Slashdot Items Tagged "privacy"

Date / Time Story
Thursday May 25, 2017 @10:35AM US Intelligence Community Has Lost Credibility Due To Leaks
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @05:03PM Vermont DMV Caught Using Illegal Facial Recognition Program
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @04:45PM Manchester Attack Could Lead To Internet Crackdown
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @04:28PM Robot Police Officer Goes On Duty In Dubai
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @03:47PM The Trump Administration Wants To Be Able To Track and Hack Your Drone
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @09:42PM DEFCON Conference To Target Voting Machines
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @07:13PM Wikimedia Is Clear To Sue the NSA Over Its Use of Warrantless Surveillance Tools
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 @04:27PM BlackBerry Working With Automakers On Antivirus Tool For Your Car
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 @03:16PM Almost All WannaCry Victims Were Running Windows 7
Friday May 19, 2017 @09:17AM French Researchers Find Last-ditch Cure To Unlock WannaCry Files
Thursday May 18, 2017 @08:22PM Hacker Steals 17 Million Zomato Users' Data, Briefly Puts It On Dark Web
Thursday May 18, 2017 @04:42PM Font Sharing Site DaFont Has Been Hacked, Exposing Thousands of Accounts
Thursday May 18, 2017 @03:47PM Windows XP PCs Infected By WannaCry Can Be Decrypted Without Paying Ransom
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
Thursday May 18, 2017 @02:18AM Any Half-Decent Hacker Could Break Into Mar-a-Lago
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @09:15PM Chelsea Manning Set To Be Released From Prison, 28 Years Early
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @04:42PM European Privacy Regulators Take Coordinated Action Against Facebook
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 @10:50PM WikiLeaks Dump Reveals CIA Malware That Can Sabotage User Software
Monday May 15, 2017 @07:00PM Disney Chief Bob Iger Says Hackers Claim To Have Stolen Upcoming Movie
Monday May 15, 2017 @05:54PM WannaCry Ransomware Shares Code With North Korean Malware, Says Researchers
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 @08:07PM Trump Signs Executive Order On Cybersecurity
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
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @08:24PM New IoT Malware Targets 100,000 IP Cameras Via Known Flaw
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @07:50PM Call Center Operator and His Cousin Steal $645,000 From UK Water Supplier
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @08:49PM FCC Should Prove DDoS Attacks Stopped Net Neutrality Comments
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @04:47AM Inside Germany's Plan To Kill Online Registrations
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @12:12AM Mac Users Installing Popular DVD Ripper Get Nasty Backdoor Instead
Monday May 08, 2017 @07:06PM ISPs Could Take Down Large Parts of Bitcoin Ecosystem If They Wanted To
Monday May 08, 2017 @04:28PM Google Researchers Find Wormable 'Crazy Bad' Windows Exploit
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 @06:02PM US To Seek Social Media Details From Certain Visa Applicants
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
Friday May 05, 2017 @02:09AM Justice Department Opens Criminal Probe Into Uber
Thursday May 04, 2017 @05:08PM Google Was Warned About This Week's Mass Phishing Email Attack Six Years Ago
Thursday May 04, 2017 @03:55PM Billboards Target Lawmakers Who Voted To Let ISPs Sell User Information
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
Wednesday May 03, 2017 @05:05PM Court Rules In 'Sextortion' Case That Phone PINs Are Not Protected By Fifth Amendment
Wednesday May 03, 2017 @04:31PM Gmail, Google Docs Users Hit By Massive Email Phishing Scam
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @08:18PM NSA Collected Americans' Phone Records Despite Law Change, Says Report
Monday May 01, 2017 @06:08PM Intel Patches Remote Execution Hole That's Been Hidden In Its Chips Since 2008
Monday May 01, 2017 @04:03PM Taser Will Use Police Body Camera Videos 'To Anticipate Criminal Activity'
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
Saturday April 29, 2017 @01:18AM Stray WiFi Signals Could Let Spies See Inside Closed Rooms
Friday April 28, 2017 @08:14PM How To Delete Your Data From Google's 'My Activity'
Friday April 28, 2017 @07:43PM Open Ports Create Backdoors In Millions of Smartphones
Friday April 28, 2017 @04:05PM WikiLeaks Reveals the 'Snowden Stopper': CIA Tool To Track Whistleblowers
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 @11:42PM Lawsuit: Fox News Group Hacked, Surveilled, and Stalked Ex-Host Andrea Tantaros
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 @04:53PM British Cops Will Scan Every Fan's Face At the Champions League Final
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @12:00PM Amazon Wants To Put a Camera and Microphone in Your Bedroom
Monday April 24, 2017 @07:16PM Uber Gets Sued Over Alleged 'Hell' Program To Track Lyft Drivers
Monday April 24, 2017 @05:14PM NSA's DoublePulsar Kernel Exploit a 'Bloodbath'
Saturday April 22, 2017 @02:10AM Microsoft Improves Gmail Experience For Windows 10 Insiders, But There Are Privacy Concerns
Friday April 21, 2017 @11:32PM EFF Says Google Chromebooks Are Still Spying On Students
Friday April 21, 2017 @07:17PM CIA, FBI Launch Manhunt For WikiLeaks Source
Friday April 21, 2017 @05:57PM Developer of BrickerBot Malware Claims He Destroyed Over Two Million Devices
Friday April 21, 2017 @04:29PM DOJ: Russian 'Superhacker' Gets 27 Years In Prison
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 @02:20PM Google Home Now Recognizes Specific Users' Voices, Gains Support For Multiple Accounts
Thursday April 20, 2017 @06:31AM Mastercard is Building Fingerprint Scanners Directly Into Its Cards
Thursday April 20, 2017 @02:13AM China To Question Apple About Live-Streaming Apps On App Store That Violate Internet Regulations
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @04:29PM Microsoft's Skype Is Most Used Messaging Service For Cyber Criminals, Study Finds
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 @04:02PM Trump Administration Kills Open.Gov, Will Not Release White House Visitor Logs
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 @05:11PM Burger King Won't Take a Hint; Alters TV Ad To Evade Google's Block
Friday April 14, 2017 @04:17PM NSA-Leaking Shadow Brokers Just Dumped Its Most Damaging Release Yet
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
Thursday April 13, 2017 @07:11PM Roku-Enabled TVs Will Soon 'Listen' To Programs You're Watching To Suggest Streaming Content
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @11:57PM West Point Researchers Demonstrate Passive Netflix Traffic Analysis Attack
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @06:25PM VPN Providers Report Huge Increase In Downloads, Usage Since Privacy Rules Were Repealed
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @02:07PM Employees in the Dark About Data Retention Policy
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @06:56PM Scientists Prove Your Phone's PIN Can Be Stolen Using Its Gyroscope Data
Monday April 10, 2017 @06:02PM Thousands of Fake Google Maps Listings Redirect Users To Fraudulent Sites
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 @10:14PM Ransomware Asks For High Score Instead of Money
Friday April 07, 2017 @03:50PM WikiLeaks Reveals Grasshopper, the CIA's Windows Hacking Tool
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 @06:49PM Facebook To Use Photo-Matching To Block Repeat 'Revenge Porn'
Thursday April 06, 2017 @04:16PM New Destructive Malware Intentionally Bricks IoT Devices
Thursday April 06, 2017 @02:48PM Facebook Messenger Now Analyzes Your Chats To Give You Recommendations
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @07:44PM Android Devices Can Be Fatally Hacked By Malicious Wi-Fi Networks
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @04:53PM Canada's RCMP National Police Force Reveals Use of Secretive Cellphone Surveillance Technology
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @03:59PM Taser Offers Free Body Cameras To All US Police
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 @09:04PM 'Arctic World Archive' Will Keep the World's Data Safe In an Arctic Mineshaft
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @04:41PM Security Researcher Says Samsung's Tizen OS Is The Worst Code He's Ever Seen
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @04:27PM Gigabyte Firmware Bugs Allow the Installation of BIOS/UEFI Ransomware
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @04:17PM 'Extreme Vetting' Would Require Visitors To US To Share Contacts, Passwords
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 @09:42PM Companies Start Implanting Microchips Into Workers' Bodies
Monday April 03, 2017 @04:39PM AIG Is Now Selling Cyber Insurance, But Only To High Net Worth Individuals
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
Friday March 31, 2017 @12:50AM Minnesota Senate Votes To Bar Selling ISP Data
Thursday March 30, 2017 @08:48AM Will VPNs Protect Your Privacy? It's Complicated
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @09:13PM Verizon To Force 'AppFlash' Spyware On Android Phones
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @01:17PM Activist Starts a Campaign To Buy and Publish Browsing Histories of Politicians Who Passed Anti-Privacy Law
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @05:03PM DJI Proposes New Electronic 'License Plate' For Drones
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @04:48PM Hong Kong Government Loses Laptops Containing Personal Data of 3.7 Million Voters
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @04:19PM US Congress Votes To Shred ISP Privacy Rules
Monday March 27, 2017 @05:32PM Facial Recognition Database Used By FBI Is Out of Control, House Committee Hears
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
Saturday March 25, 2017 @02:32AM Microsoft Delivers Secure China-Only Cut of Windows 10
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 @09:40PM US Ordered 'Mandatory Social Media Check' For Visa Applicants Who Visited ISIS Territory
Thursday March 23, 2017 @04:01PM Feds: We're Pulling Data From 100 Phones Seized During Trump Inauguration
Thursday March 23, 2017 @11:47AM WikiLeaks' New Dump Shows How The CIA Allegedly Hacked Macs and iPhones Almost a Decade Ago
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @07:10PM LastPass Bugs Allow Malicious Websites To Steal Passwords
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @04:21PM Hackers Claim Access To 300 Million iCloud Accounts, Demand $75,000 From Apple To Delete the Cache of Data
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @01:27AM Microsoft's Edge Was Most Hacked Browser At Pwn2Own 2017, While Chrome Remained Unhackable
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @04:41PM Burglars Can Easily Make Google Nest Security Cameras Stop Recording
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @12:24PM Twitter Suspended Hundreds of Thousands of Accounts Amid 'Violent Extremism'
Monday March 20, 2017 @07:32PM New Technology Combines Lip Motion and Passwords For User Authentication
Monday March 20, 2017 @05:32PM IBM Unveils Blockchain As a Service Based On Open Source Hyperledger Fabric Technology
Monday March 20, 2017 @04:28PM Royal Jordanian Airlines Bans Use of Electronics After US Voices Security 'Concerns'
Monday March 20, 2017 @03:15PM Hundreds of Cisco Switches Vulnerable To Flaw Found in WikiLeaks Files
Saturday March 18, 2017 @07:34AM Windows 10 UAC Bypass Uses Backup and Restore Utility
Friday March 17, 2017 @08:22PM Ask Slashdot: How Would You Implement Site-Wide File Encryption?
Friday March 17, 2017 @04:10PM Judge Grants Search Warrant For Everyone Who Searched a Crime Victim's Name On Google
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 @06:00PM NSA, DOE Say China's Supercomputing Advances Put US At Risk
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @04:18PM Inside a Phishing Gang That Targets Victims of iPhone Theft
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
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @01:21AM Hacking Victim Can't Sue Foreign Government For Hacking Him On US Soil, Says Court
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @04:30PM Vibrator Maker To Pay Millions Over Claims It Secretly Tracked Use
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 @08:39PM Nintendo Switch Ships With Unpatched 6-Month-Old WebKit Vulnerabilities
Monday March 13, 2017 @05:38PM Facebook and Instagram Ban Developers From Using Data For Surveillance
Monday March 13, 2017 @04:54PM Ask Slashdot: How Would You Solve the Instant Messaging Problem?
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