EU-Plan gegen Kinderpornos: IT-Firmen kritisieren "Massenüberwachung"​

EU-Plan gegen Kinderpornos: IT-Firmen kritisieren "Massenüberwachung"​

Die EU leite mit ihrem Vorhaben "die Abschaffung des digitalen Briefgeheimnisses durch die Hintertür" ein, heißt es in einem offenen Brief der Unternehmen Boxcryptor, Cryptomator, , , Mailfence, Praxonomy, Tresorit und Tutanota: Dieser "Ruf nach Massenüberwachung ist zu einfach und zu kurz gedacht".

Facebook to invest $1 billion in news industry after Australia row

Facebook to invest $1 billion in news industry after Australia row

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc on Wednesday pledged to invest at least $1 billion in the news industry over the next three years, days after a high-profile stand-off with the Australian government over paying news outlets for content.

Each Chrome extension has to reveal which data it collects and how it processes it from 2021 onward

Each Chrome extension has to reveal which data it collects and how it processes it from 2021 onward

Starting January 2021, each extension’s detail page in the Chrome Web Store will show developer-provided information about the data collected by the extension, in clear and easy to understand language.

Kindmetrics

Kindmetrics

Kindmetrics is a strictly privacy-focused, lightweight alternative to Google Analytics.It is the most privacy-focused analytics out there, and it is also straightforward to use with its one-page dashboard.Kindmetrics is built on being kind to you and your visitor`s privacy and data.

Nine million logs of Brits' road journeys spill onto the internet from password-less number-plate camera dashboard

Nine million logs of Brits' road journeys spill onto the internet from password-less number-plate camera dashboard

Exclusive In a blunder described as "astonishing and worrying," Sheffield City Council's automatic number-plate recognition (ANPR) system exposed to the internet 8.6 million records of road journeys made by thousands of people, The Register can reveal.

Google Removes Dashlane Password Manager from Chrome Web Store

Google Removes Dashlane Password Manager from Chrome Web Store

Google has removed the Dashlane password manager extension used by over 3 million users from the Chrome Web Store due to issues with 'User Data Privacy/ Use of Permissions'.

Beset by lawsuits over poor security protections, Ring rolls out 'privacy dashboard' for its creepy surveillance cams, immediately takes heat

Beset by lawsuits over poor security protections, Ring rolls out 'privacy dashboard' for its creepy surveillance cams, immediately takes heat

On Monday, in time for this year's CES in Las Vegas, the home surveillance camera and internet-connected doorbell specialist made a point of unveiling an account control panel it hopes will allow users to better manage the access settings on their devices and keep hackers and other intruders out.

Hassrede: Bundesregierung will an E-Mail-Passwörter

Hassrede: Bundesregierung will an E-Mail-Passwörter

In ihrem Entwurf für ein Gesetz gegen Rechtsextremismus und Hassrede hat die Bundesregierung sich auch auf einen neuen Behördenanspruch auf Passwörter zu Onlinediensten geeinigt.Richtig ist, dass auch nach Vorgaben des Bundesamts für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnologie für die Cloud-Zertizierung (PDF) Passwörter verschlüsselt gespeichert werden müssen – Google hat so eine Zertifizierung.

Gericht zwingt E-Mail-Anbieter, Daten herauszugeben

Gericht zwingt E-Mail-Anbieter, Daten herauszugeben

Nach Informationen von NDR, WDR und Süddeutscher Zeitung forderte das Gericht Geschäftsführer Matthias Pfau auf, die seines Dienstes unverschlüsselt und in Echtzeit der Polizei zur Verfügung zu stellen.In dem Schreiben vom Oktober 2018 forderte es von Tutanota, die gesamten Inhalte der E-Mails herauszugeben, die nicht ende-zu-ende-verschlüsselt sind.

DoorDash confirms data breach affected 4.9 million customers, workers and merchants

DoorDash confirms data breach affected 4.9 million customers, workers and merchants

The food delivery company said in a blog post Thursday that 4.9 million customers, delivery workers and merchants had their information stolen by hackers.Both delivery workers and merchants had the last four digits of their bank account numbers stolen.

Crypto Bans & Privacy Coins

Crypto Bans & Privacy Coins

Privacy coins are cryptocurrencies that utilize features designed to mask data surrounding a transaction. It’s also worth mentioning there are a host of other privacy coins out there to choose from. The Indian government can go to hell.

While you're sleeping, your iPhone stays busy harvesting data

While you're sleeping, your iPhone stays busy harvesting data

One app, the crime-alert service Citizen, shared personally identifiable information, in violation of its published privacy policy. Apple offers a privacy setting called "Limit Ad Tracking" (sadly off by default) which makes it a little bit harder for companies to track you across apps, by way of a unique identifier for every iPhone.

While you’re sleeping, your iPhone stays busy — snooping on you

While you’re sleeping, your iPhone stays busy — snooping on you

Apple offers a privacy setting called “Limit Ad Tracking” (sadly off by default) which makes it a little bit harder for companies to track you across apps, by way of a unique identifier for every iPhone.

Tor Accepts Dash Donations, Advancing Privacy Initiative

Tor Accepts Dash Donations, Advancing Privacy Initiative

The Tor Project is now accepting donations in Dash and eight other cryptocurrencies to fund the initiative of increasing individuals’ privacy for “protection against tracking, surveillance, and censorship”. These features help Dash better service consumers that wish to maintain their privacy, which makes it a great pairing for Tor donations.

Password Managers: Under the Hood of Secrets Management

Password Managers: Under the Hood of Secrets Management

However, while KeePass attempts to keep secrets secure by scrubbing them from memory, there are obviously errors in these workflows as we have discovered that while even in a locked state, we were able to extract entries that had been interacted with.

The Hated One

The Hated One

If at any point during the video you feel like this is too much for you, feel free to leave it there and keep your privacy protection at a level that suits you best.

Microsoft admits Activity History “naming issue,” explains how to turn off Privacy Dashboard browsing history

Microsoft admits Activity History “naming issue,” explains how to turn off Privacy Dashboard browsing history

So yes, Microsoft plans some naming changes in a future Windows 10 update, but the company also confirmed that you can absolutely prevent your Edge browsing history from showing up on Microsoft’s online privacy dashboard.

Private Transactions: 3 Cryptocurrencies More Private Than Bitcoin

Private Transactions: 3 Cryptocurrencies More Private Than Bitcoin

Thirdly, it uses burn-after-reading “stealth addresses.” Unlike Bitcoin, where anyone can track your wallet address on the blockchain, the only person who sees your Monero address is the one you’re transacting with. Unlike Monero, however, privacy isn’t “on” by default with Zcash.

The Release of the – MaidSafe – Medium

The Release of the – MaidSafe – Medium

Crust supports hole punching so nodes can connect directly when they might otherwise not be able to. Put simply, this describes the way that Crust itself stores a dynamic list of directly-accessible peers that a node can contact if it wants to join the Network.