Slashdot Items Tagged "privacy"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday May 22, 2018 @10:39AM Amazon Pushes Facial Recognition to Police, Prompting Outcry Over Surveillance
Monday May 21, 2018 @11:44PM Trump Ignores 'Inconvenient' Security Rules To Keep Tweeting On His iPhone, Says Report
Monday May 21, 2018 @08:16PM Comcast Website Bug Leaks Xfinity Customer Data
Monday May 21, 2018 @05:40PM Google and Microsoft Disclose New CPU Flaw, and the Fix Can Slow Machines Down
Monday May 21, 2018 @04:59PM Most GDPR Emails Unnecessary and Some Illegal, Say Experts
Monday May 21, 2018 @12:23PM Google Sued For 'Clandestine Tracking' of 4.4 Million UK iPhone Users' Browsing Data
Sunday May 20, 2018 @03:16PM 'TeenSafe' Phone Monitoring App Leaked Thousands of User Passwords
Saturday May 19, 2018 @08:27PM Pentagon-Funded Project Will 'Solve' Cellphone Identity Verification Within Two Years
Saturday May 19, 2018 @03:19PM Repo Men Scan Billions of License Plates -- For the Government
Saturday May 19, 2018 @02:13PM 40 Cellphone-Tracking Devices Discovered Throughout Washington
Friday May 18, 2018 @08:58PM 'I Asked Apple for All My Data. Here's What Was Sent Back'
Friday May 18, 2018 @08:49PM FCC Investigating LocationSmart Over Phone-Tracking Flaw
Friday May 18, 2018 @07:55PM New Spectre Attack Can Reveal Firmware Secrets
Friday May 18, 2018 @07:32PM RedDawn Android Malware Is Harvesting Personal Data of North Korean Defectors
Friday May 18, 2018 @09:50AM A Bug in Keeper Password Manager Leads To Sparring Over 'Zero-Knowledge' Claim
Friday May 18, 2018 @09:21AM Facebook's Android App Is Asking for Superuser Privileges, Users Say
Thursday May 17, 2018 @05:29PM Ask Slashdot: Which Is the Safest Router?
Thursday May 17, 2018 @05:11PM Cell Phone Tracking Firm Exposed Millions of Americans' Real-time Locations
Thursday May 17, 2018 @09:43AM Google's Selfish Ledger is an Unsettling Vision of Silicon Valley Social Engineering
Wednesday May 16, 2018 @01:37PM Hacker Breaches Securus, the Company That Helps Cops Track Phones Across the US
Tuesday May 15, 2018 @09:25PM Justice Department, FBI Are Investigating Cambridge Analytica
Tuesday May 15, 2018 @07:26PM Ecuador Spent $5 Million Protecting and Spying On Julian Assange, Says Report
Tuesday May 15, 2018 @04:43PM Suspect Identified In CIA 'Vault 7' Leak
Tuesday May 15, 2018 @01:20PM US Cell Carriers Are Selling Access To Your Real-Time Phone Location Data
Monday May 14, 2018 @08:47PM Should the FTC Investigate Google's Location Data Collection?
Monday May 14, 2018 @08:39PM Facebook Faulted By Judge For 'Troubling Theme' In Privacy Case
Monday May 14, 2018 @05:17PM Encrypted Email Has a Major, Divisive Flaw
Monday May 14, 2018 @05:07PM Researchers Reportedly Exposed Facebook Quiz Data On 3 Million Users
Monday May 14, 2018 @10:09AM Attention PGP Users: New Vulnerabilities Require You To Take Action Now
Monday May 14, 2018 @02:30AM Google Hasn't Stopped Reading Your Emails
Friday May 11, 2018 @10:48PM US Appeals Court Rules Border Agents Need Suspicion To Search Cellphones
Friday May 11, 2018 @10:18PM The Tech Used To Monitor Inmate Calls Is Able To Track Civilians Too
Thursday May 10, 2018 @07:42PM Does Gmail's New 'Confidential Mode' Make It Easier to Phish?
Thursday May 10, 2018 @11:54AM Google Executive Addresses Horrifying Reaction To Uncanny AI Tech
Wednesday May 09, 2018 @06:08PM Apple Cracking Down On Apps That Send Location Data To Third Parties
Tuesday May 08, 2018 @04:34PM Police Drop Charges Filed Against 19-Year-Old Archivist For Downloading FOIA Releases
Tuesday May 08, 2018 @04:02PM Equifax's Data Breach By the Numbers: 146 Million Social Security Numbers, 99 Million Addresses, and More
Tuesday May 08, 2018 @03:35PM iOS 11.4 Disables Lightning Connector After 7 Days, Limiting Law Enforcement Access
Tuesday May 08, 2018 @11:12AM Mozilla To Amazon: Show Us How You're Protecting Kids' Data
Monday May 07, 2018 @06:00PM Connected Cars Don't Necessarily Disconnect Previous Owners When Resold
Monday May 07, 2018 @04:47PM UK Police Say 92 Percent False Positive Facial Recognition Is No Big Deal
Monday May 07, 2018 @07:07AM Email Unsubscription Service Unroll.me To Close To EU Users Saying it Can't Comply With GDPR
Monday May 07, 2018 @06:56AM New Service Blocks EU Users So Companies Can Save Thousands on GDPR Compliance
Monday May 07, 2018 @05:57AM Ticketmaster Hopes To Speed Up Event Access By Scanning Your Face
Sunday May 06, 2018 @02:06PM Facebook Survey Suggests Continuing US Loyalty After Cambridge Analytica Data Scandal
Sunday May 06, 2018 @01:22PM New Hacking Tool Lets Users Access a Bunch of DVRs and Their Video Feeds
Saturday May 05, 2018 @05:07PM Chinese Government Is Behind a Decade of Hacks On Software Companies, Says Report
Saturday May 05, 2018 @02:14PM Are We Living in a World Where You Can't Opt Out of Data Sharing?
Saturday May 05, 2018 @01:13AM Tens of Thousands of Malicious Apps Use Facebook's APIs
Friday May 04, 2018 @09:53PM New California Ballot Measure Demands Groundbreaking Privacy Rights
Friday May 04, 2018 @05:40PM Gmail's 'Self-Destruct' Feature Will Probably Be Used To Illegally Destroy Government Records
Friday May 04, 2018 @04:33PM NSA Collected 500 Million US Call Records In 2017, Says Report
Thursday May 03, 2018 @05:29PM Phone Maker BLU Settles With FTC Over Unauthorized User Data Extraction
Thursday May 03, 2018 @04:17PM Twitter Says Glitch Exposed 'Substantial' Number of Users' Passwords In Plain Text
Thursday May 03, 2018 @01:59PM Facebook Placed An Employee Who Harvested User Data For Cambridge Analytica On Leave
Wednesday May 02, 2018 @11:10PM Facebook Has Fired Multiple Employees for Snooping on Users: Motherboard
Wednesday May 02, 2018 @04:46PM Cambridge Analytica Shuts Down Amid Scandal Over Use of Facebook Data
Wednesday May 02, 2018 @04:27PM The Pentagon Bans Huawei, ZTE Phones From Retail Stores On Military Bases
Wednesday May 02, 2018 @01:26PM Facebook Fires Employee Who Allegedly Used Data Access To Stalk Women
Wednesday May 02, 2018 @12:12PM Tech Giants Hit by NSA Spying Slam Encryption Backdoors
Wednesday May 02, 2018 @02:13AM GitHub Accidentally Exposes Some Plaintext Passwords In Its Internal Logs
Tuesday May 01, 2018 @12:41PM Facebook Unveils Privacy Tool 'Clear History'
Tuesday May 01, 2018 @12:06PM Iran Bans Use of Telegram Messaging App To Protect 'National Security'
Tuesday May 01, 2018 @11:25AM UK Officials Will Summon Mark Zuckerberg To Testify if He Won't Do So Voluntarily
Tuesday May 01, 2018 @09:25AM Singapore Airport May Use Facial Recognition Systems To Find Late Passengers
Monday April 30, 2018 @05:50PM Facebook Is Investigating a Claim That an Employee Used His Position To Stalk Women
Monday April 30, 2018 @05:41PM Volkswagen, Audi Cars Vulnerable To Remote Hacking
Sunday April 29, 2018 @02:42PM Movements of Pedestrians and Vehicles in Inner-city Liverpool To Be Captured by Cameras and Smartphones To Help Local Council Map Potential Tweaks To Streets
Friday April 27, 2018 @11:46PM Facebook Warns Investors They Expect To Find 'Additional Incidents' of User Data Abuse
Friday April 27, 2018 @09:15PM Will GDPR Kill WHOIS?
Friday April 27, 2018 @04:58PM Uber Tightens Bug Bounty Extortion Policies Following 2016 Data Breach
Thursday April 26, 2018 @04:37PM Facebook Inches Toward More Transparency and Accountability
Wednesday April 25, 2018 @06:35PM Amazon Will Now Deliver Packages To the Trunk of Your Car
Wednesday April 25, 2018 @05:07PM Bezop Cryptocurrency Server Exposes Personal Info of 25,000 Investors
Wednesday April 25, 2018 @02:26PM Researchers Hacked Amazon's Alexa To Spy On Users, Again
Tuesday April 24, 2018 @10:49PM Instagram Launches 'Data Download' Tool To Let You Leave
Tuesday April 24, 2018 @05:48PM WhatsApp Raises Minimum Age In Europe To 16 Ahead of Data Law Change
Tuesday April 24, 2018 @04:23PM More Than 1 Million Kids Had Their Identities Stolen in 2017
Tuesday April 24, 2018 @02:31PM Facebook Has Hosted Stolen Identities and Social Security Numbers for Years
Tuesday April 24, 2018 @12:29PM Facebook Has Considered Profiling Its Users' Personalities and Using the Information To Target Ads
Monday April 23, 2018 @03:46PM Google Accused of Showing 'Total Contempt' for Android Users' Privacy
Sunday April 22, 2018 @02:58PM Net Neutrality Is Over Monday, But Experts Say ISPs Will Wait To Screw Us
Sunday April 22, 2018 @02:28PM Who Has More of Your Personal Data Than Facebook? Try Google
Sunday April 22, 2018 @03:06AM UK Teen Who Hacked CIA Director Sentenced To 2 Years In Prison
Saturday April 21, 2018 @11:42PM Silicon Valley Investors Wants to Fund a 'Good For Society' Facebook Replacement
Friday April 20, 2018 @04:35PM Facebook Starts Its Facial Recognition Push To Europeans
Friday April 20, 2018 @03:15PM Palantir Knows Everything About You
Thursday April 19, 2018 @11:01PM Audit Approved of Facebook Policies, Even After Cambridge Analytica Leak
Thursday April 19, 2018 @04:59PM LinkedIn's AutoFill Plugin Could Leak user Data, Secret Fix Failed
Thursday April 19, 2018 @03:46PM Millions of Chrome Users Have Installed Malware Posing as Ad Blockers
Thursday April 19, 2018 @12:43AM Facebook To Put 1.5 Billion Users Out of Reach of New EU Privacy Law
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @07:48PM 'Login With Facebook' Data Hijacked By JavaScript Trackers
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @02:02PM Richard Stallman On Facebook's Privacy Scandal: We Need a Law. There's No Reason We Should Let Them Exist if the Price is Knowing Everything About Us
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @01:19PM Data Firm Leaks 48 Million User Profiles it Scraped From Facebook, LinkedIn, Others
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @11:59PM Huawei To Back Off US Market Amid Rising Tensions
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @05:57PM Facebook Admits To Tracking Users, Non-Users Off-Site
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @01:24PM Former Cambridge Analytica Employee Says Facebook Users Affected Could Be 'Much Greater Than 87 million'
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @10:39AM Cybersecurity Tech Accord: More Than 30 Tech Firms Pledge Not to Assist Governments in Cyberattacks
Monday April 16, 2018 @09:04PM Facebook Must Face Class-Action Lawsuit Over Facial Recognition, Says Judge
Monday April 16, 2018 @08:36PM 19-Year-Old Archivist Charged For Downloading Freedom-of-Information Releases
Sunday April 15, 2018 @10:04PM Former FBI Director James Comey Reveals How Apple and Google's Encryption Efforts Drove Him 'Crazy'
Saturday April 14, 2018 @07:40PM Is It Time To Stop Using Social Media?
Saturday April 14, 2018 @01:16AM Yahoo's New Privacy Policy Allows Data-Sharing With Verizon
Friday April 13, 2018 @11:09AM Google is Testing Self-Destructing Emails in New Gmail
Friday April 13, 2018 @10:42AM Google Chrome To Boost User Privacy by Improving Cookies Handling Procedure
Thursday April 12, 2018 @04:42PM Cops Around the Country Can Now Unlock iPhones, Records Show
Thursday April 12, 2018 @04:33PM Uber's 2016 Breach Affected More Than 20 Million US Users
Thursday April 12, 2018 @02:56PM 'A Fresh, Clean Look.' Gmail Is About To Get a Makeover
Thursday April 12, 2018 @12:04PM A Wanted Man in China Has Been Caught Because of Facial Recognition Software
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @04:19PM Instagram Will Soon Let You Download a Copy of Your Data
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @01:59PM Mark Zuckerberg Denies Knowledge of Non-Consensual Shadow Profiles Facebook Has Been Building of Non-Users For Years
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @12:57PM Dubai To Launch Digital Vehicle Number Plates
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @01:02AM Steam Spy Announces It's Shutting Down, Blames Valve's New Privacy Settings
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @12:50AM Zuckerberg: Facebook Doesn't Use Your Mic For Ad Targeting
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @07:54PM Facebook Data Collected By Quiz App Included Private Messages
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @04:56PM Democratic Senators Propose 'Privacy Bill of Rights' To Prevent Websites From Sharing Or Selling Sensitive Info Without Opt-In Consent
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @11:53AM Facebook Launches Bug Bounty Program To Report Data Thieves
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @09:57AM Biometric and App Logins Will Soon Be Pushed Across the Web
Monday April 09, 2018 @06:41PM How Much VR User Data Is Oculus Giving To Facebook?
Monday April 09, 2018 @04:41PM Don't Give Away Historic Details About Yourself
Monday April 09, 2018 @04:18PM Steve Wozniak Drops Facebook: 'The Profits Are All Based On the User's Info'
Monday April 09, 2018 @03:01PM YouTube Is Illegally Collecting Data From Children, Say Advocacy Groups
Monday April 09, 2018 @10:44AM Facebook Suspends Another Data Analytics Firm After CNBC Discovers It Was Using Tactics like Cambridge Analytica
Sunday April 08, 2018 @07:36PM Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower Says Data From 87 Million Users Could Be Stored In Russia
Saturday April 07, 2018 @08:52PM Tim Cook Says Ads That Follow You Online Are 'Creepy'
Saturday April 07, 2018 @08:14PM 'Big Brother' In India Requires Fingerprint Scans For Food, Phones, Finances
Friday April 06, 2018 @06:17PM T-Mobile Stores Part of Customers' Passwords In Plaintext, Says It Has 'Amazingly Good' Security
Friday April 06, 2018 @05:21PM Comcast, AT&T, Verizon Pose a Greater Surveillance Risk Than Facebook
Friday April 06, 2018 @04:37PM Best Buy Warns of Data Breach
Friday April 06, 2018 @10:37AM Sheryl Sandberg: Users Would Have To Pay To Opt Out of Facebook Ads
Friday April 06, 2018 @04:11AM Facebook Retracted Zuckerberg's Messages From Recipients' Inboxes
Thursday April 05, 2018 @03:50PM UK, Australia Investigating Facebook Amid Cambridge Analytica Data Scandal
Thursday April 05, 2018 @02:37PM Facebook Was in Talks With Top Hospitals Until Last Month To Share Data of Most Vulnerable Patients
Thursday April 05, 2018 @09:29AM Intel Tells Users to Uninstall Remote Keyboard App Over Unpatched Security Bugs
Thursday April 05, 2018 @12:20AM 1.1.1.1: Cloudflare's New DNS Attracting 'Gigabits Per Second' of Rubbish
Wednesday April 04, 2018 @05:55PM Facebook Is Changing the Way It Stores Call, Text History
Wednesday April 04, 2018 @04:45PM Facebook's Privacy Fixes Have Broken Tinder
Wednesday April 04, 2018 @04:28PM Ask Slashdot: What Does Your Data Mean To Google?
Wednesday April 04, 2018 @02:41PM Cambridge Analytica May Have Had Facebook Data From 87 Million People
Wednesday April 04, 2018 @11:59AM Facebook Scans What You Send Other People on Messenger App
Wednesday April 04, 2018 @09:56AM Outgoing White House Emails Not Protected by Verification System
Tuesday April 03, 2018 @06:50PM Facebook CEO Says Not Planning To Extend European Privacy Law Globally
Tuesday April 03, 2018 @06:24PM Swedes Turn Against Cashlessness
Tuesday April 03, 2018 @04:00PM WhatsApp Public Groups Can Leave User Data Vulnerable To Scraping
Tuesday April 03, 2018 @03:02PM US Suspects Listening Devices in Washington
Tuesday April 03, 2018 @11:59AM Suit To Let Researchers Break Website Rules Wins a Round
Tuesday April 03, 2018 @11:28AM When it Comes To Privacy, Consent is Immaterial. Corporate and Gov't Surveillance Systems Must Be Stopped Before They Ask For Consent: Richard Stallman
Monday April 02, 2018 @08:09PM Instagram Suddenly Chokes Off Developers As Facebook Chases Privacy
Monday April 02, 2018 @07:26PM Panerabread.com Leaks Millions of Customers Records
Monday April 02, 2018 @05:38PM Gay Dating App Grindr Is Letting Other Companies See User HIV Status, Location Data
Monday April 02, 2018 @04:41PM Chrome Is Scanning Files on Your Computer, and People Are Freaking Out
Monday April 02, 2018 @10:04AM Mark Zuckerberg: Tim Cook is 'Extremely Glib'
Sunday April 01, 2018 @03:54PM Card Data Stolen From 5 Million Saks and Lord & Taylor Customers
Sunday April 01, 2018 @12:25PM Cloudflare Launches 1.1.1.1 Consumer DNS Service With a Focus On Privacy
Sunday April 01, 2018 @12:01PM Our Devices May Listen More Attentively, Patents Filed By Google and Amazon Suggest
Friday March 30, 2018 @10:53PM 'Thousands of Companies Are Spying On You'
Friday March 30, 2018 @09:00PM Adobe Is Helping Some 60 Companies Track People Across Devices
Friday March 30, 2018 @04:44PM Airbnb To Share Information With Authorities On Guests In China
Thursday March 29, 2018 @05:34PM Under Armour Says 150 Million MyFitnessPal Accounts Were Hacked
Thursday March 29, 2018 @05:34PM US To Seek Social Media Details From All Visa Applicants
Thursday March 29, 2018 @02:06PM Apple Launches iOS 11.3 With Raft of Privacy Features
Thursday March 29, 2018 @12:27AM Facebook Will No Longer Allow Third-Party Data For Targeting Ads
Wednesday March 28, 2018 @04:22PM Tim Cook Says Apple's Customers Are Not Its Product, Unlike Facebook
Wednesday March 28, 2018 @03:41PM Facebook Tweaks Privacy Tools To Ease Discontent Over Data Leak
Wednesday March 28, 2018 @02:13PM Many VPN Providers Leak Customer's IP Address via WebRTC Bug
Wednesday March 28, 2018 @12:24PM Cities Worldwide Spent Over $3 Billion Last Year To Peep On You
Wednesday March 28, 2018 @10:55AM Ask Slashdot: Why Are There No True Dual-System Laptops Or Tablet Computers?
Wednesday March 28, 2018 @10:14AM Facebook Delays Home-Speaker Unveil Amid Data Crisis
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @02:24PM Researchers Discover Flaws in Digital Currency Monero That Could Reveal Identity of Users
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @01:46PM It's Possible that the Facebook App is Listening To You, Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower Says
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @01:44PM Zuckerberg Refuses UK Parliament Summons Over Facebook Data Misuse, Agrees To Testify Before Congress
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @12:22PM FBI Had No Way To Access Locked iPhone After Terror Attack, Watchdog Finds
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @10:53AM Mozilla Launches Facebook Container Add-on To Isolate Your Web Browsing Activity From Facebook
Monday March 26, 2018 @07:22PM Facebook Acknowledges It Has Been Keeping Records of Android Users' Calls, Texts
Monday March 26, 2018 @04:30PM Confirmation of a US Government Probe Pushes Facebook's Market Loss To $90 Billion
Monday March 26, 2018 @01:11PM Cops Are Now Opening iPhones With Dead People's Fingerprints
Monday March 26, 2018 @10:47AM State Department Seemingly Buys $15,000 iPhone Cracking Tech GrayKey
Monday March 26, 2018 @10:41AM Americans Less Likely To Trust Facebook than Rivals on Personal Data
Sunday March 25, 2018 @12:48PM Justice Department Revives Push To Mandate a Way To Unlock Phones
Sunday March 25, 2018 @03:29AM 'How I Went Dark In Australia's Surveillance State For 2 Years'
Sunday March 25, 2018 @02:53AM Steve Jobs Tried To Warn Mark Zuckerberg About Privacy In 2010
Sunday March 25, 2018 @02:22AM Face ID Deemed Too Costly To Copy, Android Makers Target In-Display Fingerprint Sensors Instead
Sunday March 25, 2018 @01:28AM Justice Department Revives Push To Mandate a Way To Unlock Phones
Sunday March 25, 2018 @01:06AM Facebook Scraped Call, Text Message Data For Years From Android Phones
Saturday March 24, 2018 @01:15AM Facebook Gets Hit With Four Lawsuits Over Cambridge Analytica Scandal
Saturday March 24, 2018 @12:09AM Tim Berners-Lee Urges Web Users: 'Care About Your Data'
Friday March 23, 2018 @05:10PM Firefox In 2018: We'll Tackle Bad Ads, Breach Alerts, Autoplay Video, Says Mozilla
Friday March 23, 2018 @02:11PM My Cow Game Extracted Your Facebook Data
Thursday March 22, 2018 @02:10PM Facebook Gave Data About 57 Billion Friendships To Academic
Thursday March 22, 2018 @12:29AM US Spending Bill Contains CLOUD Act, a Win For Tech and Law Enforcement
Wednesday March 21, 2018 @11:11PM Mark Zuckerberg Apologizes For the Cambridge Analytica Scandal, Says He Isn't Opposed To Regulation
Wednesday March 21, 2018 @02:02PM Mozilla Launches a Petition Asking Facebook To Do More For User Privacy
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @08:11PM WhatsApp Co-Founder Tells Everyone To Delete Facebook, Further Fueling the #DeleteFacebook Movement
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @05:41PM Telegram Loses Supreme Court Appeal In Russia, Must Hand Over Encryption Keys
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @05:09PM Orbitz Says Legacy Travel Site Likely Hacked, Affecting 880,000 Credit Cards
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @01:22PM The NSA Worked To 'Track Down' Bitcoin Users, Snowden Documents Reveal
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @09:47AM China Approves Giant Propaganda Machine To Improve Global Image
Monday March 19, 2018 @07:27PM Facebook Security Chief Said To Leave After Clashes Over Disinformation
Monday March 19, 2018 @04:50PM Facebook Hires Firm To Conduct Forensic Audit of Cambridge Analytica Data
Sunday March 18, 2018 @03:30PM Firefox Master Password System Has Been Poorly Secured for the Past 9 Years, Researcher Says