Slashdot Items Tagged "privacy"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday April 24, 2018 @04:37PM Instagram Launches 'Data Download' Tool To Let You Leave
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
Sunday March 18, 2018 @07:59AM Are Google and Facebook Surveilling Their Own Employees?
Friday March 16, 2018 @11:06PM Facebook Suspends Donald Trump's Data Operations Team For Misusing People's Personal Information
Friday March 16, 2018 @02:20PM Sierra Leone Records World's First Blockchain-Powered Election
Friday March 16, 2018 @01:45PM Facial Scanning Now Arriving At US Airports
Friday March 16, 2018 @12:21PM Yet Again, Google Tricked Into Serving Scam Amazon Ads
Thursday March 15, 2018 @06:24PM The 600+ Companies PayPal Shares Your Data With
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @05:06PM Jewelry Site Leaks Personal Details, Plaintext Passwords of 1.3 Million Users
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @04:54PM New Bill In Congress Would Bypass the Fourth Amendment, Hand Your Data To Police
Tuesday March 13, 2018 @02:36PM Privacy-Busting Bugs Found in Popular VPN Services Hotspot Shield, Zenmate and PureVPN
Monday March 12, 2018 @07:08PM ACLU Sues TSA Over Electronic Device Searches
Monday March 12, 2018 @04:34PM 'Slingshot' Malware That Hid For Six Years Spread Through Routers
Monday March 12, 2018 @12:41PM MoviePass Wants To Gather a Whole Lot of Data About Its Users
Monday March 12, 2018 @12:41PM Firefox Gets Privacy Boost By Disabling Proximity and Ambient Light Sensor APIs
Monday March 12, 2018 @11:24AM Dial P for Privacy: The Phone Booth Is Back
Friday March 09, 2018 @02:07PM Documents Prove Local Cops Have Bought Cheap iPhone Cracking Tech
Friday March 09, 2018 @01:28PM Downloads of Popular Apps Were Silently Swapped For Spyware in Turkey: Citizen Lab
Friday March 09, 2018 @10:46AM Half of Ransomware Victims Didn't Recover Their Data After Paying the Ransom
Thursday March 08, 2018 @10:35AM McAfee Acquires VPN Provider TunnelBear
Wednesday March 07, 2018 @10:04AM Facebook's VPN Service Onavo Protect Collects Personal Data -- Even When It's Switched Off
Tuesday March 06, 2018 @05:08PM FBI Paid Geek Squad Repair Staff As Informants
Tuesday March 06, 2018 @03:23PM Spyware Seller Shuts Down After Hack
Tuesday March 06, 2018 @11:37AM Google Is Helping the Pentagon Build AI for Drones
Tuesday March 06, 2018 @11:18AM The Slow Death of the Internet Cookie
Tuesday March 06, 2018 @12:05AM MoviePass CEO Proudly Says App Tracks Your Location Before, After Movies
Monday March 05, 2018 @03:12PM Microsoft To Offer Governments Local Version of Azure Cloud Service
Sunday March 04, 2018 @03:03PM New LTE Attacks Can Snoop On Messages, Track Locations, and Spoof Emergency Alerts
Thursday March 01, 2018 @01:39PM Equifax Identifies Additional 2.4 Million Customers Hit By Data Breach
Wednesday February 28, 2018 @08:59PM Germany Says Government Network Was Breached
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @07:10PM Facebook Silently Enables Facial Recognition Abilities For Users Outside EU, Canada
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @06:13PM Google Releases Info On 2.4 Million 'Right To Be Forgotten' Requests
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @05:37PM Bill Gates: Cryptocurrency Is 'Rare Technology That Has Caused Deaths In a Fairly Direct Way'
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @03:29PM Supreme Court Wrestles With Microsoft Data Privacy Fight
Monday February 26, 2018 @05:56PM Coinbase: We Will Send Data On 13,000 Users To IRS
Monday February 26, 2018 @04:47PM Pop-Up Cameras Could Soon Be a Mobile Trend
Sunday February 25, 2018 @12:02AM Researchers From MIT and Harvard University Present a Paper Describing a New System, Dubbed Veil, That Makes Private Browsing More Private
Saturday February 24, 2018 @10:57PM Apple Moves To Store iCloud Keys in China, Raising Human Rights Fears
Saturday February 24, 2018 @12:15PM Signal, WhatsApp Co-Founder Launch 'Open Source Privacy Technology' Nonprofit
Friday February 23, 2018 @05:18PM 'Critical' T-Mobile Bug Allowed Hackers To Hijack Users' Accounts
Friday February 23, 2018 @04:40PM Facebook's Mandatory Anti-Malware Scan Is Invasive and Lacks Transparency
Friday February 23, 2018 @10:03AM Samsung Rescues Data-Saving Privacy App Opera Max and Relaunches it as Samsung Max
Thursday February 22, 2018 @06:48PM The Los Angeles Times Website Is Unintentionally Serving a Cryptocurrency Mining Script
Thursday February 22, 2018 @05:36PM US Border Officials Haven't Properly Verified Visitor Passports For More Than a Decade Due To Improper Software
Wednesday February 21, 2018 @05:40PM 100-Page Report Warns of the Many Dangers of AI
Monday February 19, 2018 @03:23PM Flight Sim Company Embeds Malware To Steal Pirates' Passwords
Sunday February 18, 2018 @11:50AM Contractors Pose Cyber Risk To Government Agencies
Saturday February 17, 2018 @04:22PM Facebook Admits SMS Notifications Sent Using Two-Factor Number Was Caused by Bug
Friday February 16, 2018 @06:32PM Phishing Attack Scores Credentials For More Than 50,000 Snapchat Users
Friday February 16, 2018 @02:52PM Facebook Must Stop Tracking Belgian Users, Court Rules
Friday February 16, 2018 @10:00AM Two Years After FBI vs Apple, Encryption Debate Remains
Thursday February 15, 2018 @05:41PM 119,000 Passports, Photo IDs of FedEx Customers Found On Unsecured Amazon Server
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @07:32PM Facebook Is Spamming Users Via Their 2FA Phone Numbers
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @12:05PM Messenger Kids Advocates Were Facebook-Funded
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @05:22AM AMP For Email Is a Terrible Idea
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @08:58PM Kaspersky Says Telegram Flaw Used For Cryptocurrency Mining
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @08:28PM Seattle To Remove Controversial City Spying Network After Public Backlash
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @04:26PM Facebook is Pushing Its Data-tracking Onavo VPN Within Its Main Mobile App
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @04:09PM Many ID-Protection Services Fail Basic Security
Monday February 12, 2018 @01:29PM German Court Rules Facebook Use of Personal Data Illegal
Monday February 12, 2018 @12:06PM A Facebook Employee Asked a Reporter To Turn Off His Phone So Facebook Couldn't Track Its Location
Sunday February 11, 2018 @04:47PM Hackers Hijack Government Websites To Mine Crypto-Cash
Sunday February 11, 2018 @12:19PM Sandboxed Mac Apps Can Record Screen Any Time Without You Knowing
Friday February 09, 2018 @07:03PM Hackers In Equifax Breach Accessed More Personal Information Than Previously Disclosed
Friday February 09, 2018 @06:42PM Should GitHub Allow Username Reuse?
Friday February 09, 2018 @10:34AM Turkey Rolls Out Domestic Rival To WhatsApp, Raising Surveillance Concerns
Thursday February 08, 2018 @06:22PM 32 Senators Want To Know If US Regulators Halted Equifax Probe
Thursday February 08, 2018 @04:26PM Google Chrome Pushes For User Protection With 'Not secure' Label
Thursday February 08, 2018 @03:38PM Apple Says the Leaked iPhone Source Code is Outdated
Thursday February 08, 2018 @01:42AM Police In China Are Scanning Travelers With Facial Recognition Glasses
Thursday February 08, 2018 @01:36AM Attackers Drain CPU Power From Water Utility Plant In Cryptojacking Attack
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @09:02PM Key iPhone Source Code Gets Posted On GitHub
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @07:29PM Samsung and Roku Smart TVs Vulnerable To Hacking, Consumer Reports Finds
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @02:51PM 36 Indicted in Global Cybercrime Ring That Stole $530M
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @10:51AM Scammers Use Download Bombs To Freeze Chrome Browsers on Shady Sites
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @04:21PM A Flaw In Hotspot Shield Can Expose VPN Users, Locations
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @12:48PM A Bug in Browser Extension Grammarly, Now Patched, Could Have Allowed an Attacker To Read Everything Users Wrote Online
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @10:38AM Apple is Sending Some Developers Ad Spend and Install Details For Other People's Apps