Slashdot Items Tagged "privacy"

Date / Time Story
Sunday June 11, 2017 @03:22PM French Police Seize Two Tor Relays in WannaCry Investigation
Friday June 09, 2017 @06:13PM Researcher Wants to Protect Whistleblowers Against Hidden Printer Dots
Thursday June 01, 2017 @11:10AM German Scientists Can Photograph Inside Of Buildings In 3D Using Wifi Signals
Sunday May 21, 2017 @05:04PM Facebook guidelines leaked: child, animal abuse, self-harm all okay
Thursday April 20, 2017 @05:37PM Ambient Light Sensors Can Be Used to Steal Browser Data
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @09:25AM Web Inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee Slams UK and US Internet Plans
Thursday February 02, 2017 @05:57PM Windows DRM-Protected Files Used to Decloak Tor Browser Users
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
Monday January 09, 2017 @02:32PM President Obama Signs Legislation Establishing Information Control Agency
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
Monday December 12, 2016 @07:04AM First Version of Sandboxed Tor Browser Available
Sunday November 13, 2016 @06:31PM Smartphone WiFi Signals Can Leak Your Keystrokes and Passwords
Thursday October 27, 2016 @10:18PM How Google Almost Killed ProtonMail
Monday October 03, 2016 @07:13PM CloudFlare Working On New System That Removes CAPTCHAs For Tor Users
Sunday August 21, 2016 @07:52PM Group Wants to Shut Down Tor for a Day on September 1
Sunday August 07, 2016 @09:29PM 32 States Offer Online Voting, But Experts Warn It Isn't Secure
Sunday July 31, 2016 @09:22PM New York DA Wants Apple, Google To Roll Back Encryption
Saturday July 30, 2016 @09:24AM .onion Debian services now available
Sunday June 26, 2016 @04:50AM How to Phone Home with Somebody Else's Phone
Saturday June 04, 2016 @06:07PM New Attack Extracts Cryptographic Keys From a Computer's Emanated Sounds
Wednesday May 25, 2016 @07:07PM Tor to Use Never-Before-Seen Distributed RNG to Generate Better Random Numbers
Thursday May 19, 2016 @06:14PM If You Clicked Anything Online, Google Probably Knows About It
Thursday May 12, 2016 @05:38PM Wire Drops Lawsuit Alleging Extortion from Signal Co-Founder
Wednesday April 27, 2016 @08:35PM American Samoa Domain Registry Was Exposing Client Data Since the mid-1990s
Saturday April 23, 2016 @06:36AM Blocking Ad-Blockers May Be Illegal in the EU Thanks to the Cookie Law
Friday April 22, 2016 @02:43AM Dutch Police Seize Servers of Mobile Network Providing PGP-Encrypted Comms
Wednesday April 20, 2016 @07:59PM Changes Are Coming to the EU's Cookie Directive, But It's Not Going Away
Wednesday April 20, 2016 @10:37AM Stephen Fry Urges Young To Flee 'Dystopian' Social Networks
Tuesday April 05, 2016 @05:37PM Android Children App Lets Strangers Send Images and Videos to Your Kids
Monday April 04, 2016 @10:37PM Toyota Teams With Microsoft On Connected Cars
Monday April 04, 2016 @01:30PM Chrome Extension Caught Hijacking Users' Browsers
Tuesday March 29, 2016 @07:17AM Chinese QQ Browser Caught Sending User Data to Its Servers
Friday March 25, 2016 @12:57PM Have a Political Bumper Sticker? The FBI Might Be Snapping Photos of You
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @08:39PM Google Opens Access To Its Speech Recognition API, Going Head To Head With Nuance
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @08:18PM UK Man Faces Prison For Circumventing UK's Pirate Site Blockade
Monday March 21, 2016 @09:26AM iMessage Bug Allows Attackers to Decrypt Photos and Videos
Sunday March 20, 2016 @11:51AM Snowden: What Happened In 2013 Couldn't Have Happened Without Free Software
Friday March 18, 2016 @10:13PM FTC Warns Android App Developers About Use of Audio-Tracking Code
Friday March 18, 2016 @09:16AM Gov't Accidentally Publishes Target of Lavabit Probe: It's Snowden
Thursday March 17, 2016 @09:36AM McAfee Uses Web Beacons That Can Be Used To Track Users, Serve Advertising
Thursday March 17, 2016 @12:17AM Algorithm Deduces Drunk Tweets From Geolocation, Behavioral Data
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @11:56PM American Express Warns Customers About Breach -- From 2013
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @05:48PM Apple Files Final Response In San Bernardino iPhone Case
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @10:55AM Malvertising Campaign Hits MSN, NY Times, BBC, AOL
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @09:40AM Security Firms Say Chinese Hackers Behind US Ransomware Attacks
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @09:32AM India Scans a Billion Irises In Interest of National Security
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @07:00PM DOJ Threatens To Seize iOS Source Code
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @09:01AM Verizon To Pay $1.35 Million Fine To Settle US Privacy Probe
Monday March 14, 2016 @12:56PM Google, Facebook, WhatsApp and Others To Beef Up Encryption
Sunday March 13, 2016 @10:17PM US Says North Korean Submarine Missing
Saturday March 12, 2016 @01:29PM Wi-Fi Hotspot Blocking Persists Despite FCC Crackdown
Friday March 11, 2016 @11:03PM Qubes OS 3.1 Has Been Released
Friday March 11, 2016 @03:12PM Apple Might Be Forced to Hand Over iOS Source Code to the FBI
Thursday March 10, 2016 @10:26PM Apple Announces 'Let Us Loop You In' Event For March 21st
Thursday March 10, 2016 @09:06PM Federal Judge Admits Existence Of NSA's PRISM Program
Thursday March 10, 2016 @02:02PM Bank of England Looks Into 'Centralized' Bitcoin Alternative, RSCoin
Thursday March 10, 2016 @01:03PM FBI Quietly Changes Its Privacy Rules For Accessing NSA Data On Americans
Thursday March 10, 2016 @10:40AM In Brazil, Police Overstep Court Order To Sieze Former President's Email
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @11:34PM Microsoft To Court: Make Comcast Give Us Windows-Pirating Subscriber's Info
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @03:40PM Pentagon Admits Deploying Spy Drones Over US, Claims All Were 'Lawful'
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @03:26PM What Airbnb's Blockchain Authentication Proposal Means For Online Privacy
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @12:02PM Home Depot Will Pay Up To $19.5 Million For Massive 2014 Data Breach
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @09:57AM Former NSA, CIA Director Michael Hayden Sides With Apple Over FBI
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @11:17AM Dutch Companies Not Allowed To Fitness-Track Their Employees
Sunday March 06, 2016 @11:38AM You Can Unlock Fingerprint-Protected Phones With A Regular Inkjet Printer
Sunday March 06, 2016 @01:12AM Amazon Backpedals On Encryption, But Fire "Still Sucks"
Saturday March 05, 2016 @11:48PM San Bernadino D.A. Says Shooter's Phone Could Harbor "Cyber Pathogen"
Saturday March 05, 2016 @05:18PM Anonymous Hacks Donald Trump's Voicemail and Leaks the Messages
Saturday March 05, 2016 @12:12AM Paperless Statements Not Always Best Choice, Says New Report
Friday March 04, 2016 @12:48PM Tracking Caucusgoers By Their Cell Phones
Thursday March 03, 2016 @04:33PM Mozilla Bans Popular Firefox Add-on That Tampered with Security Settings
Thursday March 03, 2016 @04:03PM U8 Smartwatch Engages In Covert Traffic With Chinese IP Behind Your Back
Thursday March 03, 2016 @11:59AM Maryland Public Buses Record Passengers' Conversations
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @03:23PM Facebook Hit By German Antitrust Probe Over User Data
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @03:16PM South Korea Breaks Filibuster Record Fighting New Surveillance Bill
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @11:15AM U8 Smartwatch Engages in Covert Traffic With Chinese IP Behind Your Back
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @09:54AM New P2P Torrent Site 'Play' Has No Single Point of Failure
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @11:24PM Security Talent Shortage Hits Cybercrime Groups, Too
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @02:33PM Mars Rover Code Used For Cyber-Espionage Malware
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @11:13AM UK Snooper's Charter To Extend Police Access To Phone and Internet Data
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @12:54AM Documents Reveal Details of EU-US Privacy Shield Data Sharing Deal
Monday February 29, 2016 @12:20PM Anonymous Goes After Miami Police Officer Who Doxed An Innocent Woman
Friday February 26, 2016 @05:48PM Prosecutors Halt Vast, Likely Illegal DEA Wiretap Operation
Friday February 26, 2016 @05:03PM 90% of All SSL VPNs Use Insecure Or Outdated Encryption
Friday February 26, 2016 @11:46AM 90% of All SSL VPNs Use Insecure or Outdated Encryption
Friday February 26, 2016 @09:12AM Obama Administration Set To Expand Sharing of Data That NSA Intercepts
Thursday February 25, 2016 @02:22PM Microsoft Telemetry Collection, Explained
Thursday February 25, 2016 @01:55PM Apple Is Said To Be Working On an iPhone Even It Can't Hack
Thursday February 25, 2016 @01:02PM Carnegie Mellon University Attacked Tor, Was Subpoenaed By Feds
Thursday February 25, 2016 @10:36AM Arizona County Attorney To Ditch iPhones Over Apple Dispute With FBI
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @07:41PM Using Data Recovery Software on 20 Android Phones Uncovered 200 Adult Pictures
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @11:38AM Baidu Browser Acts Like a Mildly Tempered Infostealer Virus
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @02:47AM Baidu Browser Acts like a Mildly Tempered Infostealer Virus
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @11:10PM Australia's Major Parties Vote Against Encryption In Wake of Apple FBI Case
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @02:12PM DoJ Wants Apple To Decrypt 12 More iPhones
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @10:37AM Bill Gates Sides With FBI In Apple Spat
Monday February 22, 2016 @11:30PM Database Error Exposes Sensitive Information On 1,700 Kids
Monday February 22, 2016 @11:18AM Apple's iPhone Already Has a Backdoor
Friday February 19, 2016 @05:32PM DoJ Says Apple's Posture on iPhone Unlocking Is Just Marketing
Friday February 19, 2016 @04:36PM Congressman: Court Order To Decrypt iPhone Has Far-Reaching Implications
Friday February 19, 2016 @10:23AM 3-in-1 Android Malware Acts As Ransomware, Banking Trojan and Info Thief
Thursday February 18, 2016 @02:37PM IRS Warns Of 400% Flood In Phishing and Malware This Tax Year Alone
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @01:14PM Windows 10 To Be Installed On 4 Million US Department of Defense Computers
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @12:23AM Backdoor In MVPower DVR Firmware Sends CCTV Stills To an Email Address In China
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @12:17AM Cox Stands Pat, Won't Spy On Customers To Appease Copyright Holders
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @02:20PM How Shari Steele Plans To Take Tor Mainstream
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @03:58AM UK Gov't Launches Public Consultation On Porn-Site Age Checks
Monday February 15, 2016 @05:26PM Hackers Break Into Ringo Starr's Twitter Account With Simple Password Reset
Monday February 15, 2016 @03:31PM Harvard: Prospective CS50 AP Teachers Must cc:Microsoft On Training Applications
Friday February 12, 2016 @11:47AM Austrian Minister Calls For a Constitutional Right To Pay In Cash
Friday February 12, 2016 @02:14AM ZDNet Writer Downplays Windows 10's Phoning-Home Habits
Friday February 12, 2016 @01:36AM Dallas Buyers Club LLC Abandons Fight Against Australian Pirates
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @11:19AM Federal Bill Could Override State-Level Encryption Bans
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @11:45PM French Gov't Gives Facebook 3 Months To Stop Tracking Non-User Browsers
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @11:25PM Most IT Pros Have Seen Embarrassing Information About Their Colleagues
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @09:46AM Hackers Leak List of FBI Employees
Monday February 08, 2016 @02:09PM Talos Secure Workstation Is Free-Software Centric — and $3100 [Updated]
Sunday February 07, 2016 @02:38AM Even With Telemetry Disabled, Windows 10 Talks To Dozens of Microsoft Servers
Saturday February 06, 2016 @03:58PM Ask Slashdot: Time To Get Into Crypto-currency? If So, Which?
Thursday February 04, 2016 @06:21PM Firefox 44 Deletes Fine-Grained Cookie Management
Thursday February 04, 2016 @06:01PM Marco Rubio Wants To Permanently Extend NSA Mass Surveillance
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @11:15PM Shopping Mall SMS Parking Notifications Could Be Used To Track Any Car
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @06:04PM EU Proposes End of Anonymity For Bitcoin and Prepaid Card Users
Monday February 01, 2016 @10:14PM 1 In 3 Home Routers Will Be Used As Public Wi-Fi Hotspots By 2017
Monday February 01, 2016 @02:11PM Ask Slashdot: How Do I Reduce Information Leakage From My Personal Devices?
Monday February 01, 2016 @12:26AM San Francisco Bay Area In Superbowl Surveillance Mode
Sunday January 31, 2016 @07:59PM Microsoft Edge's Private Browsing Mode Isn't Actually Private
Saturday January 30, 2016 @06:48PM ACLU Sues Anaheim Police For Public Records On Cell Phone Surveillance
Saturday January 30, 2016 @11:46AM WhatsApp Will Get Indicators To Highlight Encrypted Chats
Friday January 29, 2016 @11:09AM Privacy-Centric Linux Distro Tails Hits 2.0 Release
Thursday January 28, 2016 @01:36PM 12 Years Later, Warrantless Wiretaps Whistleblower Facing Misconduct Charges
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @01:05PM NSA Wants To Dump the Phone Records It Gathered Over 14 Years
Sunday January 24, 2016 @02:40PM Edward Snowden Is Tired of Being Bombarded By Suitors
Sunday January 24, 2016 @12:27AM DOJ and 4 States Want $24 Billion In Fines From Dish Network For Telemarketing
Saturday January 23, 2016 @10:56PM IoT Security Is So Bad, There's a Search Engine For Sleeping Kids
Saturday January 23, 2016 @09:21PM Internet of Things security is so bad, there's a search engine for sleeping kids
Thursday January 21, 2016 @11:47PM Ashley Madison Blackmail Letter Revealed
Thursday January 21, 2016 @11:06AM 10 People Arrested In the Netherlands For Bitcoin Laundering
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @01:12PM The Heavily Redacted World of the FBI's Tracking Technology Unit
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @11:28AM New Linux Trojan Spies on Users by Taking Screenshots and Recording Audio
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @09:45AM Tracking Protection In Wi-Fi Networks Coming Soon To Linux
Thursday January 14, 2016 @03:30PM French Secretary of State says encryption backdoors are 'not the right solution'
Thursday January 14, 2016 @03:30PM EU Companies Can Monitor Employees' Private Conversations While at Work
Thursday January 14, 2016 @10:36AM EU Companies Can Monitor Employees' Private Conversations While At Work
Wednesday January 13, 2016 @11:02PM Coalition letter to Congress opposing TSA's new mandatory-AIT rule
Wednesday January 13, 2016 @12:15AM ATF Puts Up Surveillance Cameras Around Seattle ... To Catch Illegal Grease Dump
Monday January 11, 2016 @06:20PM Smartwatches Can Be Used to Spy on Your Card's PIN Code
Monday January 11, 2016 @09:08AM Facebook, Shutterfly Face Lawsuits For Using Facial Recognition To ID Photos
Monday January 11, 2016 @06:43AM Nvidia GPUs Break Google Chrome's Incognito Mode
Sunday January 10, 2016 @10:22AM FTC Fines Software Vendor Over False Data Encryption Claims
Thursday January 07, 2016 @12:00PM Time Warner Cable Warns 320,000 Customers of Possible Compromise
Thursday January 07, 2016 @09:52AM Coding Styles Survive Binary Compilation, Could Lead Investigators Back To Programmers
Thursday January 07, 2016 @09:48AM Drone Registration Is FAA's Way of Getting You To Read Their "EULA"
Thursday January 07, 2016 @09:45AM Always-Listening IoT Devices Raise Security Policy Questions For the Workplace
Thursday January 07, 2016 @09:31AM TSA Moves Closer To Rejecting Some State Driver's Licenses For Airline Travel
Wednesday December 30, 2015 @02:58PM 1st Cir. injunction re TSA's new mandatory AIT search rule fully briefed
Tuesday December 29, 2015 @06:29PM Sweden's Cash-Free Future Looms -- and Not Everyone Is Happy About It
Tuesday December 29, 2015 @01:02PM European Payment Card Protocols Wide Open To Fraud
Tuesday December 29, 2015 @09:49AM Reluctance To Go Mobile Inhibiting Innovation In Financial Services
Sunday December 27, 2015 @07:31PM China Passes Law Requiring Tech Firms To Hand Over Encryption Keys
Thursday December 24, 2015 @11:05PM Australian Government Tells Citizens To Turn Off Two-factor Authentication
Thursday December 24, 2015 @05:25PM Motion Filed In 1st Circuit To Enjoin TSA's New Mandatory "AIT" Screening
Tuesday December 22, 2015 @10:22AM HIV Dating Company Accuses Researchers of Hacking Database
Monday December 21, 2015 @04:31PM Israeli Firm Creates a Device That Can Hack Any Nearby Phone
Monday December 21, 2015 @02:42PM Database Leak Exposes 3.3 Million Hello Kitty Fans
Thursday December 17, 2015 @11:14AM Ubuntu 16.04 Will Not Send Local Searches Over the Web By Default
Thursday December 17, 2015 @10:07AM Ask Slashdot: Keeping My Data Mine? (2015 Edition)
Sunday December 13, 2015 @11:22AM MIT Creates Tor Alternative That Floods Networks With Fake Data
Saturday December 12, 2015 @07:05PM MIT Creates Tor Alternative That Floods Networks With Fake Data
Saturday December 05, 2015 @09:23AM Canadian Cable Company Shames Non-Paying Customers Publicly On Facebook
Friday December 04, 2015 @08:57AM Wih Messenger Revamp, Yahoo Joins the 'Unsend' Trend
Friday December 04, 2015 @08:55AM Google Calls Out EFF Over Claims That It Snoops On Students With Chromebooks
Thursday December 03, 2015 @04:16PM Let's Encrypt Is Now In Public Beta
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @09:59AM Revealed: What Info the FBI Can Collect With a National Security Letter
Monday November 30, 2015 @08:35AM Pwned Barbies Spying On Children? Toytalk CEO Downplays Hacking Reports
Monday November 30, 2015 @08:11AM BlackBerry Exits Pakistan Amid User Privacy Concerns
Thursday November 26, 2015 @09:06AM Google Scours 1.2 Million URLs To Conform With EU's "Right To Be Forgotten" Law
Saturday November 21, 2015 @12:23AM Comcast Xfinity Wi-Fi Discloses Customer Names and Addresses
Friday November 20, 2015 @07:57PM Donald Trump Obliquely Backs a Federal Database To Track Muslims
Thursday November 19, 2015 @01:37PM Chicago Sends More Than 100,000 "Bogus" Camera-Based Speeding Tickets
Tuesday November 17, 2015 @09:11AM Snowden Says It's Your Duty To Use an Ad Blocker (for Security)
Friday November 13, 2015 @10:07PM Ad Networks Using Inaudible Sound To Link Phones, Tablets and Other Devices
Friday November 13, 2015 @07:14PM Self-Encrypting Drives Hardly Any Better Than Software-Based Encryption
Friday November 13, 2015 @09:32AM Broadband Bills Will Have To Increase To Pay For Snooper's Charter, MPs Warned
Thursday November 12, 2015 @03:57PM Ask Slashdot: How To Determine If One Is On a Watchlist?
Thursday November 12, 2015 @02:49PM Google's New About Me Tool Is the Anti-Google+
Thursday November 12, 2015 @10:26AM Prison Hack Shows Attorney-Client Privilege Violation
Thursday November 12, 2015 @09:58AM Webmail Services Struggling Against DDoS Attacks
Thursday November 12, 2015 @09:45AM Tor Project Claims FBI Paid University Researchers $1m To Unmask Tor Users
Monday November 09, 2015 @02:06PM Comcast Resets Nearly 200,000 Passwords After Customer List Goes On Sale
Friday November 06, 2015 @07:33PM TalkTalk Hack: 4% of Customers' Data Accessed In Cyber Security Breach
Friday November 06, 2015 @07:26PM Controversial New UK Internet Powers Bill Makes No Mention of VPNs
Thursday November 05, 2015 @03:27PM Sprint Faces Backlash For Adding MDM Software To Devices
Tuesday November 03, 2015 @01:47PM What Your Photos Know About You
Tuesday November 03, 2015 @01:27PM Firefox 42 Arrives With Tracking Protection, Tab Audio Indicators
Tuesday November 03, 2015 @12:08PM Stanford Identifies Potential Security Hole In Genomic Data-Sharing Network
Sunday November 01, 2015 @10:08AM EU Parliament: Citizens' Rights Still Endangered By Mass Surveillance
Saturday October 31, 2015 @07:09PM UK Police Make Third Arrest Over TalkTalk Cyber Attack