Slashdot Items Tagged "privacy"

Date / Time Story
Sunday August 28, 2016 @02:42PM 100 Arrested In New York Thanks To Better Face-Recognition Technology
Sunday August 28, 2016 @01:25AM New Ransomware Poses As A Windows Update
Saturday August 27, 2016 @06:47PM Apple Fixes Three Zero Days Used In Targeted Attack
Saturday August 27, 2016 @06:12PM 'Social Media ID, Please?' Proposed US Law Greeted With Anger
Saturday August 27, 2016 @03:11AM Eavesdropping On Tinder: Researcher Demonstrates Man-in-the-Middle Attacks
Friday August 26, 2016 @04:18PM British Companies Are Selling Advanced Spy Tech To Authoritarian Regimes
Friday August 26, 2016 @10:05AM Facebook's WhatsApp Data Gambit Faces Federal Privacy Complaint
Thursday August 25, 2016 @06:47PM Apple Patenting a Way To Collect Fingerprints, Photos of Thieves
Thursday August 25, 2016 @02:13PM Malware Sold To Governments Helped Them Spy on iPhones
Thursday August 25, 2016 @10:11AM WhatsApp To Share Some Data With Facebook
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @06:01PM FBI Authorized Informants To Break The Law 22,800 Times In 4 Years
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @05:13PM Ashley Madison Security Protocols Violated Canada, Austrialia Privacy Laws
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @03:44PM WikiLeaks Published Rape Victims' Names, Credit Cards, Medical Data
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @03:29PM Facebook Knows Your Political Preferences
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @02:02AM US Customs and Border Protection Wants To Know Who You Are On Twitter
Monday August 22, 2016 @07:06PM BHU's 'Tiger Will Power' Wi-Fi Router May Be The Most Insecure Router Ever Made
Monday August 22, 2016 @06:20PM Turkish Journalist Jailed For Terrorism Was Framed, Forensic Report Shows
Monday August 22, 2016 @04:34PM FBI Finds 14,900 More Documents From Hillary Clinton's Email Server
Sunday August 21, 2016 @11:19PM Group Wants To Shut Down Tor For a Day On September 1
Sunday August 21, 2016 @07:52PM Group Wants to Shut Down Tor for a Day on September 1
Sunday August 21, 2016 @06:35PM Software Exploits Aren't Needed To Hack Most Organizations
Sunday August 21, 2016 @02:50PM Will Internet Voting Endanger The Secret Ballot?
Sunday August 21, 2016 @02:11PM German Minister Wants Facial Recognition Software At Airports and Train Stations
Saturday August 20, 2016 @05:24PM Has WikiLeaks Morphed Into A Malware Hub?
Saturday August 20, 2016 @01:26AM Computer Science Professor Mocks The NSA's Buggy Code
Friday August 19, 2016 @03:58PM Oracle Is Funding a New Anti-Google Group
Friday August 19, 2016 @01:17PM PSA: Twitch's 'Activity Sharing' Feature Exposes Your Activity By Default
Thursday August 18, 2016 @06:31PM 'Smart' Electrical Socket Leaks Your Email Address, Can Launch DDoS Attacks
Thursday August 18, 2016 @06:13PM How The US Will Likely Respond To Shadow Brokers Leak
Wednesday August 17, 2016 @07:02PM Cisco Patches 'ExtraBacon' Zero-day Exploit Leaked By NSA Hackers
Wednesday August 17, 2016 @04:07PM Maker of Web Monitoring Software Can Be Sued
Wednesday August 17, 2016 @08:56AM NSA Worried About Implications of Leaked Toolkits
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @07:45PM Univision To Buy Gawker Media For $135 Million
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @06:35PM Malware That Fakes Bank Login Screens Found In Google Ads
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @05:18PM FCC Complaint: Baltimore Police Breaking Law With Use of Stingray Phone Trackers
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @04:50PM Snowden Speculates Leak of NSA Spying Tools Is Tied To Russian DNC Hack
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @04:15PM Windows UAC Bypass Permits Code Execution
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @03:38PM Canada's Police Chiefs Want New Law To Compel People To Reveal Passwords
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @09:12AM Google Duo Video Chat App Arrives On iOS and Android With End-to-end Encryption
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @03:23AM Canadian Fined For Not Providing Border Agents Smartphone Password
Monday August 15, 2016 @05:42PM DNC Creates 'Cybersecurity Board' Without Any Cybersecurity Experts
Monday August 15, 2016 @04:47PM Tim Cook: Privacy Is Worth Protecting
Monday August 15, 2016 @02:32PM Hackers Claim To Be Selling NSA Cyberweapons In Online Auction
Monday August 15, 2016 @12:25PM Australian Authorities Hacked Computers in the US
Monday August 15, 2016 @11:23AM EU Plans To Extend Some Telecom Rules To Web-Based Providers
Monday August 15, 2016 @09:41AM First Confirmed Prism Surveillance Target Was Democracy Activist
Sunday August 14, 2016 @11:31PM Ask Slashdot: Are There Secure Alternatives To Skype?
Sunday August 14, 2016 @10:44PM Internal 'Set Of Blunders' Crashed Australia's Census Site
Sunday August 14, 2016 @01:28PM Can We Avoid Government Surveillance By Leaving The Grid?
Saturday August 13, 2016 @08:38PM Researchers Warn Linux Vendors About Cloud-Memory Hacking Trick
Saturday August 13, 2016 @07:59PM Should Cloud Vendors Decrypt Data For The Government?
Saturday August 13, 2016 @11:53AM Voting Machines Can Be Easily Compromised, Symantec Demonstrates
Friday August 12, 2016 @09:49PM Disable WPAD Now or Have Your Accounts Compromised, Researchers Warn
Friday August 12, 2016 @08:04PM Hacker Publishes Cell Phone Numbers of House Democrats
Friday August 12, 2016 @07:47PM LinkedIn Suffers Huge Bot Attack That Steals Members' Personal Data
Friday August 12, 2016 @01:20PM Local Canadian Police Station Admits To Owning Stingray Surveillance Device
Friday August 12, 2016 @09:58AM New Air-Gap Jumper Covertly Transmits Data in Hard-Drive Sounds
Thursday August 11, 2016 @07:17PM Tor Promises Not To Build Backdoors Into Its Services
Thursday August 11, 2016 @01:10PM This Is What the World's Spies Used Instead of MSN Messenger
Thursday August 11, 2016 @12:19PM France Says Fight Against Messaging Encryption Needs Worldwide Initiative
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @06:52PM Samsung Pay Hack Lets Attackers Make Fraudulent Payments
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @06:37PM Microsoft Accidentally Provides Example of Dangers of Encryption 'Back Doors'
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @04:00PM Kansas Couple Sues IP Mapping Firm For Turning Their Life Into a 'Digital Hell'
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @02:06PM Researchers Crack Microsoft Feature, Say Encryption Backdoors Similarly Crackable
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @11:28AM Popular Sex Toy Caught Sending Intimate Data To Manufacturer
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @07:10PM Australian Census Website Shut Down On Census Night After 4 DDoS Attacks
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @05:15PM Microsoft Disables RC4 In Internet Explorer 11 and Edge
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @03:02PM Local Police in Canada Used 'Stingray' Surveillance Device Without a Warrant
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @06:02AM Police Scotland Told To Pay Journalist $13,000 Over Illegal Intercepts
Monday August 08, 2016 @06:32PM Hacker Uses Fake Boarding Pass App To Get Into Fancy Airline Lounges
Monday August 08, 2016 @04:19PM Iran Bans Pokemon Go Over 'Security Concerns'
Monday August 08, 2016 @01:14PM One Billion Monitors Vulnerable to Hijacking and Spying
Sunday August 07, 2016 @09:29PM 32 States Offer Online Voting, But Experts Warn It Isn't Secure
Sunday August 07, 2016 @07:23PM Aggressive Hackers Are Targeting Rio's Olympics
Sunday August 07, 2016 @06:11PM FBI Forced To Release 18 Hours of Spy Plane Footage
Sunday August 07, 2016 @05:44PM DOJ Official Tells 100 Federal Judges To Use Tor
Sunday August 07, 2016 @12:57PM Edward Snowden Is Not Dead Despite Mysterious Tweets, Says Glenn Greenwald
Saturday August 06, 2016 @09:40PM GhostMail Closes in September, Leaves Users Searching For Secure Email Alternatives
Saturday August 06, 2016 @05:30PM Conservative Site Argues Profiting from Snowden 'Treason' May Violate Law
Saturday August 06, 2016 @11:40AM Google Cloud Now Allows Customer-Generated Encryption
Saturday August 06, 2016 @10:52AM BBC To Deploy Detection Vans To Snoop On Internet Users
Saturday August 06, 2016 @12:17AM Is The US Social Security Site Still Vulnerable To Identity Theft?
Friday August 05, 2016 @11:32PM The Dark Side of Certificate Transparency
Friday August 05, 2016 @05:54PM 1,000+ US Spies Are Protecting Rio Olympics, Says Report
Friday August 05, 2016 @03:00PM Challenge Over UK Bulk Hacking Powers Taken To European Court of Human Rights
Friday August 05, 2016 @01:21PM This Company Has Built a Profile On Every American Adult
Thursday August 04, 2016 @06:57PM Malware Linked To Government of Kazakhstan Targets Journalists, Political Activists and Lawyers, Says Report
Thursday August 04, 2016 @06:01PM Galaxy Note 7 Iris Scanner Explained
Thursday August 04, 2016 @05:15PM Banner Health Alerts 3.7 Million Potential Victims of Hack
Thursday August 04, 2016 @03:57PM Ask Slashdot: Should The DHS Designate Elections As Critical Infrastructure?
Thursday August 04, 2016 @11:55AM Australian Census Stirs Up Storm of Privacy Concerns
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @07:12PM Canada Wants To Keep Federal Data Within National Borders
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @02:00PM Comcast Wants To Charge Broadband Users More For Privacy
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @11:21AM Your Battery Status Is Being Used To Track You Online
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @09:23AM Frequent Password Changes Are the Enemy Of Security, FTC Technologist Says
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @09:55PM Millennials Are Less Likely To Be Having Sex Than Young Adults 30 Years Ago, Says Survey
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @06:22PM Top DNC Staffers Leave Following WikiLeaks Email Scandal
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @05:34PM Judge Rules FBI Violated Fourth Amendment By Recording 200+ Hours of Audio At A Courthouse
Monday August 01, 2016 @09:10PM Hacker Selling Data For 200 Million Yahoo Users On The Dark Web
Monday August 01, 2016 @06:47PM QRLJacking Attack Can Bypass Any QR Login System
Monday August 01, 2016 @01:13PM Reported Top Nigerian Email Scammer Arrested
Monday August 01, 2016 @11:11AM Microsoft's SwiftKey Suspends Sync After Keyboard Leaks Strangers' Contact Details
Sunday July 31, 2016 @09:22PM New York DA Wants Apple, Google To Roll Back Encryption
Sunday July 31, 2016 @09:57AM New Site Checks Your Browser's Fingerprint
Saturday July 30, 2016 @08:17PM Onion Debian Services Are Now Available
Saturday July 30, 2016 @02:26PM Google Wi-Fi Kiosks in New York Promise No Privacy, 'Can Collect Anything'
Saturday July 30, 2016 @09:24AM .onion Debian services now available
Friday July 29, 2016 @10:51PM Cisco Finds $34 Million Ransomware Industry
Friday July 29, 2016 @10:28PM Bruce Schneier: Our Election Systems Must Be Secured If We Want To Stop Foreign Hackers
Friday July 29, 2016 @08:38PM Snowden Questions WikiLeaks' Methods of Releasing Leaks
Friday July 29, 2016 @05:51PM Malvertising Campaign Infected Thousands of Users Per Day For More Than a Year
Friday July 29, 2016 @04:20PM Court Ruling Shows The Internet Does Have Borders After All
Friday July 29, 2016 @04:06PM SwiftKey Bug Leaked Email Addresses, Phone Numbers To Strangers
Friday July 29, 2016 @03:30PM US Military Using $600K 'Drone Buggies' To Patrol Camps In Africa
Friday July 29, 2016 @01:36PM WhatsApp Isn't Fully Deleting Its 'Deleted' Chats
Friday July 29, 2016 @12:01PM British Spy Agency GCHQ Used URL Shortener To Honeypot Arab Spring Activists
Thursday July 28, 2016 @05:57PM North Korea Is Blackmailing Top South Korean Online Retailer For $2.66 Million
Thursday July 28, 2016 @04:30PM Gary Johnson: I'd Consider Pardoning Snowden, Chelsea Manning
Thursday July 28, 2016 @04:09PM WikiLeaks Releases Hacked Voicemails From DNC Officials
Thursday July 28, 2016 @11:17AM Using VPN in UAE Could Cost You $545,000
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @10:10PM Tor Project Confirms Sexual Misconduct By Developer Jacob Appelbaum
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @03:40PM Rio Olympics Will Be First Sporting Event Watched By 'Eye In The Sky' Drone Cameras
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @12:27PM Trump Calls For Russia To Cyber-Invade the United States To Find Clinton's 'Missing' Emails
Monday July 25, 2016 @11:52PM Glassdoor Exposes 600,000 Email Addresses
Monday July 25, 2016 @07:03PM NIST Prepares To Ban SMS-Based Two-Factor Authentication
Monday July 25, 2016 @06:49PM Vine's Source Code Was Accidentally Made Public For Five Minutes
Monday July 25, 2016 @02:39PM Researchers Discover 110 Snooping Tor Nodes
Monday July 25, 2016 @11:59AM Suspect Required To Unlock iPhone Using Touch ID in Second Federal Case
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 @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