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Old 06-20-2019, 09:43 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, 02:36 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, 07:25 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, 07:00 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, 09:52 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, 05:35 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, 05:51 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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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, 05:03 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, 10:07 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, 07:12 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, 09:22 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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Old 01-21-2020, 07:02 PM   #312
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https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/18/t...cognition.html

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The Secretive Company That Might End Privacy as We Know It

A little-known start-up helps law enforcement match photos of unknown people to their online images — and “might lead to a dystopian future or something,” a backer says.



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Old 01-31-2020, 07:02 PM   #313
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https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/n...hout-backdoors

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Government Report Reveals Its Favorite Way to Hack iPhones, Without Backdoors

Feds are once again demanding encryption backdoors, but its own data shows it can extract data from phones without them.



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Old 02-05-2020, 02:27 PM   #314
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https://www.forbes.com/sites/zakdoff.../#5720afda5017

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FBI ‘Drive-By’ Hacking Warning Just Got Real: Here’s How This Malicious New Threat Works



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Old 02-21-2020, 06:59 PM   #315
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https://www.theguardian.com/technolo...o-protect-you-

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Internet privacy: the apps that protect you from your apps

Worried about the data collected about you? A new generation of startups is making apps to put your privacy settings straight



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Old 03-02-2020, 07:15 PM   #316
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https://securityaffairs.co/wordpress...gerprints.html

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Genesis Store black marketplace offers more than 60k+ stolen bot profiles

Security experts at Kaspersky Lab over 60,000 stolen profiles are offered for sale on an invitation-based private marketplace called
Genesis Store.





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Old 03-18-2020, 09:59 PM   #317
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https://www.reuters.com/article/us-h...-idUSKBN21320V

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Cyberattack hits U.S. health department amid coronavirus crisis



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