Slashdot Items Tagged "privacy"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday October 13, 2015 @12:45PM Australian ISPs Not Ready For Mandatory Data Retention
Monday October 12, 2015 @06:08PM British Police Stop 24/7 Monitoring of Julian Assange At Ecuadorian Embassy
Monday October 12, 2015 @01:03PM Bernie Sanders Comes Out Against CISA
Sunday October 11, 2015 @09:45PM Obama Backs Away From Law To Access Encrypted Information
Sunday October 11, 2015 @05:20PM Wordpress Brute Force Attacks Using Multiple Passwords Per Login Via XML-RPC
Sunday October 11, 2015 @04:32PM Cryptome Accidentally Leaks Its Own Visitor IP Addresses
Friday October 09, 2015 @04:33PM US Government Will Not Force Companies To Decode Encrypted Data... For Now
Thursday October 08, 2015 @07:02PM SIgn Of the Times: Calif. Privacy Protections Signed Into Law
Thursday October 08, 2015 @09:32AM IP Address May Associate Lyft CTO With Uber Data Breach
Wednesday October 07, 2015 @06:10PM Rookie Dongle Warns Parents When Their Kids Are Driving Too Fast
Wednesday October 07, 2015 @05:43PM Ask Slashdot: Where Can I Find "Nuts and Bolts" Info On Cookies & Tracking Mechanisms?
Wednesday October 07, 2015 @03:35PM Wealth of Personal Data Found On Used Electronics Purchased Online
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @08:17AM EU Court of Justice Declares US-EU Data Transfer Pact Invalid
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @08:09AM Data Transfer Pact Between U.S. and Europe Is Ruled Invalid
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @08:08AM EU Court Invalidates Europe-US Safe Harbour Data Sharing Agreement
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @08:04AM Europe's highest court just rejected the US's 'safe harbor' agreement
Monday October 05, 2015 @08:46PM EFF Joins Nameless Coalition and Demands Facebook Kills Its Real Names Policy
Sunday October 04, 2015 @10:31PM Google Lets Advertisers Target By (Anonymized) Customer Data
Sunday October 04, 2015 @01:48PM Ask Slashdot: Best Country For Secure Online Hosting?
Sunday October 04, 2015 @11:09AM Stolen Patreon User Data Dumped On Internet
Saturday October 03, 2015 @09:28AM DHS Detains Mayor of Stockton, CA, Forces Him To Hand Over His Passwords
Thursday October 01, 2015 @09:52PM Experian Breached, 15 Million T-Mobile Customer's Data Exposed
Thursday October 01, 2015 @04:16PM Patreon Hacked, Personal Data Accessed
Thursday October 01, 2015 @11:20AM Yelp For People To Launch In November
Wednesday September 30, 2015 @05:28PM South Korean Citizen IDs Vulnerable, Based On US Model
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @03:05PM FBI and DEA Under Review For Misuse of NSA Mass Surveillance Data
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @02:25PM Snowden Joins Twitter, Follows NSA
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @01:17PM Newly Found TrueCrypt Flaw Allows Full System Compromise
Monday September 28, 2015 @09:34PM How the FBI Hacks Around Encryption
Monday September 28, 2015 @10:49AM Phone Passwords Protected By 5th Amendment, Says Federal Court
Monday September 28, 2015 @09:38AM Edward Snowden Promotes Global Treaty To Curtail Surveillance
Sunday September 27, 2015 @01:15PM Ask Slashdot: Make Windows Update Install Only Security Updates Automatically?
Friday September 25, 2015 @08:35PM Chrome For Android's Incognito Mode Saves Some of the Sites You Visit
Friday September 25, 2015 @07:19PM GCHQ tried to track Web visits of "every visible user on Internet"
Friday September 25, 2015 @07:54AM 'RipSec' Goes To Hollywood: How the iCloud Celeb Hack Happened
Thursday September 24, 2015 @07:15PM Obama administration explored ways to bypass smartphone encryption
Thursday September 24, 2015 @06:53PM Modern Browsers Are Undefended Against Cookie-based MITM Attacks Over HTTPS
Thursday September 24, 2015 @06:29PM EU May Forbid the Transfer of Personal Data To the US
Thursday September 24, 2015 @06:23PM Obama Administration Explored Ways To Bypass Smartphone Encryption
Thursday September 24, 2015 @01:41PM IBM's Watson Is Now Analyzing Your Vacation Photos
Thursday September 24, 2015 @08:13AM Does IoT Data Need Special Regulation?
Wednesday September 23, 2015 @09:53PM Russia's Plan To Crack Tor Crumbles
Wednesday September 23, 2015 @12:53PM OPM Says 5.6 million Fingerprints Stolen In Cyberattack
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @10:04PM Researchers Push For Access To Confidential Government Records of the Public
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @03:10PM Morgan Stanley Employee Pleads Guilty In Data Breach Case
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @03:03PM Lenovo Collects Usage Data On ThinkPad, ThinkCentre and ThinkStation PCs
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @11:32AM Chinese Researchers Propose Tor-Inspired Overhaul of Bitcoin
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @10:49AM Under Public Pressure, India Withdraws Draft Encryption Policy
Monday September 21, 2015 @05:43PM France Tells Google To Remove "Right To Be Forgotten" Search Results Worldwide
Monday September 21, 2015 @01:48PM George W Bush Made Retroactive NSA 'Fix' After Hospital Room Showdown
Monday September 21, 2015 @09:16AM India's Worrying Draft Encryption Policy
Saturday September 19, 2015 @09:44PM Private Medical Data of Over 1.5 Million People Exposed Through Amazon
Saturday September 19, 2015 @09:19AM AVG Proudly Announces It Will Sell Your Browsing History To Online Advertisers
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @11:20PM Cryptome PGP keys compromised, revoked
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @08:50AM How To Find Out If GCHQ and the NSA Spied On You, and How To Complain
Monday September 14, 2015 @12:43PM Sen. Ron Wyden Says CISA Data Collection Could Put Americans At Risk
Sunday September 13, 2015 @06:14PM Ask Slashdot: Best Country To Avoid Government Surveillance?
Saturday September 12, 2015 @01:26PM Dept. of Energy Compromised 159 Times Over Four-Year Period
Thursday September 10, 2015 @01:43PM GM Performs Stealth Update To Fix Security Bug In OnStar
Thursday September 10, 2015 @10:03AM Despite Reports of Hacking, Baby Monitors Remain Woefully Insecure
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @09:21PM Apple To FBI: Encryption Rules Out Handing Over iMessage Data In Real Time
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @09:23AM Ashley Madison Source Code Shows Evidence They Created Bots To Message Men
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @08:31AM Concern Over India PM's Silicon Valley Visit
Monday September 07, 2015 @11:51PM Windows Telemetry Rolls Out
Monday September 07, 2015 @09:18PM Law Professor: Tech Companies Are Our Best Hope At Resisting Surveillance
Monday September 07, 2015 @12:22PM Apple's Privacy Policies Are Keeping Data Scientists Away
Thursday September 03, 2015 @11:01PM New Cellphone Surveillance Safeguards Imposed On Federal Law Enforcement
Wednesday September 02, 2015 @09:38PM UK Health Clinic Accidentally Publishes HIV Status of 800 Patients
Tuesday September 01, 2015 @12:28PM Smartphone Malware Planted In Popular Apps Pre-sale
Tuesday September 01, 2015 @09:22AM FBI: Burning Man Testing Ground For Free Speech, Drugs ... and New Spy Gear
Sunday August 30, 2015 @08:31AM Chris Christie Proposes Tracking Immigrants the Way FedEx Tracks Packages
Thursday August 27, 2015 @02:38PM Docs: Responding To Katrina, FBI Made Cell Phone Surveillance Its Priority
Thursday August 27, 2015 @02:11PM German spies cede citizen data in exchange for NSA spyware
Thursday August 27, 2015 @02:09PM Most Healthcare Managers Admit Their IT Systems Have Been Compromised
Thursday August 27, 2015 @11:51AM Tech Nightmares That Keep Turing Award Winners Up At Night
Thursday August 27, 2015 @08:48AM More Cities Use DNA To Catch Dog Owners Who Don't Pick Up Waste
Thursday August 27, 2015 @12:28AM How To Keep Microsoft's Nose Out of Your Personal Data In Windows 10
Wednesday August 26, 2015 @05:30PM IBM Tells Administrators To Block Tor On Security Grounds
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @09:22AM Court: FTC Can Punish Companies With Sloppy Cybersecurity
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @01:08AM A Breakdown of the Windows 10 Privacy Policy
Sunday August 23, 2015 @08:49PM In Baltimore and Elsewhere, Police Use Stingrays For Petty Crimes
Sunday August 23, 2015 @09:50AM Underground Piracy Sites Want To Block Windows 10 Users
Saturday August 22, 2015 @03:23AM Yet Another Compromising Preinstalled "Glitch" In Lenovo Laptops
Friday August 21, 2015 @08:58PM Extortionists Begin Targeting AshleyMadison Users, Demand Bitcoin
Thursday August 20, 2015 @09:00PM Cheap thermal imagers can steal user PINs
Thursday August 20, 2015 @06:40PM More Ashley Madison Files Published
Thursday August 20, 2015 @04:41PM Engaging Newbies In Email Encryption and Network Privacy
Thursday August 20, 2015 @10:33AM Bruce Schneier On Cisco ROMMON Firmware Exploit: "This Is Serious"
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @10:52PM Microsoft Patches Remote Code Execution Hole for Internet Explorer
Monday August 17, 2015 @03:16PM How an Obscure Acronym Helped Link AT&T To NSA Spying
Sunday August 16, 2015 @01:11PM Documents Reveal Details Behind AT&T-NSA Partnership
Thursday August 13, 2015 @12:57PM The UK's War On Porn: Turning ISPs Into Parents
Thursday August 13, 2015 @10:31AM Facebook Intern Gets Preemptive Ax For Exposing Security Flaw
Wednesday August 12, 2015 @01:43PM Fitbit Wants To Help Corporations Track Employee Health
Tuesday August 11, 2015 @09:39AM Finnish Politician Suggests Embedding Chips In Citizens To Protect the Welfare State
Monday August 10, 2015 @08:06AM Many Australians Forced To Pay For "Unbreakable" Cryptolocker Ransomware
Monday August 10, 2015 @03:54AM Stingray-Like Device Enables Blackmail In S. Africa
Friday August 07, 2015 @12:15PM EFF Releases Privacy Badger, an Addon That Algorithmically Blocks Online Trackers
Thursday August 06, 2015 @06:25PM 4th Circuit Holds That Obtaining Extended Cell-Site Records Requires a Warrant
Wednesday August 05, 2015 @10:51PM Samsung To Push Monthly Over-the-Air Security Updates For Android
Wednesday August 05, 2015 @10:44PM SDN Switches Not Hard To Compromise, Researcher Says
Wednesday August 05, 2015 @04:33PM Spyware Demo Shows How Spooks Hack Mobile Phones
Tuesday August 04, 2015 @11:44AM EFF and MuckRock Need Your Help Tracking Biometric Surveillance
Monday August 03, 2015 @02:08PM EFF Coalition Announces New 'Do Not Track' Standard For Web Browsing
Monday August 03, 2015 @01:28PM Privacy Alert: Your Laptop Or Phone Battery Could Track You Online
Sunday August 02, 2015 @08:05AM New Telemetry Suggests Shot-Down Drone Was Higher Than Alleged
Saturday August 01, 2015 @06:21PM One In Four Indiana Residents' E-Record Data Exposed in Hack
Saturday August 01, 2015 @03:23PM Ask Slashdot: Can You Disable Windows 10's Privacy-Invading Features?
Friday July 31, 2015 @07:34PM GasBuddy Has a New Privacy Policy (Spoiler: Not As Customer Friendly)
Friday July 31, 2015 @06:58PM Questioning the Dispute Over Key Escrow
Friday July 31, 2015 @03:04AM Hacker's Device Can Intercept OnStar's Mobile App and Unlock, Start GM Cars
Thursday July 30, 2015 @08:35PM Germany Won't Prosecute NSA, But Bloggers
Thursday July 30, 2015 @10:45AM A Naysayer's Take On Windows 10: Potential Privacy Mess, and Worse
Thursday July 30, 2015 @09:48AM Kentucky Man Arrested After Shooting Down Drone
Wednesday July 29, 2015 @07:44PM Symantec: Hacking Group Black Vine Behind Anthem Breach
Tuesday July 28, 2015 @11:36PM Honeywell Home Controllers Open To Any Hacker Who Can Find Them Online
Tuesday July 28, 2015 @09:43AM Your Stolen Identity Goes For $20 On the Internet Black Market
Monday July 27, 2015 @01:23PM Google Is Dropping Its Google+ Requirement Across All Products Including YouTube
Sunday July 26, 2015 @11:45PM After Progressive Insurance's Snapshot Hacked, Manufacturer Has Been, Too
Saturday July 25, 2015 @03:15PM Swiss Researchers Describe a Faster, More Secure Tor
Thursday July 23, 2015 @07:58PM Remote control of a car, with no phone or network connection required
Thursday July 23, 2015 @07:54PM A Tweet-Sized Exploit Can Get Root On OS X 10.10
Thursday July 23, 2015 @09:59AM US Court: 'Pocket-Dialed' Calls Are Not Private
Wednesday July 22, 2015 @07:52PM New York Judge Rules Against Facebook In Search Warrant Case
Wednesday July 22, 2015 @02:53PM Bug Exposes OpenSSH Servers To Brute-Force Password Guessing Attacks
Wednesday July 22, 2015 @01:59PM FCC CIO: Consumers Need Privacy Controls In the Internet of Everything Era
Tuesday July 21, 2015 @06:31PM As Nations Hack Each Other, Protecting Personal Information Must Become Priority
Tuesday July 21, 2015 @10:59AM Free Tools For Detecting Hacking Team Malware In Your Systems
Tuesday July 21, 2015 @09:45AM Red Star Linux Adds Secret Watermarks To Files
Monday July 20, 2015 @10:20PM Apple Patents Bank Account Balance Snooping Tech
Monday July 20, 2015 @01:28PM Netragard Ends Exploit Acquisition Program After Hacking Team Breach
Saturday July 18, 2015 @03:30PM Data Store and Spying Laws Found Illegal by EU Court
Wednesday July 15, 2015 @04:44PM OPM hack included fingerprints
Wednesday July 15, 2015 @01:29PM Citizenfour Director Sues To Find Out Why She Was Detained Every Time She Flew
Tuesday July 14, 2015 @09:53PM Critical Internet Explorer 11 Vulnerability Identified After Hacking Team Breach
Tuesday July 14, 2015 @05:20PM Security Fears Might Slowly Doom Adobe Flash
Tuesday July 14, 2015 @01:08PM New Default: Mozilla Temporarily Disables Flash In Firefox
Monday July 13, 2015 @07:21PM Encryption Rights Community: Protecting Our Rights To Strongly Encrypt
Sunday July 12, 2015 @11:15AM Snoopers' Charter Could Mean Trouble For UK Users of Encryption-Capable Apps
Friday July 10, 2015 @07:26AM More Than 22 Million People's Data Compromised By OPM Hack
Thursday July 09, 2015 @11:15PM UK Privacy Advocate Caspar Bowden Dies
Thursday July 09, 2015 @11:04PM Australian Cops and Anti-Corruption Agencies Keen On Hacking Team Malware
Thursday July 09, 2015 @01:52PM OpenSSL Patches Critical Certificate Forgery Bug
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @06:10PM Crypto Experts Blast Gov't Backdoors For Encryption
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @06:10PM 'Severe Bug' To Be Patched In OpenSSL
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @10:12AM Eric Holder Says DoJ Could Strike Deal With Snowden; Current AG Takes Hard Line
Friday July 03, 2015 @07:44AM Cameron Asserts UK Gov't Will Leave No "Safe Space" For Private Communications
Thursday July 02, 2015 @09:05PM UK Government Illegally Spied On Amnesty International
Wednesday July 01, 2015 @05:42PM Hundreds of Dark Web mirror sites 'booby-trapping' Tor users
Wednesday July 01, 2015 @05:36PM Federal wiretaps down slightly, encryption impact decreases
Wednesday July 01, 2015 @05:33PM Amazon's New SSL/TLS Implementation In 6,000 Lines of Code
Wednesday July 01, 2015 @05:27PM Federal Wiretaps Down Slightly, Encryption Impact Decreases
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @01:32PM UK Researchers Find IPv6-Related Data Leaks In 11 of 14 VPN Providers
Saturday June 27, 2015 @08:57AM NIST Updates Random Number Generation Guidelines
Friday June 26, 2015 @05:06PM Cisco Security Appliances Found To Have Default SSH Keys
Thursday June 25, 2015 @03:26PM Cisco Security Appliances Found to Have Default SSH Keys
Wednesday June 24, 2015 @07:59PM France, Up In Arms Over NSA Spying, Passes New Surveillance Law
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @03:57PM Ask Slashdot: Keeping Cloud Data Encrypted Without Cross-Platform Pain?
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @03:56PM Emergency Adobe Flash Patch Fixes Zero-Day Under Attack
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @01:56PM Hackers Exploit MacKeeper Flaw To Spread OS X Malware
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @09:47AM New Snowden Leaks Show NSA Attacked Anti-Virus Software
Monday June 22, 2015 @09:03PM DOJ Vs. Google: How Google Fights On Behalf of Its Users
Monday June 22, 2015 @06:15PM Louisiana Governor Vetoes License Plate Reader Bill, Citing Privacy Concerns
Monday June 22, 2015 @04:29PM Controversial GCHQ Unit Engaged In Domestic Law Enforcement, Online Propaganda
Monday June 22, 2015 @12:57PM Allstate Patents Physiological Data Collection
Monday June 22, 2015 @12:44PM Swedish Investigators Attempt Assange Interview; Wikileaks Makes Major Release
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @11:26PM Canadian Government Servers Compromised By Anonymous
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @06:45PM E-Detective Spy Tool Used By Police and Governments Has Major Security Holes
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @03:41PM Is Surespot the Latest Crypto War Victim?
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @03:31PM Privacy Advocates Leave In Protest Over U.S. Facial Recognition Code of Conduct
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @02:26AM US Lawmakers Demand Federal Encryption Requirements After OPM Hack
Tuesday June 16, 2015 @11:49AM Should Edward Snowden Trust Apple To Do the Right Thing?
Monday June 15, 2015 @08:10PM Journalist Greenwald denies claim that Snowden files breached
Monday June 15, 2015 @08:01PM LastPass Reporting a Security Breach, Including Authentication Hashes and Salts
Monday June 15, 2015 @08:01PM US Navy Solicits Zero Days
Monday June 15, 2015 @06:19PM Belgian Privacy Watchdog Sues Facebook
Monday June 15, 2015 @03:46AM Police Scanning Every Face At UK Download Festival
Sunday June 14, 2015 @11:15AM Santander To Track Customer Location Via Mobiles and Tablets
Sunday June 14, 2015 @01:42AM Amazon Publishes Opaque Transparency Report
Saturday June 13, 2015 @03:05PM Germany Abandons Investigation Into NSA Spying on Chancellor Merkel
Thursday June 11, 2015 @11:36AM New OpenSSL Security Advisory Announced
Thursday June 11, 2015 @11:05AM Whitehouse Mandates HTTPS For Government Sites and Services
Thursday June 11, 2015 @09:42AM OpenBazaar, Born of an Effort To Build the Next Silk Road, Raises $1 Million
Wednesday June 10, 2015 @07:46PM German Parliament May Need To Replace All Hardware and Software To Stop Malware
Wednesday June 10, 2015 @07:42PM Kaspersky Lab Reveals Cyberattack On Its Corporate Network
Wednesday June 10, 2015 @07:30PM Fake Mobile Phone Towers Found To Be "Actively Listening In" On Calls In UK
Wednesday June 10, 2015 @12:51PM Kaspersky Lab Reveals Cyberattack On Its Corporate Network
Wednesday June 10, 2015 @12:17PM US Tech Giants Ask Obama Not To Compromise Encryption
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @12:01PM US Army Website Hacked By Syrian Electronic Army
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @11:55AM Undetectable NSA-linked hybrid malware hits Intel Security radar
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @11:54AM Obama lawyers ask FISA court to ignore 2nd circuit's decision on spying
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @09:28AM Developer Draws Legal Threat For Exposing Indian Telco's Net Neutrality Violation
Sunday June 07, 2015 @06:55PM Report: Internet Users Feel Powerless To Protect Their Privacy From Corporations
Saturday June 06, 2015 @03:13PM "Einstein 3" Fooled By "Chinese" Hackers In Massive Government Data Breach
Friday June 05, 2015 @07:39AM US Prosecutors Say Clearing Browser Data Can Be Obstruction of Justice
Friday June 05, 2015 @07:33AM Governments of the World Agree: Encryption Must Die!
Thursday June 04, 2015 @09:51PM US Office of Personnel Management Hacked Again
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @09:58PM Tim Cook: "Weakening encryption or taking it away harms good people"
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @09:56PM DEA eavesdropping tripled, bypassed federal courts
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @09:48PM New SOHO Router Security Audit Uncovers Over 60 Flaws In 22 Models