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Slashdot Items Tagged "privacy"

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Monday January 26, 2015 @07:59AM Omand Warns of "Ethically Worse" Spying If Unbreakable Encryption Is Allowed
Sunday January 25, 2015 @11:28PM Google Handed To FBI 3 Wikileaks Staffers' Emails, Digital Data
Sunday January 25, 2015 @06:35PM Ed Felten: California Must Lead On Cybersecurity
Saturday January 24, 2015 @12:25AM China Cuts Off Some VPNs
Friday January 23, 2015 @10:57AM Data Encryption On The Rise On The Cloud And Mobile
Thursday January 22, 2015 @09:02PM Apple Agrees To Chinese Security Audits of Its Products
Thursday January 22, 2015 @06:33PM Dish Network Violated Do-Not-Call 57 Million Times
Wednesday January 21, 2015 @08:54PM Calls For European ISPs To Filter Content Could Be Illegal
Wednesday January 21, 2015 @01:15PM New Flash Zero Day Found in Angler Exploit Kit
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @12:46PM Police Nation-Wide Use Wall-Penetrating Radars To Peer Into Homes
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @10:59AM FBI Seeks to Legally Hack You If You're Connected to TOR or a VPN
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @10:58AM The Most Popular Passwords Are Still "123456" and "password"
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @10:40AM FBI Seeks To Legally Hack You If You're Connected To TOR Or a VPN
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @09:51AM Moscow To Track Cell-phone Users In 2015 For Traffic Analysis
Monday January 19, 2015 @03:19PM Researchers Use Siri to Steal Data From iPhones
Monday January 19, 2015 @11:25AM GCHQ intercepted emails from The New York Times, Reuters, BBC, and others
Monday January 19, 2015 @11:03AM Chinese government hacks Microsoft's Outlook service
Sunday January 18, 2015 @12:57AM Being Pestered By Drones? Buy a Drone-Hunting Drone
Sunday January 18, 2015 @12:57AM Feds Operated Yet Another Secret Metadata Database Until 2013
Saturday January 17, 2015 @04:56PM Obama: Gov't Shouldn't Be Hampered By Encrypted Communications
Friday January 16, 2015 @10:06PM Micromax Remotely Installing Unwanted Apps and Showing Ads
Friday January 16, 2015 @09:42PM Spanish Judge Cites Use of Secure Email As a Potential Terrorist Indicator
Thursday January 15, 2015 @03:05PM Ad Company Using Verizon Tracking Header To Recreate Deleted Cookies
Thursday January 15, 2015 @02:07PM Your High School Wants You To Install Snapchat
Wednesday January 14, 2015 @09:14PM Washington DC's Public Library Will Teach People How To Avoid the NSA
Monday January 12, 2015 @12:59PM FBI Access To NSA Surveillance Data Expands In Recent Years
Monday January 12, 2015 @09:18AM 'Silk Road Reloaded' Launches On a Network More Secret Than Tor
Sunday January 11, 2015 @10:06PM Chicago E-Learning Scheme Embraces Virtual Badges For Public Schoolers
Friday January 09, 2015 @12:48PM Glitch In OS X Search Can Expose Private Details of Apple Mail Users
Friday January 09, 2015 @08:41AM Netflix Denies There Was a Policy Change With VPNs
Friday January 09, 2015 @08:20AM EFF: Apple's Dev Agreement Means No EFF Mobile App For iOS
Friday January 09, 2015 @08:02AM HTTP/2 - the IETF Is Phoning It In
Thursday January 08, 2015 @07:41PM MI5 Chief Seeks New Powers After Paris Magazine Attack
Wednesday January 07, 2015 @12:16PM CES 2015: FTC Head Warns About Data Grabbed By Smart Gadgets
Tuesday January 06, 2015 @12:35PM FBI Says Search Warrants Not Needed To Use "Stingrays" In Public Places
Saturday January 03, 2015 @01:18PM Why Aren't We Using SSH For Everything?
Friday January 02, 2015 @12:19PM New App Detects Government Stingray Cell Phone Trackers
Friday January 02, 2015 @12:01PM Unofficial WhatsApp Library Gets End To End Encryption Before Official Clients
Thursday January 01, 2015 @02:27PM When FISA Court Rejects a Surveillance Request, the FBI Issues a NSL Instead
Wednesday December 31, 2014 @03:40PM WikiLeaks Claims Employee's Google Mail, Metadata Seized By US Government
Tuesday December 30, 2014 @03:24PM Slashdot Asks: The Beanies Return; Who Deserves Recognition for 2014?
Tuesday December 30, 2014 @02:46PM NVIDIA Breached
Monday December 29, 2014 @04:21PM The NSA Uses the Same Chat Protocol As Hackers
Monday December 29, 2014 @12:59PM 2015 Could Be the Year of the Hospital Hack
Monday December 29, 2014 @12:49PM Kim Dotcom's Mega Again Announces Encrypted Browser-Based Chat Service
Sunday December 28, 2014 @07:36PM Snowden Documents Show How Well NSA Codebreakers Can Pry
Sunday December 28, 2014 @01:01PM Dealing with companies with particularly poor SSL practices
Sunday December 28, 2014 @09:49AM Finn Linked To Lizard Squad Christmas Attack
Saturday December 27, 2014 @02:16PM 13,000 Passwords, Usernames Leaked For Major Commerce, Porn Sites
Friday December 26, 2014 @10:53PM Romanian Cybersecurity Law Will Allow Warrantless Access To Data
Thursday December 25, 2014 @10:04PM Federal Judge: Facebook Must Face Suit For Scanning Messages
Thursday December 25, 2014 @11:39AM Boeing and BlackBerry Making a Self-Destructing Phone
Thursday December 25, 2014 @10:49AM How Target's Mobile App Uses Location Tech To Track You
Monday December 22, 2014 @09:02AM Tor Warns of Possible Disruption of Network Through Server Seizures
Saturday December 20, 2014 @12:35AM Tor Network May Be Attacked, Says Project Leader
Friday December 19, 2014 @09:23PM TOR network may be attacked
Friday December 19, 2014 @09:21PM Staples: Breach May Have Affected 1.16 Million Customers' Cards
Thursday December 18, 2014 @08:36AM Councilmen Introduce Bills Strongly Regulating UAV Use in NYC
Thursday December 18, 2014 @12:54AM RFID-Blocking Blazer and Jeans Could Stop Wireless Identity Theft
Tuesday December 16, 2014 @12:11PM Microsoft Gets Industry Support Against US Search Of Data In Ireland
Tuesday December 16, 2014 @10:22AM Federal Court Nixes Weeks of Warrantless Video Surveillance
Monday December 15, 2014 @10:08AM Govt Docs Reveal Canadian Telcos Promise Surveillance Ready Networks
Monday December 15, 2014 @07:43AM Eric Schmidt: To Avoid NSA Spying, Keep Your Data In Google's Services
Sunday December 14, 2014 @02:43PM How Identifiable Are You On the Web?
Thursday December 11, 2014 @05:33PM Bank Security Software EULA Allows Spying On Users
Thursday December 11, 2014 @05:22PM How Your In-Store Shopping Affects the Ads You See On Facebook
Thursday December 11, 2014 @04:28PM Congress Passes Bill Allowing Warrantless Forfeiture of Private Communications
Thursday December 11, 2014 @12:42PM Canadian Supreme Court Rules In Favor of Warrantless Cellphone Searches
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @08:47AM AdNauseam Browser Extension Quietly Clicks On Blocked Ads
Monday December 08, 2014 @03:27PM The Rise of the Global Surveillance Profiteers
Monday December 08, 2014 @03:16PM FISA Court Extends Section 215 Bulk Surveillance For 90 Days
Sunday December 07, 2014 @09:16AM Canadian Agency Drops Cases Rather Than Deal With New Requirements For ISP Info
Friday December 05, 2014 @09:21PM GCHQ Does Not Breach Human Rights, Judges Rule
Thursday December 04, 2014 @06:49PM FTC: Online Billing Service Deceptively Collected Medical Records
Thursday December 04, 2014 @01:23PM How the NSA Is Spying On Everyone: More Revelations
Thursday December 04, 2014 @10:13AM The Cost of the "S" In HTTPS
Thursday December 04, 2014 @08:40AM BlackBerry Clears Hurdle For Voice Crypto Acquisition
Tuesday December 02, 2014 @12:35PM 18th Century Law Dredged Up To Force Decryption of Devices
Sunday November 30, 2014 @10:54PM Probe Into NSA Activity Reveals Germany Spying On Germans
Thursday November 27, 2014 @09:51AM Uber's Android App Caught Reporting Data Back Without Permission
Wednesday November 26, 2014 @04:21PM Bitcoin Is Not Anonymous After All
Wednesday November 26, 2014 @12:57PM Clarificiation on the IP Address Security in Dropbox Case
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @01:09PM Revisiting Open Source Social Networking Alternatives
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @05:42AM Slack Now Letting Employers Tap Workers' Private Chats
Monday November 24, 2014 @03:01PM DHS Set To Destroy "Einstein" Surveillance Records
Monday November 24, 2014 @12:29PM Married Woman Claims Facebook Info Sharing Created Dating Profile For Her
Sunday November 23, 2014 @01:08AM Judge Unseals 500+ Stingray Records
Friday November 21, 2014 @12:10AM Amnesty International Releases Tool To Combat Government Spyware
Thursday November 20, 2014 @07:16PM Greenwald Advises Market-Based Solution To Mass Surveillance
Thursday November 20, 2014 @09:21AM WhatsApp To Offer End-to-End Encryption
Monday November 17, 2014 @02:42PM Tor Eyes Crowdfunding Campaign To Upgrade Its Hidden Services
Sunday November 16, 2014 @11:31AM AT&T stopps using 'super cookies' to track cellphone data
Saturday November 15, 2014 @05:31PM AT&T Stops Using 'Super Cookies' To Track Cellphone Data
Friday November 14, 2014 @02:10PM Mozilla Updates Firefox With Forget Button, DuckDuckGo Search, and Ads
Friday November 14, 2014 @01:51PM 81% of Tor Users Can Be De-anonymized By Analysing Router Information
Friday November 14, 2014 @01:35PM 81% of Tor users can be de-anonymized by analysing router information
Thursday November 13, 2014 @10:56PM Department of Justice Harvests Cell Phone Data Using Planes
Thursday November 13, 2014 @08:57AM Carmakers Promise Not To Abuse Drivers' Privacy
Wednesday November 12, 2014 @10:41PM Senate May Vote On NSA Reform As Soon As Next Week
Wednesday November 12, 2014 @07:30PM European Parliament Considers Sharing Passenger Information By Default
Wednesday November 12, 2014 @01:06PM Hacker Builds a Dark Net Version of the FBI Tip Form
Wednesday November 12, 2014 @01:01PM How Baidu Tracked the Largest Seasonal Migration of People On Earth
Monday November 10, 2014 @07:12PM Canadian Police Recommend Ending Anonymity On the Internet
Monday November 10, 2014 @05:11PM US Postal Service Hacked, 500k+ Employees and Public Data Breached
Monday November 10, 2014 @09:11AM Interviews: Ask Executive Director Andrew Lewman About Tor and Privacy
Sunday November 09, 2014 @02:13PM Berlin's Digital Exiles: Where Tech Activists Go To Escape the NSA
Sunday November 09, 2014 @09:16AM Washington Dancers Sue To Prevent Identity Disclosure
Sunday November 09, 2014 @08:07AM Judge Says Public Has a Right To Know About FBI's Facial Recognition Database
Friday November 07, 2014 @09:42PM Dealer-Installed GPS Tracker Leads To Kidnapper's Arrest in Maryland
Friday November 07, 2014 @06:47PM More Tor .Onion Sites May Get Digital Certificates Soon
Thursday November 06, 2014 @11:24PM British Spies Are Free To Target Lawyers and Journalists
Thursday November 06, 2014 @05:56PM EFF Hints At Lawsuit Against Verizon For Its Stealth Cookies
Wednesday November 05, 2014 @11:35PM Terrorists Used False DMCA Claims To Get Personal Data of Anti-Islamic Youtuber
Monday November 03, 2014 @12:20PM Adobe's Digital Editions Collecting Less Data, Says EFF
Monday November 03, 2014 @09:26AM Australian Courts Will Be Able To See Your Browsing History
Friday October 31, 2014 @06:52PM Boo! The House Majority PAC Is Watching You
Friday October 31, 2014 @07:02AM Swedish Regulator Orders Last "Hold-Out" ISP To Retain Customer Data
Thursday October 30, 2014 @11:58PM Australian Gov't Tries To Force Telcos To Store User Metadata For 2 Years
Thursday October 30, 2014 @11:29PM Signed-In Maps Mean More Location Data For Google
Thursday October 30, 2014 @04:56PM Charity Promotes Covert Surveillance App For Suicide Prevention
Thursday October 30, 2014 @10:31AM Hacking Team Manuals: Sobering Reminder That Privacy is Elusive
Wednesday October 29, 2014 @09:29PM Secret Policy Allows GCHQ Bulk Access To NSA Data
Tuesday October 28, 2014 @08:00PM US Post Office Increases Secret Tracking of Mail
Tuesday October 28, 2014 @12:46PM Can Ello Legally Promise To Remain Ad-Free?
Monday October 27, 2014 @02:18PM Ex-CBS Reporter Claims Government Agency Bugged Her Computer
Thursday October 23, 2014 @09:47PM Assange: Google Is Not What It Seems
Thursday October 23, 2014 @01:12PM We Need Distributed Social Networks More Than Ello
Thursday October 23, 2014 @11:26AM Austin Airport Tracks Cell Phones To Measure Security Line Wait
Thursday October 23, 2014 @10:00AM Ello Formally Promises To Remain Ad-Free, Raises $5.5M
Tuesday October 21, 2014 @08:22AM Speed Cameras In Chicago Earn $50M Less Than Expected
Monday October 20, 2014 @01:22PM 'Endrun' Networks: Help In Danger Zones
Sunday October 19, 2014 @07:03PM If You're Connected, Apple Collects Your Data
Saturday October 18, 2014 @01:02PM Snapchat Will Introduce Ads, Attempt To Keep Them Other Than Creepy
Saturday October 18, 2014 @12:51PM Florida Supreme Court: Police Can't Grab Cell Tower Data Without a Warrant
Saturday October 18, 2014 @12:09AM Facebook 'Safety Check' Lets Friends Know You're OK After a Major Disaster
Friday October 17, 2014 @05:43PM How Whisper Tracks Users Who Don't Share Their Location
Friday October 17, 2014 @11:15AM An Air Traffic Control System For Drones
Thursday October 16, 2014 @10:52PM FBI Director Continues His Campaign Against Encryption
Thursday October 16, 2014 @09:24PM The Guardian Reveals That Whisper App Tracks "Anonymous" Users
Wednesday October 15, 2014 @05:56PM Anonabox Accused of Lying About Its Product Being Open-Source On Kickstarter
Tuesday October 14, 2014 @08:46AM Dropbox Wasn't Hacked, Says Leaked Credentials Are From Unrelated Services
Monday October 13, 2014 @04:37PM Google Rejects 58% of "Right To Be Forgotten" Requests
Monday October 13, 2014 @09:11AM The Correct Response To Photo Hack Victim-Blamers
Sunday October 12, 2014 @07:52AM Snowden's Tough Advice For Guarding Privacy
Saturday October 11, 2014 @06:53PM More Details On The 3rd-Party Apps That Led to Snapchat Leaks
Friday October 10, 2014 @07:05PM Kmart Says Its Payment System Was Hacked
Thursday October 09, 2014 @05:18PM National Security Letter Issuance Likely Headed To Supreme Court
Wednesday October 08, 2014 @12:26PM Gmail Security Is a Problem For Tor Users In Repressive Countries
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @09:59AM Encryption and the Right to Privacy
Monday October 06, 2014 @06:49AM Dubai Police To Use Google Glass For Facial Recognition
Sunday October 05, 2014 @11:27AM Test Version Windows 10 Includes Keylogger
Thursday October 02, 2014 @05:09PM Google Threatened With $100M Lawsuit Over Nude Celebrity Photos
Wednesday October 01, 2014 @11:39PM Obama Administration Argues For Backdoors In Personal Electronics
Wednesday October 01, 2014 @04:41PM Leaked Docs Reveal List of 30 Countries Hacked On Orders of FBI Informant Sabu
Tuesday September 30, 2014 @02:58PM Microsoft's Asimov System To Monitor Users' Machines In Real Time
Tuesday September 30, 2014 @11:06AM Interview With Facebook's Head of Open Source
Monday September 29, 2014 @12:49PM Medical Records Worth More To Hackers Than Credit Cards
Monday September 29, 2014 @08:59AM Facebook's Atlas: the Platform For Advertisers To Track Your Movements
Sunday September 28, 2014 @02:15PM EU Gives Google Privacy Policy Suggestions About Data Protection
Friday September 26, 2014 @06:08AM FBI Chief: Apple, Google Phone Encryption Perilous
Thursday September 25, 2014 @01:46PM Drones Reveal Widespread Tax Evasion In Argentina
Thursday September 25, 2014 @09:16AM Ask Slashdot: How To Keep Students' Passwords Secure?
Thursday September 25, 2014 @01:11AM Shadowy Tech Brokers Deliver Data To the NSA
Wednesday September 24, 2014 @10:18PM Banks Report Credit Card Breach At Home Depot
Wednesday September 24, 2014 @08:56PM Where Whistleblowers End Up Working
Wednesday September 24, 2014 @05:41PM Australian Senate Introduces Laws To Allow Total Internet Surveillance
Wednesday September 24, 2014 @11:58AM Stanford Promises Not To Use Google Money For Privacy Research
Monday September 22, 2014 @01:51PM Before Using StingRays, Police Must Sign NDA With FBI
Sunday September 21, 2014 @11:59AM Wired Profiles John Brooks, the Programmer Behind Ricochet
Saturday September 20, 2014 @09:18PM Emails Cast Unflattering Light On Internal Politics of Healthcare.gov Rollout
Saturday September 20, 2014 @01:41PM Proposed Law Would Limit US Search Warrants For Data Stored Abroad
Friday September 19, 2014 @07:58AM Once Vehicles Are Connected To the Internet of Things, Who Guards Your Privacy?
Thursday September 18, 2014 @05:16PM Apple's "Warrant Canary" Has Died
Thursday September 18, 2014 @04:27PM Next Android To Enable Local Encryption By Default Too, Says Google
Thursday September 18, 2014 @11:47AM Apple Will No Longer Unlock Most iPhones, iPads For Police
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @06:13PM FBI Completes New Face Recognition System
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @10:58AM Tim Cook Says Apple Can't Read Users' Emails, That iCloud Wasn't Hacked
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @09:34AM Quickflix Wants Netflix To Drop Australian VPN Users
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @08:16AM Treasure Map: NSA, GCHQ Work On Real-Time "Google Earth" Internet Observation
Monday September 15, 2014 @03:32PM NSW Police Named as FinFisher Spyware Users
Monday September 15, 2014 @01:38PM Comcast Allegedly Asking Customers to Stop Using Tor
Sunday September 14, 2014 @07:59PM New Details About NSA's Exhaustive Search of Edward Snowden's Emails
Sunday September 14, 2014 @02:00PM Navy Guilty of Illegally Broad Online Searches: Child Porn Conviction Overturned
Saturday September 13, 2014 @11:50AM Justice Sotomayor Warns Against Tech-Enabled "Orwellian" World
Friday September 12, 2014 @07:28AM Turning the Tables On "Phone Tech Support" Scammers
Thursday September 11, 2014 @06:40PM U.S. Threatened Massive Fine To Force Yahoo To Release Data
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @10:55AM Paypal Jumps Into Bitcoin With Both Feet
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @07:13AM Private Police Intelligence Network Shares Data and Targets Cash
Monday September 08, 2014 @09:33AM Feds Say NSA "Bogeyman" Did Not Find Silk Road's Servers
Sunday September 07, 2014 @12:40PM Responding to Celeb Photo Leaks, Reddit Scotches "Fappening" Subreddit
Sunday September 07, 2014 @10:59AM Stallman Does Slides -- and Brevity -- For TEDx
Friday September 05, 2014 @05:23PM NYPD Starts Body Camera Pilot Program
Friday September 05, 2014 @05:15PM Should Cyborgs Have the Same Privacy Rights As Humans?
Thursday September 04, 2014 @05:10PM Hackers Break Into HealthCare.gov
Thursday September 04, 2014 @02:35PM Privacy Vulnerabilities In Coursera, Including Exposed Student Email Addresses
Thursday September 04, 2014 @07:18AM Verizon Pays $7.4 Million To Settle FCC Privacy Investigation
Thursday September 04, 2014 @06:58AM New Usage-Based Insurance Software Can Track Drivers Using Smartphones
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @07:22AM Reported iCloud Hack Leaks Hundreds of Private Celebrity Photos
Thursday August 28, 2014 @04:58PM The Executive Order That Led To Mass Spying, As Told By NSA Alumni
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @01:45PM DoxBox: Open-Source disk encryption for Windows

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