Slashdot Items Tagged "privacy"

Date / Time Story
Thursday October 20, 2016 @03:26PM Prosecutors Say Contractor Stole 50 Terabytes of NSA Data
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @07:58PM Researchers Bypass ASLR Protection On Intel Haswell CPUs
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @05:13PM Czechs Arrest Russian Hacker Wanted By FBI
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @02:32PM Your Dynamic IP Address Is Now Protected Personal Data Under EU Law
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @11:49AM Traditional Keyboard Sounds Can be Decoded By Listening Over a VoIP Connection, Researchers Say
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @10:06AM DNA Testing For Jobs May Be On Its Way, Warns Gartner
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @07:00PM CIA-Backed Surveillance Tool 'Geofeedia' Was Marketed To Public Schools
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @04:15PM Half of American Adults Are In a Face-Recognition Database
Monday October 17, 2016 @04:40PM Hackers Steal Credit Card Data From Visitors of US Senate GOP Committee Website
Monday October 17, 2016 @12:08PM UK Security Agencies Unlawfully Collected Data For 17 Years, Court Rules
Monday October 17, 2016 @11:58AM Journalists Face Jail Time After Reporting on North Dakota Pipeline Protest
Monday October 17, 2016 @11:38AM UK Police Begins Deployment of 22,000 Police Body Cameras
Monday October 17, 2016 @11:14AM Assange Internet Link Cut By State Actor, Claims Wikileaks
Saturday October 15, 2016 @02:38AM Google Reveals It Received Secret FBI Subpoena
Friday October 14, 2016 @06:51PM Top Democrats Request FBI Investigation of Trump Campaign Ties To Russia Over Hacking
Friday October 14, 2016 @05:20PM Hackers Hit 6,000 Sites On Active 18-Month Carding Spree
Friday October 14, 2016 @04:42PM Android Trojan Asks Victims To Submit a Selfie Holding Their ID Card
Friday October 14, 2016 @09:32AM Facebook Now Lets You Use Google Cast or AirPlay To Stream Video On Your TV
Friday October 14, 2016 @12:42AM DHS Warns of Mirai Botnet Threat To Cellular Modems
Thursday October 13, 2016 @04:59PM Android Devices That Contain Foxconn Firmware May Have a Secret Backdoor
Thursday October 13, 2016 @04:25PM 4Chan Hackers Claim To Have Remotely Wiped John Podesta's iPhone and iPad
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @06:06PM Yahoo Patents Smart Billboard That Would Deliver Targeted Ads To Passersby or Motorists
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @04:39PM Senator Wants Nationwide, All-Mail Voting To Counter Election Hacks
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @05:51PM White House Vows 'Proportional' Response For Russian DNC Hack
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @04:45PM US Military Is Looking At Blockchain Technology To Secure Nuclear Weapons
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @04:31PM How a Video Game About Sheep Exposes the FBI's Broken FOIA System
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @01:08PM Facebook, Instagram, Twitter Block Tool For Cops To Surveil You On Social Media
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @05:53AM WikiLeaks Publishes Cryptic UFO Emails Sent To Clinton Campaign From Former Blink 182 Singer
Monday October 10, 2016 @06:03PM UK Is Banning Apple Watch From Cabinet Meetings Over Russian Hacking Fears
Monday October 10, 2016 @05:42PM Yahoo Disables Automatic Email Forwarding Feature, Making It Difficult For Users To Leave
Monday October 10, 2016 @04:01PM WikiLeaks Posts 2,000 More Emails From John Podesta
Monday October 10, 2016 @03:25PM Physically-Secure 'ORWL' Computer Expands Its Open Source Policy
Monday October 10, 2016 @01:36PM As Contradictions Mount, Experts Call For Declassification of Yahoo's Email-Scanning Order
Monday October 10, 2016 @09:08AM UK's Chief Troll Hunter Targets Doxxing, Virtual Mobbing, and Nasty Images
Friday October 07, 2016 @08:29PM Feds Convinced Police To Use License Plate-Scanning Tech At Gun Shows
Friday October 07, 2016 @07:12PM Baltimore Police Took 1 Million Surveillance Photos of City
Friday October 07, 2016 @06:13PM CIA 'Siren Servers' Can Predict Social Uprisings Several Days Before They Happen
Friday October 07, 2016 @04:27PM FBI Looks Into Unlocking Minnesota Mall Stabber's iPhone
Friday October 07, 2016 @04:05PM Facebook Wins 'Big Brother' Award in Belgium After Being Declared Worst Privacy Villain
Friday October 07, 2016 @04:05PM US Intel Officially Blames the Russian Government For Hacking DNC
Thursday October 06, 2016 @11:55PM Verizon Wants $1 Billion Discount On Yahoo Deal After Reports of Hacking, Email Scanning
Thursday October 06, 2016 @07:29PM FCC Proposal: Internet Providers Must Ask To Share Your Data
Thursday October 06, 2016 @05:42PM New York To Test Facial Recognition Cameras At 'Crossing Points'
Thursday October 06, 2016 @12:07AM Yahoo Scan By US Fell Under Foreign Spy Law Expiring Next Year
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @06:08PM 53% of DDoS Attacks Result In Additional Compromise, Says Neustar
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @04:58PM Judge Allows Small Businesses To Sue Credit Card Giants For Forcing Them To Adopt Chip Readers
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @12:51PM NSA Contractor Arrested in Possible New Theft of Secrets
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @11:07AM Yahoo Offers Non-Denial Denial of Bombshell Spy Report
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @11:03PM BadKernel Vulnerability Affects One In 16 Android Smartphones
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @06:52PM Apple, Google, Microsoft: We Have No Government Email Scanning Program Like Yahoo's
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @05:44PM Encryption App Signal Wins Fight Against FBI Subpoena and Gag Order
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @05:23PM Johnson & Johnson Discloses That Its Insulin Pump Is Hackable
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @03:28PM Yahoo Secretly Scanned Customer Emails For US Intelligence
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @11:19AM Police Complaints Drop 93 Percent After Deploying Body Cameras
Monday October 03, 2016 @07:13PM CloudFlare Working On New System That Removes CAPTCHAs For Tor Users
Monday October 03, 2016 @04:59PM Researchers Develop System To Send Passwords, Keys Through Users' Bodies
Monday October 03, 2016 @04:42PM FBI Agreed To Destroy Laptops of Clinton Aides With Immunity Deal, Sources Say
Monday October 03, 2016 @09:33AM Tim Cook Defends Apple's Approach To Security: 'Encryption is Inherently Great'
Sunday October 02, 2016 @09:14PM WikiLeaks' Big Tuesday Announcement Will Now Take Place Via Video
Sunday October 02, 2016 @05:32PM No One's Bidding on The Shadow Brokers' Stolen NSA Hacking Tools
Saturday October 01, 2016 @01:49AM Yahoo Insiders Believe Hackers Could Have Stolen Over 1 Billion Accounts
Friday September 30, 2016 @07:12PM New US 'Secret' Clearance Unit Hires Firm Linked To 2014 Hacks
Friday September 30, 2016 @04:15PM Newsweek Website Attacked After Report On Trump, Cuban Embargo
Friday September 30, 2016 @03:58PM Researchers Ask Federal Court To Unseal Years of Surveillance Records
Friday September 30, 2016 @10:29AM AT&T To End Targeted Ads Program, Give All Users Lowest Available Price
Thursday September 29, 2016 @11:22PM Oscar Winners, Sports Stars and Bill Gates Are Building Lavish Bunkers
Thursday September 29, 2016 @08:06PM The Psychological Reasons Behind Risky Password Practices
Thursday September 29, 2016 @05:18PM The Yahoo Hackers Weren't State-Sponsored, Security Firm Says
Thursday September 29, 2016 @12:20PM WhatsApp Won't Comply With India's Order To Delete User Data
Thursday September 29, 2016 @01:17AM Comey Denies Clinton Email 'Reddit' Cover-Up
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @05:33PM US Believes Hackers Are Shielded By Russia To Hide Its Role In Cyberintrusions: WSJ
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @04:52PM Verizon Technician Is Accused of Selling Customers' Call Records and Location Data To Private Investigator
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @11:30AM Across US, Police Officers Abuse Confidential Databases
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @11:14AM Apple Logs Your iMessage Contacts - And May Share Them With Police: The Intercept
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @07:36PM FBI Investigating Possible Hack of Democratic Party Staffer Cell Phones
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @05:52PM Revealed: How One Amazon Kindle Scam Made Millions of Dollars
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @02:45PM Niantic Responds To Senate Inquiry Into Pokemon Go Privacy
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @10:09AM Facebook Told To Stop Taking Data From German WhatsApp Users
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @09:58AM Windows 10 Will Soon Run Edge In a Virtual Machine To Keep You Safe
Monday September 26, 2016 @04:15PM Japanese To Pay Utility Bills Using Bitcoin
Monday September 26, 2016 @10:52AM California Enacts Law Requiring IMDb To Remove Actor Ages On Request
Sunday September 25, 2016 @08:21AM Kentucky's Shotgun 'Drone Slayer' Gets Sued Again
Saturday September 24, 2016 @11:06AM Snapchat's 10-Second-Video Glasses Are Real And Cost $130 Bucks
Saturday September 24, 2016 @02:22AM Snapchat's 10-Second-Video Glasses Are Real And Cost $130 Bucks
Saturday September 24, 2016 @01:48AM 97% of the Top Companies Have Leaked Credentials Online
Friday September 23, 2016 @11:37PM Why the Silencing of KrebsOnSecurity Opens a Troubling Chapter For the Internet
Friday September 23, 2016 @07:40PM Hacker Who Aided ISIS Gets 20 Years In Prison
Friday September 23, 2016 @07:30PM 40 Percent of Organizations Store Admin Passwords In Word Documents, Says Survey
Friday September 23, 2016 @11:22AM Probe Of Leaked US NSA Hacking Tools Examines Operative's Mistake
Friday September 23, 2016 @11:15AM Indian Students Score a Partial Win in Facebook Privacy Dispute
Thursday September 22, 2016 @04:36PM Taiwan Asks Google To Blur Its Military Facilities In South China Sea
Thursday September 22, 2016 @04:19PM 19-Year-Old Jailbreaks iPhone 7 In 24 Hours
Thursday September 22, 2016 @04:04PM Hacker Leaks Michelle Obama's Passport
Thursday September 22, 2016 @02:19PM Cops Are Raiding Homes of Innocent People Based Only On IP Addresses
Wednesday September 21, 2016 @10:50AM Google Backs Off On Previously Announced Allo Privacy Feature
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @05:46PM College Student Got 15 Million Miles By Hacking United Airlines
Monday September 19, 2016 @07:04PM Anonymous Hacker Explains His Attack On Boston Children's Hospital
Sunday September 18, 2016 @05:33PM Robot Handcuffed and Arrested At Moscow Rally
Sunday September 18, 2016 @04:23PM Assange Agrees to US Prison If Obama Pardons Chelsea Manning
Saturday September 17, 2016 @09:13PM Woman Sues Sex Toy App For Secretly Capturing Sensitive Information
Saturday September 17, 2016 @12:34AM How The FBI Might've Opened the San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone 5c
Friday September 16, 2016 @11:38PM The World's Most Secure Home Computer Reaches Crowdfunding Goal
Friday September 16, 2016 @07:54PM Alleged Hacker Lauri Love To Be Extradited To US
Friday September 16, 2016 @05:31PM NYPD Says Talking About Its IMSI Catchers Would Make Them Vulnerable To Hacking
Friday September 16, 2016 @01:17PM AP, Vice, USA Today Sue FBI For Info On Phone Hack of San Bernardino Shooter
Friday September 16, 2016 @12:40PM Right To Be Forgotten? Web Privacy Debate in Italy After Women's Suicide
Thursday September 15, 2016 @07:28PM House Committee: Edward Snowden's Leaks Did 'Tremendous Damage'
Thursday September 15, 2016 @03:34PM FBI Agent Posing As Journalist To Deliver Malware To Suspect Was Fine, Says DOJ
Thursday September 15, 2016 @03:23PM Xiaomi Can Silently Install Any App On Your Android Phone Using A Backdoor
Thursday September 15, 2016 @02:57PM A Woman Is Suing Her Parents For Posting Embarrassing Childhood Photos To Facebook
Thursday September 15, 2016 @01:25AM FBI Director James Comey: Cover Up Your Webcam
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @08:46PM None of Your Pixelated or Blurred Information Will Stay Safe On The Internet
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @05:43PM Colin Powell's Private Email Account Has Been Hacked
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @03:13PM Google Is Offering $200K To Hack Android Phones Using Email and A Phone Number
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @10:20AM GCHQ Planning UK-Wide DNS Firewall
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @10:57PM Guccifer 2.0 Releases More DNC Documents
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @06:19PM Edward Snowden Makes 'Moral' Case For Presidential Pardon
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @05:37PM New York Fines Viacom, Mattel and Hasbro For Tracking Kids Online
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @04:37PM ClixSense Suffers Massive Data Breach, 6.6 Million Users Compromised
Monday September 12, 2016 @05:50PM ACLU Is Launching A Campaign To Convince President Obama To Pardon Edward Snowden
Monday September 12, 2016 @03:34PM Unredacted User Manuals Of Stingray Device Show How Accessible Surveillance Is
Sunday September 11, 2016 @05:27PM US Goverment Employees Targetted By New 'GovRAT' Malware
Friday September 09, 2016 @09:18PM Senator Urges Colleagues to Prevent Expansion of Government Hacking
Thursday September 08, 2016 @05:48PM Researcher Gets 20 Days In Prison For Hacking State Websites As Political Stunt
Thursday September 08, 2016 @05:09PM White House Names Retired Air Force General As First Cyber Security Chief
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @08:25PM Leaked Demo Video Shows How Government Spyware Infects a Computer
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @04:48PM Modified USB Ethernet Adapter Can Steal Windows and Mac Credentials
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @06:19PM Pokemon-Themed Umbreon Rootkit Targets Linux Systems On ARM and x86
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @05:23PM New Snowden Leaks Reveal More About NSA Satellite Eavesdropping
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @05:04PM Yelp Launches Public Bug Bounty Program
Monday September 05, 2016 @06:42PM US Investigating Potential Covert Russian Plan To Disrupt November Elections
Sunday September 04, 2016 @11:43PM Whither Tor? Building the Next Generation of Anonymity Tools
Sunday September 04, 2016 @09:40PM NSO Has Been Selling a Smartphone-Surveilling Malware For Six Years
Sunday September 04, 2016 @05:12AM FTC Warns Consumers: Don't Sync To Your Rental Car!
Sunday September 04, 2016 @02:14AM Google, Apple, Mozilla, and the EFF Support Microsoft's Fight Against Gag Orders
Sunday September 04, 2016 @12:55AM Richard Stallman: Online Publishers Should Let Readers Pay Anonymously
Friday September 02, 2016 @05:13PM Clinton's First Email Server Was a Power Mac Tower
Friday September 02, 2016 @04:14PM Police Seize Two 'Perfect Privacy' VPN Servers
Friday September 02, 2016 @03:42PM Google Chrome Begins Warns Users About Insecure Pages
Friday September 02, 2016 @02:54PM FBI Releases Hillary Clinton Email Report
Friday September 02, 2016 @02:51PM FBI Releases Hillary Clinton Email Report
Friday September 02, 2016 @12:40AM Lawsuit Accuses Warriors' Mobile App of Eavesdropping On Fans -- Even When Not In Use
Friday September 02, 2016 @12:06AM The Unsettling Relationship Between Russia and Wikileaks
Thursday September 01, 2016 @04:49PM New Cloud Attack Takes Full Control of Virtual Machines With Little Effort
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @08:49PM Staff Breach At OneLogin Exposes Password Storage Feature
Tuesday August 30, 2016 @04:53PM Google Login Bug Allows Credential Theft
Tuesday August 30, 2016 @04:15PM FBI Director Says Prolific Default Encryption Hurting Government Spying Efforts
Monday August 29, 2016 @10:23AM Opera Sync Users May Have Been Compromised In Server Breach
Sunday August 28, 2016 @08:31PM How Security Experts Are Protecting Their Own Data
Sunday August 28, 2016 @02:42PM 100 Arrested In New York Thanks To Better Face-Recognition Technology
Sunday August 28, 2016 @01:25AM New Ransomware Poses As A Windows Update
Saturday August 27, 2016 @06:47PM Apple Fixes Three Zero Days Used In Targeted Attack
Saturday August 27, 2016 @06:12PM 'Social Media ID, Please?' Proposed US Law Greeted With Anger
Saturday August 27, 2016 @03:11AM Eavesdropping On Tinder: Researcher Demonstrates Man-in-the-Middle Attacks
Friday August 26, 2016 @04:18PM British Companies Are Selling Advanced Spy Tech To Authoritarian Regimes
Friday August 26, 2016 @10:05AM Facebook's WhatsApp Data Gambit Faces Federal Privacy Complaint
Thursday August 25, 2016 @06:47PM Apple Patenting a Way To Collect Fingerprints, Photos of Thieves
Thursday August 25, 2016 @02:13PM Malware Sold To Governments Helped Them Spy on iPhones
Thursday August 25, 2016 @10:11AM WhatsApp To Share Some Data With Facebook
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @06:01PM FBI Authorized Informants To Break The Law 22,800 Times In 4 Years
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @05:13PM Ashley Madison Security Protocols Violated Canada, Austrialia Privacy Laws
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @03:44PM WikiLeaks Published Rape Victims' Names, Credit Cards, Medical Data
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @03:29PM Facebook Knows Your Political Preferences
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @02:02AM US Customs and Border Protection Wants To Know Who You Are On Twitter
Monday August 22, 2016 @07:06PM BHU's 'Tiger Will Power' Wi-Fi Router May Be The Most Insecure Router Ever Made
Monday August 22, 2016 @06:20PM Turkish Journalist Jailed For Terrorism Was Framed, Forensic Report Shows
Monday August 22, 2016 @04:34PM FBI Finds 14,900 More Documents From Hillary Clinton's Email Server
Sunday August 21, 2016 @11:19PM Group Wants To Shut Down Tor For a Day On September 1
Sunday August 21, 2016 @07:52PM Group Wants to Shut Down Tor for a Day on September 1
Sunday August 21, 2016 @06:35PM Software Exploits Aren't Needed To Hack Most Organizations
Sunday August 21, 2016 @02:50PM Will Internet Voting Endanger The Secret Ballot?
Sunday August 21, 2016 @02:11PM German Minister Wants Facial Recognition Software At Airports and Train Stations
Saturday August 20, 2016 @05:24PM Has WikiLeaks Morphed Into A Malware Hub?
Saturday August 20, 2016 @01:26AM Computer Science Professor Mocks The NSA's Buggy Code
Friday August 19, 2016 @03:58PM Oracle Is Funding a New Anti-Google Group
Friday August 19, 2016 @01:17PM PSA: Twitch's 'Activity Sharing' Feature Exposes Your Activity By Default
Thursday August 18, 2016 @06:31PM 'Smart' Electrical Socket Leaks Your Email Address, Can Launch DDoS Attacks
Thursday August 18, 2016 @06:13PM How The US Will Likely Respond To Shadow Brokers Leak
Wednesday August 17, 2016 @07:02PM Cisco Patches 'ExtraBacon' Zero-day Exploit Leaked By NSA Hackers
Wednesday August 17, 2016 @04:07PM Maker of Web Monitoring Software Can Be Sued
Wednesday August 17, 2016 @08:56AM NSA Worried About Implications of Leaked Toolkits
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @07:45PM Univision To Buy Gawker Media For $135 Million
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @06:35PM Malware That Fakes Bank Login Screens Found In Google Ads
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @05:18PM FCC Complaint: Baltimore Police Breaking Law With Use of Stingray Phone Trackers
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @04:50PM Snowden Speculates Leak of NSA Spying Tools Is Tied To Russian DNC Hack
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @04:15PM Windows UAC Bypass Permits Code Execution
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @03:38PM Canada's Police Chiefs Want New Law To Compel People To Reveal Passwords
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @09:12AM Google Duo Video Chat App Arrives On iOS and Android With End-to-end Encryption
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @03:23AM Canadian Fined For Not Providing Border Agents Smartphone Password
Monday August 15, 2016 @05:42PM DNC Creates 'Cybersecurity Board' Without Any Cybersecurity Experts
Monday August 15, 2016 @04:47PM Tim Cook: Privacy Is Worth Protecting
Monday August 15, 2016 @02:32PM Hackers Claim To Be Selling NSA Cyberweapons In Online Auction
Monday August 15, 2016 @12:25PM Australian Authorities Hacked Computers in the US
Monday August 15, 2016 @11:23AM EU Plans To Extend Some Telecom Rules To Web-Based Providers
Monday August 15, 2016 @09:41AM First Confirmed Prism Surveillance Target Was Democracy Activist
Sunday August 14, 2016 @11:31PM Ask Slashdot: Are There Secure Alternatives To Skype?
Sunday August 14, 2016 @10:44PM Internal 'Set Of Blunders' Crashed Australia's Census Site
Sunday August 14, 2016 @01:28PM Can We Avoid Government Surveillance By Leaving The Grid?
Saturday August 13, 2016 @08:38PM Researchers Warn Linux Vendors About Cloud-Memory Hacking Trick
Saturday August 13, 2016 @07:59PM Should Cloud Vendors Decrypt Data For The Government?