Slashdot Items Tagged "privacy"

Date / Time Story
Thursday August 24, 2017 @05:31PM Ask Slashdot: How Much Of Your Online Browsing Can Advertisers See?
Thursday June 08, 2017 @02:44PM Facebook Wants To Spy On People Using Their Phone's Camera and Analyze Facial Emotions
Thursday June 01, 2017 @11:10AM German Scientists Can Photograph Inside Of Buildings In 3D Using Wifi Signals
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @09:25AM Web Inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee Slams UK and US Internet Plans
Monday January 09, 2017 @02:32PM President Obama Signs Legislation Establishing Information Control Agency
Thursday October 27, 2016 @10:18PM How Google Almost Killed ProtonMail
Sunday August 07, 2016 @09:29PM 32 States Offer Online Voting, But Experts Warn It Isn't Secure
Sunday July 31, 2016 @09:22PM New York DA Wants Apple, Google To Roll Back Encryption
Saturday July 30, 2016 @09:24AM .onion Debian services now available
Sunday June 26, 2016 @04:50AM How to Phone Home with Somebody Else's Phone
Wednesday April 20, 2016 @10:37AM Stephen Fry Urges Young To Flee 'Dystopian' Social Networks
Monday April 04, 2016 @10:37PM Toyota Teams With Microsoft On Connected Cars
Friday March 25, 2016 @12:57PM Have a Political Bumper Sticker? The FBI Might Be Snapping Photos of You
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @08:39PM Google Opens Access To Its Speech Recognition API, Going Head To Head With Nuance
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @08:18PM UK Man Faces Prison For Circumventing UK's Pirate Site Blockade
Monday March 21, 2016 @09:26AM iMessage Bug Allows Attackers to Decrypt Photos and Videos
Sunday March 20, 2016 @11:51AM Snowden: What Happened In 2013 Couldn't Have Happened Without Free Software
Friday March 18, 2016 @10:13PM FTC Warns Android App Developers About Use of Audio-Tracking Code
Friday March 18, 2016 @09:16AM Gov't Accidentally Publishes Target of Lavabit Probe: It's Snowden
Thursday March 17, 2016 @09:36AM McAfee Uses Web Beacons That Can Be Used To Track Users, Serve Advertising
Thursday March 17, 2016 @12:17AM Algorithm Deduces Drunk Tweets From Geolocation, Behavioral Data
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @11:56PM American Express Warns Customers About Breach -- From 2013
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @05:48PM Apple Files Final Response In San Bernardino iPhone Case
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @10:55AM Malvertising Campaign Hits MSN, NY Times, BBC, AOL
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @09:40AM Security Firms Say Chinese Hackers Behind US Ransomware Attacks
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @09:32AM India Scans a Billion Irises In Interest of National Security
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @07:00PM DOJ Threatens To Seize iOS Source Code
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @09:01AM Verizon To Pay $1.35 Million Fine To Settle US Privacy Probe
Monday March 14, 2016 @12:56PM Google, Facebook, WhatsApp and Others To Beef Up Encryption
Sunday March 13, 2016 @10:17PM US Says North Korean Submarine Missing
Saturday March 12, 2016 @01:29PM Wi-Fi Hotspot Blocking Persists Despite FCC Crackdown
Friday March 11, 2016 @11:03PM Qubes OS 3.1 Has Been Released
Friday March 11, 2016 @03:12PM Apple Might Be Forced to Hand Over iOS Source Code to the FBI
Thursday March 10, 2016 @10:26PM Apple Announces 'Let Us Loop You In' Event For March 21st
Thursday March 10, 2016 @09:06PM Federal Judge Admits Existence Of NSA's PRISM Program
Thursday March 10, 2016 @02:02PM Bank of England Looks Into 'Centralized' Bitcoin Alternative, RSCoin
Thursday March 10, 2016 @01:03PM FBI Quietly Changes Its Privacy Rules For Accessing NSA Data On Americans
Thursday March 10, 2016 @10:40AM In Brazil, Police Overstep Court Order To Sieze Former President's Email
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @11:34PM Microsoft To Court: Make Comcast Give Us Windows-Pirating Subscriber's Info
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @03:40PM Pentagon Admits Deploying Spy Drones Over US, Claims All Were 'Lawful'
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @03:26PM What Airbnb's Blockchain Authentication Proposal Means For Online Privacy
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @12:02PM Home Depot Will Pay Up To $19.5 Million For Massive 2014 Data Breach
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @09:57AM Former NSA, CIA Director Michael Hayden Sides With Apple Over FBI
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @11:17AM Dutch Companies Not Allowed To Fitness-Track Their Employees
Sunday March 06, 2016 @11:38AM You Can Unlock Fingerprint-Protected Phones With A Regular Inkjet Printer
Sunday March 06, 2016 @01:12AM Amazon Backpedals On Encryption, But Fire "Still Sucks"
Saturday March 05, 2016 @11:48PM San Bernadino D.A. Says Shooter's Phone Could Harbor "Cyber Pathogen"
Saturday March 05, 2016 @05:18PM Anonymous Hacks Donald Trump's Voicemail and Leaks the Messages
Saturday March 05, 2016 @12:12AM Paperless Statements Not Always Best Choice, Says New Report
Friday March 04, 2016 @12:48PM Tracking Caucusgoers By Their Cell Phones
Thursday March 03, 2016 @04:03PM U8 Smartwatch Engages In Covert Traffic With Chinese IP Behind Your Back
Thursday March 03, 2016 @11:59AM Maryland Public Buses Record Passengers' Conversations
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @03:23PM Facebook Hit By German Antitrust Probe Over User Data
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @03:16PM South Korea Breaks Filibuster Record Fighting New Surveillance Bill
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @09:54AM New P2P Torrent Site 'Play' Has No Single Point of Failure
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @11:24PM Security Talent Shortage Hits Cybercrime Groups, Too
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @02:33PM Mars Rover Code Used For Cyber-Espionage Malware
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @11:13AM UK Snooper's Charter To Extend Police Access To Phone and Internet Data
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @12:54AM Documents Reveal Details of EU-US Privacy Shield Data Sharing Deal
Monday February 29, 2016 @12:20PM Anonymous Goes After Miami Police Officer Who Doxed An Innocent Woman
Friday February 26, 2016 @05:48PM Prosecutors Halt Vast, Likely Illegal DEA Wiretap Operation
Friday February 26, 2016 @05:03PM 90% of All SSL VPNs Use Insecure Or Outdated Encryption
Friday February 26, 2016 @09:12AM Obama Administration Set To Expand Sharing of Data That NSA Intercepts
Thursday February 25, 2016 @02:22PM Microsoft Telemetry Collection, Explained
Thursday February 25, 2016 @01:55PM Apple Is Said To Be Working On an iPhone Even It Can't Hack
Thursday February 25, 2016 @01:02PM Carnegie Mellon University Attacked Tor, Was Subpoenaed By Feds
Thursday February 25, 2016 @10:36AM Arizona County Attorney To Ditch iPhones Over Apple Dispute With FBI
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @11:38AM Baidu Browser Acts Like a Mildly Tempered Infostealer Virus
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @11:10PM Australia's Major Parties Vote Against Encryption In Wake of Apple FBI Case
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @02:12PM DoJ Wants Apple To Decrypt 12 More iPhones
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @10:37AM Bill Gates Sides With FBI In Apple Spat
Monday February 22, 2016 @11:30PM Database Error Exposes Sensitive Information On 1,700 Kids
Monday February 22, 2016 @11:18AM Apple's iPhone Already Has a Backdoor
Friday February 19, 2016 @05:32PM DoJ Says Apple's Posture on iPhone Unlocking Is Just Marketing
Friday February 19, 2016 @04:36PM Congressman: Court Order To Decrypt iPhone Has Far-Reaching Implications
Friday February 19, 2016 @10:23AM 3-in-1 Android Malware Acts As Ransomware, Banking Trojan and Info Thief
Thursday February 18, 2016 @02:37PM IRS Warns Of 400% Flood In Phishing and Malware This Tax Year Alone
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @01:14PM Windows 10 To Be Installed On 4 Million US Department of Defense Computers
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @12:23AM Backdoor In MVPower DVR Firmware Sends CCTV Stills To an Email Address In China
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @12:17AM Cox Stands Pat, Won't Spy On Customers To Appease Copyright Holders
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @02:20PM How Shari Steele Plans To Take Tor Mainstream
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @03:58AM UK Gov't Launches Public Consultation On Porn-Site Age Checks
Monday February 15, 2016 @05:26PM Hackers Break Into Ringo Starr's Twitter Account With Simple Password Reset
Monday February 15, 2016 @03:31PM Harvard: Prospective CS50 AP Teachers Must cc:Microsoft On Training Applications
Friday February 12, 2016 @11:47AM Austrian Minister Calls For a Constitutional Right To Pay In Cash
Friday February 12, 2016 @02:14AM ZDNet Writer Downplays Windows 10's Phoning-Home Habits
Friday February 12, 2016 @01:36AM Dallas Buyers Club LLC Abandons Fight Against Australian Pirates
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @11:19AM Federal Bill Could Override State-Level Encryption Bans
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @11:45PM French Gov't Gives Facebook 3 Months To Stop Tracking Non-User Browsers
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @11:25PM Most IT Pros Have Seen Embarrassing Information About Their Colleagues
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @09:46AM Hackers Leak List of FBI Employees
Monday February 08, 2016 @02:09PM Talos Secure Workstation Is Free-Software Centric — and $3100 [Updated]
Sunday February 07, 2016 @02:38AM Even With Telemetry Disabled, Windows 10 Talks To Dozens of Microsoft Servers
Saturday February 06, 2016 @03:58PM Ask Slashdot: Time To Get Into Crypto-currency? If So, Which?
Thursday February 04, 2016 @06:21PM Firefox 44 Deletes Fine-Grained Cookie Management
Thursday February 04, 2016 @06:01PM Marco Rubio Wants To Permanently Extend NSA Mass Surveillance
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @11:15PM Shopping Mall SMS Parking Notifications Could Be Used To Track Any Car
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @06:04PM EU Proposes End of Anonymity For Bitcoin and Prepaid Card Users
Monday February 01, 2016 @10:14PM 1 In 3 Home Routers Will Be Used As Public Wi-Fi Hotspots By 2017
Monday February 01, 2016 @02:11PM Ask Slashdot: How Do I Reduce Information Leakage From My Personal Devices?
Monday February 01, 2016 @12:26AM San Francisco Bay Area In Superbowl Surveillance Mode
Sunday January 31, 2016 @07:59PM Microsoft Edge's Private Browsing Mode Isn't Actually Private
Saturday January 30, 2016 @06:48PM ACLU Sues Anaheim Police For Public Records On Cell Phone Surveillance
Saturday January 30, 2016 @11:46AM WhatsApp Will Get Indicators To Highlight Encrypted Chats
Friday January 29, 2016 @11:09AM Privacy-Centric Linux Distro Tails Hits 2.0 Release
Thursday January 28, 2016 @01:36PM 12 Years Later, Warrantless Wiretaps Whistleblower Facing Misconduct Charges
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @01:05PM NSA Wants To Dump the Phone Records It Gathered Over 14 Years
Sunday January 24, 2016 @02:40PM Edward Snowden Is Tired of Being Bombarded By Suitors
Sunday January 24, 2016 @12:27AM DOJ and 4 States Want $24 Billion In Fines From Dish Network For Telemarketing
Saturday January 23, 2016 @10:56PM IoT Security Is So Bad, There's a Search Engine For Sleeping Kids
Thursday January 21, 2016 @11:47PM Ashley Madison Blackmail Letter Revealed
Thursday January 21, 2016 @11:06AM 10 People Arrested In the Netherlands For Bitcoin Laundering
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @01:12PM The Heavily Redacted World of the FBI's Tracking Technology Unit
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @09:45AM Tracking Protection In Wi-Fi Networks Coming Soon To Linux
Thursday January 14, 2016 @03:30PM French Secretary of State says encryption backdoors are 'not the right solution'
Thursday January 14, 2016 @03:30PM EU Companies Can Monitor Employees' Private Conversations While at Work
Thursday January 14, 2016 @10:36AM EU Companies Can Monitor Employees' Private Conversations While At Work
Wednesday January 13, 2016 @11:02PM Coalition letter to Congress opposing TSA's new mandatory-AIT rule
Wednesday January 13, 2016 @12:15AM ATF Puts Up Surveillance Cameras Around Seattle ... To Catch Illegal Grease Dump
Monday January 11, 2016 @09:08AM Facebook, Shutterfly Face Lawsuits For Using Facial Recognition To ID Photos
Sunday January 10, 2016 @10:22AM FTC Fines Software Vendor Over False Data Encryption Claims
Thursday January 07, 2016 @12:00PM Time Warner Cable Warns 320,000 Customers of Possible Compromise
Thursday January 07, 2016 @09:52AM Coding Styles Survive Binary Compilation, Could Lead Investigators Back To Programmers
Thursday January 07, 2016 @09:48AM Drone Registration Is FAA's Way of Getting You To Read Their "EULA"
Thursday January 07, 2016 @09:45AM Always-Listening IoT Devices Raise Security Policy Questions For the Workplace
Thursday January 07, 2016 @09:31AM TSA Moves Closer To Rejecting Some State Driver's Licenses For Airline Travel
Wednesday December 30, 2015 @02:58PM 1st Cir. injunction re TSA's new mandatory AIT search rule fully briefed
Tuesday December 29, 2015 @06:29PM Sweden's Cash-Free Future Looms -- and Not Everyone Is Happy About It
Tuesday December 29, 2015 @01:02PM European Payment Card Protocols Wide Open To Fraud
Tuesday December 29, 2015 @09:49AM Reluctance To Go Mobile Inhibiting Innovation In Financial Services
Sunday December 27, 2015 @07:31PM China Passes Law Requiring Tech Firms To Hand Over Encryption Keys
Thursday December 24, 2015 @11:05PM Australian Government Tells Citizens To Turn Off Two-factor Authentication
Thursday December 24, 2015 @05:25PM Motion Filed In 1st Circuit To Enjoin TSA's New Mandatory "AIT" Screening
Tuesday December 22, 2015 @10:22AM HIV Dating Company Accuses Researchers of Hacking Database
Monday December 21, 2015 @04:31PM Israeli Firm Creates a Device That Can Hack Any Nearby Phone
Monday December 21, 2015 @02:42PM Database Leak Exposes 3.3 Million Hello Kitty Fans
Thursday December 17, 2015 @11:14AM Ubuntu 16.04 Will Not Send Local Searches Over the Web By Default
Thursday December 17, 2015 @10:07AM Ask Slashdot: Keeping My Data Mine? (2015 Edition)
Sunday December 13, 2015 @11:22AM MIT Creates Tor Alternative That Floods Networks With Fake Data
Saturday December 05, 2015 @09:23AM Canadian Cable Company Shames Non-Paying Customers Publicly On Facebook
Friday December 04, 2015 @08:57AM Wih Messenger Revamp, Yahoo Joins the 'Unsend' Trend
Friday December 04, 2015 @08:55AM Google Calls Out EFF Over Claims That It Snoops On Students With Chromebooks
Thursday December 03, 2015 @04:16PM Let's Encrypt Is Now In Public Beta
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @09:59AM Revealed: What Info the FBI Can Collect With a National Security Letter
Monday November 30, 2015 @08:35AM Pwned Barbies Spying On Children? Toytalk CEO Downplays Hacking Reports
Monday November 30, 2015 @08:11AM BlackBerry Exits Pakistan Amid User Privacy Concerns
Thursday November 26, 2015 @09:06AM Google Scours 1.2 Million URLs To Conform With EU's "Right To Be Forgotten" Law
Saturday November 21, 2015 @12:23AM Comcast Xfinity Wi-Fi Discloses Customer Names and Addresses
Friday November 20, 2015 @07:57PM Donald Trump Obliquely Backs a Federal Database To Track Muslims
Thursday November 19, 2015 @01:37PM Chicago Sends More Than 100,000 "Bogus" Camera-Based Speeding Tickets
Tuesday November 17, 2015 @09:11AM Snowden Says It's Your Duty To Use an Ad Blocker (for Security)
Friday November 13, 2015 @10:07PM Ad Networks Using Inaudible Sound To Link Phones, Tablets and Other Devices
Friday November 13, 2015 @07:14PM Self-Encrypting Drives Hardly Any Better Than Software-Based Encryption
Friday November 13, 2015 @09:32AM Broadband Bills Will Have To Increase To Pay For Snooper's Charter, MPs Warned
Thursday November 12, 2015 @03:57PM Ask Slashdot: How To Determine If One Is On a Watchlist?
Thursday November 12, 2015 @02:49PM Google's New About Me Tool Is the Anti-Google+
Thursday November 12, 2015 @10:26AM Prison Hack Shows Attorney-Client Privilege Violation
Thursday November 12, 2015 @09:58AM Webmail Services Struggling Against DDoS Attacks
Thursday November 12, 2015 @09:45AM Tor Project Claims FBI Paid University Researchers $1m To Unmask Tor Users
Wednesday November 11, 2015 @11:14AM DNA Data From California Newborn Blood Samples Stored, Sold To 3rd Parties
Monday November 09, 2015 @02:06PM Comcast Resets Nearly 200,000 Passwords After Customer List Goes On Sale
Friday November 06, 2015 @07:33PM TalkTalk Hack: 4% of Customers' Data Accessed In Cyber Security Breach
Friday November 06, 2015 @07:26PM Controversial New UK Internet Powers Bill Makes No Mention of VPNs
Thursday November 05, 2015 @03:27PM Sprint Faces Backlash For Adding MDM Software To Devices
Tuesday November 03, 2015 @01:47PM What Your Photos Know About You
Tuesday November 03, 2015 @01:27PM Firefox 42 Arrives With Tracking Protection, Tab Audio Indicators
Tuesday November 03, 2015 @12:08PM Stanford Identifies Potential Security Hole In Genomic Data-Sharing Network
Sunday November 01, 2015 @10:08AM EU Parliament: Citizens' Rights Still Endangered By Mass Surveillance
Saturday October 31, 2015 @07:09PM UK Police Make Third Arrest Over TalkTalk Cyber Attack
Saturday October 31, 2015 @04:21PM Ask Slashdot: Securing a Journalist's Laptop Against a Police Search?
Thursday October 29, 2015 @03:24PM Non-Binding Resolution: EU States Should Protect Snowden
Thursday October 29, 2015 @12:50PM Hackers, Activists, Journos: How To Build a Secure Burner Laptop
Thursday October 29, 2015 @09:04AM UK Government Says App Developers Won't Be Forced To Implement Backdoors
Tuesday October 27, 2015 @12:55PM Univ. of New Haven Cyber Lab: WhatsApp Collects Phone Numbers, Call Duration, and More
Tuesday October 27, 2015 @08:05AM Judge: Defendant 'Had a Right' To Shoot Down Drone
Thursday October 22, 2015 @05:08PM Dutch Researchers Show Connected Cars Can Be Cheaply Tracked
Thursday October 22, 2015 @04:45PM Reactions Split On What Canada's Liberal Majority Means For Tech Policy Future
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @12:10PM Irish Data Protection Commissioner Ordered To Investigate Facebook Data
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @09:38AM UK's Largest Online Pharmacy Sold Patients' Personal Data To Fraudsters
Saturday October 17, 2015 @04:30PM Beware: FBI, Other Agencies Might Go After Your Voluntary DNA Records
Friday October 16, 2015 @07:19PM House of Representatives Proposal Aims To Regulate Car Privacy
Thursday October 08, 2015 @07:02PM SIgn Of the Times: Calif. Privacy Protections Signed Into Law
Thursday October 08, 2015 @09:32AM IP Address May Associate Lyft CTO With Uber Data Breach
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @08:17AM EU Court of Justice Declares US-EU Data Transfer Pact Invalid
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @08:09AM Data Transfer Pact Between U.S. and Europe Is Ruled Invalid
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @08:08AM EU Court Invalidates Europe-US Safe Harbour Data Sharing Agreement
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @08:04AM Europe's highest court just rejected the US's 'safe harbor' agreement
Sunday October 04, 2015 @10:31PM Google Lets Advertisers Target By (Anonymized) Customer Data
Sunday October 04, 2015 @01:48PM Ask Slashdot: Best Country For Secure Online Hosting?
Sunday October 04, 2015 @11:09AM Stolen Patreon User Data Dumped On Internet
Saturday October 03, 2015 @09:28AM DHS Detains Mayor of Stockton, CA, Forces Him To Hand Over His Passwords
Thursday October 01, 2015 @11:20AM Yelp For People To Launch In November
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @03:05PM FBI and DEA Under Review For Misuse of NSA Mass Surveillance Data
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @02:25PM Snowden Joins Twitter, Follows NSA
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @01:17PM Newly Found TrueCrypt Flaw Allows Full System Compromise
Monday September 28, 2015 @10:49AM Phone Passwords Protected By 5th Amendment, Says Federal Court
Friday September 25, 2015 @08:35PM Chrome For Android's Incognito Mode Saves Some of the Sites You Visit
Thursday September 24, 2015 @01:41PM IBM's Watson Is Now Analyzing Your Vacation Photos
Thursday September 24, 2015 @08:13AM Does IoT Data Need Special Regulation?
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @11:32AM Chinese Researchers Propose Tor-Inspired Overhaul of Bitcoin