Used to Deanonymize Tor Users
Friday December 30, 2016 @09:14PM Creepy Site Claims To Reveal Torrenting Histories
Friday December 30, 2016 @05:02PM Smart Electricity Meters Can Be Dangerously Insecure, Warns Expert
Friday December 30, 2016 @04:04PM How Russia Recruited Elite Hackers For Its Cyberwar
Friday December 30, 2016 @08:30AM Firefox 52 Borrows One More Privacy Feature From the Tor Browser
Thursday December 29, 2016 @10:23PM FBI and Homeland Security Detail Russian Hacking Campaign In New Report
Thursday December 29, 2016 @03:49PM Snowden Doc Shows NSA Blamed Russia For Hack of Murdered Journalist
Thursday December 29, 2016 @09:12AM Singapore Will Add Iris Scans As Identifier For Citizens And Permanent Residents Starting January 1
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @04:29PM Nevada Website Bug Leaks Thousands of Medical Marijuana Dispensary Applications
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @03:58PM Ask Slashdot: Is Computing As Cool and Fun As It Once Was?
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @03:53PM Destructive KillDisk Malware Turns Into Ransomware
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @03:40PM North Korea's Android Tablet Takes a Screenshot Every Time You Open an App
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @06:56PM Amazon Patents System To Defend Drones Against Hackers, Jammers and Arrows
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @04:27PM Millions of Websites Vulnerable Due To Security Bug In Popular PHP Script
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @03:27PM Police Request Amazon Echo Recordings For Homicide Investigation
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @09:09AM Turkey Says It's Investigating 10,000 Social Network Users
Monday December 26, 2016 @09:53PM Sony Music Apologises To Britney Spears, Fans After Fake RIP Tweet Sent
Monday December 26, 2016 @08:09AM Uber Says App Doesn't Keep Track of Location; iOS Maps Extension to Blame
Saturday December 24, 2016 @09:10PM China 'Smart Restaurant' Uses Facial Recognition To Make Meal Suggestions
Saturday December 24, 2016 @12:32PM US Court Demands Documents On AT&T/Police Collaboration
Friday December 23, 2016 @07:37PM U2F Security Keys May Be the World's Best Hope Against Account Takeovers
Friday December 23, 2016 @04:38PM US Government Begins Asking Foreign Travelers About Social Media
Friday December 23, 2016 @02:55PM FBI Probes FDIC Hack Linked To China's Military: Reuters
Friday December 23, 2016 @02:55AM Leaked Files Reveal Scope of Cellebrite's Smartphone-Cracking Technology
Thursday December 22, 2016 @05:05PM Russians Used Malware On Android Devices To Track and Target Ukraine Artillery, Says Report
Thursday December 22, 2016 @03:40PM Congressional Report Claims Snowden In 'Contact With Russian Intelligence'
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @04:36PM Yahoo Email Scan Shows US Spy Push To Recast Constitutional Privacy
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @03:24PM White Hat Security Group Hacks Marvel Twitter Accounts
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @03:23PM Government Requests For Facebook User Data Up 27 Percent in First Half of 2016
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @10:33AM Google Employee Sues For $3.8 Billion Over Confidentiality Policies
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @09:44AM EU's Highest Court Delivers Blow To UK Snooper's Charter
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @06:51PM Barnes & Noble's Latest Tablet Is Running Spyware From Shanghai
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @05:52PM US Fails To Renegotiate Arms Control Rule For Hacking Tools
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @02:38PM Twitter Will Hand Over Data On the User Who Sent a Seizure-Inducing Tweet To a Journalist
Monday December 19, 2016 @05:17PM South Carolina Bill Wants To Put Porn Blocks On New Computers
Monday December 19, 2016 @02:22PM House Committee Urges Congress To Pass Stingray Surveillance Legislation
Sunday December 18, 2016 @02:24PM LinkedIn Warns 9.5 Million Lynda Users About Database Breach
Sunday December 18, 2016 @03:27AM U.S. Proposes Car-To-Car Data Sharing Standards
Saturday December 17, 2016 @11:23PM EFF Begins Investigating Surveillance Technology Rumors At Standing Rock
Saturday December 17, 2016 @02:25PM Massive Mirai Botnet Hides Its Control Servers On Tor
Friday December 16, 2016 @03:25PM Election Assistance Commission Hacked Using SQL Injection
Friday December 16, 2016 @09:02AM Yahoo's Billion-User Database Reportedly Sold On the Dark Web for Just $300,000 - NYT
Friday December 16, 2016 @08:41AM Evernote Reverses Course On Opt-out Privacy Policy That Would've Exposed Users' Content To Employees
Friday December 16, 2016 @12:25AM Twitter Blocks Government 'Spy Centers' From Accessing User Data
Thursday December 15, 2016 @06:04PM A $300 Device Can Steal Mac FileVault2 Passwords
Thursday December 15, 2016 @04:38PM White House Supports Claim Putin Directed US Election Hack
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @06:42PM Newly Uncovered Site Suggests NSA Exploits For Direct Sale
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @05:36PM Yahoo Says Hackers Stole Information From Over 1 Billion Accounts
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @04:56PM Most Businesses Pay Ransomware Demands, IBM Finds
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @03:59PM Malvertising Campaign Infects Your Router Instead of Your Browser
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @02:10PM Starting Next Year, Evernote Employees Could Access Your Unencrypted Notes
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @05:19PM A Typo Led To Podesta's Email Hack, Says Report
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @03:47PM Florida Court Says Suspected Voyeur Must Reveal His iPhone Passcode To Police
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @11:52AM Uber Defends Privacy Practices After Allegations It Spies On Riders
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @11:35AM Why China Can't Lure Tech Talent
Monday December 12, 2016 @08:33PM Quest Diagnostics Says Personal Health Information of 34,000 Customers Hacked
Monday December 12, 2016 @06:30PM Uber Employees Used the Platform To Stalk Celebrities and Their Exes, Says Former Employee
Monday December 12, 2016 @03:42PM First Version of Sandboxed Tor Browser Available
Monday December 12, 2016 @06:04AM First Version of Sandboxed Tor Browser Available
Saturday December 10, 2016 @06:40PM Does The 'Snoopers Charter' Also Enshrine Lying In Court?
Saturday December 10, 2016 @04:48PM NSA's Best Are 'Leaving In Big Numbers,' Insiders Say
Friday December 09, 2016 @06:41PM Researchers Point Out 'Theoretical' Security Flaws In AMD's Upcoming Zen CPU
Friday December 09, 2016 @03:39PM DHS Tried To Breach Our Firewall, Says Georgia's Secretary of State
Friday December 09, 2016 @03:06PM Twitter Cuts API Access For Media Sonar, Spy Tool Used To Target Black Lives Matter
Thursday December 08, 2016 @04:40PM Watchdog Group Claims Smart Toys Are Spying On Kids
Wednesday December 07, 2016 @04:41PM NSA, GCHQ Have Been Intercepting In-Flight Mobile Calls For Years
Wednesday December 07, 2016 @04:07PM Nintendo Offers Up To $20,000 To Hack the 3DS
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