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Old 06-20-2019, 10:43 PM   #301
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https://www.washingtonpost.com/busin...=.79ea1ec6a5f3

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Florida city will pay hackers $600,000 to get its computer systems back

The move sheds light on how vulnerable many municipalities are to ransomware hacks.



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Old 07-08-2019, 03:36 PM   #302
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https://www.cnet.com/news/more-than-...y-permissions/

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More than 1,000 Android apps harvest data even after you deny permissions

The apps gather information such as location, even after owners explicitly say no. Google says a fix won’t come until Android Q.



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Old 07-10-2019, 08:25 PM   #303
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https://techcrunch.com/2019/07/08/th...enderMode=ie11

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The sinkhole that saved the internet

Keeping the 'kill switch' alive is the only thing preventing another WannaCry outbreak.



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Old 07-18-2019, 08:00 PM   #304
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https://slate.com/technology/2019/07...cognition.html

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How Worried Should You Be About FaceApp?

The viral sensation offers a glimpse at how quickly millions of faces could be gathered up for nefarious purposes—and how lax we are with our privacy.



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Old 07-26-2019, 10:52 PM   #305
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https://www.theguardian.com/technolo...iri-recordings

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Apple contractors 'regularly hear confidential details' on Siri recordings

Workers hear drug deals, medical details and people having sex, says whistleblower



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Old 08-02-2019, 06:35 PM   #306
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https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/...llance-midwest

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Pentagon testing mass surveillance balloons across the US

Exclusive: the high-altitude balloons promise a cheap monitoring platform that could follow multiple cars and boats for extended periods

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https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/2/20...-voice-servers

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Deleting your Siri voice recordings from Apple’s servers is confusing — here’s how

It’s way too hard



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Old 08-12-2019, 06:51 PM   #307
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I think it'll be ok to use this thread as a catch-all for digital privacy concerns, and as such I'll leave this here: https://newyork.craigslist.org/wch/a...938397526.html

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I Tried Hiding From Silicon Valley in a Pile of Privacy Gadgets

Avoiding digital snoops takes more than throwing money at the problem, but that part can be really fun.



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Old 10-01-2019, 06:03 PM   #308
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https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/...pt-state-laws/

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Ajit Pai wins (and loses) in court as net neutrality repeal is mostly upheld

Court upholds repeal of US rules but rejects FCC attempt to block state laws.



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Old 11-27-2019, 11:07 PM   #309
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becuz this had to do w/privacy issues on the interwebs, I'll leave this here: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/24/s...g-opt-out.html

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You’re Tracked Everywhere You Go Online. Use This Guide to Fight Back.

You can’t stop all of it, but you don’t have to give up.



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Old 12-05-2019, 08:12 PM   #310
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so basically companies are coming up with a way to have ALOT of yur p.i.i. (personally identifiable information) collected in digital form on a single device that U can carry around......am I the only person who sees an issue w/this??: https://www.cnet.com/news/phones-in-...napdragon-865/

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Phones in 2020 could become your mobile driver's license with Android R

High-end Android phones with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 865 chip will be able to support Google's ID accreditation.



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Old 12-09-2019, 10:22 PM   #311
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https://www.foxnews.com/tech/compani...urity-settings

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Companies can track your phone — unless you change these security settings



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