Slashdot Items Tagged "privacy"

Date / Time Story
Thursday September 29, 2016 @12:20PM WhatsApp Won't Comply With India's Order To Delete User Data
Thursday September 29, 2016 @01:17AM Comey Denies Clinton Email 'Reddit' Cover-Up
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @05:33PM US Believes Hackers Are Shielded By Russia To Hide Its Role In Cyberintrusions: WSJ
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @04:52PM Verizon Technician Is Accused of Selling Customers' Call Records and Location Data To Private Investigator
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @11:30AM Across US, Police Officers Abuse Confidential Databases
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @11:14AM Apple Logs Your iMessage Contacts - And May Share Them With Police: The Intercept
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @07:36PM FBI Investigating Possible Hack of Democratic Party Staffer Cell Phones
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @05:52PM Revealed: How One Amazon Kindle Scam Made Millions of Dollars
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @02:45PM Niantic Responds To Senate Inquiry Into Pokemon Go Privacy
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @10:09AM Facebook Told To Stop Taking Data From German WhatsApp Users
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @09:58AM Windows 10 Will Soon Run Edge In a Virtual Machine To Keep You Safe
Monday September 26, 2016 @04:15PM Japanese To Pay Utility Bills Using Bitcoin
Monday September 26, 2016 @10:52AM California Enacts Law Requiring IMDb To Remove Actor Ages On Request
Sunday September 25, 2016 @08:21AM Kentucky's Shotgun 'Drone Slayer' Gets Sued Again
Saturday September 24, 2016 @11:06AM Snapchat's 10-Second-Video Glasses Are Real And Cost $130 Bucks
Saturday September 24, 2016 @02:22AM Snapchat's 10-Second-Video Glasses Are Real And Cost $130 Bucks
Saturday September 24, 2016 @01:48AM 97% of the Top Companies Have Leaked Credentials Online
Friday September 23, 2016 @11:37PM Why the Silencing of KrebsOnSecurity Opens a Troubling Chapter For the Internet
Friday September 23, 2016 @07:40PM Hacker Who Aided ISIS Gets 20 Years In Prison
Friday September 23, 2016 @07:30PM 40 Percent of Organizations Store Admin Passwords In Word Documents, Says Survey
Friday September 23, 2016 @11:22AM Probe Of Leaked US NSA Hacking Tools Examines Operative's Mistake
Friday September 23, 2016 @11:15AM Indian Students Score a Partial Win in Facebook Privacy Dispute
Thursday September 22, 2016 @04:36PM Taiwan Asks Google To Blur Its Military Facilities In South China Sea
Thursday September 22, 2016 @04:19PM 19-Year-Old Jailbreaks iPhone 7 In 24 Hours
Thursday September 22, 2016 @04:04PM Hacker Leaks Michelle Obama's Passport
Thursday September 22, 2016 @02:19PM Cops Are Raiding Homes of Innocent People Based Only On IP Addresses
Wednesday September 21, 2016 @10:50AM Google Backs Off On Previously Announced Allo Privacy Feature
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @05:46PM College Student Got 15 Million Miles By Hacking United Airlines
Monday September 19, 2016 @07:04PM Anonymous Hacker Explains His Attack On Boston Children's Hospital
Sunday September 18, 2016 @05:33PM Robot Handcuffed and Arrested At Moscow Rally
Sunday September 18, 2016 @04:23PM Assange Agrees to US Prison If Obama Pardons Chelsea Manning
Saturday September 17, 2016 @09:13PM Woman Sues Sex Toy App For Secretly Capturing Sensitive Information
Saturday September 17, 2016 @12:34AM How The FBI Might've Opened the San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone 5c
Friday September 16, 2016 @11:38PM The World's Most Secure Home Computer Reaches Crowdfunding Goal
Friday September 16, 2016 @07:54PM Alleged Hacker Lauri Love To Be Extradited To US
Friday September 16, 2016 @05:31PM NYPD Says Talking About Its IMSI Catchers Would Make Them Vulnerable To Hacking
Friday September 16, 2016 @01:17PM AP, Vice, USA Today Sue FBI For Info On Phone Hack of San Bernardino Shooter
Friday September 16, 2016 @12:40PM Right To Be Forgotten? Web Privacy Debate in Italy After Women's Suicide
Thursday September 15, 2016 @07:28PM House Committee: Edward Snowden's Leaks Did 'Tremendous Damage'
Thursday September 15, 2016 @03:34PM FBI Agent Posing As Journalist To Deliver Malware To Suspect Was Fine, Says DOJ
Thursday September 15, 2016 @03:23PM Xiaomi Can Silently Install Any App On Your Android Phone Using A Backdoor
Thursday September 15, 2016 @02:57PM A Woman Is Suing Her Parents For Posting Embarrassing Childhood Photos To Facebook
Thursday September 15, 2016 @01:25AM FBI Director James Comey: Cover Up Your Webcam
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @08:46PM None of Your Pixelated or Blurred Information Will Stay Safe On The Internet
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @05:43PM Colin Powell's Private Email Account Has Been Hacked
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @03:13PM Google Is Offering $200K To Hack Android Phones Using Email and A Phone Number
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @10:20AM GCHQ Planning UK-Wide DNS Firewall
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @10:57PM Guccifer 2.0 Releases More DNC Documents
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @06:19PM Edward Snowden Makes 'Moral' Case For Presidential Pardon
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @05:37PM New York Fines Viacom, Mattel and Hasbro For Tracking Kids Online
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @04:37PM ClixSense Suffers Massive Data Breach, 6.6 Million Users Compromised
Monday September 12, 2016 @05:50PM ACLU Is Launching A Campaign To Convince President Obama To Pardon Edward Snowden
Monday September 12, 2016 @03:34PM Unredacted User Manuals Of Stingray Device Show How Accessible Surveillance Is
Sunday September 11, 2016 @05:27PM US Goverment Employees Targetted By New 'GovRAT' Malware
Friday September 09, 2016 @09:18PM Senator Urges Colleagues to Prevent Expansion of Government Hacking
Thursday September 08, 2016 @05:48PM Researcher Gets 20 Days In Prison For Hacking State Websites As Political Stunt
Thursday September 08, 2016 @05:09PM White House Names Retired Air Force General As First Cyber Security Chief
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @08:25PM Leaked Demo Video Shows How Government Spyware Infects a Computer
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @04:48PM Modified USB Ethernet Adapter Can Steal Windows and Mac Credentials
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @06:19PM Pokemon-Themed Umbreon Rootkit Targets Linux Systems On ARM and x86
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @05:23PM New Snowden Leaks Reveal More About NSA Satellite Eavesdropping
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @05:04PM Yelp Launches Public Bug Bounty Program
Monday September 05, 2016 @06:42PM US Investigating Potential Covert Russian Plan To Disrupt November Elections
Sunday September 04, 2016 @11:43PM Whither Tor? Building the Next Generation of Anonymity Tools
Sunday September 04, 2016 @09:40PM NSO Has Been Selling a Smartphone-Surveilling Malware For Six Years
Sunday September 04, 2016 @05:12AM FTC Warns Consumers: Don't Sync To Your Rental Car!
Sunday September 04, 2016 @02:14AM Google, Apple, Mozilla, and the EFF Support Microsoft's Fight Against Gag Orders
Sunday September 04, 2016 @12:55AM Richard Stallman: Online Publishers Should Let Readers Pay Anonymously
Friday September 02, 2016 @05:13PM Clinton's First Email Server Was a Power Mac Tower
Friday September 02, 2016 @04:14PM Police Seize Two 'Perfect Privacy' VPN Servers
Friday September 02, 2016 @03:42PM Google Chrome Begins Warns Users About Insecure Pages
Friday September 02, 2016 @02:54PM FBI Releases Hillary Clinton Email Report
Friday September 02, 2016 @02:51PM FBI Releases Hillary Clinton Email Report
Friday September 02, 2016 @12:40AM Lawsuit Accuses Warriors' Mobile App of Eavesdropping On Fans -- Even When Not In Use
Friday September 02, 2016 @12:06AM The Unsettling Relationship Between Russia and Wikileaks
Thursday September 01, 2016 @04:49PM New Cloud Attack Takes Full Control of Virtual Machines With Little Effort
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @08:49PM Staff Breach At OneLogin Exposes Password Storage Feature
Tuesday August 30, 2016 @04:53PM Google Login Bug Allows Credential Theft
Tuesday August 30, 2016 @04:15PM FBI Director Says Prolific Default Encryption Hurting Government Spying Efforts
Monday August 29, 2016 @10:23AM Opera Sync Users May Have Been Compromised In Server Breach
Sunday August 28, 2016 @08:31PM How Security Experts Are Protecting Their Own Data
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