Slashdot Items Tagged "privacy"

Date / Time Story
Friday January 19, 2018 @05:10PM Trump Signs Surveillance Extension Into Law
Thursday January 18, 2018 @01:36PM Less Than 1 in 10 Gmail Users Enable Two-Factor Authentication
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @05:57PM Amazon Won't Say If It Hands Your Echo Data To the Government
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @03:45PM A Photo Accidentally Revealed a Password For Hawaii's Emergency Agency
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @09:08AM Philippine Lawmakers Worry China Telecom May Be a 'Trojan horse'
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @05:49PM Many Enterprise Mobile Devices Will Never Be Patched Against Meltdown, Spectre
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @03:25PM Researchers Uncover Android Malware With Never-Before-Seen Spying Capabilities
Monday January 15, 2018 @11:12AM India To Add Facial Authentication For Its Aadhaar Card Security
Saturday January 13, 2018 @09:55AM Lenovo Discovers and Removes Backdoor in Networking Switches
Friday January 12, 2018 @09:43PM Adult Themed VR Game Leaks Data On Thousands
Friday January 12, 2018 @07:58PM Will Facial Recognition in China Lead To Total Surveillance?
Friday January 12, 2018 @03:33PM Apple's China iCloud Data Migration Sweeps Up International User Accounts
Friday January 12, 2018 @03:01PM Researcher Finds Another Security Flaw In Intel Management Firmware
Thursday January 11, 2018 @01:48PM Microsoft Partners with Signal to Bring End-To-End Encryption to Skype
Thursday January 11, 2018 @12:24PM House Passes Bill To Renew NSA Internet Spying Tool
Thursday January 11, 2018 @11:43AM FBI Calls Apple 'Jerks' and 'Evil Geniuses' For Making iPhone Cracks Difficult
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @03:39PM macOS High Sierra's App Store System Preferences Can Be Unlocked With Any Password
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @12:50PM WhatsApp Security Flaws Could Be Exploited To Covertly Add Members To Group Chats
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @12:29AM 'I Tried the First Phone With An In-Display Fingerprint Sensor'
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @08:04PM Congress Is About To Vote On Expanding the Warrantless Surveillance of Americans
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @05:26PM UK Backs Off From Banning Reidentification Research
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @04:30PM James Dolan, Co-Creator of SecureDrop, Dead At 36
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @11:34AM With WPA3, Wi-Fi Security is About To Get a Lot Tougher
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @10:56AM FBI Chief Calls Unbreakable Encryption 'Urgent Public Safety Issue'
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @10:18AM Snowden Joins Outcry Against World's Biggest Biometric Database
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @08:57AM Microsoft Says No More Windows Security Updates Unless AVs Set a Registry Key
Monday January 08, 2018 @04:42PM Western Digital 'My Cloud' Devices Have a Hardcoded Backdoor
Friday January 05, 2018 @05:20PM New US Customs Guidelines Limit Copying Files and Searching Cloud Data
Friday January 05, 2018 @03:51PM Eben Upton Explains Why Raspberry Pi Isn't Vulnerable To Spectre Or Meltdown
Friday January 05, 2018 @10:53AM Amazon Alexa is Coming To Headphones, Smart Watches, Bathrooms and More
Thursday January 04, 2018 @04:28PM How a Researcher Hacked His Own Computer and Found One of the Worst CPU Bugs Ever Found
Thursday January 04, 2018 @08:53AM Personal Data of a Billion Indians Sold Online For $8, Report Claims
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @04:22PM 2 Years Later, Security Holes Linger In GPS Services Used By Millions of Devices
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @03:57PM Intel Responds To Alleged Chip Flaw, Claims Effects Won't Significantly Impact Average Users
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @11:40AM Mozilla Will Delete Firefox Crash Reports Collected by Accident
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @04:19PM New Bill Could Finally Get Rid of Paperless Voting Machines
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @09:28AM China's WeChat Denies Storing User Chats
Sunday December 31, 2017 @04:39PM EFF Applauds 'Massive Change' to HTTPS
Friday December 29, 2017 @04:36PM 300,000 Users Exposed In Ancestry.com Data Leak
Friday December 29, 2017 @11:26AM That Game on Your Phone May Be Tracking What You're Watching on TV
Friday December 29, 2017 @08:59AM Chrome Extension with 100,000 Users Caught Pushing Cryptocurrency Miner
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @08:24PM Web Trackers Exploit Flaw In Browser Login Managers To Steal Usernames
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @07:06PM Web Trackers Exploit Flaw in Browser Login Managers to Steal Usernames
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @05:06PM FBI Software For Analyzing Fingerprints Contains Russian-Made Code, Whistleblowers Say
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @04:59PM Some Sonos and Bose Speakers Are Being Hijacked To Play Ghostly Sounds
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @04:11PM Beware: 'Digmine' Cryptocurrency Bot Is Spreading Via Facebook Messenger
Monday December 25, 2017 @10:06AM Should Regulators Force Facebook To Ship a 'Start Over' Button For Users?
Saturday December 23, 2017 @08:00PM 12 Days In Xinjiang - China's Surveillance State
Friday December 22, 2017 @04:26PM Amazon Acquires Connected Camera and Doorbell Startup 'Blink'
Friday December 22, 2017 @11:18AM 'Username or Password is Incorrect' Security Defense is a Weak Practice
Friday December 22, 2017 @09:19AM Russian Hackers Targeted More Than 200 Journalists Globally
Friday December 22, 2017 @08:50AM Snowden's New App Haven Uses Your Smartphone To Physically Guard Your Laptop
Thursday December 21, 2017 @05:05PM AnyDVD Supports UHD Blu-Ray Ripping, While Devices Patch Security Holes
Thursday December 21, 2017 @11:16AM Facial Scans at US Airports Violate Americans' Privacy, Report Says
Thursday December 21, 2017 @08:42AM Windows 10 Facial Recognition Feature Can Be Bypassed with a Photo
Wednesday December 20, 2017 @05:40PM Youbit Shuts Down Cryptocurrency Exchange After Second Hack, Files For Bankruptcy
Wednesday December 20, 2017 @04:56PM Cable TV's Password-Sharing Crackdown Is Coming
Wednesday December 20, 2017 @04:37PM Firefox Prepares To Mark All HTTP Sites 'Not Secure' After HTTPS Adoption Rises
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @06:59PM Cloud-Based Repository Leak Exposes 123 Million American Households
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @06:34PM Ask Slashdot: Are There Any Alternatives To Android Or iOS?
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @03:59PM 'Loapi' Cryptocurrency Mining Malware Is Causing Phone Batteries To Bulge
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @03:56PM Chinese Backdoor Still Active on Many Android Devices
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @12:48PM Facebook Will Use Facial Recognition To Tell You When People Upload Your Picture
Monday December 18, 2017 @08:12PM Venezuela Will Force Bitcoin Miners To Register With the Government
Monday December 18, 2017 @06:57PM WhatsApp Ordered To Stop Sharing User Data With Facebook
Saturday December 16, 2017 @10:53PM Microsoft Releases a Preview of OpenSSH Client and Server For Windows 10
Saturday December 16, 2017 @10:29PM Windows 10 Bundled a Password Manager with a Security Flaw
Saturday December 16, 2017 @03:38PM Facial Recognition Algorithms -- Plus 1.8 Billion Photos -- Leads to 567 Arrests in China
Friday December 15, 2017 @10:27PM Here's the Letter Alleging Uber Spied on Individuals For Competitive Intelligence
Friday December 15, 2017 @05:41PM An Anonymous Bitcoin Millionaire Is Donating Their Fortune To Charities
Friday December 15, 2017 @05:08PM Mozilla Slipped a 'Mr. Robot'-Promo Plugin Into Firefox and Users Are Pissed
Thursday December 14, 2017 @09:09PM CIA Captured Putin's 'Specific Instructions' To Hack the 2016 Election, Says Report
Thursday December 14, 2017 @05:12PM A Cryptocurrency Without a Blockchain Has Been Built To Outperform Bitcoin
Thursday December 14, 2017 @04:12PM Attackers Deploy 'Triton' Malware Against Industrial Safety Equipment
Thursday December 14, 2017 @03:55PM EFF: Accessing Publicly Available Information On the Internet Is Not a Crime
Thursday December 14, 2017 @09:00AM Fortinet VPN Client Exposes VPN Creds; Palo Alto Firewalls Allow Remote Attacks
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @07:06PM Avast Launches Open-Source Decompiler For Machine Code
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @06:42PM Trump Administration Calls For Government IT To Adopt Cloud Services
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @06:09PM Author of BrickerBot Malware Retires, Says He Bricked 10 Million IoT Devices
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @03:47PM Searchable Database of 1.4 Billion Stolen Credentials Found On Dark Web
Monday December 11, 2017 @08:36AM How Email Open Tracking Quietly Took Over the Web
Monday December 11, 2017 @07:14AM HP Laptops Found To Have Hidden Keylogger
Monday December 11, 2017 @12:13AM German Intelligence Warns of Increased Chinese Cyberspying
Friday December 08, 2017 @11:14PM Reporter Regrets Letting Amazon's Delivery People Into His House
Friday December 08, 2017 @08:02PM People Keep Finding Hidden Cameras in Their Airbnbs
Friday December 08, 2017 @05:00PM Zero-Day iOS HomeKit Vulnerability Allowed Remote Access To Smart Accessories Including Locks
Friday December 08, 2017 @04:52PM People Who Can't Remember Their Bitcoin Passwords Are Really Freaking Out Now
Friday December 08, 2017 @03:57PM 'Process Doppelganging' Attack Bypasses Most Security Products, Works On All Windows Versions
Friday December 08, 2017 @03:35PM Chrome 63 Offers Even More Protection From Malicious Sites, Using Even More Memory
Thursday December 07, 2017 @08:17AM Keylogger Found On Nearly 5,500 WordPress Sites
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @05:35PM Warrantless Surveillance Can Continue Even If Law Expires, Officials Say
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @04:53PM NiceHash Hacked, $62 Million of Bitcoin May Be Stolen
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @11:48AM 'We Could Fund a Universal Basic Income With the Data We Give Away To Facebook and Google'
Tuesday December 05, 2017 @06:32PM US Says It Doesn't Need a Court Order To Ask Tech Companies To Build Encryption Backdoors
Tuesday December 05, 2017 @01:52PM Germany Preparing Law for Backdoors in Any Type of Modern Device
Tuesday December 05, 2017 @12:54PM Trump Is Looking at Plans For a Global Network of Private Spies
Tuesday December 05, 2017 @12:27PM A Popular Virtual Keyboard App Leaks 31 Million Users' Personal Data
Tuesday December 05, 2017 @10:41AM Gizmodo: Don't Buy Anyone an Amazon Echo Speaker
Monday December 04, 2017 @06:18PM Cloudflare's CEO Has a Plan To Never Censor Hate Speech Again
Monday December 04, 2017 @04:48PM PayPal Says 1.6 Million Customer Details Stolen In Breach At Canadian Subsidiary
Monday December 04, 2017 @01:09AM Should Apple Share iPhone X Face Data With App Developers?
Sunday December 03, 2017 @04:13PM Dell Begins Offering Laptops With Intel's 'Management Engine' Disabled
Saturday December 02, 2017 @11:19PM Massive Financial Aid Data Breach Proves Stanford Lied For Years To MBAs
Friday December 01, 2017 @06:40PM Volunteers Around the World Build Surveillance-Free Cellular Network Called 'Sopranica'
Friday December 01, 2017 @04:34PM Spiegel.de Does Not Allow The New FireFox Do Not Track Function To Be Used
Friday December 01, 2017 @04:00PM Blockchains Are Poised To End the Password Era
Friday December 01, 2017 @03:34PM Homeland Security Claims DJI Drones Are Spying For China
Friday December 01, 2017 @12:50PM House Panel Advances Bill on Key Surveillance Measure
Thursday November 30, 2017 @06:34PM Democrat Senators Introduce National Data Breach Notification Law
Thursday November 30, 2017 @05:30PM System76 Will Disable Intel Management Engine On Its Linux Laptops
Thursday November 30, 2017 @05:15PM Australian Man Uses Snack Bags As Faraday Cage To Block Tracking By Employer
Thursday November 30, 2017 @08:38AM Google Faces Lawsuit For Gathering Personal Data From Millions of iPhone Users
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @07:04PM Coinbase Ordered To Report 14,355 Users To the IRS
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @03:06PM Facebook's New Captcha Test: 'Upload A Clear Photo of Your Face'
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @01:48PM Sensitive Personal Information of 246,000 DHS Employees Found on Home Computer
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @11:13AM This Impenetrable Program Is Transforming How Courts Treat DNA Evidence
Tuesday November 28, 2017 @07:08PM Three Quarters of Android Apps Track Users With Third Party Tools, Says Study
Tuesday November 28, 2017 @05:39PM A Supreme Court Case This Week Could Change US Digital Privacy Standards
Tuesday November 28, 2017 @04:35PM MacOS High Sierra Bug Allows Login As Root With No Password
Tuesday November 28, 2017 @11:44AM HP Quietly Installs System-Slowing Spyware On Its PCs, Users Say
Tuesday November 28, 2017 @11:01AM Researchers Identify 44 Trackers in More Than 300 Android Apps
Monday November 27, 2017 @04:33PM White House Weighs Personal Mobile Phone Ban For Staff
Monday November 27, 2017 @01:01PM Justices Ponder Need For Warrant For Cellphone Tower Data
Saturday November 25, 2017 @01:07AM Should Brokers Use 'Voice Prints' For Stock Transactions?
Saturday November 25, 2017 @12:27AM Is Sharp's Robot Vacuum Cleaner Vulnerable To Remote Take-over?
Friday November 24, 2017 @10:27PM Imgur Confirms Email Addresses, Passwords Stolen In 2014 Hack
Friday November 24, 2017 @02:44PM Regulators Question Google Over Location Data
Friday November 24, 2017 @12:32PM There's Now a Dark Web Version of Wikipedia
Friday November 24, 2017 @02:39AM EU Lawmakers Back Exports Control on Spying Technology
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @04:47PM 'We Are Disappointed': Tech Companies Speak Up Against the FCC's Plan To Kill Net Neutrality
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @04:18PM Google Wipes 786 Pirate Sites From Search Results
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @04:10PM Uber Is Under Investigation By Multiple States Over a 2016 Data Breach
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @06:12PM Ask Slashdot: How Are So Many Security Vulnerabilities Possible?
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @05:55PM How a Wi-Fi Pineapple Can Steal Your Data (And How To Protect Yourself From It)
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @05:32PM Uber Concealed Cyberattack That Exposed 57 Million People's Data
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @05:05PM FCC Will Also Order States To Scrap Plans For Their Own Net Neutrality Laws
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @04:21PM Sacramento Regional Transit Systems Hit By Hacker
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @08:51AM Google Collects Android Users' Locations Even When Location Services Are Disabled
Monday November 20, 2017 @05:35PM Over 400 of the World's Most Popular Websites Record Your Every Keystroke
Monday November 20, 2017 @04:01PM Why Hackers Reuse Malware
Monday November 20, 2017 @11:25AM We Can't Trust Facebook To Regulate Itself, Says Former Operations Manager
Monday November 20, 2017 @11:12AM Another Tor Browser Feature Makes It Into Firefox: First-Party Isolation
Monday November 20, 2017 @02:01AM 10-Year-Old Boy Cracks the Face ID On Both Parents' IPhone X
Saturday November 18, 2017 @06:40PM Apple Is Served A Search Warrant To Unlock Texas Church Gunman's iPhone
Friday November 17, 2017 @04:56PM Massive US Military Social Media Spying Archive Left Wide Open In AWS S3 Buckets
Friday November 17, 2017 @04:47PM FCC Approves Next-Gen ATSC 3.0 TV Standard
Friday November 17, 2017 @11:01AM Germany Bans Children's Smartwatches
Friday November 17, 2017 @09:45AM Why is this Company Tracking Where You Are on Thanksgiving?
Thursday November 16, 2017 @07:37PM Bluetooth Hack Affects 20 Million Amazon Echo, Google Home Devices
Thursday November 16, 2017 @04:49PM Report Claims That 18 Nation's Elections Were Impacted By Social Engineering Last Year
Thursday November 16, 2017 @03:45PM Federal Extreme Vetting Plan Castigated By Tech Experts
Thursday November 16, 2017 @03:34PM Firefox Will Block Navigational Data URIs as Part of an Anti-Phishing Feature
Thursday November 16, 2017 @01:25PM Amazon Key Flaw Could Let Rogue Deliverymen Disable Your Camera
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @08:44PM The Brutal Fight To Mine Your Data and Sell It To Your Boss
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @08:25PM Consumers Are Holding Off On Buying Smart-Home Gadgets Due To Security, Privacy Fears
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @07:11PM Boeing 757 Testing Shows Airplanes Vulnerable To Hacking, DHS Says
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @04:53PM Yelp Ordered To Identify User Accused of Defaming a Tax Preparer
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @04:28PM FDA Approves Digital Pill That Tracks If Patients Have Ingested Their Medication
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @03:43PM Investigation Finds Security Flaws In 'Connected' Toys
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @09:00AM OnePlus Phones Come Preinstalled With a Factory App That Can Root Devices
Monday November 13, 2017 @11:45AM Huddle's 'Highly Secure' Work Tool Exposed KPMG And BBC Files
Saturday November 11, 2017 @10:04PM Equifax Tells Investors They Could Be Breached Again - And That They're Still Profitable
Saturday November 11, 2017 @12:44AM The Computer Scientist Who Prefers Voting With Paper
Friday November 10, 2017 @05:43PM Sex Toy Company Admits To Recording Users' Remote Sex Sessions, Calls It a 'Minor Bug'
Friday November 10, 2017 @05:27PM This Time, Facebook Is Sharing Its Employees' Data
Friday November 10, 2017 @04:32PM Following Equifax Breach, CEO Doesn't Know If Data Is Encrypted
Thursday November 09, 2017 @06:05PM DOJ: Strong Encryption That We Don't Have Access To Is 'Unreasonable'
Thursday November 09, 2017 @03:49PM WikiLeaks Starts Releasing Source Code For Alleged CIA Spying Tools
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @06:02PM Flaw Crippling Millions of Crypto Keys Is Worse Than First Disclosed
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @02:27PM How Cloudflare Uses Lava Lamps To Encrypt the Internet
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @11:35AM How Facebook Figures Out Everyone You've Ever Met
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @09:30AM Many Employers Are Using Tools To Monitor Their Staff's Web-browsing Patterns, Keystrokes, Social Media Posts
Monday November 06, 2017 @06:15PM Microsoft Releases Standards For Highly Secure Windows 10 Devices
Monday November 06, 2017 @05:20PM Should Private Companies Be Allowed To Hit Back At Hackers?
Monday November 06, 2017 @01:52PM One in Four UK Workers Maliciously Leaks Business Data Via Email, Study Says
Saturday November 04, 2017 @06:02PM Fake WhatsApp App Downloaded 1 Million Times
Saturday November 04, 2017 @12:27AM Experts Propose Standard For IoT Firmware Updates
Friday November 03, 2017 @09:13PM Are You OK With Google Reading Your Data?
Friday November 03, 2017 @07:40PM Firefox Borrows From Tor Browser Again, Blocks Canvas Fingerprinting
Friday November 03, 2017 @06:59PM TorMoil Vulnerability Leaks Real IP Address from Tor Browser Users
Friday November 03, 2017 @05:20PM Equifax Investigation Clears Execs Who Dumped Stock Before Hack Announcement
Friday November 03, 2017 @05:11PM Chelsea Manning Archivist Excludes Hacktivist Jailed By Carmen Ortiz From Aaron Swartz Day
Friday November 03, 2017 @04:27PM TorMoil Vulnerability Leaks Real IP Address From Tor Browser Users; Security Update Released
Thursday November 02, 2017 @05:04PM Eric Schmidt and Bob Work: Our AI 'Sputnik Moment' Is Now
Thursday November 02, 2017 @04:34PM Hilton Paid a $700K Fine For 2015 Breach; Under GDPR, It Would Be $420 Million
Thursday November 02, 2017 @09:04AM App Developer Access To iPhone X Face Data Spooks Some Privacy Experts
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @03:26PM CIA Releases 321GB of Bin Laden's Digital Library
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @09:32AM Estonia Is Enhancing the Security of Its Digital Identities
Tuesday October 31, 2017 @06:21PM Russia's Anti-VPN Law Goes Into Effect
Tuesday October 31, 2017 @04:58PM Verizon Wants To Ban States From Protecting Your Privacy
Tuesday October 31, 2017 @03:25PM Vendor Tracks LinkedIn Profile Changes To Alert Client Employers
Tuesday October 31, 2017 @03:10PM New VibWrite System Uses Finger Vibrations To Authenticate Users
Monday October 30, 2017 @06:46PM Calgary Police Cellphone Surveillance Device Must Remain Top Secret, Judge Rules
Monday October 30, 2017 @04:39PM A Surge of Sites and Apps Are Exhausting Your CPU To Mine Cryptocurrency
Monday October 30, 2017 @04:20PM BlackBerry CEO Promises To Try To Break Customers' Encryption If the US Government Asks Him To
Monday October 30, 2017 @06:28AM Firefox Deploys Canvas Fingerprinting Blocking (Taken from Tor Browser)
Sunday October 29, 2017 @01:17PM While Equifax Victims Sue, Congress Limits Financial Class Actions
Sunday October 29, 2017 @12:48AM Apple Fires Engineer After His Daughter's iPhone X Video Goes Viral
Saturday October 28, 2017 @11:34AM Google To Remove Public Key Pinning (PKP) Support In Chrome
Friday October 27, 2017 @03:07PM The New York Times Launches Tor Onion Service To Overcome Censorship, Ensure Privacy