Org - meetings - 2019Stockholm - Notes - FirefoxTorUpliftAndTorModeAddOn – Tor Bug Tracker & Wiki

Org - meetings - 2019Stockholm - Notes - FirefoxTorUpliftAndTorModeAddOn – Tor Bug Tracker & Wiki

There are two main topics of this session: Discussion a proposal for a "Tor mode" addon for Firefox. We looked at ​, which is a list of patches that appear in Tor Browser tickets that may be considered for uplift into Firefox.

Australia's anti-encryption laws being used to bypass journalist protections, expert says

Australia's anti-encryption laws being used to bypass journalist protections, expert says

“In June 2019, the Australian federal police executed two search warrants in relation to secrecy offences in part 6 (offences by and against public officers) and part 7 (official secrets and unlawful soundings) of the Crimes Act,” the Department of Home Affairs stated.

Kaspersky VPN Now Blocks 'Pirate' Sites in Russia

Kaspersky VPN Now Blocks 'Pirate' Sites in Russia

As a result, if tools with the ability to circumvent the blacklist don’t play ball by respecting its contents, they also face being blocked by ISPs. This proposal came to head earlier this year when telecoms watchdog Roscomnadzor wrote to several major VPN providers – NordVPN, ExpressVPN, TorGuard, IPVanish, VPN Unlimited, VyprVPN, Kaspersky Secure Connection, HideMyAss!, Hola VPN, and OpenVPN – demanding compliance .

GitHub - nickspaargaren/pihole-google: Completely block Google and its services

GitHub - nickspaargaren/pihole-google: Completely block Google and its services

The GAFAM is an acronym used to describe the five multinational technology companies Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple and Microsoft, taking the first letters of all these companies. Feel free to criticize our blocklist to make it better and better.

With a single wiretap, police collected 9.2 million text messages

With a single wiretap, police collected 9.2 million text messages

Trailing behind it was another narcotics investigation in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania saw police obtain a three-month wiretap that collected 9.1 million text message from 45 individuals. But the overall number of wiretaps authorized and subsequent convictions “fell sharply” in 2018, the U.S. Courts said in its annual transparency report.

Most commonly hacked passwords - is one of them yours?

Most commonly hacked passwords - is one of them yours?

An analysis of the 100,000 most regular passwords made public by data breaches and hacking campaigns suggests that tremendous swathes of individual still don't understand the importance of having a strong password – or how to create one – using names, sports teams, groups and even just keys close together on the keyboard in an effort to secure their accounts.

No Slack for you! Microsoft puts rival app on internal list of ‘prohibited and discouraged’ software

No Slack for you! Microsoft puts rival app on internal list of ‘prohibited and discouraged’ software

GeekWire obtained an internal Microsoft list of prohibited and discouraged technology — software and online services that the company doesn’t want its employees using as part of their day-to-day work. Slack Enterprise Grid version complies with Microsoft security requirements; however, we encourage use of Microsoft Teams rather than a competitive software.

Freedom of press in Europe no longer self-evident

Freedom of press in Europe no longer self-evident

The murder of the Slovak journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancée Martina Kusnirova in February provoked a wave of anger, resulting in Prime Minister Robert Fico’s resignation. However, half a year later, the state of press freedom in the country is still in limbo.

How to remove your private info from the web in an afternoon

How to remove your private info from the web in an afternoon

More broadly, the WPF put together what it calls the top 10 opt-outs — a detailed step-by-step guide to pulling your information from the data brokers of the world.

New Lawsuit Alleges Apple Is Selling iTunes Listening Data

New Lawsuit Alleges Apple Is Selling iTunes Listening Data

Three iTunes customers from Rhode Island and Michigan sued Friday in federal court in San Francisco seeking to represent hundreds of thousands of residents of their home states who allegedly had their personal listening information disclosed without their consent.

Facebook’s announces creepy new “Movement Maps” to give selected partners real-time snapshots of users’ movements

Facebook’s announces creepy new “Movement Maps” to give selected partners real-time snapshots of users’ movements

The percentage of users that are not comfortable with this data collection is likely to be significantly higher than 51% considering it’s much more invasive than compiling a list of interests and involves sharing aggregated real-time snapshots of their movements with third-parties.

GOP senator announces bill to block companies from tracking online activity

GOP senator announces bill to block companies from tracking online activity

on Monday announced he will introduce legislation that would block internet companies from tracking users' activity online by creating a so-called Do Not Track list.

Exclusive: Google suspends some business with Huawei after Trump blacklist - source

Exclusive: Google suspends some business with Huawei after Trump blacklist - source

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware, software and technical services except those publicly available via open source licensing, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday, in a blow to the Chinese technology company that the U.S. government has sought to blacklist around the world.

There's a wildly popular conspiracy theory that Facebook listens to your private phone calls, and no matter what the tech giant says people just aren't convinced it's not true

There's a wildly popular conspiracy theory that Facebook listens to your private phone calls, and no matter what the tech giant says people just aren't convinced it's not true

There you were, talking to Gina about a potential trip this fall to Buenos Aires. "Maybe I'll go to Buenos Aires this fall!" "Or maybe Lisbon! Everyone, it seems, believes that Facebook is listening in on them.

Pirate Bay Proxy

Pirate Bay Proxy

Avoid Censorship: Unblock The Pirate Bay. ThePirateBay has been blocked across several major ISPs all over Europe. This is due to the help of information websites such as this one that provide an up to date proxy list for ThePirateBay, and further information on how to avoid censorship using alternate methods.

Google uses Gmail to track a history of things you buy — and it's hard to delete

Google uses Gmail to track a history of things you buy — and it's hard to delete

Sundar Pichai, chief executive officer of Google, is sworn in during a House Judiciary Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018.Google tracks a lot of what you buy, even if you purchased it elsewhere, like in a store or from Amazon.

Amazon rolls out Alexa Guard, to help protect your home while you’re out

Amazon rolls out Alexa Guard, to help protect your home while you’re out

Amazon announced this morning that it has begun to roll out Alexa Guard to all Echo customers in the U.S. The feature lets the company’s line of smart home products double as home security devices while the user is out.

Spoof your MAC address automatically at boot on macOS using SpoofMAC

Spoof your MAC address automatically at boot on macOS using SpoofMAC

Run the following command.ifconfig en0 | grep ether | awk '{print $2}'This MAC address is always the same by default and can be used to identify you personally (well, your device) when you go from one place to another.

Wikipedia Is Now Banned in China in All Languages

Wikipedia Is Now Banned in China in All Languages

China has expanded its ban on Wikipedia to block the community-edited online encyclopedia in all available languages, the BBC reports. According to Open Observatory of Network Interference (OONI), an internet censorship research group, the block has been in place since late April.

Slicing onions: Part 1 - Myth-busting Tor.

Slicing onions: Part 1 - Myth-busting Tor.

When the exit node receives its packet, it will remove the last layer of encryption with its key, and find the destination address that the user wanted to connect to, and forward the packet to that address.

Nintendo Criticized for Giving User Data to Facebook

Nintendo Criticized for Giving User Data to Facebook

So, the suggestion is that if Nintendo (and other companies that use Facebook for marketing) upload information to Facebook, Facebook then has access to their data whether they have an account on the platform or not.

Dear Brian Krebs, no more doxxing as a result of a disagreement, please.

Dear Brian Krebs, no more doxxing as a result of a disagreement, please.

Vincent Canfield showcased tangible proof that Spamhaus lied about their campaign against port scanners. One week later on the 25 of April Brian Krebs, a well-known Journalist and investigative reporter enters the confrontation conversation and doxxed not only Vincent Canfield but also uɐpʇou@ ✸.

No KYC Exchanges List

No KYC Exchanges List

This is a verified list of cryptocurrency bitcoin exchanges that have no KYC/AML and don’t need documents to trade. Exchanges that let you trade Bitcoin, Ethereum etc futures, perpetual markets and margin leverage with no ID verification and no KYC check.

Adblock Plus Filters Can Be Exploited to Run Malicious Code

Adblock Plus Filters Can Be Exploited to Run Malicious Code

An exploit has been discovered that could allow ad blocking filter list maintainers for the Adblock Plus, AdBlock, and uBlocker browser extensions to create filters that inject remote scripts into web sites.

Wirecutter Weekly: How safe is your privacy in a smart home?

Wirecutter Weekly: How safe is your privacy in a smart home?

This great CNET piece reports that facial recognition in devices like the Nest Cam IQ, Honeywell Smart Home Security, and even the Sony Aibo robot dog don’t comply with Illinois’s Biometric Information Privacy Act, which “defines ‘biometric identifiers’ as retina scans, iris scans, fingerprints, hand scans, face scans and voiceprints.” As reported in the New York Times, cameras have been installed (but not yet activated, so they say) on planes.

GitHub - realtho/PartyLoud: A simple tool to do several HTTP / HTTPS requests and simulate navigation

GitHub - realtho/PartyLoud: A simple tool to do several HTTP / HTTPS requests and simulate navigation

Internal Engine is now complete and operative cURL is now used to generate pseudo-random requests HTML response is now parsed using grep Bad URLs are now filtered using a wordlist mechanism (wordlist is located in a file named badwords) ✅ Changed. and python are now no more required to run the script disabled user-defined number of processes [0.0.2] - 2019-03-18.

Facebook Showed Me My Data Is Everywhere And I Have Absolutely No Control Over It

Facebook Showed Me My Data Is Everywhere And I Have Absolutely No Control Over It

And this is likely how a Maserati dealership in Scottsdale ended up on my advertisers “who use a contact list” page — its agency works with a data broker who has uploaded a massive contact list.

EXCLUSIVE: Documents Detailing Google’s ‘News Blacklist’ Show Manual Manipulation Of Special Search Results

EXCLUSIVE: Documents Detailing Google’s ‘News Blacklist’ Show Manual Manipulation Of Special Search Results

“The deceptive_news domain blacklist is going to be used by many search features to filter problematic sites that violate the good neighbor and misrepresentation policies,” the policy document says.

Data Brokers

Data Brokers

How Consumers Can Opt Out of Directory Services and Other Information Brokers. If you know of a data broker not listed below or notice inaccuracies in the information below, please email us at: webmaster(at). Read more about opting out of Online Information Brokers.

Victory for Users: WhatsApp Fixes Privacy Problem in Group Messaging

Victory for Users: WhatsApp Fixes Privacy Problem in Group Messaging

San Francisco - In a victory for users, WhatsApp has fixed a long-standing privacy problem in group messaging, where users could be added to a group without their permission.

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