Among the 5.5GB haul discovered by vpnMentor on September 21, was 150,000-200,000 Facebook usernames and passwords, and personal info including emails, names and phone numbers for hundreds of thousands who had fallen victim to a Bitcoin scam.
Google’s “Web & App Activity” settings describe how the company collects data, such as user location, to create a faster and “more personalised” experience.If you open your Google Maps app, you’ll see a circle in the top right corner that signifies you’re logged in with your Google account.
Donald Trump could be removed from after he leaves office if he continues to break the platform’s rules, according to Twitter’s policy regarding public figures.
It would be inappropriate for the SEC to mandate disclosure of tax-return documents, but it would be entirely reasonable for the SEC to require that a reconciliation of book and taxable income be included in regular financial reporting.
While root access is generally thought of as a way to flash ROMs or modify the operating system in the Android smartphone world, root access on a Quest 2 means folks would be able to bypass the requirement to log into a Facebook account before being able to use their Oculus Quest 2.
The spokesperson said that Facebook collects and connects this information about users’ activities in order to give users a “personalized experience” across all of the apps under the company’s umbrella, like more precisely targeted ads or in-app recommendations based on an amalgamation of the user’s cross-platform activities.
The threat of police exploiting surveillance technology to spy on people exercising their First Amendment rights was a primary motivation for San Francisco's Board of Supervisors passing 2019's groundbreaking Stop Secret Surveillance Ordinance.
An attacker who has phished your friend’s Whatsapp account may trigger an OTP for your number to your phone, and may message you asking for it.
The Raspberry Pi was created to run open source code on open source hardware and goddamn it, that’s what we’re going to do.For us, the easiest option was to download a customized Mycroft/Raspbian image file with the rather cute name of Picroft and flash it to the Pi’s MicroSD card.
It follows a complaint from a US data scientist, who last year said that Instagram allowed underage users to publicly display their phone numbers and email addresses by switching to "business" accounts.
Jami undergoes continuous ongoing development and release, so you can experience improvements and new features as we implement them.However, organizations wishing to use Jami require a higher level of control over users of their network, so we have created Jami Account Management Server (JAMS).
Location data shouldn’t be accessible to government agencies without a warrant thanks to a 2017 Supreme Court ruling.Court documents from an arson case have revealed that Google regularly gives information to law enforcement on anyone who has searched a particular keyword, including physical addresses.
Today, the surveillance cameras of public authorities and the data centers of advertising companies are the big bogeyman, because they create profiles of all people who move around the Internet.
Popular file sharing service MEGA recently shared the content of a user's suspended account after the FBI provided the service with a list of potential passwords in a child abuse case, according to court records.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Donna Ryu of Oakland, CA has issued a subpoena to Twitter asking the social media platform to provide the IP address and account registration information used to create and operate the Twitter account that has been established as the first link to an allegedly forged FBI document which some say is the root of the conspiracy surrounding the death of Seth Rich – a Democratic National Congress staffer who died in 2016.
(It is worth noting that despite Amazon's stated policy that customers can still access their previously purchased Kindle library even if their account is suspended, Nygaard couldn't download her books to a new device because her account was suspended.
Despite promising an investigation and a response from their Data Protection Office – I’ve received no assurance that they have respected my rights.At the end of August this year – well over 12 months after I unsubscribed – I received another email from Cloudflare.
This doesn’t even begin to scratch the surface of the many urgent risks the platform poses to the upcoming election.The Real Facebook Oversight Board.The Real Facebook Oversight Board.We believe accountability in real-time is vital.
But a leaked user manual obtained by Motherboard shows that, in reality, the company teaches customers how to create fake Facebook and LinkedIn accounts to gather information about people that is normally protected by their privacy settings on those platforms.
More than 500,000 Activision accounts may have compromised as a result of a data breach suffered by the gaming firm on September 20, reported the eSports site Dexerto.
It's routine for Apple to comply with court-issued search warrants, but the cooperation contrasts with Attorney General William Barr's previous complaints that Apple has hindered investigations by refusing to help unlock suspects' iPhones.
“If you log in using your Facebook account or merge your Oculus and Facebook accounts and violate the Facebook Community Standards, Conduct in VR Policy or other terms and policies on any of our platforms your access to or use of Oculus products may be impacted.
You’ll need to identify whether each data type is linked to a user’s account, device, or identity by you and/or your third-party partners.You’ll need to understand whether you and/or your third-party partners use data from your app to track users and, if so, which data is used for this purpose.
Facebook ‘temporarily pauses’ selling Oculus Quest VR headsets in Germany after German privacy watchdog HCDPFI raised privacy concerns.As soon as Facebook’s new policy was announced, the German regulator slammed the social media networking giant for making virtual reality headset buyers sign up for a Facebook account through a backdoor.
A Reg reader last night spoke of the horrifying moment he realized an online store used by his wife was mixing up some of its online customers, allowing people to gain access to some strangers' personal information and order carts.