Slashdot Items Tagged "privacy"

Date / Time Story
Monday July 25, 2016 @07:19AM Microsoft Can't Shield User Data From Government, Says Government
Sunday July 24, 2016 @06:33PM New Illinois Law Limits Police Use Of Cellphone-Tracking Stingray
Sunday July 24, 2016 @05:47PM Glassdoor Exposes 600,000 Email Addresses
Sunday July 24, 2016 @04:54PM Clinton Campaign: Russia Leaked Emails to Help Trump
Sunday July 24, 2016 @03:56PM Yahoo Ordered to Show How It Recovered 'Deleted' Emails
Saturday July 23, 2016 @06:00PM Homeland Security Border Agents Can Seize Your Phone
Saturday July 23, 2016 @07:05AM Avast Suckers GOP Delegates Into Connecting To Insecure Wi-Fi Hotspots
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'
Friday July 22, 2016 @01:13PM 'The Hillary Leaks' - Wikileaks Releases 19,252 Previously Unseen DNC Emails
Thursday July 21, 2016 @09:12PM Police 3D-Printed A Murder Victim's Finger To Unlock His Phone
Thursday July 21, 2016 @07:00PM Texas Man Who Acted As Russian Agent Gets 10 Years' Prison
Thursday July 21, 2016 @01:09PM Microsoft Responds To Allegations That Windows 10 Collects 'Excessive Personal Data'
Thursday July 21, 2016 @10:39AM Edward Snowden's New Research Aims To Keep Smartphones From Betraying Their Owners
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @06:53PM BlackBerry CEO 'Disturbed' By Apple's Hard Line On Encryption
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @03:19PM France: Windows 10 Collects 'Excessive Personal Data', Issues Microsoft With Formal Warning
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @01:52PM Firefox To Block Non-Essential Flash Content In August 2016, Require Click-To-Activate In 2017
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @12:30PM Software Flaw Puts Mobile Phones and Networks At Risk Of Complete Takeover
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @10:46AM Skype Finalizes Its Move To the Cloud; To Kill Older Clients -- Remains Tight Lipped About Privacy
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @11:37PM WikiLeaks Releases 300K Turkey Government Emails In Response To Erdogan's Post-Coup Purges
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @09:15PM Amazon Isn't Saying If Echo Has Been Wiretapped
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @04:41PM Library of Congress Hit With a Denial-Of-Service Attack
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @03:18PM UK 'Emergency' Bulk Data Slurp Permissible In Pursuit Of 'Serious Crime'
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @02:37PM A Google Maps Glitch Turned This Korean Fishing Town Into a 'Pokemon Go' Haven
Monday July 18, 2016 @05:52PM Ex Cardinal's Scouting Director Chris Correa Sentenced To 46 Months For Hacking Astros' Computer System
Monday July 18, 2016 @05:31PM Researcher Finds Way To Steal Cash From Google, Instagram, and Microsoft Through The Phone
Monday July 18, 2016 @05:03PM Hacking Group 'OurMine' Claims Credit For Attack On Pokemon Go Servers
Monday July 18, 2016 @04:37PM RNC Is Preparing For Cyberattacks
Saturday July 16, 2016 @05:35PM Juniper OS Flaw Allowed Forged Certificates
Saturday July 16, 2016 @02:25PM Bird-Shaped Drone Symbolizes New Forms Of Covert Surveillance To Come
Saturday July 16, 2016 @11:21AM Uber's Investigators Admit To Lying While Digging Up Dirt On Legal Foes
Saturday July 16, 2016 @01:53AM Jill Stein Pledges To Pardon Snowden and Appoint Him To Her Cabinet
Saturday July 16, 2016 @01:51AM Starbucks and McDonald's Announce Porn Blocks On Their Wi-Fi Networks
Friday July 15, 2016 @10:25PM Patriot Act Expansion Fails In The House
Friday July 15, 2016 @06:43PM Newt Gingrich Says Visiting An ISIS Or Al Qaeda Website Should Be A Felony
Friday July 15, 2016 @04:39PM Do You Have A Living Doppelgänger?
Friday July 15, 2016 @04:30PM Cybercrime Overtakes Traditional Crime In UK, Says Report
Friday July 15, 2016 @11:29AM In China, Fears That Pokemon Go May Aid Locating Military Bases
Friday July 15, 2016 @10:38AM UK Gov Says New Home Sec Will Have Powers To Ban End-to-end Encryption
Thursday July 14, 2016 @11:47AM In Privacy Victory, Microsoft Wins Appeal Over Foreign Data Warrant
Thursday July 14, 2016 @10:39AM Maxthon Web Browser Sends Sensitive Data To China
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @10:50PM 'Fourth Amendment Caucus' Aims To Fight Government Surveillance
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @09:05PM Windows Malware Poses As Ransomware, Just Deletes Victims' Files
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @08:34PM Tor Project Installs New Board of Directors After Jacob Appelbaum Controversy
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @08:16PM Theresa May Becomes UK's 'Spy Queen' and New Prime Minister
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @05:27PM Parents Upset After Their Boy Was 'Knocked Down and Run Over' By A Security Robot
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @02:37PM Vulnerability Exploitable Via Printer Protocols Affects All Windows Versions
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @01:48PM Guccifer 2.0 Drops New Documents
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @12:12AM US Judge Throws Out Cell Phone 'Stingray' Evidence For The First Time
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @06:11PM Leaky Database Leaves Oklahoma Police, Bank Vulnerable To Intruders
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @05:55PM VPN Provider Removes Russian Presence After Servers Seized
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @05:29PM FBI Has Collected 430,000 Iris Scans In 'Pilot Program'
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @04:07PM NBC Universal Patents a Way To Detect BitTorrent Pirates In Real-Time
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @02:38PM Cops Warn Pokemon Go Players: Please Don't Trespass To Catch 'em All
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @01:17PM XDedic, Underground Market For Hacked Servers, Resurfaces On Tor Domain
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @07:23AM Pokemon Go Was Never Able To Read Your Email
Monday July 11, 2016 @07:38PM Congress Is Trying To Expand The Patriot Act
Monday July 11, 2016 @05:29PM PSA: Pokemon Go Has Full Access To Your Google Account Data
Monday July 11, 2016 @04:41PM MIT Says Their Anonymity Network Is More Secure Than Tor
Sunday July 10, 2016 @02:15PM Do We Need A Better Private Browsing Mode?
Saturday July 09, 2016 @10:48PM 17,000 Leaked Names From DNC Hack Appear To Be Ticket Purchasers
Saturday July 09, 2016 @02:09PM US Terrorist Conviction Appealed Over Use of NSA Data
Saturday July 09, 2016 @09:50AM Do You Own Your Own Fingerprints?
Saturday July 09, 2016 @08:45AM Ashley Madison Admits It Lured Customers With 70,000 Fake 'Fembots'
Friday July 08, 2016 @06:42PM Researchers Develop A Way To Stop Ransomware By Watching The Filesystem
Friday July 08, 2016 @04:34PM Researchers Discover Over 100 Tor Nodes Designed To Spy On Hidden Services
Friday July 08, 2016 @10:42AM Privacy Shield Data Pact Gets European Approval
Friday July 08, 2016 @10:05AM Antivirus Software Is 'Increasingly Useless' and May Make Your Computer Less Safe
Friday July 08, 2016 @04:08AM Putin Gives Federal Security Agents Two Weeks To Produce 'Encryption Keys' For The Internet
Thursday July 07, 2016 @06:01PM FBI Director: Guccifer Admitted He Lied About Hacking Hillary Clinton's Email
Thursday July 07, 2016 @04:50PM Wendy's Says More Than 1,000 Restaurants Affected By Hack
Thursday July 07, 2016 @04:22PM Baton Rouge Police Database Hacked In Retaliation For Killing of Alton Sterling
Thursday July 07, 2016 @02:11PM Google Is Working To Safeguard Chrome From Quantum Computers
Thursday July 07, 2016 @10:33AM Russian Leader Putin Signs Controversial 'Big Brother' Law
Thursday July 07, 2016 @04:56AM Avast Acquires AVG For $1.3 Billion To Create Security Software Giant
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @06:28PM DOJ Will Not File Charges Against Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @05:54PM European Union's First Cybersecurity Law Gets Green Light
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @05:32PM Hackers Can Use Smart Watch Movements To Reveal A Wearer's ATM PIN
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @04:39PM Entire Federal Government Exempt From Robocall Laws, FCC Rules
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @04:10PM Password Sharing Is a Federal Crime, Appeals Court Rules
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @03:56PM Walmart Now Lets You Pay With Phone At All 4,600 US Stores Via Walmart Pay
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @05:02AM 'New Way of Stealing Cars': Hacking Them With A Laptop
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @05:15PM UK Police Accessed Civilian Data For Fun and Profit, Says Report
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @11:56AM The FBI Recommends Not To Indict Hillary Clinton For Email Misconduct
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @10:23AM TP-LINK Loses Control of Two Device Configuration Domains
Sunday July 03, 2016 @06:04PM Interview With An 'NSA Hacker' Published By The Intercept
Sunday July 03, 2016 @05:11PM Uber Plans To Start Monitoring Their Drivers' Behavior
Sunday July 03, 2016 @01:31PM A New Corporate AI Can Read Your Emails - and Your Mind
Sunday July 03, 2016 @05:13AM American Cities Are Installing DHS-Funded Audio Surveillance
Saturday July 02, 2016 @11:40PM UN Council: Seriously, Nations, Stop Switching Off the Internet!
Friday July 01, 2016 @07:37PM Security Researcher Publishes How-To Guide To Crack Android Full Disk Encryption
Friday July 01, 2016 @05:43PM Senate Staffers Will No Longer Be Issued BlackBerry Devices
Friday July 01, 2016 @10:00AM Why Twitter Can't Even Protect Tech CEOs From Getting Hacked
Friday July 01, 2016 @12:51AM Guccifer 2.0 Calls DNC Hack His "Personal Project," Mocks Security Firms
Thursday June 30, 2016 @09:05AM Spanish Authorities Raid Google Offices Over Tax
Thursday June 30, 2016 @01:22AM US Efforts To Regulate Encryption Have Been Flawed, Government Report Finds
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @11:40PM Congressman Wants Ransomware Attacks To Trigger Breach Notifications
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @10:55PM 2 Million-Person Terror Database Leaked Online
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @07:25PM DMCA Notices Remove 8,268 Projects On Github In 2015
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @02:59PM Facebook Wins Belgian Court Appeal Over Storing Non-User Data
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @11:21PM Study: 78% of Resold Drives Still Contain Readable Personal or Business Data
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @04:41PM Micro-Camera Can Be Injected With A Syringe -- May Pose Surveillance Concerns
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @02:39PM US Healthcare Records Offered For Sale Online
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @01:56PM China Tells App Developers To Increase User Monitoring
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @11:19AM Facebook Backtracks, Now Says It Is Not Using Your Phone's Location To Suggest Friends
Monday June 27, 2016 @08:05PM US Customs Wants To Know Travelers' Social Media Account Names
Monday June 27, 2016 @05:57PM A Massive Botnet of CCTV Cameras Involved In Ferocious DDoS Attacks
Monday June 27, 2016 @04:17PM President Obama Should Pardon Edward Snowden Before Leaving Office
Monday June 27, 2016 @12:26PM Google CEO Sundar Pichai's Quora Account Hacked
Sunday June 26, 2016 @03:14PM As It Searches For Suspects, The FBI May Be Looking At You
Sunday June 26, 2016 @11:27AM IRS Gets Hacked Again, Forced To Scrap Their Entire PIN System
Sunday June 26, 2016 @04:50AM How to Phone Home with Somebody Else's Phone
Saturday June 25, 2016 @11:07AM Crypto Ransomware Attacks Have Jumped 500% In The Last Year
Saturday June 25, 2016 @11:05AM Why You Should Stop Using Telegram Right Now
Saturday June 25, 2016 @09:43AM Why Are Hackers Increasingly Targeting the Healthcare Industry?
Saturday June 25, 2016 @06:18AM Snowden Finally Identified As Target of Investigation That Ended Lavabit
Friday June 24, 2016 @05:48PM NASCAR Team Pays Ransomware Fee To Recover Files Worth $2 Million
Friday June 24, 2016 @04:04PM Apple Won't Collect Your Data For Its AI Services Unless You Let It
Friday June 24, 2016 @03:11PM Piracy Phishing Scam Targets US ISPs and Subscribers
Friday June 24, 2016 @02:25PM Russia Lawmakers Pass Spying Law That Requires Encryption Backdoors, Call Surveillance
Friday June 24, 2016 @12:36PM FBI Is Classifying Its Tor Browser Exploit Because 'National Security'
Friday June 24, 2016 @01:39AM Study Finds Password Misuse In Hospitals Is 'Endemic'
Thursday June 23, 2016 @06:38PM Clinton's Private Email Was Blocked By Spam Filters, So State IT Turned Them Off
Thursday June 23, 2016 @05:26PM HTML5 Ads Aren't That Safe Compared To Flash, Experts Say
Thursday June 23, 2016 @05:11PM Internet Trolls Hack Popular YouTube Channel WatchMojo
Thursday June 23, 2016 @04:40PM Federal Court: The Fourth Amendment Does Not Protect Your Home Computer
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @04:48PM The New Censorship: 'How Did Google Become The Internet's Censor and Master Manipulator?'
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @03:34PM Battle of the Secure Messaging Apps: Signal Triumphs Over WhatsApp, Allo
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @03:16PM Senate Rejects FBI Bid For Warrantless Access To Internet Browsing Histories
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @02:57PM Advertiser That Tracked Around 100M Phone Users Without Consent Pays $950,000
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @01:15PM Mark Zuckerberg Tapes Over His Webcam. Should You?
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @06:55AM Kernel of iOS 10 Preview Is Not Encrypted -- Nobody Knows Why
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @07:44PM DNC Hacker Releases Clinton Foundation Documents
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @06:15PM 3 Million Strong Botnet Grows Right Under Twitter's Nose
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @03:32PM Elon Musk's Open Source OpenAI: We're Working On a Robot For Your Household Chores
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @12:03PM Smartphone Users Are Paying For Their Own Surveillance
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @12:02PM Russian Bill Requires Encryption Backdoors In All Messenger Apps
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @10:27AM Google Is Finally Making Two-Step Verification Less Annoying
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @01:43AM Invoking Orlando, Senate Republicans Set Up Vote To Expand FBI Spying
Sunday June 19, 2016 @06:49PM New 'Hardened' Tor Browser Protects Users From FBI Hacking
Saturday June 18, 2016 @11:42AM Interviews: Ask Security Expert Mikko Hypponen A Question
Saturday June 18, 2016 @03:34AM Non-US Encryption Is 'Theoretical', Claims CIA Chief In Backdoor Debate
Friday June 17, 2016 @11:24PM The NSA Would Be Eliminated Under President Gary Johnson
Friday June 17, 2016 @06:43PM Hackers Find 138 Different Security Gaps In Pentagon Websites
Friday June 17, 2016 @04:25PM Apple Explains Why iMessage Isn't Coming To Android
Friday June 17, 2016 @03:41PM Is the 'Secret' Chip In Intel CPUs Really That Dangerous?
Friday June 17, 2016 @10:24AM Experimental Firefox Feature Lets You Use Multiple Identities While Surfing the Web
Thursday June 16, 2016 @07:07PM Microsoft Open-Sources 'Checked C,' A Safer C Version
Thursday June 16, 2016 @04:55PM Now Advertisers Are Watching Your Emojis On Twitter
Thursday June 16, 2016 @04:35PM GitHub Presses Big Red Password Reset Button After Third-Party Breach
Thursday June 16, 2016 @02:37PM BadTunnel Bug Hijacks Network Traffic, Affects All Windows Versions
Thursday June 16, 2016 @02:36PM The Average Cost of a Data Breach Is Now $4 Million
Thursday June 16, 2016 @02:34PM Facebook Will Track What Physical Stores You Go Into
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @07:10PM FBI Can Access Hundreds of Millions of Face Recognition Photos
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @06:26PM DNC Hacker Releases Trump Opposition File
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @04:57PM FBI Says Utility Pole Surveillance Cam Locations Must Be Kept Secret
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @02:35PM Intel x86s Hide Another CPU That Can Take Over Your Machine -- You Can't Audit it
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @01:17PM Hacker Steals 45 Million Accounts From Hundreds of Car, Tech, Sports Forums
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @10:28AM Access To Thousands Of Compromised Government Servers Selling For $6 On Black Market
Tuesday June 14, 2016 @09:40PM Peter Thiel's Lawyer Wants To Silence Reporting On Trump's Hair
Tuesday June 14, 2016 @07:13PM Air, Land, Sea, Cyber: NATO Adds Cyberspace To Operation Areas
Tuesday June 14, 2016 @04:24PM Texas Traffic Signs Hacked With Anti-Trump and Anti-Hillary Messages
Tuesday June 14, 2016 @01:16AM Assange: Wikileaks Will Publish 'Enough Evidence' To Indict Hillary Clinton
Monday June 13, 2016 @06:11PM New Device Sold On The Dark Web Can Clone Up To 15 Contactless Cards Per Second
Monday June 13, 2016 @04:55PM FBI Director Comey: 'Highly Confident' Orlando Shooter Radicalized Through Internet
Monday June 13, 2016 @02:45PM Android Ransomware Hits Smart TVs
Sunday June 12, 2016 @04:35PM Manifesto Calls For 'Rebel Cities' To Reject Surveillance
Saturday June 11, 2016 @03:12PM NSA Couldn't Hack San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone; Now Working On Exploiting IoT
Saturday June 11, 2016 @11:19AM Thousands of Email Addresses Accidentally Disclosed By Let's Encrypt
Friday June 10, 2016 @07:05PM How a Bad UI Decision From Microsoft Helped Macro Malware Make a Comeback
Friday June 10, 2016 @04:04PM Chinese Government Fakes Nearly 450 Million Social Media Posts a Year
Friday June 10, 2016 @03:49PM Facebook Developers Can See Private Links Shared Through Messenger
Friday June 10, 2016 @12:50PM Visual Studio 2015 C++ Compiler Secretly Inserts Telemetry Code Into Binaries
Thursday June 09, 2016 @11:24PM British Startup Strip Mines Renters' Private Social Media For Landlords
Thursday June 09, 2016 @08:41PM US Agency Lines Up Broad Support For ICANN Transition
Thursday June 09, 2016 @06:23PM Sir Tim Berners-Lee: Internet Has Become 'World's Largest Surveillance Network'
Thursday June 09, 2016 @04:26PM China Plans Massive Sea Lab 10,000 Feet Underwater In the South China Sea
Thursday June 09, 2016 @04:07PM Oklahoma State Troopers Use New Device To Seize Bank Accounts During Traffic Stops
Thursday June 09, 2016 @01:56PM Google's Nearby Feature Recommends Apps and Websites Based On Your Location
Thursday June 09, 2016 @12:02PM BlackBerry Hands Over User Data To Help Police 'Kick Ass,' Insider Says
Thursday June 09, 2016 @01:31AM Russian Hacker Selling Information of 32 Million Twitter Accounts, Report Says
Wednesday June 08, 2016 @05:39PM EU Exploring Idea of Using Government ID Cards As Mandatory Online Logins
Wednesday June 08, 2016 @03:51PM uTorrent Forums Hacked, Passwords Compromised
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @07:33PM North Korea Restarts Plutonium Production For Nuclear Bombs
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @07:12PM Researchers Turn Smartphone Vibration Motor Into Microphone To Spy On You
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @06:27PM Tor Developer Jacob Appelbaum Allegedly Intimidated Victims Into Silence and Anonymity
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @11:19AM Tech Firms Say FBI Wants Browsing History Without Warrant
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @10:35AM Huge Vulnerabilities In Facebook Chat and Messenger Exploitable With Basic HTML
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @02:59AM 'Alarming' Rise In Ransomware Tracked
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @12:54AM Password Autocorrect Without Compromising Security
Monday June 06, 2016 @06:52PM Drive-By Exploits Pushing Ransomware Now Able To Bypass Microsoft EMET
Monday June 06, 2016 @08:59AM Mark Zuckerberg's Twitter and Pinterest Accounts Hacked
Sunday June 05, 2016 @04:52PM NSA Releases New Snowden Documents
Sunday June 05, 2016 @03:40PM Facebook Says It's Not Secretly Recording You
Saturday June 04, 2016 @06:07PM New Attack Extracts Cryptographic Keys From a Computer's Emanated Sounds
Saturday June 04, 2016 @05:07PM RSA Keys Can Be Harvested With Microphones
Friday June 03, 2016 @06:43PM WordPress Sites Under Attack From New Zero-Day In WP Mobile Detector Plugin
Friday June 03, 2016 @05:45PM FBI Developing Software To Track, Sort People By Their Tattoos
Friday June 03, 2016 @05:16PM FTC Has Serious Concerns About IoT Security and Privacy
Friday June 03, 2016 @04:00PM Olympic Athletes To Sport Visa's New Payment Ring In Rio