Slashdot Items Tagged "privacy"

Date / Time Story
Thursday June 22, 2017 @12:16AM Microsoft Admits Disabling Anti-Virus Software For Windows 10 Users
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @05:15PM Ask Slashdot: Best Way To Isolate a Network And Allow Data Transfer?
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @05:07PM NSA Opens GitHub Account, Lists 32 Projects Developed By the Agency
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @04:21PM Facial Recognition Is Coming To US Airports
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @03:56PM California May Restore Broadband Privacy Rules Killed By Congress and Trump
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @11:18AM If It Uses Electricity, It Will Connect To the Internet: F-Secure's CRO
Tuesday June 20, 2017 @03:46PM Mozilla Launches Privacy-Minded 'Firefox Focus' Browser For Android
Tuesday June 20, 2017 @02:57PM South Korean Web Hosting Provider Pays $1 Million In Ransomware Demand
Tuesday June 20, 2017 @11:27AM Cisco Subdomain Private Key Found in Embedded Executable
Monday June 19, 2017 @04:09PM Equipment Already In Space Can Be Adapted For Extremely Secure Data Encryption
Saturday June 17, 2017 @01:56PM Ask Slashdot: How Do You Prepare For The Theft Of Your PC?
Saturday June 17, 2017 @01:25PM European Parliament Committee Endorses End-To-End Encryption
Friday June 16, 2017 @07:42PM A New Website Plugin Will Track The US Congress's Browsing Habits
Friday June 16, 2017 @05:51PM Firm Responsible For Mirai-Infected Webcams Hires Software Firm To Make Its Products More Secure
Thursday June 15, 2017 @10:32PM Amazon Granted a Patent That Prevents In-Store Shoppers From Online Price Checking
Thursday June 15, 2017 @06:14PM CIA Created 'CherryBlossom' Toolkit For Hacking Hundreds of Routers Models
Thursday June 15, 2017 @04:09PM Japan Passes Controversial 'Anti-Conspiracy' Bill
Thursday June 15, 2017 @03:52PM Dubai Airport Will Use Biometric Scanning By 2020 To Replace Entry With Passport
Thursday June 15, 2017 @11:59AM US Intelligence Agencies Tried To Bribe Our Developers To Weaken Encryption, Says Telegram Founder
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @11:40PM NSA Links WannaCry To North Korea
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @08:05PM US Internet Company Refused To Participate In NSA Surveillance, Documents Reveal
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @04:21PM Federal Regulators Are Investigating Uber Over Privacy Violations
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @02:39PM Germany Plans To Fingerprint Children and Spy On Personal Messages
Tuesday June 13, 2017 @04:30PM Apple Mac Computers Are Being Targeted By Ransomware, Spyware
Monday June 12, 2017 @06:45PM Hackers Can Spoof Phone Numbers, Track Users Via 4G VoLTE Mobile Technology
Monday June 12, 2017 @06:16PM Report Reveals In-App Purchase Scams In the App Store
Sunday June 11, 2017 @10:55PM Researchers Have Found a Way To Root Out Identity Thieves By Analyzing Their Mouse Movements With AI
Sunday June 11, 2017 @03:22PM French Police Seize Two Tor Relays in WannaCry Investigation
Saturday June 10, 2017 @02:45PM Delays In Unlocking Cellphones Seized In Inauguration Day Protests?
Saturday June 10, 2017 @01:34PM New iOS 11 Settings Will Stop Apps From Tracking Your Location
Friday June 09, 2017 @07:45PM Researcher Wants To Protect Whistleblowers Against Hidden Printer Dots
Friday June 09, 2017 @06:13PM Researcher Wants to Protect Whistleblowers Against Hidden Printer Dots
Thursday June 08, 2017 @06:09PM EU Seeks New Powers To Obtain Data 'Directly' From Tech Firms
Thursday June 08, 2017 @02:44PM Facebook Wants To Spy On People Using Their Phone's Camera and Analyze Facial Emotions
Thursday June 08, 2017 @02:32PM Theresa May Says UK Will 'Tear Up' Human Rights Laws If Needed For Terror Fight
Thursday June 08, 2017 @10:18AM 'I'm Not Sure I Understand' -- How Apple's Siri Lost Her Mojo
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @05:17PM Apple To Force Users To 2FA On iOS 11, macOS High Sierra
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @06:18PM Malware Uses Router LEDs To Steal Data From Secure Networks
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @04:48PM WannaCry Exploit Could Infect Windows 10
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @04:25PM Police In Oklahoma Have Cracked Hundreds of People's Cell Phones
Monday June 05, 2017 @05:11PM Top-Secret NSA Report Details Russian Hacking Effort Days Before 2016 Election
Monday June 05, 2017 @04:42PM Hackers Leak Eight Episodes of An Unreleased ABC Show
Monday June 05, 2017 @10:45AM Supreme Court Agrees To Decide Major Privacy Case On Cellphone Data
Saturday June 03, 2017 @12:22AM Network Time Protocol Hardened To Protect Users From Spying, Increase Privacy
Friday June 02, 2017 @06:39PM CIA Malware Can Switch Clean Files With Malware When You Download Them Via SMB
Friday June 02, 2017 @04:26PM Chinese 'Fireball' Malware Infects Nearly 250 Million Computers Worldwide
Thursday June 01, 2017 @05:36PM China's Unprecedented Cyber Law Signals Its Intent To Protect a Precious Commodity: Data
Thursday June 01, 2017 @04:36PM Trump Administration Approves Tougher Visa Vetting, Including Social Media Checks
Thursday June 01, 2017 @04:11PM Google Quadruples Top Reward For Hacking Android To $200,000
Thursday June 01, 2017 @04:04PM Man Sentenced To 180 Days In Jail For Refusing To Give Police His iPhone Passcode
Thursday June 01, 2017 @02:17PM OneLogin Says Breach Exposed Ability To Decrypt Customer Data
Thursday June 01, 2017 @12:37PM Your Face or Fingerprint Could Soon Replace Your Plane Ticket
Thursday June 01, 2017 @11:30AM Putin Hints At US Election Meddling By 'Patriotically Minded' Russians
Thursday June 01, 2017 @11:10AM German Scientists Can Photograph Inside Of Buildings In 3D Using Wifi Signals
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @05:09PM EFF Sues FBI For Records About Paid Best Buy Geek Squad Informants
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @04:02PM Parents Have No Right To Dead Child's Facebook Account, German Court Rules
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @01:37PM Top Defense Contractor Left Sensitive Pentagon Files on Amazon Server With No Password
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @03:54PM Windows XP Computers Were Mostly Immune To WannaCry
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @09:59AM Essential Home is an Amazon Echo Competitor That 'Puts Privacy First'
Monday May 29, 2017 @11:47AM Wikipedia's Switch To HTTPS Has Successfully Fought Government Censorship
Sunday May 28, 2017 @04:08PM New Privacy Vulnerability In IOT Devices: Traffic Rate Metadata
Saturday May 27, 2017 @06:38PM Security Analyst Concludes Windows 10 Enterprise 'Tracks Too Much'
Saturday May 27, 2017 @02:21AM Chipotle Says 'Most' of Its Restaurants Were Infected With Credit Card Stealing Malware
Saturday May 27, 2017 @12:33AM Hackers Have Targeted Both the Trump Organization And Democrat Election Data
Friday May 26, 2017 @06:36PM 10 Years Later: FileZilla Adds Support For Master Password That Encrypts Your Logins
Friday May 26, 2017 @04:55PM Two Different Studies Find Thousands of Bugs In Pacemakers, Insulin Pumps and Other Medical Devices
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 @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