Subject Access Requests – tapmydata – Medium

Subject Access Requests – tapmydata – Medium

Tap provides a secure two way street between both organisations and individuals when it comes to access requests.

Facebook emails reveal discussions over call log consent

Facebook emails reveal discussions over call log consent

Facebook has always maintained that it only collected data from users who opted in, but in a tranche of internal emails obtained as part of a lawsuit against the company and released by the digital, culture, media and sport committee, employees discuss how to minimise the amount of consent they would need to ask for to begin the collection.

How to Be Forgotten If You Are in the EU

How to Be Forgotten If You Are in the EU

As a result, the European Court ruled that people’s data is controlled by search engines and they must consider requests related to outdated or irrelevant information that appears in search results. If you’re requesting information removal on behalf of someone else, you’ll need to upload their identification data.

Need medical help? Sorry, not until you sign away your privacy

Need medical help? Sorry, not until you sign away your privacy

I dutifully entered my info anyway—immediate physical needs have a way of leapfrogging over data privacy concerns, even for people like me who feel strongly about maintaining control over how their information is collected and used.

EFF Sues California Law Enforcement Agency For Refusing To Hand Over Stingray Documents

EFF Sues California Law Enforcement Agency For Refusing To Hand Over Stingray Documents

In an attempt to learn about Defendants’ use of these devices, EFF sent a request for records relating to six cell site simulator warrants that precisely identified each warrant using the information on the Department of Justice’s OpenJustice website, including the date range of the authorized search, the nature of the investigation, the items to be searched for, and the exact date and time Defendants electronically provided information about them to the Department of Justice.

The Linux Kernel's Speck Death Sentence Finally Being Carried Out

The Linux Kernel's Speck Death Sentence Finally Being Carried Out

The removal of Speck from the Linux kernel tree is finally happening.Google decided in August they wouldn't use Speck as planned but rather work on the new HPolyC crypto code for use in future Android Go devices.

Hackers breach Healthcare.gov system, taking files on 75,000 people

Hackers breach Healthcare.gov system, taking files on 75,000 people

A government system used by insurance agents and brokers to help customers sign up for healthcare plans was breached, allowing hackers to siphon off sensitive and personal data on 75,000 people. CMS didn’t say exactly what kind of data was included in the stolen files, nor did it say how the breach happened.

Facebook Is Developing A Camera-Equipped TV Device Capable Of Streaming — Report

Facebook Is Developing A Camera-Equipped TV Device Capable Of Streaming — Report

reportedly is developing a television set-top box equipped with a camera, that would allow for video calling as well as streaming, according to Cheddar TV. This new TV device would incorporate these same video features, and also allow users to stream entertainment content — likely, videos from Facebook Watch.

Apple to US users: Here's how you can now see what personal data we hold on you

Apple to US users: Here's how you can now see what personal data we hold on you

The move brings the four countries in line with Europe, where Apple began offering a simpler way to download a copy of user data in May, just before the EU's strict GDPR privacy legislation came into effect.

Tech Workers Now Want to Know: What Are We Building This For?

Tech Workers Now Want to Know: What Are We Building This For?

Last year, a small team of Clarifai engineers began working on a project inside a private room at its downtown New York office, said three people with knowledge of the matter, who spoke on the condition that they not be identified for fear of retaliation.

US government loses bid to force Facebook to wiretap Messenger calls

US government loses bid to force Facebook to wiretap Messenger calls

A joint federal and state law enforcement effort investigating the MS-13 gang had pushed a district court to hold the social networking giant in contempt of court for refusing to permit real-time listening in on voice calls.

Encrypting SNI: Fixing One of the Core Internet Bugs

Encrypting SNI: Fixing One of the Core Internet Bugs

1 (888) 99-FLARE UK callers UK callers Singapore callers Find a Local Number Cloudflare provides performance and security for any website. More than 8 million websites use Cloudflare. Cloudflare works at the DNS level. To learn more, please visit our website

Western Digital goes quiet on unpatched MyCloud flaw

Western Digital goes quiet on unpatched MyCloud flaw

Western Digital has failed to patch a serious security vulnerability in its MyCloud NAS drives that it was told about more than a year ago, researchers have alleged.

'I am admin' bug turns WD's My Cloud boxes into Everyone's Cloud

'I am admin' bug turns WD's My Cloud boxes into Everyone's Cloud

Researchers at infosec shop Securify revealed today the vulnerability, designated CVE-2018-17153, which allows an unauthenticated attacker with network access to the device to bypass password checks and login with admin privileges.

California Law Could be a Big Step Forward for Police Transparency

California Law Could be a Big Step Forward for Police Transparency

That transparency is especially important when it comes to the actions of local police, who carry weapons and have the power of arrest. In the state of California, accessing records about basic police policies often requires the filing of a California Public Records Act (CPRA) request.

Apple’s new tool will make it easier for law enforcement to request data

Apple’s new tool will make it easier for law enforcement to request data

The company also provides information to law enforcements related to a customer’s Apple account, sometimes including content such as email and photos stored in the cloud, according to its privacy policy.

The Citizen Lab Receives Response from National Energy Board Concerning “Security Threat Monitoring Services”

The Citizen Lab Receives Response from National Energy Board Concerning “Security Threat Monitoring Services”

Director Ron Deibert, on behalf of the Citizen Lab, sent a letter raising numerous questions and serious human rights concerns with the NEB’s proposed initiative, which appeared poised to target environmental activists and Indigenous communities, particularly in light of protests and political tensions surrounding the Trans Mountain Pipeline (federal approval of which was recently quashed by the Federal Court of Appeal) and similar energy sector projects in Canada.

The government wants to use Facebook Messenger to spy on you

The government wants to use Facebook Messenger to spy on you

TL;DR: The DOJ is trying to force Facebook to compromise its encryption so they can wiretap calls on Messenger, but this would make the app less secure for all of its 1.3 billion users.

Mozilla/infernyx: Inferno Rules and Schemas for Tiles project

Mozilla/infernyx: Inferno Rules and Schemas for Tiles project

{ "timestamp": 1407336655489, # unix timestamp, injected by onyx "date": "2014-05-27", # iso formatted date string for easy splitting by date, injected by onyx "ip": "103.242.154.10", # request originator's IPv4 address, injected by onyx "ua": "Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; rv:33.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/33.0", # request originator's UA, injected by onyx "locale": "en-US", # locale str, sent by client "click": 2, # this denotes a click action, and the index of the tile click in the "tiles" array.