Free apps marketed to people with depression or who want to quit smoking are hemorrhaging user data to third parties like Facebook and Google — but often don’t admit it in their privacy policies, a new study reports.
On March 29, Earl Enterprises announced that visitors to its chain restaurants may have had their credit card information stolen. If you ate out at specific Buca di Beppo, Chicken Guy!, Earl of Sandwich, Mixology, Planet Hollywood, or Tequila Taqueria, you may have had your credit or debit card information stolen.
That said, Lyft did set up an anonymous tip line for complaints about employees misusing data after its investigation in 2018.The ride-hailing service's new security measures are similar to Uber's, which also issues warnings on employees' dashboard tools and trains staff on the proper ways to access user data.
Glenn’s denialism is all the more remarkable, though, given that this same guy who wrote two books on abuse of presidential power is choosing to trust a memo from Bill Barr that was obviously playing legalistic games over what the public record says.
After all, it was Facebook that stored half a billion users’ passwords on its servers in unencrypted plaintext for seven years - then told users not to worry, because its employees were trustworthy (those employees who weren’t calling the users “dumb f**ks,” that is).
The Federal Trade Commission today announced a broad inquiry into the privacy practices of internet service providers requesting large companies like AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile to hand over nonpublic information describing how they handle consumer data.
At least 11 out of the 70 apps tested by The Wall Street Journal were sending sensitive user data to Facebook, including six of the top 15 health and fitness apps.
Speaking with Bloomberg last week , Sony’s sensor division boss Satoshi Yoshihara said Sony plans to ramp up production of chips to power front and rear 3D cameras in late summer, responding to demand from multiple smartphone manufacturers.
I bring forth DOOMBA, a half-goat, half-script creature, with native binary backing for the expensive parts, to be offered in place of my firstborn on this fine Christmas Eve.In order to use DOOMBA and the rest of the new Roomba functionality, you'll need to download the latest Noesis.
One aspect of the GDPR that information security teams are going to have to think carefully about in respect of a distributed workforce, considering the way our personal and professional lives are now so blended, is that your team have enhanced privacy rights now as individuals.
“They suddenly had images that their family could be arrested, that they could be arrested, some people had post-traumatic stress disorder-like symptoms,” Chisholm said in a phone interview. “The fear and uncertainty generated by surveillance inhibit activity more than any action by the police,” Franco said in a phone interview.
So if you look at Netflix’s ability to start a subscription business, I think it gives you hope that business models can change, and if people are used to free things, they actually can be persuaded that a paid model makes the world better.
People who drive the same types of cars also sometimes consistently listen to the same stations, an insight that, once you think about it, kind of makes sense.
These technologies are already ramping up in the U.S. and are certain to take over unless people stand up now and say ‘NO’! The entire nation is one big social engineering project where everything is lathered with technology to keep everything and everyone within the Technocrats’ model.
Doing this involves self hosting important infrastructure, minimising reliance on third party services and making sure I own the content I actually care about.
Last year, Privacy News Online wrote about the Swedish SJ Railways allowing customers to use under-the-skin microchip implants for “easy” ticket purchases. This experiment allowed a computer to monitor Kevin Warwick as he moved through halls and offices of the Department of Cybernetics at the University of Reading, using a unique identifying signal emitted by the implanted chip.
In addition, The Intercept reports that FirstNet will make data from “fusion centers“, which enable criminal intelligence-sharing between government agencies, available to local officers using the first responder network.