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Slashdot Items Tagged "privacy"

Date / TimeStory
Tuesday October 21, 2014 @09:22AM Speed Cameras In Chicago Earn $50M Less Than Expected
Monday October 20, 2014 @02:22PM 'Endrun' Networks: Help In Danger Zones
Sunday October 19, 2014 @08:03PM If You're Connected, Apple Collects Your Data
Saturday October 18, 2014 @02:02PM Snapchat Will Introduce Ads, Attempt To Keep Them Other Than Creepy
Saturday October 18, 2014 @01:51PM Florida Supreme Court: Police Can't Grab Cell Tower Data Without a Warrant
Saturday October 18, 2014 @01:09AM Facebook 'Safety Check' Lets Friends Know You're OK After a Major Disaster
Friday October 17, 2014 @06:43PM How Whisper Tracks Users Who Don't Share Their Location
Friday October 17, 2014 @12:15PM An Air Traffic Control System For Drones
Thursday October 16, 2014 @11:52PM FBI Director Continues His Campaign Against Encryption
Thursday October 16, 2014 @10:24PM The Guardian Reveals That Whisper App Tracks "Anonymous" Users
Wednesday October 15, 2014 @06:56PM Anonabox Accused of Lying About Its Product Being Open-Source On Kickstarter
Tuesday October 14, 2014 @09:46AM Dropbox Wasn't Hacked, Says Leaked Credentials Are From Unrelated Services
Monday October 13, 2014 @05:37PM Google Rejects 58% of "Right To Be Forgotten" Requests
Monday October 13, 2014 @10:11AM The Correct Response To Photo Hack Victim-Blamers
Sunday October 12, 2014 @08:52AM Snowden's Tough Advice For Guarding Privacy
Saturday October 11, 2014 @07:53PM More Details On The 3rd-Party Apps That Led to Snapchat Leaks
Friday October 10, 2014 @08:05PM Kmart Says Its Payment System Was Hacked
Thursday October 09, 2014 @06:18PM National Security Letter Issuance Likely Headed To Supreme Court
Wednesday October 08, 2014 @01:26PM Gmail Security Is a Problem For Tor Users In Repressive Countries
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @10:59AM Encryption and the Right to Privacy
Monday October 06, 2014 @07:49AM Dubai Police To Use Google Glass For Facial Recognition
Sunday October 05, 2014 @12:27PM Test Version Windows 10 Includes Keylogger
Thursday October 02, 2014 @06:09PM Google Threatened With $100M Lawsuit Over Nude Celebrity Photos
Thursday October 02, 2014 @12:39AM Obama Administration Argues For Backdoors In Personal Electronics
Wednesday October 01, 2014 @05:41PM Leaked Docs Reveal List of 30 Countries Hacked On Orders of FBI Informant Sabu
Tuesday September 30, 2014 @03:58PM Microsoft's Asimov System To Monitor Users' Machines In Real Time
Tuesday September 30, 2014 @12:06PM Interview With Facebook's Head of Open Source
Monday September 29, 2014 @01:49PM Medical Records Worth More To Hackers Than Credit Cards
Monday September 29, 2014 @09:59AM Facebook's Atlas: the Platform For Advertisers To Track Your Movements
Sunday September 28, 2014 @03:15PM EU Gives Google Privacy Policy Suggestions About Data Protection
Friday September 26, 2014 @07:08AM FBI Chief: Apple, Google Phone Encryption Perilous
Thursday September 25, 2014 @02:46PM Drones Reveal Widespread Tax Evasion In Argentina
Thursday September 25, 2014 @10:16AM Ask Slashdot: How To Keep Students' Passwords Secure?
Thursday September 25, 2014 @02:11AM Shadowy Tech Brokers Deliver Data To the NSA
Wednesday September 24, 2014 @11:18PM Banks Report Credit Card Breach At Home Depot
Wednesday September 24, 2014 @09:56PM Where Whistleblowers End Up Working
Wednesday September 24, 2014 @06:41PM Australian Senate Introduces Laws To Allow Total Internet Surveillance
Wednesday September 24, 2014 @12:58PM Stanford Promises Not To Use Google Money For Privacy Research
Monday September 22, 2014 @02:51PM Before Using StingRays, Police Must Sign NDA With FBI
Sunday September 21, 2014 @12:59PM Wired Profiles John Brooks, the Programmer Behind Ricochet
Saturday September 20, 2014 @10:18PM Emails Cast Unflattering Light On Internal Politics of Healthcare.gov Rollout
Saturday September 20, 2014 @02:41PM Proposed Law Would Limit US Search Warrants For Data Stored Abroad
Friday September 19, 2014 @08:58AM Once Vehicles Are Connected To the Internet of Things, Who Guards Your Privacy?
Thursday September 18, 2014 @06:16PM Apple's "Warrant Canary" Has Died
Thursday September 18, 2014 @05:27PM Next Android To Enable Local Encryption By Default Too, Says Google
Thursday September 18, 2014 @12:47PM Apple Will No Longer Unlock Most iPhones, iPads For Police
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @07:13PM FBI Completes New Face Recognition System
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @11:58AM Tim Cook Says Apple Can't Read Users' Emails, That iCloud Wasn't Hacked
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @10:34AM Quickflix Wants Netflix To Drop Australian VPN Users
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @09:16AM Treasure Map: NSA, GCHQ Work On Real-Time "Google Earth" Internet Observation
Monday September 15, 2014 @04:32PM NSW Police Named as FinFisher Spyware Users
Monday September 15, 2014 @02:38PM Comcast Allegedly Asking Customers to Stop Using Tor
Sunday September 14, 2014 @08:59PM New Details About NSA's Exhaustive Search of Edward Snowden's Emails
Sunday September 14, 2014 @03:00PM Navy Guilty of Illegally Broad Online Searches: Child Porn Conviction Overturned
Saturday September 13, 2014 @12:50PM Justice Sotomayor Warns Against Tech-Enabled "Orwellian" World
Friday September 12, 2014 @08:28AM Turning the Tables On "Phone Tech Support" Scammers
Thursday September 11, 2014 @07:40PM U.S. Threatened Massive Fine To Force Yahoo To Release Data
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @11:55AM Paypal Jumps Into Bitcoin With Both Feet
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @08:13AM Private Police Intelligence Network Shares Data and Targets Cash
Monday September 08, 2014 @10:33AM Feds Say NSA "Bogeyman" Did Not Find Silk Road's Servers
Sunday September 07, 2014 @01:40PM Responding to Celeb Photo Leaks, Reddit Scotches "Fappening" Subreddit
Sunday September 07, 2014 @11:59AM Stallman Does Slides -- and Brevity -- For TEDx
Friday September 05, 2014 @06:23PM NYPD Starts Body Camera Pilot Program
Friday September 05, 2014 @06:15PM Should Cyborgs Have the Same Privacy Rights As Humans?
Thursday September 04, 2014 @06:10PM Hackers Break Into HealthCare.gov
Thursday September 04, 2014 @03:35PM Privacy Vulnerabilities In Coursera, Including Exposed Student Email Addresses
Thursday September 04, 2014 @08:18AM Verizon Pays $7.4 Million To Settle FCC Privacy Investigation
Thursday September 04, 2014 @07:58AM New Usage-Based Insurance Software Can Track Drivers Using Smartphones
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @08:22AM Reported iCloud Hack Leaks Hundreds of Private Celebrity Photos
Thursday August 28, 2014 @05:58PM The Executive Order That Led To Mass Spying, As Told By NSA Alumni
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @02:45PM DoxBox: Open-Source disk encryption for Windows
Monday August 25, 2014 @10:16AM Systems That Can Secretly Track Where Cellphone Users Go Around the Globe
Sunday August 24, 2014 @01:45PM Sources Say Amazon Will Soon Be Targeting Ads, a la Google AdWords
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @12:11PM Why Chinese Hackers Would Want US Hospital Patient Data
Saturday August 16, 2014 @01:36AM Apple Begins Storing Chinese User Data On Servers In China
Thursday August 14, 2014 @07:38PM How Drones Entered the FBI's Spying Toolkit
Thursday August 14, 2014 @03:00PM Google Expands Safe Browsing To Block Unwanted Downloads
Thursday August 14, 2014 @09:11AM Ryan Lackey, Marc Rogers Reveal Inexpensive Tor Router Project At Def Con
Monday August 11, 2014 @11:56AM China Smartphone Maker Xiaomi Apologizes For Unauthorized Data Access
Monday August 11, 2014 @08:32AM San Jose Police Apologize For Hiding Drone Program, Halts Until Further Review
Sunday August 10, 2014 @12:30PM Silent Circle's Blackphone Exploited at Def Con
Saturday August 09, 2014 @08:56PM John McAfee Airs His Beefs About Privacy In Def Con Surprise Talk
Saturday August 09, 2014 @06:00PM F-Secure: Xiaomi Smartphones Do Secretly Steal Your Data
Friday August 08, 2014 @05:45PM Leaked Docs Show Spyware Used To Snoop On US Computers
Friday August 08, 2014 @02:52PM Russia Cracks Down On Public Wi-Fi; Oracle Blocks Java Downloads In Russia
Thursday August 07, 2014 @08:32PM UK Police Won't Comment On The Tracking of People's Phone Calls
Thursday August 07, 2014 @08:37AM Mozilla Dumps Info of 76,000 Developers To Public Web Server
Thursday August 07, 2014 @08:34AM Snowden Granted 3 More Years of Russian Residency
Thursday August 07, 2014 @08:18AM City of London Police Take Down Proxy Service Over Piracy Concerns
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @05:23PM Ask Slashdot: Datacenter HDD Wipe Policy?
Monday August 04, 2014 @02:31PM Want To Work Without Prying Eyes? Try Wearing a Body Sock
Sunday August 03, 2014 @09:31PM Google Spots Explicit Images of a Child In Man's Email, Tips Off Police
Friday August 01, 2014 @12:49PM The CIA Does Las Vegas
Thursday July 31, 2014 @02:19PM UK Government Report Recommends Ending Online Anonymity
Monday July 28, 2014 @12:07AM Ask Slashdot: Preparing an Android Tablet For Resale?
Saturday July 26, 2014 @09:20AM Private Data On iOS Devices Not So Private After All
Friday July 25, 2014 @07:28PM FBI Studied How Much Drones Impact Your Privacy -- Then Marked It Secret
Thursday July 24, 2014 @09:20AM Dutch Court Says Government Can Receive Bulk Data from NSA
Wednesday July 23, 2014 @06:26PM Verizon's Offer: Let Us Track You, Get Free Stuff
Wednesday July 23, 2014 @06:16PM Dropbox Head Responds To Snowden Claims About Privacy
Wednesday July 23, 2014 @12:22PM Dropbox Says Privacy-Savvy Users Should Add Their Own Encryption
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @08:09AM A New Form of Online Tracking: Canvas Fingerprinting
Monday July 21, 2014 @09:28PM The Loophole Obscuring Facebook and Google's Transparency Reports
Monday July 21, 2014 @06:15PM Researcher Finds Hidden Data-Dumping Services In iOS
Monday July 21, 2014 @09:07AM New York Judge OKs Warrant To Search Entire Gmail Account
Sunday July 20, 2014 @10:59PM Snowden Seeks To Develop Anti-Surveillance Technologies
Sunday July 20, 2014 @03:51PM Ars Editor Learns Feds Have His Old IP Addresses, Full Credit Card Numbers
Wednesday July 16, 2014 @06:09PM Canadian ISP On Disclosing Subscriber Info: Come Back With a Warrant
Tuesday July 15, 2014 @12:36AM Obama Administration Says the World's Servers Are Ours
Monday July 14, 2014 @03:56PM Hacking Online Polls and Other Ways British Spies Seek To Control the Internet
Monday July 14, 2014 @09:28AM Apple Refutes Report On iPhone Threat To China's National Security
Sunday July 13, 2014 @11:45AM NSA Says Snowden Emails Exempt From Public Disclosure
Thursday July 10, 2014 @09:29AM UK Gov't Plans To Push "Emergency" Surveillance Laws
Wednesday July 09, 2014 @11:12PM Judge Shoots Down "Bitcoin Isn't Money" Argument In Silk Road Trial
Wednesday July 09, 2014 @09:44PM UK Computing Student Jailed After Failing To Hand Over Crypto Keys
Wednesday July 09, 2014 @11:10AM Meet the Muslim-American Leaders the FBI and NSA Have Been Spying On
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @11:43AM Thousands of Leaked KGB Files Are Now Open To the Public
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @11:12AM Coddled, Surveilled, and Monetized: How Modern Houses Can Watch You
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @08:41AM Australian Police Use Telcos For Cell "Tower Dump" of All Connected Users' Data
Monday July 07, 2014 @04:23PM Researchers Develop New Way To Steal Passwords Using Google Glass
Sunday July 06, 2014 @10:30AM New Snowden Leak: of 160000 Intercepted Messages, Only 10% From Official Targets
Friday July 04, 2014 @11:02PM New Russian Law To Forbid Storing Russians' Data Outside the Country
Thursday July 03, 2014 @11:11PM European Commission Spokesman: Google Removing Link Was "not a Good Judgement"
Thursday July 03, 2014 @08:06PM Use of Encryption Foiled the Cops a Record 9 Times In 2013
Thursday July 03, 2014 @06:21PM Can the NSA Really Track You Through Power Lines?
Thursday July 03, 2014 @02:46PM NSA Considers Linux Journal Readers, Tor (And Linux?) Users "Extremists"
Thursday July 03, 2014 @01:37PM Use of Encryption Foiled the Cops a Record 9 Times in 2013
Thursday July 03, 2014 @01:07PM Austrian Tor Exit Node Operator Found Guilty As an Accomplice
Thursday July 03, 2014 @09:06AM Goldman Sachs Demands Google Unsend One of Its E-mails
Tuesday July 01, 2014 @10:08AM Court Allowed NSA To Spy On All But 4 Countries
Monday June 30, 2014 @03:59PM Supreme Court Rejects Appeal By Google Over Street View Data Collection
Monday June 30, 2014 @03:15AM Ars Takes an Early Look At the Privacy-Centric Blackphone
Sunday June 29, 2014 @11:58AM Facial Recognition Might Be Coming To Your Car
Friday June 27, 2014 @11:26PM Larry Page: Healthcare Data Mining Could Save 100,000 Lives a Year
Friday June 27, 2014 @06:37PM Saudi Government Targeting Dissidents With Mobile Malware
Thursday June 26, 2014 @10:37PM Google Starts Removing Search Results After EU Ruling
Thursday June 26, 2014 @09:49AM Hospitals Begin Data-Mining Patients
Wednesday June 25, 2014 @09:43PM Australian Government Seeks To Boost Spy Agencies' Powers
Wednesday June 25, 2014 @12:36PM Supreme Court Rules Cell Phones Can't Be Searched Without a Warrant
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @08:36AM US Court Dings Gov't For Using Seized Data Beyond Scope of Warrant
Monday June 23, 2014 @10:05AM New Sensors Will Scoop Up "Big Data" On Chicago
Sunday June 22, 2014 @06:39PM Workplace Surveillance Becoming More Common
Sunday June 22, 2014 @12:56PM WikiLeaks Publishes Secret International Trade Agreement
Thursday June 19, 2014 @08:41PM German Intel Agency Helped NSA Tap Fiber Optic Cables In Germany
Thursday June 19, 2014 @05:49PM How Secret Partners Expand NSA's Surveillance Dragnet
Thursday June 19, 2014 @10:05AM TrueCrypt Author Claims That Forking Is Impossible
Thursday June 19, 2014 @09:05AM Ask Slashdot: How To Bequeath Sensitive Information?
Wednesday June 18, 2014 @09:39AM EU High Court To Review US-EU Data Safe Harbor Agreement
Tuesday June 17, 2014 @08:54AM Hackers Ransom European Domino's Customer Data (including Favourite Toppings)
Tuesday June 17, 2014 @07:25AM France Cries Foul At World Cup "Spy Drone"
Monday June 16, 2014 @11:33PM Help Crowd-FOIA Stingray Usage Across America
Sunday June 15, 2014 @09:40PM Judge Orders DOJ To Turn Over FISA Surveillance Documents
Saturday June 14, 2014 @06:39PM Transforming the Web Into a Transparent 'HTTPA' Database
Saturday June 14, 2014 @09:41AM Nominet Compromising UK WHOIS Privacy, Wants To See Gov't-Issued ID
Friday June 13, 2014 @02:20PM Canadian Supreme Court Delivers Huge Win For Internet Privacy
Friday June 13, 2014 @12:17AM No Cell Phone Tracking Without Warrant
Thursday June 12, 2014 @02:37PM Facebook Lets Users Opt Out of Targeted Ads
Thursday June 12, 2014 @02:01PM WSJ: Facebook to Advertisers: More Data Coming
Wednesday June 11, 2014 @06:04PM The Government Can No Longer Track Your Cell Phone Without a Warrant
Tuesday June 10, 2014 @10:26AM NSA's Novel Claim: Our Systems Are Too Complex To Obey the Law
Monday June 09, 2014 @10:44PM iOS 8 Strikes an Unexpected Blow Against Location Tracking
Monday June 09, 2014 @05:34PM After the Belfast Project Fiasco, Time For Another Look At Time Capsule Crypto?
Monday June 09, 2014 @12:14PM Will the blockchain undermine national governments?
Monday June 09, 2014 @08:46AM Replicating the NSA's Gadgets Using Open Source
Monday June 09, 2014 @07:33AM Did Russia Trick Snowden Into Going To Moscow?
Friday June 06, 2014 @11:05PM Vodafone: Governments Worldwide Collecting Customers' Personal Data
Friday June 06, 2014 @09:13PM 'Pop-Up' Bus Service Learns Boston Riders' Rhythms, Creates Routes Accordingly
Thursday June 05, 2014 @10:42PM Snowden Rallies Privacy Advocates In New York City
Thursday June 05, 2014 @06:09PM FTC Lobbies To Be Top Cop For Geolocation
Thursday June 05, 2014 @05:34PM US Marshals Seize Police Stingray Records To Keep Them From the ACLU
Thursday June 05, 2014 @05:31PM FSF publishes Email Self-Defense Guide and infographic
Thursday June 05, 2014 @01:28PM A Year After Snowden's Disclosures, EFF, FSF Want You To Fight Surveillance
Thursday June 05, 2014 @01:07PM AT&T To Use Phone Geolocation To Prevent Credit Card Fraud
Wednesday June 04, 2014 @06:32PM Google Has Received Over 41,000 Requests To "Forget" Personal Information
Wednesday June 04, 2014 @06:20PM EFF Tells Court That the NSA Knowingly and Illegally Destroyed Evidence
Sunday June 01, 2014 @03:51PM NSA Collecting Millions of Faces From Web Images
Sunday June 01, 2014 @02:22AM New Federal Database Will Track Americans' Credit Ratings, Other Financial Info
Saturday May 31, 2014 @10:30PM LAPD Gets Some Hand-Me-Down Drones From Seattle, Promises Discretion
Saturday May 31, 2014 @10:02AM Thousands of Europeans Petition For Their 'Right To Be Forgotten'
Friday May 30, 2014 @09:19PM German Intelligence Agency Planning To Follow Big NSA Brother On Shoestring
Thursday May 29, 2014 @09:19AM Mutant Registration vs. Vaccine Registration
Wednesday May 28, 2014 @07:44PM TrueCrypt Website Says To Switch To BitLocker
Wednesday May 28, 2014 @12:09AM Why Snowden Did Right
Tuesday May 27, 2014 @12:23PM Iran Court Summons Mark Zuckerberg For Facebook Privacy Violations
Saturday May 24, 2014 @09:43PM German Court Rules That You Can't Keep Compromising Photos After a Break-Up
Friday May 23, 2014 @01:34PM WikiLeaks: NSA Recording All Telephone Calls In Afghanistan
Thursday May 22, 2014 @06:30PM NSA Surveillance Reform Bill Passes House 303 Votes To 121
Tuesday May 20, 2014 @12:24PM XMPP Operators Begin Requiring Encryption, Google Still Not Allowing TLS
Tuesday May 20, 2014 @11:14AM Controversial TSA Nudie X-Ray Machines Sent To Prisons
Monday May 19, 2014 @09:25PM The US Vs. Europe: Freedom of Expression Vs. Privacy
Monday May 19, 2014 @04:38PM The NSA Is Recording Every Cell Phone Call In the Bahamas
Monday May 19, 2014 @09:10AM US To Charge Chinese Military Employees With Hacking
Monday May 19, 2014 @08:18AM Cisco Complains To Obama About NSA Adding Spyware To Routers
Saturday May 17, 2014 @04:09PM The Big Biz of Spying On Little Kids
Friday May 16, 2014 @12:39PM Gen. Keith Alexander On Metadata, Snowden, and the NSA: "We're At Greater Risk"
Friday May 16, 2014 @11:03AM EFF: Amazon, AT&T, and Snapchat Most Likely To Rat On You To the Gov't
Thursday May 15, 2014 @06:55PM Pedophile Asks To Be Deleted From Google Search After European Court Ruling
Thursday May 15, 2014 @09:30AM IACR Finally Gets Around To Repudiating Mass Surveillance
Wednesday May 14, 2014 @06:02PM Sony To Make Movie of Edward Snowden Story
Tuesday May 13, 2014 @05:49PM Microsoft Finally Selling Xbox One Without Kinect

The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it. -- E. Hubbard

 



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