Slashdot Items Tagged "privacy"

Date / Time Story
Sunday February 07, 2016 @01:38AM Even With Telemetry Disabled, Windows 10 Talks To Dozens of Microsoft Servers
Saturday February 06, 2016 @02:58PM Ask Slashdot: Time To Get Into Crypto-currency? If So, Which?
Thursday February 04, 2016 @05:21PM Firefox 44 Deletes Fine-Grained Cookie Management
Thursday February 04, 2016 @05:01PM Marco Rubio Wants To Permanently Extend NSA Mass Surveillance
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @10:15PM Shopping Mall SMS Parking Notifications Could Be Used To Track Any Car
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @05:04PM EU Proposes End of Anonymity For Bitcoin and Prepaid Card Users
Monday February 01, 2016 @09:14PM 1 In 3 Home Routers Will Be Used As Public Wi-Fi Hotspots By 2017
Monday February 01, 2016 @01:11PM Ask Slashdot: How Do I Reduce Information Leakage From My Personal Devices?
Sunday January 31, 2016 @11:26PM San Francisco Bay Area In Superbowl Surveillance Mode
Sunday January 31, 2016 @06:59PM Microsoft Edge's Private Browsing Mode Isn't Actually Private
Saturday January 30, 2016 @05:48PM ACLU Sues Anaheim Police For Public Records On Cell Phone Surveillance
Saturday January 30, 2016 @10:46AM WhatsApp Will Get Indicators To Highlight Encrypted Chats
Friday January 29, 2016 @10:09AM Privacy-Centric Linux Distro Tails Hits 2.0 Release
Thursday January 28, 2016 @12:36PM 12 Years Later, Warrantless Wiretaps Whistleblower Facing Misconduct Charges
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @12:05PM NSA Wants To Dump the Phone Records It Gathered Over 14 Years
Sunday January 24, 2016 @01:40PM Edward Snowden Is Tired of Being Bombarded By Suitors
Saturday January 23, 2016 @11:27PM DOJ and 4 States Want $24 Billion In Fines From Dish Network For Telemarketing
Saturday January 23, 2016 @09:56PM IoT Security Is So Bad, There's a Search Engine For Sleeping Kids
Saturday January 23, 2016 @08:21PM Internet of Things security is so bad, there's a search engine for sleeping kids
Thursday January 21, 2016 @10:47PM Ashley Madison Blackmail Letter Revealed
Thursday January 21, 2016 @10:06AM 10 People Arrested In the Netherlands For Bitcoin Laundering
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @12:12PM The Heavily Redacted World of the FBI's Tracking Technology Unit
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @10:28AM New Linux Trojan Spies on Users by Taking Screenshots and Recording Audio
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @08:45AM Tracking Protection In Wi-Fi Networks Coming Soon To Linux
Thursday January 14, 2016 @02:30PM French Secretary of State says encryption backdoors are 'not the right solution'
Thursday January 14, 2016 @02:30PM EU Companies Can Monitor Employees' Private Conversations While at Work
Thursday January 14, 2016 @09:36AM EU Companies Can Monitor Employees' Private Conversations While At Work
Wednesday January 13, 2016 @10:02PM Coalition letter to Congress opposing TSA's new mandatory-AIT rule
Tuesday January 12, 2016 @11:15PM ATF Puts Up Surveillance Cameras Around Seattle ... To Catch Illegal Grease Dump
Monday January 11, 2016 @05:20PM Smartwatches Can Be Used to Spy on Your Card's PIN Code
Monday January 11, 2016 @08:08AM Facebook, Shutterfly Face Lawsuits For Using Facial Recognition To ID Photos
Monday January 11, 2016 @05:43AM Nvidia GPUs Break Google Chrome's Incognito Mode
Sunday January 10, 2016 @09:22AM FTC Fines Software Vendor Over False Data Encryption Claims
Thursday January 07, 2016 @11:00AM Time Warner Cable Warns 320,000 Customers of Possible Compromise
Thursday January 07, 2016 @08:52AM Coding Styles Survive Binary Compilation, Could Lead Investigators Back To Programmers
Thursday January 07, 2016 @08:48AM Drone Registration Is FAA's Way of Getting You To Read Their "EULA"
Thursday January 07, 2016 @08:45AM Always-Listening IoT Devices Raise Security Policy Questions For the Workplace
Thursday January 07, 2016 @08:31AM TSA Moves Closer To Rejecting Some State Driver's Licenses For Airline Travel
Wednesday December 30, 2015 @01:58PM 1st Cir. injunction re TSA's new mandatory AIT search rule fully briefed
Tuesday December 29, 2015 @05:29PM Sweden's Cash-Free Future Looms -- and Not Everyone Is Happy About It
Tuesday December 29, 2015 @12:02PM European Payment Card Protocols Wide Open To Fraud
Tuesday December 29, 2015 @08:49AM Reluctance To Go Mobile Inhibiting Innovation In Financial Services
Sunday December 27, 2015 @06:31PM China Passes Law Requiring Tech Firms To Hand Over Encryption Keys
Thursday December 24, 2015 @10:05PM Australian Government Tells Citizens To Turn Off Two-factor Authentication
Thursday December 24, 2015 @04:25PM Motion Filed In 1st Circuit To Enjoin TSA's New Mandatory "AIT" Screening
Tuesday December 22, 2015 @09:22AM HIV Dating Company Accuses Researchers of Hacking Database
Monday December 21, 2015 @03:31PM Israeli Firm Creates a Device That Can Hack Any Nearby Phone
Monday December 21, 2015 @01:42PM Database Leak Exposes 3.3 Million Hello Kitty Fans
Thursday December 17, 2015 @10:14AM Ubuntu 16.04 Will Not Send Local Searches Over the Web By Default
Thursday December 17, 2015 @09:07AM Ask Slashdot: Keeping My Data Mine? (2015 Edition)
Wednesday December 16, 2015 @01:23PM BIg Brother has been alive and well in the UK for the last 15 years, it seems.
Wednesday December 16, 2015 @01:19PM 0-Day GRUB2 Authentication Bypass Hits Linux
Sunday December 13, 2015 @10:22AM MIT Creates Tor Alternative That Floods Networks With Fake Data
Saturday December 12, 2015 @06:05PM MIT Creates Tor Alternative That Floods Networks With Fake Data
Friday December 11, 2015 @01:00PM FBI: Just don't call them backdoors
Friday December 11, 2015 @12:57PM Obama Administration To Offer Full Position On Encryption By End of Year
Thursday December 10, 2015 @10:11AM 1 in 3 Patients Will Have Their Healthcare Records Compromised
Wednesday December 09, 2015 @12:59PM Top Democratic senator will seek legislation to 'pierce' through encryption
Sunday December 06, 2015 @10:56AM California Attack Has US Rethinking Strategy On Homegrown Terror
Saturday December 05, 2015 @08:23AM Canadian Cable Company Shames Non-Paying Customers Publicly On Facebook
Friday December 04, 2015 @07:57AM Wih Messenger Revamp, Yahoo Joins the 'Unsend' Trend
Friday December 04, 2015 @07:55AM Google Calls Out EFF Over Claims That It Snoops On Students With Chromebooks
Thursday December 03, 2015 @03:16PM Let's Encrypt Is Now In Public Beta
Wednesday December 02, 2015 @06:04AM IRS: We Used Stingray Devices To Track 37 Phones
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @08:59AM Revealed: What Info the FBI Can Collect With a National Security Letter
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @08:43AM Revealed: What Info The FBI Can Collect With A National Security Letter
Monday November 30, 2015 @07:35AM Pwned Barbies Spying On Children? Toytalk CEO Downplays Hacking Reports
Monday November 30, 2015 @07:11AM BlackBerry Exits Pakistan Amid User Privacy Concerns
Friday November 27, 2015 @03:59PM VTech Hack Exposes Data On 4.8 Million Adults, 200,000 Kids
Friday November 27, 2015 @10:51AM Privacy Vulnerability Exposes VPN Users' Real IP Addresses
Thursday November 26, 2015 @08:06AM Google Scours 1.2 Million URLs To Conform With EU's "Right To Be Forgotten" Law
Saturday November 21, 2015 @05:31PM 600,000 Arris Cable Modems Have 'Backdoors In Backdoors,' Researcher Claims
Friday November 20, 2015 @11:23PM Comcast Xfinity Wi-Fi Discloses Customer Names and Addresses
Friday November 20, 2015 @06:57PM Donald Trump Obliquely Backs a Federal Database To Track Muslims
Thursday November 19, 2015 @12:37PM Chicago Sends More Than 100,000 "Bogus" Camera-Based Speeding Tickets
Thursday November 19, 2015 @10:59AM Manhattan DA Pressures Google and Apple To Kill Zero Knowledge Encryption
Tuesday November 17, 2015 @05:17PM Your C# Executables: Now Even More Unsafe
Tuesday November 17, 2015 @08:11AM Snowden Says It's Your Duty To Use an Ad Blocker (for Security)
Friday November 13, 2015 @09:07PM Ad Networks Using Inaudible Sound To Link Phones, Tablets and Other Devices
Friday November 13, 2015 @06:14PM Self-Encrypting Drives Hardly Any Better Than Software-Based Encryption
Friday November 13, 2015 @08:32AM Broadband Bills Will Have To Increase To Pay For Snooper's Charter, MPs Warned
Thursday November 12, 2015 @02:57PM Ask Slashdot: How To Determine If One Is On a Watchlist?
Thursday November 12, 2015 @01:49PM Google's New About Me Tool Is the Anti-Google+
Thursday November 12, 2015 @09:26AM Prison Hack Shows Attorney-Client Privilege Violation
Thursday November 12, 2015 @08:58AM Webmail Services Struggling Against DDoS Attacks
Thursday November 12, 2015 @08:45AM Tor Project Claims FBI Paid University Researchers $1m To Unmask Tor Users
Wednesday November 11, 2015 @10:14AM DNA Data From California Newborn Blood Samples Stored, Sold To 3rd Parties
Wednesday November 11, 2015 @10:08AM Massive Hacking Ring Stole Data From 100 Million Bank Customers
Wednesday November 11, 2015 @10:08AM Microsoft Putting Servers In Germany To Keep User Data Away From US Intelligence
Monday November 09, 2015 @01:06PM Comcast Resets Nearly 200,000 Passwords After Customer List Goes On Sale
Friday November 06, 2015 @06:33PM TalkTalk Hack: 4% of Customers' Data Accessed In Cyber Security Breach
Friday November 06, 2015 @06:26PM Controversial New UK Internet Powers Bill Makes No Mention of VPNs
Thursday November 05, 2015 @02:27PM Sprint Faces Backlash For Adding MDM Software To Devices
Thursday November 05, 2015 @11:27AM Trojanized Versions of 20,000 Popular Apps Found Rooting Android Devices
Tuesday November 03, 2015 @12:47PM What Your Photos Know About You
Tuesday November 03, 2015 @12:27PM Firefox 42 Arrives With Tracking Protection, Tab Audio Indicators
Tuesday November 03, 2015 @11:08AM Stanford Identifies Potential Security Hole In Genomic Data-Sharing Network
Monday November 02, 2015 @01:24PM UK to ban "unbreakable" encryption
Sunday November 01, 2015 @09:08AM EU Parliament: Citizens' Rights Still Endangered By Mass Surveillance
Saturday October 31, 2015 @06:09PM UK Police Make Third Arrest Over TalkTalk Cyber Attack
Saturday October 31, 2015 @03:21PM Ask Slashdot: Securing a Journalist's Laptop Against a Police Search?
Thursday October 29, 2015 @02:24PM Non-Binding Resolution: EU States Should Protect Snowden
Thursday October 29, 2015 @11:50AM Hackers, Activists, Journos: How To Build a Secure Burner Laptop
Thursday October 29, 2015 @08:04AM UK Government Says App Developers Won't Be Forced To Implement Backdoors
Tuesday October 27, 2015 @11:55AM Univ. of New Haven Cyber Lab: WhatsApp Collects Phone Numbers, Call Duration, and More
Tuesday October 27, 2015 @07:05AM Judge: Defendant 'Had a Right' To Shoot Down Drone
Tuesday October 27, 2015 @01:38AM US Military Websites Still Relying On SHA-1
Friday October 23, 2015 @07:58PM An Algorithm For Better Password Checking
Thursday October 22, 2015 @04:08PM Dutch Researchers Show Connected Cars Can Be Cheaply Tracked
Thursday October 22, 2015 @03:45PM Reactions Split On What Canada's Liberal Majority Means For Tech Policy Future
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @07:35PM No, Your Medical Records Are Not Private
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @07:23PM Tattling Kettles Help Researchers Crack WiFi Networks In London
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @11:10AM Irish Data Protection Commissioner Ordered To Investigate Facebook Data
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @08:38AM UK's Largest Online Pharmacy Sold Patients' Personal Data To Fraudsters
Monday October 19, 2015 @03:27PM LTE 4G Networks Put Androids At Risk of Overbilling and Phone Number Spoofing
Saturday October 17, 2015 @03:30PM Beware: FBI, Other Agencies Might Go After Your Voluntary DNA Records
Friday October 16, 2015 @06:19PM House of Representatives Proposal Aims To Regulate Car Privacy
Sunday October 11, 2015 @04:20PM Wordpress Brute Force Attacks Using Multiple Passwords Per Login Via XML-RPC
Friday October 09, 2015 @03:33PM US Government Will Not Force Companies To Decode Encrypted Data... For Now
Thursday October 08, 2015 @06:02PM SIgn Of the Times: Calif. Privacy Protections Signed Into Law
Thursday October 08, 2015 @08:32AM IP Address May Associate Lyft CTO With Uber Data Breach
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @07:17AM EU Court of Justice Declares US-EU Data Transfer Pact Invalid
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @07:09AM Data Transfer Pact Between U.S. and Europe Is Ruled Invalid
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @07:08AM EU Court Invalidates Europe-US Safe Harbour Data Sharing Agreement
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @07:04AM Europe's highest court just rejected the US's 'safe harbor' agreement
Sunday October 04, 2015 @09:31PM Google Lets Advertisers Target By (Anonymized) Customer Data
Sunday October 04, 2015 @12:48PM Ask Slashdot: Best Country For Secure Online Hosting?
Sunday October 04, 2015 @10:09AM Stolen Patreon User Data Dumped On Internet
Saturday October 03, 2015 @08:28AM DHS Detains Mayor of Stockton, CA, Forces Him To Hand Over His Passwords
Thursday October 01, 2015 @10:20AM Yelp For People To Launch In November
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @02:05PM FBI and DEA Under Review For Misuse of NSA Mass Surveillance Data
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @01:25PM Snowden Joins Twitter, Follows NSA
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @12:17PM Newly Found TrueCrypt Flaw Allows Full System Compromise
Monday September 28, 2015 @09:49AM Phone Passwords Protected By 5th Amendment, Says Federal Court
Friday September 25, 2015 @07:35PM Chrome For Android's Incognito Mode Saves Some of the Sites You Visit
Friday September 25, 2015 @06:19PM GCHQ tried to track Web visits of "every visible user on Internet"
Thursday September 24, 2015 @06:15PM Obama administration explored ways to bypass smartphone encryption
Thursday September 24, 2015 @05:53PM Modern Browsers Are Undefended Against Cookie-based MITM Attacks Over HTTPS
Thursday September 24, 2015 @12:41PM IBM's Watson Is Now Analyzing Your Vacation Photos
Thursday September 24, 2015 @07:13AM Does IoT Data Need Special Regulation?
Wednesday September 23, 2015 @08:53PM Russia's Plan To Crack Tor Crumbles
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @10:32AM Chinese Researchers Propose Tor-Inspired Overhaul of Bitcoin
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @09:49AM Under Public Pressure, India Withdraws Draft Encryption Policy
Monday September 21, 2015 @08:16AM India's Worrying Draft Encryption Policy
Saturday September 19, 2015 @08:44PM Private Medical Data of Over 1.5 Million People Exposed Through Amazon
Saturday September 19, 2015 @08:23AM AVG Proudly Announces It Will Sell Your Browsing History to Online Advertisers
Saturday September 19, 2015 @08:19AM AVG Proudly Announces It Will Sell Your Browsing History To Online Advertisers
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @10:20PM Cryptome PGP keys compromised, revoked
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @07:50AM How To Find Out If GCHQ and the NSA Spied On You, and How To Complain
Saturday September 12, 2015 @12:26PM Dept. of Energy Compromised 159 Times Over Four-Year Period
Thursday September 10, 2015 @12:43PM GM Performs Stealth Update To Fix Security Bug In OnStar
Thursday September 10, 2015 @09:03AM Despite Reports of Hacking, Baby Monitors Remain Woefully Insecure
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @08:21PM Apple To FBI: Encryption Rules Out Handing Over iMessage Data In Real Time
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @08:23AM Ashley Madison Source Code Shows Evidence They Created Bots To Message Men
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @07:31AM Concern Over India PM's Silicon Valley Visit
Tuesday September 01, 2015 @11:28AM Smartphone Malware Planted In Popular Apps Pre-sale
Tuesday September 01, 2015 @08:22AM FBI: Burning Man Testing Ground For Free Speech, Drugs ... and New Spy Gear
Sunday August 30, 2015 @07:31AM Chris Christie Proposes Tracking Immigrants the Way FedEx Tracks Packages
Thursday August 27, 2015 @01:38PM Docs: Responding To Katrina, FBI Made Cell Phone Surveillance Its Priority
Thursday August 27, 2015 @01:11PM German spies cede citizen data in exchange for NSA spyware
Thursday August 27, 2015 @01:09PM Most Healthcare Managers Admit Their IT Systems Have Been Compromised
Thursday August 27, 2015 @10:51AM Tech Nightmares That Keep Turing Award Winners Up At Night
Thursday August 27, 2015 @07:48AM More Cities Use DNA To Catch Dog Owners Who Don't Pick Up Waste
Wednesday August 26, 2015 @04:30PM IBM Tells Administrators To Block Tor On Security Grounds
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @08:22AM Court: FTC Can Punish Companies With Sloppy Cybersecurity
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @12:08AM A Breakdown of the Windows 10 Privacy Policy
Monday August 24, 2015 @01:55PM Updates Make Windows 7 and 8 Spy On You Like Windows 10
Sunday August 23, 2015 @07:49PM In Baltimore and Elsewhere, Police Use Stingrays For Petty Crimes
Sunday August 23, 2015 @08:50AM Underground Piracy Sites Want To Block Windows 10 Users
Saturday August 22, 2015 @02:23AM Yet Another Compromising Preinstalled "Glitch" In Lenovo Laptops
Friday August 21, 2015 @07:58PM Extortionists Begin Targeting AshleyMadison Users, Demand Bitcoin
Thursday August 20, 2015 @08:00PM Cheap thermal imagers can steal user PINs
Thursday August 20, 2015 @03:41PM Engaging Newbies In Email Encryption and Network Privacy
Thursday August 20, 2015 @09:33AM Bruce Schneier On Cisco ROMMON Firmware Exploit: "This Is Serious"
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @09:52PM Microsoft Patches Remote Code Execution Hole for Internet Explorer
Thursday August 13, 2015 @11:57AM The UK's War On Porn: Turning ISPs Into Parents
Thursday August 13, 2015 @09:31AM Facebook Intern Gets Preemptive Ax For Exposing Security Flaw
Tuesday August 11, 2015 @08:39AM Finnish Politician Suggests Embedding Chips In Citizens To Protect the Welfare State
Monday August 10, 2015 @07:06AM Many Australians Forced To Pay For "Unbreakable" Cryptolocker Ransomware
Monday August 10, 2015 @02:54AM Stingray-Like Device Enables Blackmail In S. Africa
Wednesday August 05, 2015 @09:51PM Samsung To Push Monthly Over-the-Air Security Updates For Android
Wednesday August 05, 2015 @09:44PM SDN Switches Not Hard To Compromise, Researcher Says
Tuesday August 04, 2015 @10:44AM EFF and MuckRock Need Your Help Tracking Biometric Surveillance
Saturday August 01, 2015 @05:21PM One In Four Indiana Residents' E-Record Data Exposed in Hack
Saturday August 01, 2015 @02:23PM Ask Slashdot: Can You Disable Windows 10's Privacy-Invading Features?
Friday July 31, 2015 @06:34PM GasBuddy Has a New Privacy Policy (Spoiler: Not As Customer Friendly)
Friday July 31, 2015 @05:58PM Questioning the Dispute Over Key Escrow
Friday July 31, 2015 @02:04AM Hacker's Device Can Intercept OnStar's Mobile App and Unlock, Start GM Cars
Thursday July 30, 2015 @09:45AM A Naysayer's Take On Windows 10: Potential Privacy Mess, and Worse
Thursday July 30, 2015 @08:48AM Kentucky Man Arrested After Shooting Down Drone
Wednesday July 29, 2015 @06:44PM Symantec: Hacking Group Black Vine Behind Anthem Breach
Tuesday July 28, 2015 @10:36PM Honeywell Home Controllers Open To Any Hacker Who Can Find Them Online
Tuesday July 28, 2015 @08:43AM Your Stolen Identity Goes For $20 On the Internet Black Market
Sunday July 26, 2015 @10:45PM After Progressive Insurance's Snapshot Hacked, Manufacturer Has Been, Too
Saturday July 25, 2015 @02:15PM Swiss Researchers Describe a Faster, More Secure Tor
Thursday July 23, 2015 @06:58PM Remote control of a car, with no phone or network connection required
Thursday July 23, 2015 @06:54PM A Tweet-Sized Exploit Can Get Root On OS X 10.10
Thursday July 23, 2015 @08:59AM US Court: 'Pocket-Dialed' Calls Are Not Private
Wednesday July 22, 2015 @01:53PM Bug Exposes OpenSSH Servers To Brute-Force Password Guessing Attacks
Tuesday July 21, 2015 @05:31PM As Nations Hack Each Other, Protecting Personal Information Must Become Priority