Slashdot Items Tagged "privacy"

Date / Time Story
Monday March 27, 2017 @11:01AM Microsoft Yanks Docs.com Search After Complaints of Exposed Sensitive Files
Sunday March 26, 2017 @03:50PM WhatsApp-Facebook Privacy U-Turn Now Being Probed by EU Data Watchdog
Saturday March 25, 2017 @04:24PM Comcast Launches New 24/7 Workplace Surveillance Service
Saturday March 25, 2017 @03:13PM 'Why The US Senate's Vote To Throw Out ISP Privacy Laws Isn't All Bad'
Saturday March 25, 2017 @02:46PM Anti-Virus Vendors Scramble To Patch Hijacking Exploit Involving Microsoft Tool
Saturday March 25, 2017 @02:32AM Microsoft Delivers Secure China-Only Cut of Windows 10
Friday March 24, 2017 @10:06AM Some Of Hacker Group's Claims Of Having Access To 250M iCloud Accounts Aren't False
Thursday March 23, 2017 @09:40PM US Ordered 'Mandatory Social Media Check' For Visa Applicants Who Visited ISIS Territory
Thursday March 23, 2017 @04:01PM Feds: We're Pulling Data From 100 Phones Seized During Trump Inauguration
Thursday March 23, 2017 @11:47AM WikiLeaks' New Dump Shows How The CIA Allegedly Hacked Macs and iPhones Almost a Decade Ago
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @07:10PM LastPass Bugs Allow Malicious Websites To Steal Passwords
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @04:21PM Hackers Claim Access To 300 Million iCloud Accounts, Demand $75,000 From Apple To Delete the Cache of Data
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @01:27AM Microsoft's Edge Was Most Hacked Browser At Pwn2Own 2017, While Chrome Remained Unhackable
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @04:41PM Burglars Can Easily Make Google Nest Security Cameras Stop Recording
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @12:24PM Twitter Suspended Hundreds of Thousands of Accounts Amid 'Violent Extremism'
Monday March 20, 2017 @07:32PM New Technology Combines Lip Motion and Passwords For User Authentication
Monday March 20, 2017 @05:32PM IBM Unveils Blockchain As a Service Based On Open Source Hyperledger Fabric Technology
Monday March 20, 2017 @04:28PM Royal Jordanian Airlines Bans Use of Electronics After US Voices Security 'Concerns'
Monday March 20, 2017 @03:15PM Hundreds of Cisco Switches Vulnerable To Flaw Found in WikiLeaks Files
Saturday March 18, 2017 @07:34AM Windows 10 UAC Bypass Uses Backup and Restore Utility
Friday March 17, 2017 @08:22PM Ask Slashdot: How Would You Implement Site-Wide File Encryption?
Friday March 17, 2017 @04:10PM Judge Grants Search Warrant For Everyone Who Searched a Crime Victim's Name On Google
Friday March 17, 2017 @12:15PM Google's Allo App Can Reveal To Your Friends What You've Searched
Thursday March 16, 2017 @01:45PM Buying a Samsung TV Online Could Jeopardize Your Data
Thursday March 16, 2017 @01:39PM Judge Rejects Google Deal Over Email Scanning
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @06:00PM NSA, DOE Say China's Supercomputing Advances Put US At Risk
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @04:18PM Inside a Phishing Gang That Targets Victims of iPhone Theft
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @01:22PM Millions of Records Leaked From Huge US Corporate Database
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @11:04AM Many Smartphone Owners Don't Take Steps To Secure Their Devices
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @01:21AM Hacking Victim Can't Sue Foreign Government For Hacking Him On US Soil, Says Court
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @04:30PM Vibrator Maker To Pay Millions Over Claims It Secretly Tracked Use
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @03:54PM It's Possible To Hack a Smartphone With Sound Waves, Researchers Show
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @02:36PM Facebook Admits Flaw in Image Moderation After BBC Report
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @02:16PM Germany Plans To Fine Social Media Sites Over Hate Speech
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @10:23AM FBI Says It Can't Release iPhone Hacking Tool Because It Might Still Be Useful
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @08:41AM Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft Are Helping Google Fight an Order To Hand Over Foreign Emails
Monday March 13, 2017 @08:39PM Nintendo Switch Ships With Unpatched 6-Month-Old WebKit Vulnerabilities
Monday March 13, 2017 @05:38PM Facebook and Instagram Ban Developers From Using Data For Surveillance
Monday March 13, 2017 @04:54PM Ask Slashdot: How Would You Solve the Instant Messaging Problem?
Monday March 13, 2017 @02:40PM The Most Striking Thing About the WikiLeaks CIA Data Dump Is How Little Most People Cared
Monday March 13, 2017 @01:08AM What The CIA WikiLeaks Dump Tells Us: Encryption Works
Monday March 13, 2017 @12:33AM Tim Berners-Lee Warns About the Web's Three Biggest Threats
Sunday March 12, 2017 @03:32PM Notepad++ Update Fixes 'CIA Hacking' Issue
Saturday March 11, 2017 @11:58PM How The FBI Used Geek Squad To Increase Secret Public Surveillance
Saturday March 11, 2017 @12:58PM New 'USG' Firewalls Protect USB Drives From Malicious Attacks
Saturday March 11, 2017 @01:30AM Malware Found Preinstalled On 38 Android Phones Used By 2 Companies
Friday March 10, 2017 @05:23PM New Bill Would Allow Employers To Demand Genetic Testing From Workers
Friday March 10, 2017 @04:48PM Message For AMD: Open PSP Will Improve Security, Hinder Intel
Friday March 10, 2017 @04:24PM MAC Address Randomization Flaws Leave Android and iOS Phones Open To Tracking
Thursday March 09, 2017 @08:35PM Google's reCAPTCHA Turns 'Invisible,' Will Separate Bots From People Without Challenges
Thursday March 09, 2017 @06:12PM Nearly 200,000 Wi-Fi Cameras Are Open To Hacking
Thursday March 09, 2017 @11:53AM How Wiretaps Actually Work
Thursday March 09, 2017 @10:38AM China Expresses Concern at Revelations in Wikileaks Dump of Hacked CIA Data
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @05:02PM Ask Slashdot: Should You Use Password Managers?
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @04:32PM GOP Senators' New Bill Would Let ISPs Sell Your Web Browsing Data
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @04:09PM Apple Says It's Already Fixed Many WikiLeaks Security Issues
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @01:59PM Federal Criminal Probe Being Opened Into WikiLeaks' Publication of CIA Documents
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @10:10AM Hey CIA, You Held On To Security Flaw Information -- But Now It's Out. That's Not How It Should Work
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @05:24PM WikiLeaks CIA Files: The 6 Biggest Spying Secrets Revealed By the Release of 'Vault 7'
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @04:51PM Ask Slashdot: How Do You Best Protect Client Files From Wireless Hacking?
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @10:40AM WikiLeaks Reveals CIA's Secret Hacking Tools and Spy Operations
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @02:06AM Mozilla Firefox 52 Released As ESR Branch, Will Receive Security Updates Until 2018
Monday March 06, 2017 @02:38PM Huge Database Leak Reveals 1.37 Billion Email Addresses and Exposes Illegal Spam Operation
Monday March 06, 2017 @10:31AM Exploit that Caused iPhones To Repeatedly Dial 911 Reveals Grave Cybersecurity Threat, Say Experts
Sunday March 05, 2017 @07:45PM FBI Dismisses Child Porn Case Rather Than Reveal Their Tor Browser Exploit
Sunday March 05, 2017 @01:07AM Local Police Departments Are Building Their Own DNA Databases
Friday March 03, 2017 @06:26PM Bill Would Legalize Active Defense Against Hacks
Friday March 03, 2017 @12:46AM Mike Pence Used His AOL Email For Indiana State Business -- and It Got Hacked
Thursday March 02, 2017 @03:30PM AI Scientists Gather to Plot Doomsday Scenarios
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @09:49PM Can Technology Prevent Cops From Forgetting To Turn On Their Body Cameras?
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @09:26PM Yahoo Says Forged Cookie Attack Accessed About 32 Million Accounts
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @07:49PM Marissa Mayer Is Giving Yahoo Employees Her Annual Bonus To Make Up For Massive Hacks
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @05:14PM Software Engineer Detained At JFK, Given Test To Prove He's An Engineer
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @05:04PM White House Supports Renewal of Spy Law Without Reforms
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @06:44PM Severe SQL Injection Flaw Discovered In WordPress Plugin With Over 1 Million Installs
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @01:03AM CloudPets IoT Toys Leaked and Ransomed, Exposing Kids' Voice Messages
Monday February 27, 2017 @01:39AM Questioning The Privacy Policies Of Data-Collecting Cars
Monday February 27, 2017 @01:04AM Ask Slashdot: Would You Use A Cellphone With A Kill Code?
Friday February 24, 2017 @10:20PM Are Your Slack Conversations Really Private and Secure?
Friday February 24, 2017 @06:32PM FCC To Halt Rule That Protects Your Private Data From Security Breaches
Friday February 24, 2017 @04:50PM World's Largest Spam Botnet Adds DDoS Feature
Friday February 24, 2017 @04:27PM Security Lapse Exposed New York Airport's Critical Servers For a Year
Thursday February 23, 2017 @11:19PM Cloudflare Leaks Sensitive User Data Across the Web
Thursday February 23, 2017 @04:53PM Judge Rules Against Forced Fingerprinting
Thursday February 23, 2017 @04:14PM Cellebrite Can Now Unlock Apple iPhone 6, 6 Plus
Thursday February 23, 2017 @03:12PM Amazon Argues That Alexa Is Protected By the First Amendment in a Murder Trial
Thursday February 23, 2017 @01:30PM Google Has Demonstrated a Successful Practical Attack Against SHA-1
Thursday February 23, 2017 @11:04AM 'Social Media Needs A Travel Mode'
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @04:28PM Software Vendor Who Hid 'Supply Chain' Breach Outed
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @01:03PM GE, Intel, and AT&T Are Putting Cameras and Sensors All Over San Diego
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @11:23AM Wyden To Introduce Bill To Prohibit Warrantless Phone Searches At Border
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @01:59PM GlobalSign Supports Billions of Device Identities In an Effort To Secure the IoT
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @01:38PM EU Privacy Watchdogs Say Windows 10 Settings Still Raise Concerns
Sunday February 19, 2017 @09:18AM Krebs: 'Men Who Sent SWAT Team, Heroin to My Home Sentenced'
Sunday February 19, 2017 @02:30AM Used Cars Can Still Be Controlled By Their Previous Owners' Apps
Saturday February 18, 2017 @04:13PM Should International Travelers Leave Their Phones At Home?
Saturday February 18, 2017 @03:33PM RSA Conference Attendees Get Hacked
Saturday February 18, 2017 @01:43PM German Government Tells Parents: Destroy This WiFi-Connected Doll
Saturday February 18, 2017 @01:26PM German Government Tells Parents: Destroy This WiFi-Connected Doll
Friday February 17, 2017 @11:01PM Congressman Calls For Probe Into Trump's Unsecured Android Phone
Friday February 17, 2017 @08:32PM Researchers Discover Security Problems Under the Hood of Automobile Apps
Thursday February 16, 2017 @05:14PM Scottish Court Awards Damages For CCTV Camera Pointed At Neighbor's House
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @07:11PM Bipartisan Bill Seeks Warrants For Police Use of 'Stingray' Cell Trackers
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @05:49PM JavaScript Attack Breaks ASLR On 22 CPU Architectures
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @04:14PM Yahoo Notifying Users of Malicious Account Activity as Verizon Deal Progresses
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @06:56AM IT Decisions Makers and Executives Don't Agree On Cyber Security Responsibility
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @04:44PM University DDoSed By Its Own IoT Devices
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @04:34PM Microsoft Delays February Patch Tuesday Indefinitely
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @01:56PM Microsoft Calls For 'Digital Geneva Convention'
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @09:49AM 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 @04:19PM Ransomware Insurance Is Coming
Monday February 13, 2017 @12:04PM Encrypted Email Is Still a Pain in 2017
Sunday February 12, 2017 @10:48PM US-Born NASA Scientist Detained At The Border Until He Unlocked His Phone
Sunday February 12, 2017 @08:39PM Face Recognition + Mandatory Police Body Cameras = Mass Surveillance?
Sunday February 12, 2017 @02:56PM Three Privacy Groups Challenge The FBI's Malware-Obtained Evidence
Saturday February 11, 2017 @05:51PM Mission Possible: Self-Destructing Phones Are Now a Reality
Saturday February 11, 2017 @03:01AM Spammer Faces Decades In Prison For Sending More Than 1 Million Spam Emails
Friday February 10, 2017 @07:38PM Russia Considers Sending Snowden Back To US As a 'Gift' To Trump
Friday February 10, 2017 @06:34PM Senators Push Trump Administration For Clarity On Privacy Act Exclusions
Friday February 10, 2017 @04:48PM Former CIA Analyst Sues Defense Department To Vindicate NSA Whistleblowers
Friday February 10, 2017 @03:43PM Google Might Be Gearing Up To Remove Millions of Play Store Apps Next Month
Friday February 10, 2017 @03:01PM Microsoft Allowed To Sue US Government Over Email Surveillance
Thursday February 09, 2017 @09:10PM Attacks On WordPress Sites Intensify As Hackers Deface Over 1.5 Million Pages
Thursday February 09, 2017 @06:47PM Republicans Are Reportedly Using a Self-Destructing Message App To Avoid Leaks
Thursday February 09, 2017 @05:21PM Arby's Probes Possible Data Breach Affecting 355,000 Credit Cards
Thursday February 09, 2017 @10:46AM NSA Contractor Indicted Over Mammoth Theft of Classified Data
Thursday February 09, 2017 @09:36AM This Blog Is Republishing All the Animal Welfare Records the USDA Deleted
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @04:55PM Police Arrest Five Men For Selling Kodi Boxes 'Fully Loaded' With Illegal Streaming Apps
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @11:09AM US Visitors May Have to Hand Over Social Media Passwords: DHS
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @06:22PM 72% of 'Anonymous' Browsing History Can Be Attached To the Real User
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @04:01PM Iris Scans and Fingerprints Could Be Your Ticket On British Rail
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @12:25AM Dozens of Popular iOS Apps Vulnerable To Intercept of TLS-Protected Data
Monday February 06, 2017 @02:35PM Vizio Settles With FTC, Will Pay $2.2 Million and Delete User Data
Monday February 06, 2017 @10:25AM Chrome 56 Quietly Added Bluetooth Snitch API
Saturday February 04, 2017 @05:33PM Privacy-Centric Linux Distro Tails 3.0 Will Drop 32-Bit Processor Support
Saturday February 04, 2017 @01:59AM Zero-Day Windows Security Flaw Can Crash Systems, Cause BSODs
Thursday February 02, 2017 @07:01PM Windows DRM-Protected Files Used To Decloak Tor Browser Users
Thursday February 02, 2017 @05:57PM Windows DRM-Protected Files Used to Decloak Tor Browser Users
Thursday February 02, 2017 @04:33PM Cisco Patches 'Prime Home' Flaw That Allowed Hackers To Reach Into People's Homes
Thursday February 02, 2017 @04:17PM The Netherlands Opts For Manual Vote-Count Amid Cyberattack Fears
Thursday February 02, 2017 @04:00PM Ransomware Completely Shuts Down Ohio Town Government
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @09:00PM 2K Games Wins the Right To Store and Share Your Biometric Facial Data
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @07:51PM Secret Rules Make It Pretty Easy For the FBI To Spy On Journalists
Monday January 30, 2017 @04:58PM Google Quietly Makes 'Optional' Web DRM Mandatory In Chrome
Sunday January 29, 2017 @06:45PM The US Border Patrol Is Checking Detainees' Facebook Profiles
Sunday January 29, 2017 @02:20PM 'Here's Where Google Hid Chrome's SSL Certificate Information'
Sunday January 29, 2017 @12:39AM Trump's Executive Order Eliminates Privacy Act Protections For Foreigners
Saturday January 28, 2017 @12:23AM Canadian Police Identify Suspect From Remotely-Accessed Stolen Laptop
Friday January 27, 2017 @11:49PM iPhone 7 Ousts Samsung Galaxy Note 4 As 'Device of Choice' For UK Defense Officials
Friday January 27, 2017 @11:36PM Remote Attackers Can Force Samsung Galaxy Devices Into Never-Ending Reboot Loop
Friday January 27, 2017 @08:22PM Twitter Releases National Security Letters
Thursday January 26, 2017 @06:42PM Breach Notification Website LeakedSource Allegedly Raided By Feds
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @07:08PM Gmail Will Soon Block JavaScript File Attachments
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @06:38PM Dropbox Kept Files Around For Years Due To 'Delete' Bug
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @04:35PM Russia Arrests Top Kaspersky Lab Security Researcher On Charges of Treason
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @04:30PM UK 'Pirates' Get 20-Day Grace Period After Each Warning
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @09:17AM Viruses, Spyware Found in 'Alarming' Number of Android VPN Apps
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @03:21PM Court Denies US Government Appeal in Microsoft's Overseas Email Case
Monday January 23, 2017 @04:40PM Yahoo Faces SEC Probe Over Data Breaches
Monday January 23, 2017 @04:24PM FBI Is Probing Sundance Cyberattack That Forced Box Office To Close
Monday January 23, 2017 @02:25PM China Cracks Down On International VPN Usage
Monday January 23, 2017 @10:58AM More People Than Ever Are Using DuckDuckGo; Site Says It Observed 14M Searches in One Day This Month
Sunday January 22, 2017 @05:40PM Database Attacks Spread To CouchDB, Hadoop, and ElasticSearch Servers
Saturday January 21, 2017 @04:11PM Geek Avenges Stolen Laptop By Remotely Accessing Thief's Facebook Account
Friday January 20, 2017 @04:35PM Lavabit Is Relaunching
Thursday January 19, 2017 @02:43PM Microsoft is Bringing Cortana To Android Lock Screen
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @09:20PM Malwarebytes Discovers 'First Mac Malware of 2017'
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @07:14PM Julian Assange Will Not Hand Himself In Because Chelsea Manning's Release Won't Happen Immediately, Lawyer Says
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @01:47AM Windows 10 Privacy Changes Appease Watchdogs, But Still No Data 'Off-Switch'
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @01:27AM Dutch Developer Added Backdoor To Websites He Built, Phished Over 20,000 Users
Saturday January 14, 2017 @10:52PM Hackers Corrupt Data For Cloud-Based Medical Marijuana System
Saturday January 14, 2017 @04:38AM Petition With Over 1 Million Signatures Urges President Obama To Pardon Snowden
Saturday January 14, 2017 @02:06AM Student Hacker Faces 10 Years in Prison For Spyware That Hit 16,000 Computers
Saturday January 14, 2017 @12:15AM Tor Onion Browser's Creator Explains Free Version For iOS
Friday January 13, 2017 @04:26PM Trump's Cyber Security Advisor Rudy Giuliani Runs Ancient, Utterly Hackable Website
Thursday January 12, 2017 @06:06PM Switzerland Agrees To Its Own New Data Sharing Pact With the US
Thursday January 12, 2017 @04:46PM Fingerprinting Methods Identify Users Across Different Browsers On the Same PC
Thursday January 12, 2017 @04:06PM Obama Changed Rules Regarding Raw Intelligence, Allowing NSA To Share Raw Data With US's Other 16 Intelligence Agencies
Thursday January 12, 2017 @02:24PM Fingerprinting Methods Identify Users Across Different Browsers on the Same PC
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @11:08PM Japan Researchers Warn of Fingerprint Theft From 'Peace' Sign
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @05:08PM Latest Adobe Acrobat Reader Update Silently Installs Chrome Extension
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @04:44PM Microsoft Anti-Porn Workers Sue Over PTSD
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @04:21PM Windows 10 Will Soon Lock Your PC When You Step Away From It
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @11:36AM Latest Adobe Acrobat Reader Update Silently Installs Chrome Extension
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @07:08PM Why You Shouldn't Trust Geek Squad
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @06:43PM Microsoft To Enhance User Privacy Controls In Upcoming Windows 10 Update
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @09:25AM WhatsApp, Gmail Roped Into Tougher EU Privacy Proposal
Monday January 09, 2017 @04:55PM Ask Slashdot: What Is the Best Way To Thank Users For Reporting Security Issues?
Monday January 09, 2017 @02:32PM President Obama Signs Legislation Establishing Information Control Agency
Monday January 09, 2017 @10:13AM Lawyer Rewrites Instagram's Privacy Policy So Kids and Parents Can Have a Meaningful Talk About Privacy
Monday January 09, 2017 @10:02AM IMDb Ignores New Law Banning It From Publishing Actors' Ages Online, Cites Free Speech Violations
Monday January 09, 2017 @01:21AM Browser Autofill Profiles Can Be Abused For Phishing Attacks
Sunday January 08, 2017 @02:22PM Richard Stallman Acknowledges Libreboot Is No Longer A Part of GNU
Saturday January 07, 2017 @06:34PM FBI Releases (Redacted) Documents About The San Bernardino iPhone Case
Friday January 06, 2017 @05:54PM US Releases Declassified Report On Russian Hacking, Concludes That Putin 'Developed a Clear Preference' For Trump
Friday January 06, 2017 @05:24PM WikiLeaks Threatens To Publish Twitter Users' Personal Info
Friday January 06, 2017 @04:42PM Fake Malware-Filled Super Mario Run Apps Take Advantage of Android Absence
Friday January 06, 2017 @08:33AM Google Bans AdNauseam Chrome Extension, the Ad Blocker That Clicks on All Ads
Thursday January 05, 2017 @05:59PM Ultrasound Tracking Could Be Used To Deanonymize Tor Users
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @05:13PM Over 1,800 MongoDB Databases Held For Ransom By Mysterious Attacker