Image from Gamma Group’s sales brochures from the Security and Policing exhibition Britain’s biggest arms firm, BAE Systems, have also become the UK’s leading "lawful interception" company.
Your voice is heard A February 22 China National Computer Emergency Response Team (CNCERT) alert warned that 486 MongoDB database servers out of approximately 25,000 such servers connected to the Internet had "information leakage risks." Apparently, some of those MongoDB servers were part of a social media and messaging collection and processing system used by Chinese law enforcement and security personnel to monitor and investigate citizens' communications.
Zero arrests, 2 correct matches, no criminals: London cops' facial recog tech slammed READ MORE The overall tone was that the design of live facial recognition trials needed to be more rigorous, and the tech should be used with a large dollop of caution, plenty of independent oversight and only if it actually works.
Attack works by making several calls In the paper, the researchers outline an attack called Torpedo, which can be used to determine whether a device is in a certain location. The attack exploits an issue in how devices send “paging” information when calls or texts are received.
Newer seat-back entertainment systems on some airplanes operated by American Airlines AAL, +1.46% , United Airlines UAL, +0.66% and Singapore Airlines SINGY, +3.21% have cameras, and it’s likely they are also on planes used by other carriers.
Over four weeks, the researchers developed fake pages and closed groups on Facebook that looked like they were associated with the military exercise, as well as profiles impersonating service members both real and imagined.
WhatsApp Testing out a Feature that gives Users more Control over their Privacy Sebastian Petrosi | 16 February 2019 “The new privacy feature will prevent users from being added to groups without their permission.
Undercover police officers have spied on more than 1,000 political groups since 1968. The information has been compiled following investigations by the Guardian and the Undercover Research Group , a network of activists that scrutinises the covert infiltration of political movements.
Yet Henze won't help Apple patch the exploit because its bug bounty program only pays out to researchers for disclosing bugs on iOS and not macOS.
CLICK IT Apple has now disabled the group FaceTime feature and said it’ll issue a fix later this week. Apple disables group facetime feature The issue was so serious that Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, and even Andrew Cuomo, governor of the state of New York, weighed in and urged their followers to disable FaceTime.
Serious glitch, which can also turn on video without people’s knowledge, comes amid increasing concerns over privacy Apple has made the group functionality on its FaceTime application temporarily unavailable as it rushes to fix a glitch that allowed users to listen in on the people they were calling when they did not pick up the call.
San Francisco (CNN Business)A newly discovered bug in Apple's FaceTime software lets Apple users listen in on the people they are calling, and even see through their front-facing camera, without them picking-up the call.
___ The first message reached Bahr Abdul Razzak, a Syrian refugee who works as a Citizen Lab researcher, Dec. 6, when a man calling himself Gary Bowman got in touch via LinkedIn. The man described himself as a South African financial technology executive based in Madrid.
The Social Media Privacy and Consumer Rights Act would give people the universal right to opt-out of online data collection and require companies to rewrite terms of service in understandable language.
After House Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested a “technological wall,” with increased electronic scrutiny of border traffic as an alternative to President Trump’s proposed physical wall, the internet freedom group Fight for the Future quickly circulated an online petition against the idea.
ERISED A project to only see what you want to see. This is a project with the goal of blocking unwanted ads, trackers, etc across an entire operating system (web and apps). Note: This currently deploys the Caddy container using a Caddy install using a Personal License.
Facebook says it would ask you to upload an id for two reasons: To confirm the account your trying to access is actually yours; or to confirm your name.
Yet local and regional digital rights organizations continue to push back with strategic litigation, journalists and security researchers investigate to shed light on government use of malware, and local activists work tirelessly to fight overarching surveillance laws and practices across the region.
NEW YORK (AP) — A civil rights group has sued the U.S. government, saying it needs more information about surveillance of Americans’ phone and financial records to guide the public debate over what will happen when the law that regulates the scrutiny expires next year.
The European Union enacted the “General Data Protection Regulation” (GDPR), which set forth new regulations for commercial companies and organizations to handle online user data. European data regulators can impose a penalty of up to 4% of global annual sales, whenever a company violates the new GDPR law.
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Kim Dong-won, a political blogger at the center of a high-profile opinion rigging scandal, arrives at a Seoul court on Dec. 26, 2018, to attend a sentencing hearing of the trial over allegations that he artificially inflated likes on Internet news articles about the then main opposition Democratic Party and then opposition presidential front-runner Moon Jae-in in November 2016.
Microsoft could release its own external webcams next year, with one aimed at extending Windows Hello facial recognition to all Windows 10 PCs. Windows watcher Paul Thurrott reports that Microsoft is making the new 4K cameras for Windows 10 PCs and its gaming console Xbox One. The camera targeted to Windows 10 will for the first time bring facial recognition to all Windows 10 PCs. Presently Windows Hello facial recognition is restricted to the built-in webcams like the ones on Microsoft's Surface devices.
Indeed, Levy and Robinson make a concrete proposal in the article above: they offer a new solution designed to surveil both encrypted messaging and phone calls. Due to this need for extensive server and client modifications, the GCHQ proposal actually represents a very significant change to the design of messaging systems.
The group today published a report documenting the phishing attacks, which have been targeting journalists and activists based in the Middle East and North Africa through the use of phony emails and login pages. The hackers created the phony process to both phish the victim's password and the special two-factor authentication code.