Slashdot Items Tagged "privacy"

Date / Time Story
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 @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
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
Monday August 24, 2015 @02:55PM Updates Make Windows 7 and 8 Spy On You Like Windows 10
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 @06:40PM More Ashley Madison Files Published
Thursday August 20, 2015 @04:41PM Engaging Newbies In Email Encryption and Network Privacy
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 @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
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
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
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 @01:59PM FCC CIO: Consumers Need Privacy Controls In the Internet of Everything Era
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 @01:29PM Citizenfour Director Sues To Find Out Why She Was Detained Every Time She Flew
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
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
Wednesday July 01, 2015 @05:27PM Federal Wiretaps Down Slightly, Encryption Impact Decreases
Saturday June 27, 2015 @08:57AM NIST Updates Random Number Generation Guidelines
Wednesday June 24, 2015 @07:59PM France, Up In Arms Over NSA Spying, Passes New Surveillance Law
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
Tuesday June 16, 2015 @11:49AM Should Edward Snowden Trust Apple To Do the Right Thing?
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 @09:42AM OpenBazaar, Born of an Effort To Build the Next Silk Road, Raises $1 Million
Wednesday June 10, 2015 @07:30PM Fake Mobile Phone Towers Found To Be "Actively Listening In" On Calls In UK
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
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!
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @04:12PM FBI Is Behind Mysterious Flights Over US Cities
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @08:23AM US Airport Screeners Missed 95% of Weapons, Explosives In Undercover Tests
Saturday May 30, 2015 @07:36PM Orange County Public Schools To Monitor Students On Social Media
Thursday May 28, 2015 @01:03PM Ads Based On Browsing History Are Coming To All Firefox Users
Thursday May 28, 2015 @08:57AM IRS: Personal Info of 100,000 Taxpayers Accessed Illegally
Monday May 25, 2015 @05:47PM Sniffing and Tracking Wearable Tech and Smartphones
Monday May 25, 2015 @03:19PM Hackers Can Track Subway Riders' Movements By Smartphone Accelerometer
Monday May 25, 2015 @12:25PM Privacy Behaviors Changed Little After Snowden
Sunday May 24, 2015 @11:44PM San Bernardino Sheriff Has Used Stingray Over 300 Times With No Warrant
Saturday May 23, 2015 @07:45AM NSA-Reform Bill Fails In US Senate
Saturday May 23, 2015 @01:13AM The Body Cam Hacker Who Schooled the Police
Thursday May 21, 2015 @11:11PM NSA Planned To Hijack Google App Store To Hack Smartphones
Thursday May 21, 2015 @09:37PM Factory Reset On Millions of Android Devices Doesn't Wipe Storage
Thursday May 21, 2015 @06:43PM What Was the Effect of Rand Paul's 10-Hour "Filibuster"?
Thursday May 21, 2015 @03:46PM Academics Build a New Tor Client Designed To Beat the NSA
Thursday May 21, 2015 @12:57PM CareFirst Admits More Than a Million Customer Accounts Were Exposed In Security Breach
Wednesday May 20, 2015 @06:06PM Simple Flaw Exposed Data On Millions of Charter Internet Customers
Wednesday May 20, 2015 @12:09AM FTC Recommends Conditions For Sale of RadioShack Customer Data
Monday May 18, 2015 @10:25PM European Internet Users Urged To Protect Themselves Against Facebook Tracking
Sunday May 17, 2015 @03:25PM Kim Dotcom Calls Hillary Clinton an "Adversary" of Internet Freedom
Thursday May 14, 2015 @05:38PM Mobile Spy Software Maker MSpy Hacked, Customer Data Leaked
Thursday May 14, 2015 @04:56PM Academics Call For Greater Transparency About Google's Right To Be Forgotten
Thursday May 14, 2015 @11:31AM Online Voting Should Be Verifiable -- But It's a Hard Problem
Wednesday May 13, 2015 @08:09PM House Votes To End Spy Agencies' Bulk Collection of Phone Data
Wednesday May 13, 2015 @07:32PM US Passport Agency Contractor Stole Applicants' Data To Steal Their Identities
Tuesday May 12, 2015 @12:23PM MuckRock FOIA Request Releases Christopher Hitchens' FBI Files
Monday May 11, 2015 @04:58PM Worker Fired For Disabling GPS App That Tracked Her 24 Hours a Day
Sunday May 10, 2015 @03:25PM The Challenge of Web Hosting Once You're Dead
Saturday May 09, 2015 @12:58PM Anonymous Tor Cloud Project Closes Down
Friday May 08, 2015 @06:29PM Dropbox Moves Accounts Outside North America To Ireland
Thursday May 07, 2015 @10:04PM James Comey: the Man Who Wants To Outlaw Encryption
Thursday May 07, 2015 @04:46PM No Justice For Victims of Identity Theft
Thursday May 07, 2015 @10:37AM US Appeals Court Says NSA Phone Surveillance Is Not Authorized By Congress
Thursday May 07, 2015 @07:33AM What To Say When the Police Tell You To Stop Filming Them
Thursday May 07, 2015 @01:23AM LinkedIn Used To Create Database of 27,000 US Intelligence Personnel
Wednesday May 06, 2015 @11:10PM Santa Clara County Opts Against Buying Stingray Due To Excessive Secrecy
Wednesday May 06, 2015 @09:04PM Sorority Files Lawsuit After Sacred Secrets Posted On Penny Arcade Forums
Wednesday May 06, 2015 @05:17PM FBI Releases Its Files On DEF CON: Not Amused By Spot-the-Fed
Tuesday May 05, 2015 @11:03AM How the NSA Converts Spoken Words Into Searchable Text
Monday May 04, 2015 @05:26PM Researchers Detect Android Apps That Connect to User Tracking and Ad Sites
Monday May 04, 2015 @01:12PM Hacking the US Prescription System
Monday May 04, 2015 @12:37AM WikiLeaks' Anonymous Leak Submission System Is Back After Nearly 5 Years
Thursday April 30, 2015 @06:13PM FBI Slammed On Capitol Hill For "Stupid" Ideas About Encryption
Thursday April 30, 2015 @10:03AM Supreme Court To Consider Data Aggregation Suit Against Spokeo
Monday April 27, 2015 @11:22PM Texas Admonishes Judge For Posting Facebook Updates About Her Trials
Monday April 27, 2015 @05:17PM Indian Telecom Authority Releases a Million Email IDs, Taken Down By Hackers
Monday April 27, 2015 @11:44AM The Sun Newspaper Launches Anonymous Tor-Based WikiLeaks-Style SecureDrop
Thursday April 23, 2015 @06:20PM Good: Companies Care About Data Privacy Bad: No Idea How To Protect It
Thursday April 23, 2015 @09:21AM New Privacy Concerns About US Program That Can Track Snail Mail
Thursday April 23, 2015 @09:00AM Facebook's "Hello" Tells You Who's Calling Before You Pick Up
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @12:43PM McConnell Introduces Bill To Extend NSA Surveillance
Tuesday April 21, 2015 @04:25AM Baltimore Police Used Stingrays For Phone Tracking Over 25,000 Times
Saturday April 18, 2015 @03:39PM The Upsides of a Surveillance Society
Saturday April 18, 2015 @02:33AM Twitter Moves Non-US Accounts To Ireland, and Away From the NSA
Thursday April 16, 2015 @10:46PM Wikileaks Publishes Hacked Sony Emails, Documents
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @01:30PM Kludgey Electronic Health Records Are Becoming Fodder For Malpractice Suits
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @12:53PM In New Zealand, a Legal Battle Looms Over Streaming TV
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @08:40AM Bolivia Demands Assange Apologize For Deliberately False Leaks To the US
Sunday April 12, 2015 @02:26PM The NSA Wants Tech Companies To Give It "Front Door" Access To Encrypted Data
Sunday April 12, 2015 @09:43AM French Intelligence Bill: 5 Web Hosting Providers Threaten To Leave the Country
Thursday April 09, 2015 @06:26PM Has Google Indexed Your Backup Drive?
Wednesday April 08, 2015 @05:46PM US Started Keeping Secret Records of International Telephone Calls In 1992
Wednesday April 08, 2015 @03:26PM Phone App That Watches Your Driving Habits Leads To Privacy Concerns
Wednesday April 08, 2015 @03:23PM AT&T Call Centers Sold Mobile Customer Information To Criminals
Wednesday April 08, 2015 @12:53PM Greenwald Criticizes Universities' Funding-Driven Collaboration With NSA
Monday April 06, 2015 @03:35PM Court Mulls Revealing Secret Government Plan To Cut Cell Phone Service
Monday April 06, 2015 @12:47PM Popular Android Package Uses Just XOR -- and That's Not the Worst Part
Sunday April 05, 2015 @01:34AM How To Make a Bitcoin Address With a TI-89 Calculator
Sunday April 05, 2015 @12:58AM After Anti-Donation Executive Order, Bitcoin Donations For Snowden Jump
Wednesday April 01, 2015 @06:21PM Verizon Subscribers Can Now Opt Out of "Supercookies"
Monday March 30, 2015 @04:17PM Oops: World Leaders' Personal Data Mistakenly Released By Autofill Error
Monday March 30, 2015 @11:20AM Europol Chief Warns About Computer Encryption
Sunday March 29, 2015 @02:33PM NSA: We Mulled Ending Phone Program Before Edward Snowden Leaks
Thursday March 26, 2015 @05:54PM Australia Passes Mandatory Data Retention Law
Wednesday March 25, 2015 @03:17PM RadioShack Puts Customer Data Up For Sale In Bankruptcy Auction
Monday March 23, 2015 @11:34AM Leaked Snowden Docs Show Canada's "False Flag" Operations
Monday March 23, 2015 @11:00AM Stallman joins Internet, talks net neutrality, patents and more
Sunday March 22, 2015 @01:53PM UK Government Admits Intelligence Services Allowed To Break Into Any System
Sunday March 22, 2015 @11:40AM Islamic State Doxes US Soldiers, Airmen, Calls On Supporters To Kill Them
Sunday March 22, 2015 @11:19AM Taxi Apps Accused of Facilitating Sexual Harassment In Brazil
Saturday March 21, 2015 @01:51PM A Sucker Is Optimized Every Minute
Friday March 20, 2015 @09:30AM Leaked Document Reveals Upcoming Biometric Experiments At US Customs
Friday March 20, 2015 @07:05AM NZ Customs Wants Power To Require Passwords
Thursday March 19, 2015 @09:05PM Target To Pay $10 Million In Proposed Settlement For 2013 Data Breach
Thursday March 19, 2015 @06:22PM Google: Our New System For Recognizing Faces Is the Best
Thursday March 19, 2015 @12:21AM UK's GCHQ Admits To Using Vulnerabilities To Hack Target Systems
Monday March 16, 2015 @04:43PM ICE Tells Reporter Its Secretive Drone Program Isn't Newsworthy
Monday March 16, 2015 @04:35PM "Hello Barbie" Listens To Children Via Cloud
Monday March 16, 2015 @11:24AM Hertz Puts Cameras In Its Rental Cars, Says It Has No Plans To Use Them
Monday March 16, 2015 @02:55AM Senator: 'Plenty' of Domestic Surveillance We Still Don't Know About
Sunday March 15, 2015 @01:32AM Uber Sued Over Driver Data Breach, Adding To Legal Woes
Friday March 13, 2015 @08:30PM Mass Surveillance: Can We Blame It All On the Government?
Thursday March 12, 2015 @10:14PM LAPD Police Claim Helicopters Stop Crimes Before They Happen
Thursday March 12, 2015 @05:21AM Court overturns Dutch data retention law, privacy more important
Wednesday March 11, 2015 @10:55PM Court Overturns Dutch Data Retention Law, Privacy More Important
Tuesday March 10, 2015 @08:25AM Wikimedia Foundation Files Suit Against NSA and DOJ
Monday March 09, 2015 @03:10PM Scotland Yard Chief: Put CCTV In Every Home To Help Solve Crimes
Monday March 09, 2015 @09:50AM Book Review: Data and Goliath
Monday March 09, 2015 @12:10AM Yik Yak Raises Controversy On College Campuses
Saturday March 07, 2015 @04:38PM Fujitsu Tech Can Track Heavily Blurred People In Security Videos
Friday March 06, 2015 @07:36PM GSM/GPS Tracking Device Found On Activist's Car At Circumvention Tech Festival
Friday March 06, 2015 @08:25AM Anthem Blocking Federal Auditor From Doing Vulnerability Scans
Thursday March 05, 2015 @05:10PM Quebecker Faces Jail For Not Giving Up Phone Password To Canadian Officials
Thursday March 05, 2015 @11:04AM Schneier: Either Everyone Is Cyber-secure Or No One Is
Wednesday March 04, 2015 @01:50PM New Zealand Spied On Nearly Two Dozen Pacific Countries
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @12:33PM Supreme Court Gives Tacit Approval To Warrantless DNA Collection
Monday March 02, 2015 @06:50PM Secret Memo Slams Canadian Police On Inaccurate ISP Request Records
Monday March 02, 2015 @03:21PM Blackphone 2 Caters To the Enterprise, the Security-Minded and the Paranoid
Monday March 02, 2015 @01:10PM Feds Admit Stingray Can Disrupt Bystanders' Communications
Monday March 02, 2015 @12:19AM AVG Announces Invisibility Glasses
Sunday March 01, 2015 @06:53PM How Do You Handle the Discovery of a Web Site Disclosing Private Data?
Saturday February 28, 2015 @10:21AM Why I'm Saying Goodbye to Apple, Google and Microsoft
Saturday February 28, 2015 @12:53AM Twitter Adds "Report Dox" Option
Friday February 27, 2015 @09:57PM BlackPhone, In Wake of Gemalto Fallout, Receives $50 Million In Funding
Tuesday February 24, 2015 @01:52PM Facebook AI Director Discusses Deep Learning, Hype, and the Singularity
Monday February 23, 2015 @04:24PM Looking Up Symptoms Online? These Companies Are Tracking You
Monday February 23, 2015 @02:47PM Lenovo Hit With Lawsuit Over Superfish Adware
Monday February 23, 2015 @11:17AM NSA, GHCQ Implicated In SIM Encryption Hack
Monday February 23, 2015 @02:11AM In Florida, Secrecy Around Stingray Leads To Plea Bargain For a Robber
Saturday February 21, 2015 @04:15PM Chicago's Red Light Cameras Now a Point of Contention for Mayoral Candidates