Slashdot Items Tagged "privacy"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @05:44PM Severe SQL Injection Flaw Discovered In WordPress Plugin With Over 1 Million Installs
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @12:03AM CloudPets IoT Toys Leaked and Ransomed, Exposing Kids' Voice Messages
Monday February 27, 2017 @12:39AM Questioning The Privacy Policies Of Data-Collecting Cars
Monday February 27, 2017 @12:04AM Ask Slashdot: Would You Use A Cellphone With A Kill Code?
Friday February 24, 2017 @09:20PM Are Your Slack Conversations Really Private and Secure?
Friday February 24, 2017 @05:32PM FCC To Halt Rule That Protects Your Private Data From Security Breaches
Friday February 24, 2017 @03:50PM World's Largest Spam Botnet Adds DDoS Feature
Friday February 24, 2017 @03:27PM Security Lapse Exposed New York Airport's Critical Servers For a Year
Thursday February 23, 2017 @10:19PM Cloudflare Leaks Sensitive User Data Across the Web
Thursday February 23, 2017 @03:53PM Judge Rules Against Forced Fingerprinting
Thursday February 23, 2017 @03:14PM Cellebrite Can Now Unlock Apple iPhone 6, 6 Plus
Thursday February 23, 2017 @02:12PM Amazon Argues That Alexa Is Protected By the First Amendment in a Murder Trial
Thursday February 23, 2017 @12:30PM Google Has Demonstrated a Successful Practical Attack Against SHA-1
Thursday February 23, 2017 @10:04AM 'Social Media Needs A Travel Mode'
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @03:28PM Software Vendor Who Hid 'Supply Chain' Breach Outed
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @12:03PM GE, Intel, and AT&T Are Putting Cameras and Sensors All Over San Diego
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @10:23AM Wyden To Introduce Bill To Prohibit Warrantless Phone Searches At Border
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @12:59PM GlobalSign Supports Billions of Device Identities In an Effort To Secure the IoT
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @12:38PM EU Privacy Watchdogs Say Windows 10 Settings Still Raise Concerns
Sunday February 19, 2017 @08:18AM Krebs: 'Men Who Sent SWAT Team, Heroin to My Home Sentenced'
Sunday February 19, 2017 @01:30AM Used Cars Can Still Be Controlled By Their Previous Owners' Apps
Saturday February 18, 2017 @03:13PM Should International Travelers Leave Their Phones At Home?
Saturday February 18, 2017 @02:33PM RSA Conference Attendees Get Hacked
Saturday February 18, 2017 @12:43PM German Government Tells Parents: Destroy This WiFi-Connected Doll
Saturday February 18, 2017 @12:26PM German Government Tells Parents: Destroy This WiFi-Connected Doll
Friday February 17, 2017 @10:01PM Congressman Calls For Probe Into Trump's Unsecured Android Phone
Friday February 17, 2017 @07:32PM Researchers Discover Security Problems Under the Hood of Automobile Apps
Thursday February 16, 2017 @04:14PM Scottish Court Awards Damages For CCTV Camera Pointed At Neighbor's House
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @06:11PM Bipartisan Bill Seeks Warrants For Police Use of 'Stingray' Cell Trackers
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @04:49PM JavaScript Attack Breaks ASLR On 22 CPU Architectures
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @03:14PM Yahoo Notifying Users of Malicious Account Activity as Verizon Deal Progresses
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @05:56AM IT Decisions Makers and Executives Don't Agree On Cyber Security Responsibility
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @03:44PM University DDoSed By Its Own IoT Devices
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @03:34PM Microsoft Delays February Patch Tuesday Indefinitely
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @12:56PM Microsoft Calls For 'Digital Geneva Convention'
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @08:49AM Story Of a Country Which Has Built a Centralized Biometrics Database Of 1.1B People But Appears To Be Mishandling It Now
Monday February 13, 2017 @03:19PM Ransomware Insurance Is Coming
Monday February 13, 2017 @11:04AM Encrypted Email Is Still a Pain in 2017
Sunday February 12, 2017 @09:48PM US-Born NASA Scientist Detained At The Border Until He Unlocked His Phone
Sunday February 12, 2017 @07:39PM Face Recognition + Mandatory Police Body Cameras = Mass Surveillance?
Sunday February 12, 2017 @01:56PM Three Privacy Groups Challenge The FBI's Malware-Obtained Evidence
Saturday February 11, 2017 @04:51PM Mission Possible: Self-Destructing Phones Are Now a Reality
Saturday February 11, 2017 @02:01AM Spammer Faces Decades In Prison For Sending More Than 1 Million Spam Emails
Friday February 10, 2017 @06:38PM Russia Considers Sending Snowden Back To US As a 'Gift' To Trump
Friday February 10, 2017 @05:34PM Senators Push Trump Administration For Clarity On Privacy Act Exclusions
Friday February 10, 2017 @03:48PM Former CIA Analyst Sues Defense Department To Vindicate NSA Whistleblowers
Friday February 10, 2017 @02:43PM Google Might Be Gearing Up To Remove Millions of Play Store Apps Next Month
Friday February 10, 2017 @02:01PM Microsoft Allowed To Sue US Government Over Email Surveillance
Thursday February 09, 2017 @08:10PM Attacks On WordPress Sites Intensify As Hackers Deface Over 1.5 Million Pages
Thursday February 09, 2017 @05:47PM Republicans Are Reportedly Using a Self-Destructing Message App To Avoid Leaks
Thursday February 09, 2017 @04:21PM Arby's Probes Possible Data Breach Affecting 355,000 Credit Cards
Thursday February 09, 2017 @09:46AM NSA Contractor Indicted Over Mammoth Theft of Classified Data
Thursday February 09, 2017 @08:36AM This Blog Is Republishing All the Animal Welfare Records the USDA Deleted
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @03:55PM Police Arrest Five Men For Selling Kodi Boxes 'Fully Loaded' With Illegal Streaming Apps
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @10:09AM US Visitors May Have to Hand Over Social Media Passwords: DHS
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @05:22PM 72% of 'Anonymous' Browsing History Can Be Attached To the Real User
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @03:01PM Iris Scans and Fingerprints Could Be Your Ticket On British Rail
Monday February 06, 2017 @11:25PM Dozens of Popular iOS Apps Vulnerable To Intercept of TLS-Protected Data
Monday February 06, 2017 @01:35PM Vizio Settles With FTC, Will Pay $2.2 Million and Delete User Data
Monday February 06, 2017 @09:25AM Chrome 56 Quietly Added Bluetooth Snitch API
Saturday February 04, 2017 @04:33PM Privacy-Centric Linux Distro Tails 3.0 Will Drop 32-Bit Processor Support
Saturday February 04, 2017 @12:59AM Zero-Day Windows Security Flaw Can Crash Systems, Cause BSODs
Thursday February 02, 2017 @06:01PM Windows DRM-Protected Files Used To Decloak Tor Browser Users
Thursday February 02, 2017 @04:57PM Windows DRM-Protected Files Used to Decloak Tor Browser Users
Thursday February 02, 2017 @03:33PM Cisco Patches 'Prime Home' Flaw That Allowed Hackers To Reach Into People's Homes
Thursday February 02, 2017 @03:17PM The Netherlands Opts For Manual Vote-Count Amid Cyberattack Fears
Thursday February 02, 2017 @03:00PM Ransomware Completely Shuts Down Ohio Town Government
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @08:00PM 2K Games Wins the Right To Store and Share Your Biometric Facial Data
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @06:51PM Secret Rules Make It Pretty Easy For the FBI To Spy On Journalists
Monday January 30, 2017 @03:58PM Google Quietly Makes 'Optional' Web DRM Mandatory In Chrome
Sunday January 29, 2017 @05:45PM The US Border Patrol Is Checking Detainees' Facebook Profiles
Sunday January 29, 2017 @01:20PM 'Here's Where Google Hid Chrome's SSL Certificate Information'
Saturday January 28, 2017 @11:39PM Trump's Executive Order Eliminates Privacy Act Protections For Foreigners
Friday January 27, 2017 @11:23PM Canadian Police Identify Suspect From Remotely-Accessed Stolen Laptop
Friday January 27, 2017 @10:49PM iPhone 7 Ousts Samsung Galaxy Note 4 As 'Device of Choice' For UK Defense Officials
Friday January 27, 2017 @10:36PM Remote Attackers Can Force Samsung Galaxy Devices Into Never-Ending Reboot Loop
Friday January 27, 2017 @07:22PM Twitter Releases National Security Letters
Thursday January 26, 2017 @05:42PM Breach Notification Website LeakedSource Allegedly Raided By Feds
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @06:08PM Gmail Will Soon Block JavaScript File Attachments
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @05:38PM Dropbox Kept Files Around For Years Due To 'Delete' Bug
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @03:35PM Russia Arrests Top Kaspersky Lab Security Researcher On Charges of Treason
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @03:30PM UK 'Pirates' Get 20-Day Grace Period After Each Warning
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @08:17AM Viruses, Spyware Found in 'Alarming' Number of Android VPN Apps
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @02:21PM Court Denies US Government Appeal in Microsoft's Overseas Email Case
Monday January 23, 2017 @03:40PM Yahoo Faces SEC Probe Over Data Breaches
Monday January 23, 2017 @03:24PM FBI Is Probing Sundance Cyberattack That Forced Box Office To Close
Monday January 23, 2017 @01:25PM China Cracks Down On International VPN Usage
Monday January 23, 2017 @09:58AM More People Than Ever Are Using DuckDuckGo; Site Says It Observed 14M Searches in One Day This Month
Sunday January 22, 2017 @04:40PM Database Attacks Spread To CouchDB, Hadoop, and ElasticSearch Servers
Saturday January 21, 2017 @03:11PM Geek Avenges Stolen Laptop By Remotely Accessing Thief's Facebook Account
Friday January 20, 2017 @03:35PM Lavabit Is Relaunching
Thursday January 19, 2017 @01:43PM Microsoft is Bringing Cortana To Android Lock Screen
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @08:20PM Malwarebytes Discovers 'First Mac Malware of 2017'
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @06:14PM Julian Assange Will Not Hand Himself In Because Chelsea Manning's Release Won't Happen Immediately, Lawyer Says
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @12:47AM Windows 10 Privacy Changes Appease Watchdogs, But Still No Data 'Off-Switch'
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @12:27AM Dutch Developer Added Backdoor To Websites He Built, Phished Over 20,000 Users
Saturday January 14, 2017 @09:52PM Hackers Corrupt Data For Cloud-Based Medical Marijuana System
Saturday January 14, 2017 @03:38AM Petition With Over 1 Million Signatures Urges President Obama To Pardon Snowden
Saturday January 14, 2017 @01:06AM Student Hacker Faces 10 Years in Prison For Spyware That Hit 16,000 Computers
Friday January 13, 2017 @11:15PM Tor Onion Browser's Creator Explains Free Version For iOS
Friday January 13, 2017 @03:26PM Trump's Cyber Security Advisor Rudy Giuliani Runs Ancient, Utterly Hackable Website
Thursday January 12, 2017 @05:06PM Switzerland Agrees To Its Own New Data Sharing Pact With the US
Thursday January 12, 2017 @03:46PM Fingerprinting Methods Identify Users Across Different Browsers On the Same PC
Thursday January 12, 2017 @03:06PM Obama Changed Rules Regarding Raw Intelligence, Allowing NSA To Share Raw Data With US's Other 16 Intelligence Agencies
Thursday January 12, 2017 @01:24PM Fingerprinting Methods Identify Users Across Different Browsers on the Same PC
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @10:08PM Japan Researchers Warn of Fingerprint Theft From 'Peace' Sign
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @04:08PM Latest Adobe Acrobat Reader Update Silently Installs Chrome Extension
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @03:44PM Microsoft Anti-Porn Workers Sue Over PTSD
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @03:21PM Windows 10 Will Soon Lock Your PC When You Step Away From It
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @10:36AM Latest Adobe Acrobat Reader Update Silently Installs Chrome Extension
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @06:08PM Why You Shouldn't Trust Geek Squad
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @05:43PM Microsoft To Enhance User Privacy Controls In Upcoming Windows 10 Update
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @08:25AM WhatsApp, Gmail Roped Into Tougher EU Privacy Proposal
Monday January 09, 2017 @03:55PM Ask Slashdot: What Is the Best Way To Thank Users For Reporting Security Issues?
Monday January 09, 2017 @01:32PM President Obama Signs Legislation Establishing Information Control Agency
Monday January 09, 2017 @09:13AM Lawyer Rewrites Instagram's Privacy Policy So Kids and Parents Can Have a Meaningful Talk About Privacy
Monday January 09, 2017 @09:02AM IMDb Ignores New Law Banning It From Publishing Actors' Ages Online, Cites Free Speech Violations
Monday January 09, 2017 @12:21AM Browser Autofill Profiles Can Be Abused For Phishing Attacks
Sunday January 08, 2017 @01:22PM Richard Stallman Acknowledges Libreboot Is No Longer A Part of GNU
Saturday January 07, 2017 @05:34PM FBI Releases (Redacted) Documents About The San Bernardino iPhone Case
Friday January 06, 2017 @04:54PM US Releases Declassified Report On Russian Hacking, Concludes That Putin 'Developed a Clear Preference' For Trump
Friday January 06, 2017 @04:24PM WikiLeaks Threatens To Publish Twitter Users' Personal Info
Friday January 06, 2017 @03:42PM Fake Malware-Filled Super Mario Run Apps Take Advantage of Android Absence
Friday January 06, 2017 @07:33AM Google Bans AdNauseam Chrome Extension, the Ad Blocker That Clicks on All Ads
Thursday January 05, 2017 @04:59PM Ultrasound Tracking Could Be Used To Deanonymize Tor Users
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @04:13PM Over 1,800 MongoDB Databases Held For Ransom By Mysterious Attacker
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @04:12PM Koolova Ransomware Decrypts For Free If You Read Two Articles About Ransomware
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @03:34PM Norton Announces Core, a Smart Router To Protect Domestic IoT Devices
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @11:22AM Ultrasound Tracking Could Be Used to Deanonymize Tor Users
Friday December 30, 2016 @09:14PM Creepy Site Claims To Reveal Torrenting Histories
Friday December 30, 2016 @05:02PM Smart Electricity Meters Can Be Dangerously Insecure, Warns Expert
Friday December 30, 2016 @04:04PM How Russia Recruited Elite Hackers For Its Cyberwar
Friday December 30, 2016 @08:30AM Firefox 52 Borrows One More Privacy Feature From the Tor Browser
Thursday December 29, 2016 @10:23PM FBI and Homeland Security Detail Russian Hacking Campaign In New Report
Thursday December 29, 2016 @03:49PM Snowden Doc Shows NSA Blamed Russia For Hack of Murdered Journalist
Thursday December 29, 2016 @09:12AM Singapore Will Add Iris Scans As Identifier For Citizens And Permanent Residents Starting January 1
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @04:29PM Nevada Website Bug Leaks Thousands of Medical Marijuana Dispensary Applications
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @03:58PM Ask Slashdot: Is Computing As Cool and Fun As It Once Was?
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @03:53PM Destructive KillDisk Malware Turns Into Ransomware
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @03:40PM North Korea's Android Tablet Takes a Screenshot Every Time You Open an App
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @06:56PM Amazon Patents System To Defend Drones Against Hackers, Jammers and Arrows
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @04:27PM Millions of Websites Vulnerable Due To Security Bug In Popular PHP Script
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @03:27PM Police Request Amazon Echo Recordings For Homicide Investigation
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @09:09AM Turkey Says It's Investigating 10,000 Social Network Users
Monday December 26, 2016 @09:53PM Sony Music Apologises To Britney Spears, Fans After Fake RIP Tweet Sent
Monday December 26, 2016 @08:09AM Uber Says App Doesn't Keep Track of Location; iOS Maps Extension to Blame
Saturday December 24, 2016 @09:10PM China 'Smart Restaurant' Uses Facial Recognition To Make Meal Suggestions
Saturday December 24, 2016 @12:32PM US Court Demands Documents On AT&T/Police Collaboration
Friday December 23, 2016 @07:37PM U2F Security Keys May Be the World's Best Hope Against Account Takeovers
Friday December 23, 2016 @04:38PM US Government Begins Asking Foreign Travelers About Social Media
Friday December 23, 2016 @02:55PM FBI Probes FDIC Hack Linked To China's Military: Reuters
Friday December 23, 2016 @02:55AM Leaked Files Reveal Scope of Cellebrite's Smartphone-Cracking Technology
Thursday December 22, 2016 @05:05PM Russians Used Malware On Android Devices To Track and Target Ukraine Artillery, Says Report
Thursday December 22, 2016 @03:40PM Congressional Report Claims Snowden In 'Contact With Russian Intelligence'
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @04:36PM Yahoo Email Scan Shows US Spy Push To Recast Constitutional Privacy
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @03:24PM White Hat Security Group Hacks Marvel Twitter Accounts
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @03:23PM Government Requests For Facebook User Data Up 27 Percent in First Half of 2016
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @10:33AM Google Employee Sues For $3.8 Billion Over Confidentiality Policies
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @09:44AM EU's Highest Court Delivers Blow To UK Snooper's Charter
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @06:51PM Barnes & Noble's Latest Tablet Is Running Spyware From Shanghai
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @05:52PM US Fails To Renegotiate Arms Control Rule For Hacking Tools
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @02:38PM Twitter Will Hand Over Data On the User Who Sent a Seizure-Inducing Tweet To a Journalist
Monday December 19, 2016 @05:17PM South Carolina Bill Wants To Put Porn Blocks On New Computers
Monday December 19, 2016 @02:22PM House Committee Urges Congress To Pass Stingray Surveillance Legislation
Sunday December 18, 2016 @02:24PM LinkedIn Warns 9.5 Million Lynda Users About Database Breach
Sunday December 18, 2016 @03:27AM U.S. Proposes Car-To-Car Data Sharing Standards
Saturday December 17, 2016 @11:23PM EFF Begins Investigating Surveillance Technology Rumors At Standing Rock
Saturday December 17, 2016 @02:25PM Massive Mirai Botnet Hides Its Control Servers On Tor
Friday December 16, 2016 @03:25PM Election Assistance Commission Hacked Using SQL Injection
Friday December 16, 2016 @09:02AM Yahoo's Billion-User Database Reportedly Sold On the Dark Web for Just $300,000 - NYT
Friday December 16, 2016 @08:41AM Evernote Reverses Course On Opt-out Privacy Policy That Would've Exposed Users' Content To Employees
Friday December 16, 2016 @12:25AM Twitter Blocks Government 'Spy Centers' From Accessing User Data
Thursday December 15, 2016 @06:04PM A $300 Device Can Steal Mac FileVault2 Passwords
Thursday December 15, 2016 @04:38PM White House Supports Claim Putin Directed US Election Hack
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @06:42PM Newly Uncovered Site Suggests NSA Exploits For Direct Sale
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @05:36PM Yahoo Says Hackers Stole Information From Over 1 Billion Accounts
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @04:56PM Most Businesses Pay Ransomware Demands, IBM Finds
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @03:59PM Malvertising Campaign Infects Your Router Instead of Your Browser
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @02:10PM Starting Next Year, Evernote Employees Could Access Your Unencrypted Notes
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @05:19PM A Typo Led To Podesta's Email Hack, Says Report
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @03:47PM Florida Court Says Suspected Voyeur Must Reveal His iPhone Passcode To Police
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @11:52AM Uber Defends Privacy Practices After Allegations It Spies On Riders
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @11:35AM Why China Can't Lure Tech Talent
Monday December 12, 2016 @08:33PM Quest Diagnostics Says Personal Health Information of 34,000 Customers Hacked
Monday December 12, 2016 @06:30PM Uber Employees Used the Platform To Stalk Celebrities and Their Exes, Says Former Employee
Monday December 12, 2016 @03:42PM First Version of Sandboxed Tor Browser Available
Monday December 12, 2016 @06:04AM First Version of Sandboxed Tor Browser Available
Saturday December 10, 2016 @06:40PM Does The 'Snoopers Charter' Also Enshrine Lying In Court?
Saturday December 10, 2016 @04:48PM NSA's Best Are 'Leaving In Big Numbers,' Insiders Say
Friday December 09, 2016 @06:41PM Researchers Point Out 'Theoretical' Security Flaws In AMD's Upcoming Zen CPU
Friday December 09, 2016 @03:39PM DHS Tried To Breach Our Firewall, Says Georgia's Secretary of State
Friday December 09, 2016 @03:06PM Twitter Cuts API Access For Media Sonar, Spy Tool Used To Target Black Lives Matter
Thursday December 08, 2016 @04:40PM Watchdog Group Claims Smart Toys Are Spying On Kids
Wednesday December 07, 2016 @04:41PM NSA, GCHQ Have Been Intercepting In-Flight Mobile Calls For Years
Wednesday December 07, 2016 @04:07PM Nintendo Offers Up To $20,000 To Hack the 3DS
Wednesday December 07, 2016 @09:11AM Backdoor Accounts Found in 80 Sony IP Security Camera Models
Tuesday December 06, 2016 @06:24PM New Stegano Exploit Kit Hides Malvertising Code In Banner Pixels
Monday December 05, 2016 @04:53PM Google Preparing 'Invisible ReCAPTCHA' System For No User Interaction
Monday December 05, 2016 @10:05AM New Google Trusted Contacts Service Shares User Location In Real Time
Sunday December 04, 2016 @07:06PM Does Windows 10's Data Collection Trade Privacy For Microsoft's Security?