Slashdot Items Tagged "privacy"

Date / Time Story
Saturday July 22, 2017 @12:26AM Let's Encrypt Criticized Over Speedy HTTPS Certifications
Thursday July 20, 2017 @05:00PM Apple Flies Top Privacy Executives Into Australia To Lobby Against Proposed Encryption Laws
Thursday July 20, 2017 @04:30PM Alleged Dark Web Kingpin Doxed Himself With His Personal Hotmail Address
Thursday July 20, 2017 @04:10PM FCC Says It Has No Documentation of Cyberattack That It Claims Happened
Wednesday July 19, 2017 @04:43PM EFF: Large ISPs Lying To Californians To Kill New Privacy Law
Wednesday July 19, 2017 @02:39PM EU Court to Rule On 'Right to Be Forgotten' Outside Europe
Wednesday July 19, 2017 @10:59AM AMD Has No Plans To Release PSP Code
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @05:04PM Should We Ignore the South Carolina Election Hacking Story?
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @04:39PM Flaw In IoT Security Cameras Leaves Millions of Devices Open To Hackers
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @04:25PM Nearly 90,000 Sex Bots Invaded Twitter in 'One of the Largest Malicious Campaigns Ever Recorded on a Social Network'
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @04:19PM Ask Slashdot: Is Password Masking On Its Way Out?
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @03:13PM Google Bolsters Security To Prevent Another Google Docs Phishing Attack
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @11:08AM Hacks 'Probably Compromised' UK Industry
Monday July 17, 2017 @08:03PM Exploit Derived From EternalSynergy Upgraded To Target Newer Windows Versions
Monday July 17, 2017 @05:06PM Facial Recognition Could Be Coming To Police Body Cameras
Monday July 17, 2017 @04:19PM US To Create the Independent US Cyber Command, Split Off From NSA
Monday July 17, 2017 @03:25PM US Appeals Court Upholds Nondisclosure Rules For Surveillance Orders
Monday July 17, 2017 @02:00PM Porn Websites in UK Ordered To Introduce Age Checks From Next Year
Sunday July 16, 2017 @02:18AM Is Homeland Security's Face-Scanning At Airports An Unreasonable Search?
Saturday July 15, 2017 @02:46PM White House Releases Sensitive Personal Info From Voters Concerned About Privacy
Saturday July 15, 2017 @02:16AM US Government Crackdown Threatens Kaspersky's American Dream
Friday July 14, 2017 @05:10PM Google To Replace SMS Codes With Mobile Prompts in 2-Step-Verification Procedure
Friday July 14, 2017 @02:03PM Popular Chrome Extension Sold To New Dev Who Immediately Turns It Into Adware
Friday July 14, 2017 @10:16AM Australia To Compel Technology Firms To Provide Access To Encrypted Missives
Thursday July 13, 2017 @05:23PM Border Patrol Says It's Barred From Searching Cloud Data On Phones
Thursday July 13, 2017 @01:11PM Swedish Security Company Boss Declared 'Bankrupt' After Identity Stolen
Thursday July 13, 2017 @11:09AM Millions of Verizon Customer Records Exposed in Security Lapse
Thursday July 13, 2017 @05:01AM EFF Officially Appeals Tim Berners-Lee Decision On DRM In HTML
Wednesday July 12, 2017 @05:04PM Amazon May Give Developers Your Private Alexa Transcripts
Wednesday July 12, 2017 @11:33AM Apple Sets Up China Data Center To Meet New Cybersecurity Rules
Wednesday July 12, 2017 @10:16AM Symantec Explores Selling Web Certificates Business
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @04:47PM Kaspersky Lab Has Been Working With Russian Intelligence
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @04:07PM EFF's Latest Privacy Report Criticizes Amazon and WhatsApp Over Policies That 'Fall Short'
Monday July 10, 2017 @05:46PM Trump Proposes Joint 'Cyber Security Unit' With Russia, Then Quickly Backs Away From It
Monday July 10, 2017 @04:50PM Russians Now Need a Passport To Watch Pornhub
Monday July 10, 2017 @04:33PM Ask Slashdot: Is There a Way To Experience the Chinese Internet From Outside?
Monday July 10, 2017 @03:27PM British Judge Uses Personal Email To Send Details of Sensitive Court Case
Monday July 10, 2017 @02:37PM Google Guillotine Falls on Certificate Authorities WoSign, StartCom
Monday July 10, 2017 @01:52PM Company Accused of Selling User Data Shuts Down After $104 Million Settlement
Monday July 10, 2017 @12:40PM China Tells Carriers To Block Access to Personal VPNs By February
Saturday July 08, 2017 @05:53PM Ask Slashdot: How Safe, Really, Is Paying For Things Online?
Saturday July 08, 2017 @06:14AM Author of Original Petya Ransomware Publishes Master Decryption Key
Friday July 07, 2017 @11:06PM The EFF's 'Let's Encrypt' Plans Wildcard Certificates For Subdomains
Friday July 07, 2017 @09:03AM Hackers Targeting US Nuclear Power Plants, Report Finds
Friday July 07, 2017 @06:55AM Germany Says Cyber Threat Greater Than Expected, More Firms Affected
Friday July 07, 2017 @06:50AM The Pentagon Says It Will Start Encrypting Soldiers' Emails Next Year
Thursday July 06, 2017 @06:04PM WikiLeaks Unveils CIA Implants That Steal SSH Credentials From Windows, Linux PCs
Thursday July 06, 2017 @02:42PM New Attack Can Now Decrypt Satellite Phone Calls in 'Real Time'
Thursday July 06, 2017 @02:04PM Russia Jails Hacker For Spilling Top Government Officials' Secrets
Thursday July 06, 2017 @11:24AM Privacy Watchdog Sues Trump's Election Committee Over Voter Data
Wednesday July 05, 2017 @05:48PM Linux Is Not As Safe As You Think
Wednesday July 05, 2017 @05:28PM Petya Ransomware Authors Demand $250,000 In First Public Statement Since Attack
Monday July 03, 2017 @08:30PM 65 Percent of Major US Banks Have Failed Web Security Testing, Says Report
Monday July 03, 2017 @04:16PM Apple Tests 3-D Face Scanning To Unlock Next iPhone: Bloomberg
Monday July 03, 2017 @03:53PM Facebook Can Track Your Browsing Even After You've Logged Out, Judge Says
Monday July 03, 2017 @11:34AM Google's DeepMind and UK Hospitals Made Illegal Deal For Health Data, Says Watchdog
Sunday July 02, 2017 @05:26PM The US Considers A Remote Identification System For Drones
Friday June 30, 2017 @07:45PM NSA 'Traffic Shaping' Can Divert US Internet Traffic For Easier Monitoring
Friday June 30, 2017 @04:24PM With a Single Wiretap Order, US Authorities Listened In on 3.3 Million Phone Calls
Friday June 30, 2017 @02:23PM The Life, Death, and Legacy of iPhone Jailbreaking
Friday June 30, 2017 @08:25AM France Drops Windows 10 Privacy Case After Microsoft Changes Telemetry Settings
Friday June 30, 2017 @06:30AM Despite Hacking Charges, US Tech Industry Fought To Keep Ties To Russia Spy Service
Thursday June 29, 2017 @01:52PM The Petya Ransomware Is Starting To Look Like a Cyberattack in Disguise
Thursday June 29, 2017 @09:45AM Windows 10 Will Soon Protect Files and Folders From Ransomware
Thursday June 29, 2017 @09:12AM Let's Encrypt Hits New Milestone: Over 100,000,000 Certificates Issued
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @07:27PM WikiLeaks Dump Reveals CIA Malware For Tracking Windows Devices Via WiFi Networks
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @06:00PM London Metropolitan Police's 18,000 Windows XP PCs Is a Disaster Waiting To Happen
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @01:15PM FBI Interviews Employees of Russia-Linked Cyber Security Firm Kaspersky Lab
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @10:38PM Britain's Newest Warship Runs Windows XP, Raising Cyber Attack Fears
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @06:11PM Petya Ransomware Outbreak Originated In Ukraine Via Tainted Accounting Software
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @04:40PM Hacker Behind Massive Ransomware Outbreak Can't Get Emails From Victims Who Paid
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @03:02PM Heritage Valley Health System Target Of Cyber Attack
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @01:18PM China's All-Seeing Surveillance State Is Reading Its Citizens' Faces
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @10:33AM Ukrainian Banks, Electricity Firm Hit by Fresh Cyber Attack; Reports Claim the Ransomware Is Quickly Spreading Across the World
Monday June 26, 2017 @05:14PM China, Canada Vow Not To Conduct Cyberattacks On Private Sector
Sunday June 25, 2017 @12:58PM 90 Cities Install A Covert Technology That Listens For Gunshots
Saturday June 24, 2017 @02:03AM State Legislators Want Surveillance Cameras To Catch Uninsured Drivers
Friday June 23, 2017 @05:26PM 32TB of Windows 10 Internal Builds, Core Source Code Leak Online
Friday June 23, 2017 @03:43PM WikiLeaks Doc Dump Reveals CIA Tools For Hacking Air-Gapped PCs
Friday June 23, 2017 @01:48PM Under Pressure, Western Tech Firms Including Cisco and IBM Bow To Russian Demands To Share Cyber Secrets
Friday June 23, 2017 @01:21PM Google Will Stop Reading Your Emails For Gmail Ads
Friday June 23, 2017 @10:34AM Google Will Now Hide Personal Medical Records From Search Results
Thursday June 22, 2017 @03:19PM Chrome and Firefox Headless Modes May Spur New Adware & Clickfraud Tactics
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