Slashdot Items Tagged "privacy"

Date / Time Story
Saturday May 27, 2017 @06:38PM Security Analyst Concludes Windows 10 Enterprise 'Tracks Too Much'
Saturday May 27, 2017 @12:33AM Hackers Have Targeted Both the Trump Organization And Democrat Election Data
Friday May 26, 2017 @12:34PM Major US Tech Firms Press Congress For Internet Surveillance Reforms
Thursday May 25, 2017 @03:11PM 83 Percent Of Security Staff Waste Time Fixing Other IT Problems
Thursday May 25, 2017 @10:35AM US Intelligence Community Has Lost Credibility Due To Leaks
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @03:47PM The Trump Administration Wants To Be Able To Track and Hack Your Drone
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @03:13PM Ask Slashdot: ISPs That Respect Your Online Privacy?
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @09:52AM Microsoft Announces 'Windows 10 China Government Edition', Lets Country Use Its Own Encryption
Monday May 22, 2017 @04:57PM Microsoft Says a Chinese 'Gaming Service' Company Is Hacking Xbox Accounts
Monday May 22, 2017 @10:29AM Hackers Hit Russian Bank Customers, Planned International Cyber Raids
Monday May 22, 2017 @01:21AM Privacy-Focused Debian-Based Tails 3.0 Reaches RC Status
Monday May 22, 2017 @12:34AM Julian Assange Still Faces Legal Jeopardy In Three Countries
Sunday May 21, 2017 @05:04PM Facebook guidelines leaked: child, animal abuse, self-harm all okay
Saturday May 20, 2017 @06:06PM Netgear Adds Support For "Collecting Analytics Data" To Popular R7000 Router
Friday May 19, 2017 @04:08PM Delta Airlines Tests Facial Recognition To Speed Up Baggage Check-In
Friday May 19, 2017 @03:48PM Federal Agents Used a Stingray To Track an Immigrant's Phone
Friday May 19, 2017 @03:26PM A Bug in Twitter's Old Vine App May Have Exposed Your Email
Friday May 19, 2017 @09:17AM French Researchers Find Last-ditch Cure To Unlock WannaCry Files
Thursday May 18, 2017 @01:57PM 'WannaCry Makes an Easy Case For Linux'
Thursday May 18, 2017 @10:10AM EU Fines Facebook $122 Million Over Misleading Information On WhatsApp Deal
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @11:59AM Group Linked To NSA Spy Leaks Threatens Sale of New Tech Secrets
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @10:43AM Hackers Aligned With Vietnam Government Are Attacking Foreign Companies
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @09:57AM Breach at DocuSign Led To Targeted Email Malware Campaign
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @12:36AM 'Don't Tell People To Turn Off Windows Update, Just Don't'
Monday May 15, 2017 @02:30PM UK Tabloids Doxxed the 'Hero' Hacker Who Stopped a Global Cyberattack
Monday May 15, 2017 @07:21AM Gizmodo Went Phishing With the Trump Team -- Will They Catch a Charge?
Monday May 15, 2017 @03:39AM Slashdot Asks: In the Wake Of Ransomware Attacks, Should Tech Companies Change Policies To Support Older OSs Indefinitely?
Monday May 15, 2017 @01:59AM UK Group Fights Arrest Over Refusing To Surrender Passwords At The Border
Monday May 15, 2017 @12:59AM Microsoft Wants To Monitor Your Workplace With AI, Computer Vision and the Cloud
Saturday May 13, 2017 @06:26PM British PM Candidate Promises Social Media Crackdown
Friday May 12, 2017 @05:00AM HP Issues Fix For Keylogger Found On Several Laptop Models
Thursday May 11, 2017 @02:03PM NYU Accidentally Exposed Military Code-breaking Computer Project To Entire Internet
Thursday May 11, 2017 @11:26AM Keylogger Found in Audio Driver of HP Laptops, Says Report
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @04:47AM Inside Germany's Plan To Kill Online Registrations
Sunday May 07, 2017 @04:34PM Intel's Remote Hijacking Flaw Was 'Worse Than Anyone Thought'
Sunday May 07, 2017 @03:09AM HandBrake Urges Mac Users To Verify Recent Download, Says Mirror Server Was Compromised
Saturday May 06, 2017 @09:00PM A New Use For Browser Fingerprints: Defeating Spoofing
Saturday May 06, 2017 @08:00PM The FBI Defends Deploying Malware From A Tor Child Porn Site
Friday May 05, 2017 @04:03PM More Than Half of People Believe Using Spyware To Snoop On Family Members Is Legal, Study Finds
Friday May 05, 2017 @11:15AM Microsoft Tests a Secured Edge Browser For Business
Friday May 05, 2017 @10:11AM Leaked Document Reveals UK Plans For Wider Internet Surveillance
Friday May 05, 2017 @08:49AM A New Instance of Android Malware is Discovered Every 10 Seconds, Say Researchers
Thursday May 04, 2017 @02:25PM User Expresses Privacy Concerns After Software Update Replaces Default Phone App
Thursday May 04, 2017 @12:39PM How Good is Antivirus Software at Protecting Itself?
Thursday May 04, 2017 @10:16AM Over 200 Android Apps Are Currently Using Ultrasonic Beacons To Track Users
Monday May 01, 2017 @03:17PM Facebook Lets Advertisers Target Insecure Teens, Says Report
Sunday April 30, 2017 @02:49PM Massive Tinder Photo Scrape Has Users Upset
Saturday April 29, 2017 @07:47PM Debian Developer Imprisoned In Russia Over Alleged Role In Riots
Saturday April 29, 2017 @12:17PM Encrypted WhatsApp Message Recovered From Westminster Terrorist's Phone
Friday April 28, 2017 @08:14PM How To Delete Your Data From Google's 'My Activity'
Friday April 28, 2017 @02:51PM NSA Halts Collection of Americans' Emails About Foreign Targets
Friday April 28, 2017 @01:41PM A Database of Thousands of Credit Cards Was Left Exposed on the Open Internet
Friday April 28, 2017 @10:29AM The Internet-of-Things is Maturing
Thursday April 27, 2017 @03:30PM Chrome Will Start Marking HTTP Sites In Incognito Mode As Non-Secure In October
Thursday April 27, 2017 @10:17AM 'World's Most Secure' Email Service Is Easily Hackable
Thursday April 27, 2017 @09:10AM Hackers Exploited Word Flaw For Months While Microsoft Investigated
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @12:00PM Amazon Wants To Put a Camera and Microphone in Your Bedroom
Saturday April 22, 2017 @02:10AM Microsoft Improves Gmail Experience For Windows 10 Insiders, But There Are Privacy Concerns
Friday April 21, 2017 @07:17PM CIA, FBI Launch Manhunt For WikiLeaks Source
Friday April 21, 2017 @03:53PM LinkedIn Apologizes For Trying To Connect Everyone In Real Life
Thursday April 20, 2017 @05:37PM Ambient Light Sensors Can Be Used to Steal Browser Data
Thursday April 20, 2017 @06:31AM Mastercard is Building Fingerprint Scanners Directly Into Its Cards
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @10:22AM Bose Headphones Secretly Collected User Data, Lawsuit Reveals
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @01:07AM Microsoft Says Previous Windows Patches Fixed Newly Leaked NSA Exploits
Monday April 17, 2017 @09:29AM Chrome 59 To Address Punycode Phishing Attack
Saturday April 15, 2017 @04:18PM GOP Congressman Defending Privacy Vote: 'Nobody's Got To Use The Internet'
Friday April 14, 2017 @11:26AM Virgin Media Starts Turning Customer Routers Into Public Wi-Fi Hotspots
Friday April 14, 2017 @01:47AM Microsoft Says US Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Requests More Than Doubled
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @02:07PM Employees in the Dark About Data Retention Policy
Monday April 10, 2017 @03:08PM Amazon's Third-Party Sellers Hit By Hackers
Monday April 10, 2017 @09:36AM Spyware Firms in Breach of Global Sanctions
Sunday April 09, 2017 @12:35PM A Huge Trove of Patient Data Leaks, Thanks To Telemarketers' Bad Security
Sunday April 09, 2017 @01:15AM Server Snafu Exposes Ask.com User Search Queries Via Internal Status Page
Saturday April 08, 2017 @03:54PM Hacker Group Leaks 'NSA's Top Secret Arsenal of Digital Weapons'
Friday April 07, 2017 @01:53PM The Trump Administration No Longer Wants Twitter To Reveal the Owner of an Anti-Trump Account
Thursday April 06, 2017 @02:48PM Facebook Messenger Now Analyzes Your Chats To Give You Recommendations
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @03:44PM Phony VPN Services Are Cashing In On America's War On Privacy
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @02:35PM Microsoft Finally Reveals What Data Windows 10 Really Collects
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @01:11PM FCC's Ajit Pai Says Broadband Market Too Competitive For Strict Privacy Rules
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @03:33PM Web Inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee Slams UK and US Net Plans
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @01:53PM Bill Would Stop Warrantless Border Device Searches of US Citizens
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @09:25AM Web Inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee Slams UK and US Internet Plans
Monday April 03, 2017 @09:35AM Drone Complaints Soar in the UK
Sunday April 02, 2017 @11:37PM Tor Browser Will Feature More Rust Code
Sunday April 02, 2017 @12:25PM How To Protect Your Privacy Online
Saturday April 01, 2017 @12:12AM CIA Tricked Antivirus Programs, Claims WikiLeaks
Saturday April 01, 2017 @12:12AM Verizon, AT&T, Comcast Say They Will Not Sell Customer Browsing Histories
Saturday April 01, 2017 @12:09AM USB Canary Sends An SMS When Someone Tinkers With Your USB Ports
Friday March 31, 2017 @11:16AM Millions of Websites Affected By Unpatched Flaw in Microsoft IIS 6 Web Server
Thursday March 30, 2017 @08:48AM Will VPNs Protect Your Privacy? It's Complicated
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @01:17PM Activist Starts a Campaign To Buy and Publish Browsing Histories of Politicians Who Passed Anti-Privacy Law
Monday March 27, 2017 @11:01AM Microsoft Yanks Docs.com Search After Complaints of Exposed Sensitive Files
Sunday March 26, 2017 @03:50PM WhatsApp-Facebook Privacy U-Turn Now Being Probed by EU Data Watchdog
Saturday March 25, 2017 @04:24PM Comcast Launches New 24/7 Workplace Surveillance Service
Saturday March 25, 2017 @03:13PM 'Why The US Senate's Vote To Throw Out ISP Privacy Laws Isn't All Bad'
Saturday March 25, 2017 @02:46PM Anti-Virus Vendors Scramble To Patch Hijacking Exploit Involving Microsoft Tool
Friday March 24, 2017 @10:06AM Some Of Hacker Group's Claims Of Having Access To 250M iCloud Accounts Aren't False
Thursday March 23, 2017 @11:47AM WikiLeaks' New Dump Shows How The CIA Allegedly Hacked Macs and iPhones Almost a Decade Ago
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @12:24PM Twitter Suspended Hundreds of Thousands of Accounts Amid 'Violent Extremism'
Monday March 20, 2017 @03:15PM Hundreds of Cisco Switches Vulnerable To Flaw Found in WikiLeaks Files
Friday March 17, 2017 @08:22PM Ask Slashdot: How Would You Implement Site-Wide File Encryption?
Friday March 17, 2017 @12:15PM Google's Allo App Can Reveal To Your Friends What You've Searched
Thursday March 16, 2017 @01:45PM Buying a Samsung TV Online Could Jeopardize Your Data
Thursday March 16, 2017 @01:39PM Judge Rejects Google Deal Over Email Scanning
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @01:22PM Millions of Records Leaked From Huge US Corporate Database
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @11:04AM Many Smartphone Owners Don't Take Steps To Secure Their Devices
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @03:54PM It's Possible To Hack a Smartphone With Sound Waves, Researchers Show
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @02:36PM Facebook Admits Flaw in Image Moderation After BBC Report
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @02:16PM Germany Plans To Fine Social Media Sites Over Hate Speech
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @10:23AM FBI Says It Can't Release iPhone Hacking Tool Because It Might Still Be Useful
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @08:41AM Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft Are Helping Google Fight an Order To Hand Over Foreign Emails
Monday March 13, 2017 @02:40PM The Most Striking Thing About the WikiLeaks CIA Data Dump Is How Little Most People Cared
Monday March 13, 2017 @01:08AM What The CIA WikiLeaks Dump Tells Us: Encryption Works
Monday March 13, 2017 @12:33AM Tim Berners-Lee Warns About the Web's Three Biggest Threats
Sunday March 12, 2017 @03:32PM Notepad++ Update Fixes 'CIA Hacking' Issue
Saturday March 11, 2017 @11:58PM How The FBI Used Geek Squad To Increase Secret Public Surveillance
Saturday March 11, 2017 @12:58PM New 'USG' Firewalls Protect USB Drives From Malicious Attacks
Thursday March 09, 2017 @11:53AM How Wiretaps Actually Work
Thursday March 09, 2017 @10:38AM China Expresses Concern at Revelations in Wikileaks Dump of Hacked CIA Data
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @01:59PM Federal Criminal Probe Being Opened Into WikiLeaks' Publication of CIA Documents
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @10:10AM Hey CIA, You Held On To Security Flaw Information -- But Now It's Out. That's Not How It Should Work
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @10:40AM WikiLeaks Reveals CIA's Secret Hacking Tools and Spy Operations
Monday March 06, 2017 @02:38PM Huge Database Leak Reveals 1.37 Billion Email Addresses and Exposes Illegal Spam Operation
Monday March 06, 2017 @10:31AM Exploit that Caused iPhones To Repeatedly Dial 911 Reveals Grave Cybersecurity Threat, Say Experts
Sunday March 05, 2017 @07:45PM FBI Dismisses Child Porn Case Rather Than Reveal Their Tor Browser Exploit
Sunday March 05, 2017 @01:07AM Local Police Departments Are Building Their Own DNA Databases
Thursday March 02, 2017 @03:30PM AI Scientists Gather to Plot Doomsday Scenarios
Monday February 27, 2017 @01:39AM Questioning The Privacy Policies Of Data-Collecting Cars
Monday February 27, 2017 @01:04AM Ask Slashdot: Would You Use A Cellphone With A Kill Code?
Friday February 24, 2017 @10:20PM Are Your Slack Conversations Really Private and Secure?
Thursday February 23, 2017 @03:12PM Amazon Argues That Alexa Is Protected By the First Amendment in a Murder Trial
Thursday February 23, 2017 @01:30PM Google Has Demonstrated a Successful Practical Attack Against SHA-1
Thursday February 23, 2017 @11:04AM 'Social Media Needs A Travel Mode'
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @01:03PM GE, Intel, and AT&T Are Putting Cameras and Sensors All Over San Diego
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @01:59PM GlobalSign Supports Billions of Device Identities In an Effort To Secure the IoT
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @01:38PM EU Privacy Watchdogs Say Windows 10 Settings Still Raise Concerns
Sunday February 19, 2017 @09:18AM Krebs: 'Men Who Sent SWAT Team, Heroin to My Home Sentenced'
Sunday February 19, 2017 @02:30AM Used Cars Can Still Be Controlled By Their Previous Owners' Apps
Saturday February 18, 2017 @04:13PM Should International Travelers Leave Their Phones At Home?
Saturday February 18, 2017 @03:33PM RSA Conference Attendees Get Hacked
Saturday February 18, 2017 @01:43PM German Government Tells Parents: Destroy This WiFi-Connected Doll
Saturday February 18, 2017 @01:26PM German Government Tells Parents: Destroy This WiFi-Connected Doll
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @04:14PM Yahoo Notifying Users of Malicious Account Activity as Verizon Deal Progresses
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @06:56AM IT Decisions Makers and Executives Don't Agree On Cyber Security Responsibility
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @01:56PM Microsoft Calls For 'Digital Geneva Convention'
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @09:49AM Story Of a Country Which Has Built a Centralized Biometrics Database Of 1.1B People But Appears To Be Mishandling It Now
Monday February 13, 2017 @12:04PM Encrypted Email Is Still a Pain in 2017
Sunday February 12, 2017 @10:48PM US-Born NASA Scientist Detained At The Border Until He Unlocked His Phone
Sunday February 12, 2017 @08:39PM Face Recognition + Mandatory Police Body Cameras = Mass Surveillance?
Sunday February 12, 2017 @02:56PM Three Privacy Groups Challenge The FBI's Malware-Obtained Evidence
Saturday February 11, 2017 @05:51PM Mission Possible: Self-Destructing Phones Are Now a Reality
Saturday February 11, 2017 @03:01AM Spammer Faces Decades In Prison For Sending More Than 1 Million Spam Emails
Friday February 10, 2017 @03:43PM Google Might Be Gearing Up To Remove Millions of Play Store Apps Next Month
Friday February 10, 2017 @03:01PM Microsoft Allowed To Sue US Government Over Email Surveillance
Thursday February 09, 2017 @10:46AM NSA Contractor Indicted Over Mammoth Theft of Classified Data
Thursday February 09, 2017 @09:36AM This Blog Is Republishing All the Animal Welfare Records the USDA Deleted
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @11:09AM US Visitors May Have to Hand Over Social Media Passwords: DHS
Monday February 06, 2017 @02:35PM Vizio Settles With FTC, Will Pay $2.2 Million and Delete User Data
Monday February 06, 2017 @10:25AM Chrome 56 Quietly Added Bluetooth Snitch API
Saturday February 04, 2017 @05:33PM Privacy-Centric Linux Distro Tails 3.0 Will Drop 32-Bit Processor Support
Thursday February 02, 2017 @05:57PM Windows DRM-Protected Files Used to Decloak Tor Browser Users
Sunday January 29, 2017 @06:45PM The US Border Patrol Is Checking Detainees' Facebook Profiles
Sunday January 29, 2017 @02:20PM 'Here's Where Google Hid Chrome's SSL Certificate Information'
Sunday January 29, 2017 @12:39AM Trump's Executive Order Eliminates Privacy Act Protections For Foreigners
Saturday January 28, 2017 @12:23AM Canadian Police Identify Suspect From Remotely-Accessed Stolen Laptop
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @04:30PM UK 'Pirates' Get 20-Day Grace Period After Each Warning
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @09:17AM Viruses, Spyware Found in 'Alarming' Number of Android VPN Apps
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @03:21PM Court Denies US Government Appeal in Microsoft's Overseas Email Case
Monday January 23, 2017 @02:25PM China Cracks Down On International VPN Usage
Monday January 23, 2017 @10:58AM More People Than Ever Are Using DuckDuckGo; Site Says It Observed 14M Searches in One Day This Month
Sunday January 22, 2017 @05:40PM Database Attacks Spread To CouchDB, Hadoop, and ElasticSearch Servers
Saturday January 21, 2017 @04:11PM Geek Avenges Stolen Laptop By Remotely Accessing Thief's Facebook Account
Thursday January 19, 2017 @02:43PM Microsoft is Bringing Cortana To Android Lock Screen
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @01:47AM Windows 10 Privacy Changes Appease Watchdogs, But Still No Data 'Off-Switch'
Saturday January 14, 2017 @10:52PM Hackers Corrupt Data For Cloud-Based Medical Marijuana System
Saturday January 14, 2017 @02:06AM Student Hacker Faces 10 Years in Prison For Spyware That Hit 16,000 Computers
Saturday January 14, 2017 @12:15AM Tor Onion Browser's Creator Explains Free Version For iOS
Thursday January 12, 2017 @02:24PM Fingerprinting Methods Identify Users Across Different Browsers on the Same PC
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @11:36AM Latest Adobe Acrobat Reader Update Silently Installs Chrome Extension
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @09:25AM WhatsApp, Gmail Roped Into Tougher EU Privacy Proposal
Monday January 09, 2017 @02:32PM President Obama Signs Legislation Establishing Information Control Agency
Monday January 09, 2017 @10:13AM Lawyer Rewrites Instagram's Privacy Policy So Kids and Parents Can Have a Meaningful Talk About Privacy
Monday January 09, 2017 @10:02AM IMDb Ignores New Law Banning It From Publishing Actors' Ages Online, Cites Free Speech Violations
Monday January 09, 2017 @01:21AM Browser Autofill Profiles Can Be Abused For Phishing Attacks
Sunday January 08, 2017 @02:22PM Richard Stallman Acknowledges Libreboot Is No Longer A Part of GNU
Saturday January 07, 2017 @06:34PM FBI Releases (Redacted) Documents About The San Bernardino iPhone Case
Friday January 06, 2017 @08:33AM Google Bans AdNauseam Chrome Extension, the Ad Blocker That Clicks on All Ads
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @12:22PM Ultrasound Tracking Could Be Used to Deanonymize Tor Users
Friday December 30, 2016 @10:14PM Creepy Site Claims To Reveal Torrenting Histories
Friday December 30, 2016 @09:30AM Firefox 52 Borrows One More Privacy Feature From the Tor Browser
Thursday December 29, 2016 @04:49PM Snowden Doc Shows NSA Blamed Russia For Hack of Murdered Journalist
Thursday December 29, 2016 @10:12AM Singapore Will Add Iris Scans As Identifier For Citizens And Permanent Residents Starting January 1
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @10:09AM Turkey Says It's Investigating 10,000 Social Network Users
Monday December 26, 2016 @10:53PM Sony Music Apologises To Britney Spears, Fans After Fake RIP Tweet Sent
Monday December 26, 2016 @09:09AM Uber Says App Doesn't Keep Track of Location; iOS Maps Extension to Blame
Saturday December 24, 2016 @10:10PM China 'Smart Restaurant' Uses Facial Recognition To Make Meal Suggestions
Saturday December 24, 2016 @01:32PM US Court Demands Documents On AT&T/Police Collaboration
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @04:23PM Government Requests For Facebook User Data Up 27 Percent in First Half of 2016
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @11:33AM Google Employee Sues For $3.8 Billion Over Confidentiality Policies
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @10:44AM EU's Highest Court Delivers Blow To UK Snooper's Charter