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Slashdot Items Tagged "privacy"

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Thursday October 30, 2014 @11:31AM Hacking Team Manuals: Sobering Reminder That Privacy is Elusive
Thursday October 30, 2014 @09:21AM Australian Gov't Tries To Force Telcos To Store User Metadata For 2 Years
Wednesday October 29, 2014 @10:29PM Secret Policy Allows GCHQ Bulk Access To NSA Data
Tuesday October 28, 2014 @09:00PM US Post Office Increases Secret Tracking of Mail
Tuesday October 28, 2014 @01:46PM Can Ello Legally Promise To Remain Ad-Free?
Monday October 27, 2014 @03:18PM Ex-CBS Reporter Claims Government Agency Bugged Her Computer
Thursday October 23, 2014 @10:47PM Assange: Google Is Not What It Seems
Thursday October 23, 2014 @02:12PM We Need Distributed Social Networks More Than Ello
Thursday October 23, 2014 @12:26PM Austin Airport Tracks Cell Phones To Measure Security Line Wait
Thursday October 23, 2014 @11:00AM Ello Formally Promises To Remain Ad-Free, Raises $5.5M
Tuesday October 21, 2014 @09:22AM Speed Cameras In Chicago Earn $50M Less Than Expected
Monday October 20, 2014 @02:22PM 'Endrun' Networks: Help In Danger Zones
Sunday October 19, 2014 @08:03PM If You're Connected, Apple Collects Your Data
Saturday October 18, 2014 @02:02PM Snapchat Will Introduce Ads, Attempt To Keep Them Other Than Creepy
Saturday October 18, 2014 @01:51PM Florida Supreme Court: Police Can't Grab Cell Tower Data Without a Warrant
Saturday October 18, 2014 @01:09AM Facebook 'Safety Check' Lets Friends Know You're OK After a Major Disaster
Friday October 17, 2014 @06:43PM How Whisper Tracks Users Who Don't Share Their Location
Friday October 17, 2014 @12:15PM An Air Traffic Control System For Drones
Thursday October 16, 2014 @11:52PM FBI Director Continues His Campaign Against Encryption
Thursday October 16, 2014 @10:24PM The Guardian Reveals That Whisper App Tracks "Anonymous" Users
Wednesday October 15, 2014 @06:56PM Anonabox Accused of Lying About Its Product Being Open-Source On Kickstarter
Tuesday October 14, 2014 @09:46AM Dropbox Wasn't Hacked, Says Leaked Credentials Are From Unrelated Services
Monday October 13, 2014 @05:37PM Google Rejects 58% of "Right To Be Forgotten" Requests
Monday October 13, 2014 @10:11AM The Correct Response To Photo Hack Victim-Blamers
Sunday October 12, 2014 @08:52AM Snowden's Tough Advice For Guarding Privacy
Saturday October 11, 2014 @07:53PM More Details On The 3rd-Party Apps That Led to Snapchat Leaks
Friday October 10, 2014 @08:05PM Kmart Says Its Payment System Was Hacked
Thursday October 09, 2014 @06:18PM National Security Letter Issuance Likely Headed To Supreme Court
Wednesday October 08, 2014 @01:26PM Gmail Security Is a Problem For Tor Users In Repressive Countries
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @10:59AM Encryption and the Right to Privacy
Monday October 06, 2014 @07:49AM Dubai Police To Use Google Glass For Facial Recognition
Sunday October 05, 2014 @12:27PM Test Version Windows 10 Includes Keylogger
Thursday October 02, 2014 @06:09PM Google Threatened With $100M Lawsuit Over Nude Celebrity Photos
Thursday October 02, 2014 @12:39AM Obama Administration Argues For Backdoors In Personal Electronics
Wednesday October 01, 2014 @05:41PM Leaked Docs Reveal List of 30 Countries Hacked On Orders of FBI Informant Sabu
Tuesday September 30, 2014 @03:58PM Microsoft's Asimov System To Monitor Users' Machines In Real Time
Tuesday September 30, 2014 @12:06PM Interview With Facebook's Head of Open Source
Monday September 29, 2014 @01:49PM Medical Records Worth More To Hackers Than Credit Cards
Monday September 29, 2014 @09:59AM Facebook's Atlas: the Platform For Advertisers To Track Your Movements
Sunday September 28, 2014 @03:15PM EU Gives Google Privacy Policy Suggestions About Data Protection
Friday September 26, 2014 @07:08AM FBI Chief: Apple, Google Phone Encryption Perilous
Thursday September 25, 2014 @02:46PM Drones Reveal Widespread Tax Evasion In Argentina
Thursday September 25, 2014 @10:16AM Ask Slashdot: How To Keep Students' Passwords Secure?
Thursday September 25, 2014 @02:11AM Shadowy Tech Brokers Deliver Data To the NSA
Wednesday September 24, 2014 @11:18PM Banks Report Credit Card Breach At Home Depot
Wednesday September 24, 2014 @09:56PM Where Whistleblowers End Up Working
Wednesday September 24, 2014 @06:41PM Australian Senate Introduces Laws To Allow Total Internet Surveillance
Wednesday September 24, 2014 @12:58PM Stanford Promises Not To Use Google Money For Privacy Research
Monday September 22, 2014 @02:51PM Before Using StingRays, Police Must Sign NDA With FBI
Sunday September 21, 2014 @12:59PM Wired Profiles John Brooks, the Programmer Behind Ricochet
Saturday September 20, 2014 @10:18PM Emails Cast Unflattering Light On Internal Politics of Healthcare.gov Rollout
Saturday September 20, 2014 @02:41PM Proposed Law Would Limit US Search Warrants For Data Stored Abroad
Friday September 19, 2014 @08:58AM Once Vehicles Are Connected To the Internet of Things, Who Guards Your Privacy?
Thursday September 18, 2014 @06:16PM Apple's "Warrant Canary" Has Died
Thursday September 18, 2014 @05:27PM Next Android To Enable Local Encryption By Default Too, Says Google
Thursday September 18, 2014 @12:47PM Apple Will No Longer Unlock Most iPhones, iPads For Police
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @07:13PM FBI Completes New Face Recognition System
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @11:58AM Tim Cook Says Apple Can't Read Users' Emails, That iCloud Wasn't Hacked
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @10:34AM Quickflix Wants Netflix To Drop Australian VPN Users
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @09:16AM Treasure Map: NSA, GCHQ Work On Real-Time "Google Earth" Internet Observation
Monday September 15, 2014 @04:32PM NSW Police Named as FinFisher Spyware Users
Monday September 15, 2014 @02:38PM Comcast Allegedly Asking Customers to Stop Using Tor
Sunday September 14, 2014 @08:59PM New Details About NSA's Exhaustive Search of Edward Snowden's Emails
Sunday September 14, 2014 @03:00PM Navy Guilty of Illegally Broad Online Searches: Child Porn Conviction Overturned
Saturday September 13, 2014 @12:50PM Justice Sotomayor Warns Against Tech-Enabled "Orwellian" World
Friday September 12, 2014 @08:28AM Turning the Tables On "Phone Tech Support" Scammers
Thursday September 11, 2014 @07:40PM U.S. Threatened Massive Fine To Force Yahoo To Release Data
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @11:55AM Paypal Jumps Into Bitcoin With Both Feet
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @08:13AM Private Police Intelligence Network Shares Data and Targets Cash
Monday September 08, 2014 @10:33AM Feds Say NSA "Bogeyman" Did Not Find Silk Road's Servers
Sunday September 07, 2014 @01:40PM Responding to Celeb Photo Leaks, Reddit Scotches "Fappening" Subreddit
Sunday September 07, 2014 @11:59AM Stallman Does Slides -- and Brevity -- For TEDx
Friday September 05, 2014 @06:23PM NYPD Starts Body Camera Pilot Program
Friday September 05, 2014 @06:15PM Should Cyborgs Have the Same Privacy Rights As Humans?
Thursday September 04, 2014 @06:10PM Hackers Break Into HealthCare.gov
Thursday September 04, 2014 @03:35PM Privacy Vulnerabilities In Coursera, Including Exposed Student Email Addresses
Thursday September 04, 2014 @08:18AM Verizon Pays $7.4 Million To Settle FCC Privacy Investigation
Thursday September 04, 2014 @07:58AM New Usage-Based Insurance Software Can Track Drivers Using Smartphones
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @08:22AM Reported iCloud Hack Leaks Hundreds of Private Celebrity Photos
Thursday August 28, 2014 @05:58PM The Executive Order That Led To Mass Spying, As Told By NSA Alumni
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @02:45PM DoxBox: Open-Source disk encryption for Windows
Monday August 25, 2014 @06:27PM 850 Billion NSA Surveillance Records Searchable By Domestic Law Enforcement
Monday August 25, 2014 @10:16AM Systems That Can Secretly Track Where Cellphone Users Go Around the Globe
Sunday August 24, 2014 @01:45PM Sources Say Amazon Will Soon Be Targeting Ads, a la Google AdWords
Wednesday August 20, 2014 @08:39AM Your Phone Can Be Snooped On Using Its Gyroscope
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @12:11PM Why Chinese Hackers Would Want US Hospital Patient Data
Monday August 18, 2014 @07:58PM Hackers Steal Data Of 4.5 Million US Hospital Patients
Saturday August 16, 2014 @01:36AM Apple Begins Storing Chinese User Data On Servers In China
Thursday August 14, 2014 @07:38PM How Drones Entered the FBI's Spying Toolkit
Thursday August 14, 2014 @03:00PM Google Expands Safe Browsing To Block Unwanted Downloads
Thursday August 14, 2014 @09:11AM Ryan Lackey, Marc Rogers Reveal Inexpensive Tor Router Project At Def Con
Monday August 11, 2014 @10:20PM DEA Paid Amtrak Employee To Pilfer Passenger Lists
Monday August 11, 2014 @11:56AM China Smartphone Maker Xiaomi Apologizes For Unauthorized Data Access
Monday August 11, 2014 @08:32AM San Jose Police Apologize For Hiding Drone Program, Halts Until Further Review
Sunday August 10, 2014 @12:30PM Silent Circle's Blackphone Exploited at Def Con
Saturday August 09, 2014 @08:56PM John McAfee Airs His Beefs About Privacy In Def Con Surprise Talk
Saturday August 09, 2014 @06:00PM F-Secure: Xiaomi Smartphones Do Secretly Steal Your Data
Friday August 08, 2014 @05:45PM Leaked Docs Show Spyware Used To Snoop On US Computers
Friday August 08, 2014 @02:52PM Russia Cracks Down On Public Wi-Fi; Oracle Blocks Java Downloads In Russia
Thursday August 07, 2014 @08:32PM UK Police Won't Comment On The Tracking of People's Phone Calls
Thursday August 07, 2014 @08:37AM Mozilla Dumps Info of 76,000 Developers To Public Web Server
Thursday August 07, 2014 @08:34AM Snowden Granted 3 More Years of Russian Residency
Thursday August 07, 2014 @08:18AM City of London Police Take Down Proxy Service Over Piracy Concerns
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @05:23PM Ask Slashdot: Datacenter HDD Wipe Policy?
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @09:33AM Alleged Massive Account and Password Seizure By Russian Group
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @08:47AM 40% Of People On Terror Watch List Have No Terrorist Ties
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @08:54AM Leaked Docs Offer Win 8 Tip: FinFisher Spyware Can't Tap Skype's Metro App
Monday August 04, 2014 @02:31PM Want To Work Without Prying Eyes? Try Wearing a Body Sock
Sunday August 03, 2014 @09:31PM Google Spots Explicit Images of a Child In Man's Email, Tips Off Police
Friday August 01, 2014 @12:49PM The CIA Does Las Vegas
Friday August 01, 2014 @09:20AM Judge: US Search Warrants Apply To Overseas Computers
Thursday July 31, 2014 @02:19PM UK Government Report Recommends Ending Online Anonymity
Monday July 28, 2014 @12:07AM Ask Slashdot: Preparing an Android Tablet For Resale?
Saturday July 26, 2014 @09:20AM Private Data On iOS Devices Not So Private After All
Friday July 25, 2014 @07:28PM FBI Studied How Much Drones Impact Your Privacy -- Then Marked It Secret
Thursday July 24, 2014 @11:44AM Sony Agrees To $17.75m Settlement For 2011 PSN Attack
Thursday July 24, 2014 @09:20AM Dutch Court Says Government Can Receive Bulk Data from NSA
Wednesday July 23, 2014 @06:26PM Verizon's Offer: Let Us Track You, Get Free Stuff
Wednesday July 23, 2014 @06:16PM Dropbox Head Responds To Snowden Claims About Privacy
Wednesday July 23, 2014 @12:22PM Dropbox Says Privacy-Savvy Users Should Add Their Own Encryption
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @08:09AM A New Form of Online Tracking: Canvas Fingerprinting
Monday July 21, 2014 @09:28PM The Loophole Obscuring Facebook and Google's Transparency Reports
Monday July 21, 2014 @06:15PM Researcher Finds Hidden Data-Dumping Services In iOS
Monday July 21, 2014 @09:07AM New York Judge OKs Warrant To Search Entire Gmail Account
Sunday July 20, 2014 @10:59PM Snowden Seeks To Develop Anti-Surveillance Technologies
Sunday July 20, 2014 @03:51PM Ars Editor Learns Feds Have His Old IP Addresses, Full Credit Card Numbers
Friday July 18, 2014 @08:59PM Australian Website Waits Three Years To Inform Customers of Data Breach
Friday July 18, 2014 @06:36PM UK Government Faces Lawsuit Over Emergency Surveillance Bill
Thursday July 17, 2014 @11:31AM UN Report Finds NSA Mass Surveillance Likely Violated Human Rights
Wednesday July 16, 2014 @06:09PM Canadian ISP On Disclosing Subscriber Info: Come Back With a Warrant
Wednesday July 16, 2014 @08:39AM Breaches Exposed 22.8 Million Personal Records of New Yorkers
Tuesday July 15, 2014 @12:36AM Obama Administration Says the World's Servers Are Ours
Monday July 14, 2014 @03:56PM Hacking Online Polls and Other Ways British Spies Seek To Control the Internet
Monday July 14, 2014 @09:28AM Apple Refutes Report On iPhone Threat To China's National Security
Sunday July 13, 2014 @11:45AM NSA Says Snowden Emails Exempt From Public Disclosure
Thursday July 10, 2014 @09:29AM UK Gov't Plans To Push "Emergency" Surveillance Laws
Wednesday July 09, 2014 @11:12PM Judge Shoots Down "Bitcoin Isn't Money" Argument In Silk Road Trial
Wednesday July 09, 2014 @09:44PM UK Computing Student Jailed After Failing To Hand Over Crypto Keys
Wednesday July 09, 2014 @11:10AM Meet the Muslim-American Leaders the FBI and NSA Have Been Spying On
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @11:43AM Thousands of Leaked KGB Files Are Now Open To the Public
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @11:12AM Coddled, Surveilled, and Monetized: How Modern Houses Can Watch You
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @08:41AM Australian Police Use Telcos For Cell "Tower Dump" of All Connected Users' Data
Monday July 07, 2014 @09:12PM Blue Shield Leaks 18,000 Doctors' Social Security Numbers
Monday July 07, 2014 @04:23PM Researchers Develop New Way To Steal Passwords Using Google Glass
Sunday July 06, 2014 @10:30AM New Snowden Leak: of 160000 Intercepted Messages, Only 10% From Official Targets
Friday July 04, 2014 @11:02PM New Russian Law To Forbid Storing Russians' Data Outside the Country
Thursday July 03, 2014 @11:11PM European Commission Spokesman: Google Removing Link Was "not a Good Judgement"
Thursday July 03, 2014 @08:06PM Use of Encryption Foiled the Cops a Record 9 Times In 2013
Thursday July 03, 2014 @06:21PM Can the NSA Really Track You Through Power Lines?
Thursday July 03, 2014 @02:46PM NSA Considers Linux Journal Readers, Tor (And Linux?) Users "Extremists"
Thursday July 03, 2014 @01:37PM Use of Encryption Foiled the Cops a Record 9 Times in 2013
Thursday July 03, 2014 @01:07PM Austrian Tor Exit Node Operator Found Guilty As an Accomplice
Thursday July 03, 2014 @09:06AM Goldman Sachs Demands Google Unsend One of Its E-mails
Tuesday July 01, 2014 @10:08AM Court Allowed NSA To Spy On All But 4 Countries
Monday June 30, 2014 @03:59PM Supreme Court Rejects Appeal By Google Over Street View Data Collection
Monday June 30, 2014 @03:15AM Ars Takes an Early Look At the Privacy-Centric Blackphone
Sunday June 29, 2014 @11:58AM Facial Recognition Might Be Coming To Your Car
Friday June 27, 2014 @11:26PM Larry Page: Healthcare Data Mining Could Save 100,000 Lives a Year
Friday June 27, 2014 @06:37PM Saudi Government Targeting Dissidents With Mobile Malware
Thursday June 26, 2014 @10:37PM Google Starts Removing Search Results After EU Ruling
Thursday June 26, 2014 @09:49AM Hospitals Begin Data-Mining Patients
Wednesday June 25, 2014 @09:43PM Australian Government Seeks To Boost Spy Agencies' Powers
Wednesday June 25, 2014 @12:36PM Supreme Court Rules Cell Phones Can't Be Searched Without a Warrant
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @08:36AM US Court Dings Gov't For Using Seized Data Beyond Scope of Warrant
Monday June 23, 2014 @07:52PM Improperly Anonymized Logs Reveal Details of NYC Cab Trips
Monday June 23, 2014 @10:05AM New Sensors Will Scoop Up "Big Data" On Chicago
Sunday June 22, 2014 @06:39PM Workplace Surveillance Becoming More Common
Sunday June 22, 2014 @12:56PM WikiLeaks Publishes Secret International Trade Agreement
Thursday June 19, 2014 @08:41PM German Intel Agency Helped NSA Tap Fiber Optic Cables In Germany
Thursday June 19, 2014 @05:49PM How Secret Partners Expand NSA's Surveillance Dragnet
Thursday June 19, 2014 @10:05AM TrueCrypt Author Claims That Forking Is Impossible
Thursday June 19, 2014 @09:05AM Ask Slashdot: How To Bequeath Sensitive Information?
Wednesday June 18, 2014 @09:39AM EU High Court To Review US-EU Data Safe Harbor Agreement
Tuesday June 17, 2014 @08:54AM Hackers Ransom European Domino's Customer Data (including Favourite Toppings)
Tuesday June 17, 2014 @07:25AM France Cries Foul At World Cup "Spy Drone"
Monday June 16, 2014 @11:33PM Help Crowd-FOIA Stingray Usage Across America
Sunday June 15, 2014 @09:40PM Judge Orders DOJ To Turn Over FISA Surveillance Documents
Saturday June 14, 2014 @06:39PM Transforming the Web Into a Transparent 'HTTPA' Database
Saturday June 14, 2014 @09:41AM Nominet Compromising UK WHOIS Privacy, Wants To See Gov't-Issued ID
Friday June 13, 2014 @02:20PM Canadian Supreme Court Delivers Huge Win For Internet Privacy
Friday June 13, 2014 @12:17AM No Cell Phone Tracking Without Warrant
Thursday June 12, 2014 @02:37PM Facebook Lets Users Opt Out of Targeted Ads
Thursday June 12, 2014 @02:01PM WSJ: Facebook to Advertisers: More Data Coming
Wednesday June 11, 2014 @06:04PM The Government Can No Longer Track Your Cell Phone Without a Warrant
Tuesday June 10, 2014 @10:26AM NSA's Novel Claim: Our Systems Are Too Complex To Obey the Law
Monday June 09, 2014 @10:44PM iOS 8 Strikes an Unexpected Blow Against Location Tracking
Monday June 09, 2014 @05:34PM After the Belfast Project Fiasco, Time For Another Look At Time Capsule Crypto?
Monday June 09, 2014 @12:14PM Will the blockchain undermine national governments?
Monday June 09, 2014 @08:46AM Replicating the NSA's Gadgets Using Open Source
Monday June 09, 2014 @07:33AM Did Russia Trick Snowden Into Going To Moscow?
Friday June 06, 2014 @11:05PM Vodafone: Governments Worldwide Collecting Customers' Personal Data
Friday June 06, 2014 @09:13PM 'Pop-Up' Bus Service Learns Boston Riders' Rhythms, Creates Routes Accordingly
Thursday June 05, 2014 @10:42PM Snowden Rallies Privacy Advocates In New York City
Thursday June 05, 2014 @06:09PM FTC Lobbies To Be Top Cop For Geolocation
Thursday June 05, 2014 @05:34PM US Marshals Seize Police Stingray Records To Keep Them From the ACLU
Thursday June 05, 2014 @05:31PM FSF publishes Email Self-Defense Guide and infographic
Thursday June 05, 2014 @01:28PM A Year After Snowden's Disclosures, EFF, FSF Want You To Fight Surveillance
Thursday June 05, 2014 @01:07PM AT&T To Use Phone Geolocation To Prevent Credit Card Fraud
Wednesday June 04, 2014 @06:32PM Google Has Received Over 41,000 Requests To "Forget" Personal Information
Wednesday June 04, 2014 @06:20PM EFF Tells Court That the NSA Knowingly and Illegally Destroyed Evidence

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