Slashdot Items Tagged "privacy"

Date / Time Story
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
Friday October 27, 2017 @12:33PM Facebook Exec: 'Just Not True' That We Listen To Your Phone's Mic
Thursday October 26, 2017 @10:40AM Equifax Was Warned
Wednesday October 25, 2017 @04:01PM Justice Department Demands Five Twitter Users' Personal Info Over an Emoji
Wednesday October 25, 2017 @01:16PM With Camera Permission, iPhone Apps Can Surreptitiously Take Pictures and Videos
Wednesday October 25, 2017 @08:02AM Dell Lost Control of Key Customer Support Domain for a Month in 2017
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @07:47PM DUHK Crypto Attack Recovers Encryption Keys, Exposes VPN Connections
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @03:56PM Legal Hack Back Lets You Go After Attackers In Your Network
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @09:01AM Microsoft To Drop Lawsuit After US Government Revises Data Request Rules
Monday October 23, 2017 @01:14PM FBI Couldn't Access Nearly 7,000 Devices Because of Encryption
Sunday October 22, 2017 @01:54AM For Under $1,000, Mobile Ads Can Track Your Location
Saturday October 21, 2017 @09:25PM A 14-Year-Old Asks: When Should I Get a VPN?
Friday October 20, 2017 @02:58PM Body Camera Giant Wants Police To Collect Your Videos Too
Friday October 20, 2017 @12:03PM Smartwatches For Kids Are a Total Privacy Nightmare
Thursday October 19, 2017 @03:36PM Apple Watch's LTE Suspended In China Possibly Due To Government Security Concerns
Thursday October 19, 2017 @09:40AM EU: No Encryption Backdoors But, Let's Help Each Other Crack That Crypto
Wednesday October 18, 2017 @04:02PM Ask Slashdot: What Are Ways To Get Companies To Actually Focus On Security?
Tuesday October 17, 2017 @04:44PM 'Significant' Number of Equifax Victims Already Had Info Stolen, Says IRS
Tuesday October 17, 2017 @03:51PM Netflix, Amazon, Movie Studios Sue Over TickBox Streaming Device
Tuesday October 17, 2017 @12:21PM 'Google Just Made Gmail the Most Secure Email Provider on the Planet'
Monday October 16, 2017 @04:36PM Every Patch For 'KRACK' Wi-Fi Vulnerability Available Right Now
Monday October 16, 2017 @03:56PM Ask Slashdot: What Are Some Hard Truths IT Must Learn To Accept?
Monday October 16, 2017 @01:58PM Google Chrome for Windows Gets Basic Antivirus Features
Monday October 16, 2017 @12:36PM Millions of High-Security Crypto Keys Crippled by Newly Discovered Flaw
Monday October 16, 2017 @09:48AM US Supreme Court To Decide Microsoft Email Privacy Dispute
Friday October 13, 2017 @03:42PM Dutch Privacy Regulator Says Windows 10 Breaks the Law
Thursday October 12, 2017 @05:36PM Researcher Turns HDD Into Rudimentary Microphone
Thursday October 12, 2017 @04:09PM Hyatt Hotels Discovers Card Data Breach At 41 Properties Across 11 Countries
Thursday October 12, 2017 @03:58PM Google Permanently Disables Touch Function On All Home Minis Due To Privacy Concerns
Thursday October 12, 2017 @03:48PM DJI Unveils Technology To Identify and Track Airborne Drones
Thursday October 12, 2017 @03:03PM US Weapons Data Stolen During Raid of Australian Defense Contractor's Computers
Thursday October 12, 2017 @11:44AM Down the Rabbit Hole With a BLU Phone Infection
Thursday October 12, 2017 @09:04AM How Facebook Outs Sex Workers
Wednesday October 11, 2017 @04:27PM US Government Has 'No Right To Rummage' Through Anti-Trump Protest Website Logs, Says Judge
Wednesday October 11, 2017 @03:00PM Equifax Breach Included 10 Million US Driving Licenses
Wednesday October 11, 2017 @01:10PM Moscow Has Turned Kaspersky Antivirus Software Into a Global Spy Tool, Using It To Scan Computers For Secret US Data
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @07:09PM Justice Department To Be More Aggressive In Seeking Encrypted Data From Tech Companies
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @05:07PM OxygenOS Telemetry Lets OnePlus Tie Phones To Individual Users
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @04:57PM Symantec CEO: Source Code Reviews Pose Unacceptable Risk
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @04:52PM Security and Privacy Focused Librem 5 Linux Smartphone Successfully Crowdfunded
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @04:40PM Equifax Increases Number of Britons Affected By Data Breach To 700,000
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @04:14PM Security, Privacy Focused Librem 5 Linux Smartphone Successfully Crowdfunded
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @03:43PM Amazon Is Reportedly Building a Doorbell That Lets Drivers Into Your House
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @05:29AM PSA: Microsoft Is Using Cortana To Read Your Private Skype Conversations
Monday October 09, 2017 @04:35PM Face ID Is Coming To the iPad Pro Next Year, Says Report
Monday October 09, 2017 @04:23PM Equifax Made Salary, Work History Available To Anyone With Your SSN and DOB
Saturday October 07, 2017 @09:09PM Cyberstalking Suspect Arrested After VPN Providers Shared Logs With the FBI
Saturday October 07, 2017 @04:05PM Cyberstalking Suspect Arrested After VPN Providers Shared Logs With the FBI
Friday October 06, 2017 @06:56PM Disqus Confirms Over 17.5 Million Email Addresses Were Stolen In 2012 Hack of Its Comments Tool
Friday October 06, 2017 @03:27PM White House Chief of Staff's Phone Was Reportedly Hacked Months Ago
Thursday October 05, 2017 @03:41PM Uber's iOS App Had Secret Permissions That Allowed It to Copy Your Phone Screen, Researchers Say
Thursday October 05, 2017 @01:31PM Toymaker Mattel Cancels AI Babysitter After Privacy Complaints
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @05:23PM Mattel's New Baby Monitor Uses AI To Soothe Babies and Lawmakers Aren't Happy About It
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @06:46PM IRS Awards $7 Million Fraud Prevention Contract To Equifax
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @03:55PM Yahoo Triples Estimate of Breached Accounts To 3 Billion
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @03:46PM US Studying Ways To End Use of Social Security Numbers For ID
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @03:12PM Former Equifax CEO Blames Breach On One Individual Who Failed To Deploy Patch
Monday October 02, 2017 @04:28PM Equifax Says 2.5 Million More Americans May Be Affected By Hack
Sunday October 01, 2017 @09:03PM Will London Monetize Wifi Tracking Data From Its Tube Passengers?
Saturday September 30, 2017 @03:07PM Squabble With Contractor Delayed Equifax's Response To Data Breach
Friday September 29, 2017 @04:01PM Apple Reports 400 Percent Rise In National Security Requests
Friday September 29, 2017 @03:42PM Department of Justice Demands Facebook Information From 'Anti-Administration Activists'
Friday September 29, 2017 @01:47PM What Isn't Telegram Saying About Its Connections To the Kremlin?
Thursday September 28, 2017 @05:10PM Amazon's Echo Spot Is a Sneaky Way To Get a Camera Into Your Bedroom
Thursday September 28, 2017 @03:38PM Apple Recommends Children Under 13, Twins and Siblings Do Not Use Face ID On iPhone X
Thursday September 28, 2017 @11:33AM Moscow Deploys Facial Recognition to Spy on Citizens in Streets
Wednesday September 27, 2017 @11:02PM Homeland Security Plans To Collect Immigrants' Social Media Information
Wednesday September 27, 2017 @09:45PM Internet Explorer Bug Leaks Whatever You Type In the Address Bar
Wednesday September 27, 2017 @02:49AM The World's First Blockchain Smartphone Is In Development
Wednesday September 27, 2017 @02:35AM Russia Threatens To Shut Down Facebook Over Local Data Storage Laws
Wednesday September 27, 2017 @01:53AM Equifax CEO Steps Down Amid Hacking Scandal
Monday September 25, 2017 @11:13PM NSA Targeted 106,000 Foreigners In Spy Program Up For Renewal
Monday September 25, 2017 @04:20PM If Data Is the New Oil, Are Tech Companies Robbing Us Blind?
Monday September 25, 2017 @03:07PM China Blocks WhatsApp
Saturday September 23, 2017 @08:39PM Equifax Hit With 'Dozens' of Lawsuits from Shareholders and Consumers -- Plus a Possible Class Action
Saturday September 23, 2017 @01:22PM Security Researchers Warn that Third-Party GO Keyboard App is Spying on Millions of Android Users
Saturday September 23, 2017 @12:39PM Super-Accurate GPS Chips Coming To Smartphones In 2018
Friday September 22, 2017 @04:31PM Adobe Security Team Accidentally Posts Private PGP Key On Blog
Friday September 22, 2017 @03:49PM Hackers Using iCloud's Find My iPhone Feature To Remotely Lock Macs, Demand Ransom Payments
Friday September 22, 2017 @03:36PM Google Experiment Tests Top 5 Browsers, Finds Safari Riddled With Security Bugs
Friday September 22, 2017 @02:18PM Walmart Wants To Deliver Groceries Straight To Your Fridge
Friday September 22, 2017 @01:50PM Passwords For 540,000 Car Tracking Devices Leaked Online
Thursday September 21, 2017 @07:57PM DC Court Rules Tracking Phones Without a Warrant Is Unconstitutional
Thursday September 21, 2017 @04:49PM 'Dear Apple, The iPhone X and Face ID Are Orwellian and Creepy'
Wednesday September 20, 2017 @01:48PM Equifax Has Been Sending Consumers To a Fake Phishing Site for Almost Two Weeks
Tuesday September 19, 2017 @05:01PM Popular Steam Extension 'Inventory Helper' Spies On Users, Says Report
Tuesday September 19, 2017 @03:53PM Google, Bing, Yahoo Data Retention Doesn't Improve Search Quality, Study Claims
Tuesday September 19, 2017 @02:14PM In a 'Plot Twist', Wikileaks Releases Documents It Claims Detail Russia Mass Surveillance Apparatus
Monday September 18, 2017 @08:37PM AI Just Made Guessing Your Password a Whole Lot Easier
Monday September 18, 2017 @12:54PM Avast's CCleaner Free Windows Application Infected With Malware
Monday September 18, 2017 @10:20AM Apple Officially Bans Scammy Antivirus Apps From iOS App Store
Sunday September 17, 2017 @07:13PM Illinois Tests A Blockchain-Based Birth Registry/ID System
Saturday September 16, 2017 @02:18PM New Book Argues Silicon Valley Will Lead Us to Our Doom
Saturday September 16, 2017 @11:38AM Equifax CSO 'Retires'. Known Bug Was Left Unpatched For Nearly Five Months
Friday September 15, 2017 @06:08PM Equifax Says Almost 400,000 Britons Hit In Data Breach
Friday September 15, 2017 @04:21PM Warning: 'MetalKettle' Repository For Kodi Becomes Vulnerable After GitHub Takeover
Friday September 15, 2017 @03:48PM Credit Karma To Launch Free ID Monitoring Following Equifax Hack
Thursday September 14, 2017 @04:37PM First Ever Malvertising Campaign Uses JavaScript To Mine Cryptocurrencies In Your Browser
Thursday September 14, 2017 @04:04PM Spain Fines Facebook Over Tracking Users Without Consent
Thursday September 14, 2017 @03:47PM ISPs Claim a Privacy Law Would Weaken Online Security, Increase Pop-Ups
Wednesday September 13, 2017 @04:52PM Backdoor Found In WordPress Plugin With More Than 200,000 Installations
Wednesday September 13, 2017 @04:09PM Trump Administration Sued Over Phone Searches at US Borders
Wednesday September 13, 2017 @02:35PM Kaspersky Software Banned From US Government Systems Over Concerns About Russia
Wednesday September 13, 2017 @02:29PM Windows 10 Will Soon Give Users More Control Over App Permissions
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @05:17PM At Least 1.65 Million Computers Are Mining Cryptocurrency For Hackers So Far This Year
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @03:22PM Researchers Catch Microsoft Zero-Day Used To Install Government Spyware
Monday September 11, 2017 @11:36PM The Only Safe Email is Text-Only Email
Monday September 11, 2017 @05:16PM Virginia Scraps Electronic Voting Machines Hackers Destroyed At DefCon
Monday September 11, 2017 @05:04PM Google Details Plan To Distrust Symantec Certificates
Monday September 11, 2017 @04:13PM ShadowBrokers Releases NSA UNITEDRAKE Manual That Targets Windows Machines
Monday September 11, 2017 @10:46AM Equifax Breach Provokes Calls For Serious Data Protection Reforms
Sunday September 10, 2017 @10:26PM Government Officials Begin Investigating Equifax Breach
Saturday September 09, 2017 @08:28PM TechCrunch: Equifax Hack-Checking Web Site Is Returning Random Results
Saturday September 09, 2017 @07:48PM Equifax Breach is Very Possibly the Worst Leak of Personal Info Ever
Friday September 08, 2017 @07:53PM Ask Slashdot: What's a Practical Response To the Equifax Breach?
Friday September 08, 2017 @03:09PM UN Aviation Agency To Call For Global Drone Registry
Friday September 08, 2017 @02:05PM Mexican Tax Refund Site Left 400GB of Sensitive Customer Info Wide Open
Thursday September 07, 2017 @05:25PM Bug In Windows Kernel Could Prevent Security Software From Identifying Malware
Thursday September 07, 2017 @03:56PM Credit Reporting Firm Equifax Announces 'Cybersecurity Incident Impacting Approximately 143 Million US Consumers'
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @03:46PM Hackers Can Take Control of Siri and Alexa By Whispering To Them in Frequencies Humans Can't Hear
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @11:16AM EU Presidency Calls For Massive Internet Filtering, Leaked Document Shows
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @03:59PM Verizon Up Offers Rewards in Exchange For Customers' Personal Information
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @03:53PM A Critical Apache Struts Security Flaw Makes It 'Easy' To Hack Fortune 100 Firms
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @03:17PM Two-Thirds of Tech Workers Now Use a VPN, Survey Finds
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @12:21PM European Court Rules Companies Must Tell Employees of Email Checks
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @12:14PM Lenovo Won't Pay a Fine For Preinstalling Superfish Adware
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @09:41AM Chinese Man Jailed For Helping Net Users Evade State Blocks
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @09:13AM Vulnerabilities Discovered In Mobile Bootloaders of Major Vendors
Sunday September 03, 2017 @12:25AM Thousands of Job Applicants Citing Top Secret US Government Work Exposed In Amazon Server Data Breach
Friday September 01, 2017 @10:16PM 'Pay With Your Face' Technology Tested in a KFC Store In China