The NHS will keep personal data about people with coronavirus for 20 years as part of the test-and-trace programme, according to a privacy notice posted by Public Health England.
One of those documents, the first to be made public in June 2013, revealed that the NSA was tracking billions of telephone calls made by Americans inside the US.
Microsoft disclosed a new remote code execution vulnerability today that can be found in all supported versions of Windows and is currently being exploited in “limited targeted attacks” (via TechCrunch).Microsoft patches Windows 10 security flaw discovered by the NSA.
The Multi-Account Containers Add-on will now sync your container configuration and site assignments.Firefox Multi-Account Containers allows users to separate their online identities into different tab types called Containers.This privacy feature allows users to assign sites to only open in a specific Container.
The other versioning scheme, Last-Modified, suffers from the same issue: servers can store at least 32 bits of data within a well-formed date string, which will then be echoed back by the client through a request header known as If-Modified-Since.
The issue is this: Firefox versions for desktop older than the just-patched version contain a critical vulnerability that could allow an attacker to take control of a user’s entire operating system—whether they use Windows or Mac. More alarming, the vulnerability is already being exploited in the wild, thus Homeland Security stepping in with the urgent plea for users to upgrade.
However, in the publicly visible terms and conditions from October 2011, active when our tipster purchased the service, the company didn't bring up an expiration date at all (it did state the license is "revocable," though).
In this talk former technology journalist and longtime media executive Caroline McCarthy offers a basic overview of what makes tech policy different from all the other political issues out there, and a framework for learning about it and getting involved with elected officials.
While the communications themselves are secure, and while the stateless nature of the DNSCrypt protocol helps against fingerprinting individual devices, DNS server operators can still observe client IP addresses.
Now the dynamic duo has, with the help of ZDNet reporter Catalin Cimpanu, exposed one of the most mind-boggling security blunders to date: the leaking of personal information about what is thought to be the entire population of Ecuador.
The purpose of the balloons according to that filing is to “conduct high altitude MESH networking tests over South Dakota to provide a persistent surveillance system to locate and deter narcotic trafficking and homeland security threats.”.
A Metropolitan spokeswoman declined to say how much Mr. Snowden was paid.“Permanent Record” discusses how Mr. Snowden helped create a system of mass surveillance the N.S.A. used to collect information on hundreds of millions of United States citizens and others, as well as the “crisis of conscience” that led him to rebuke the system he helped create, according to a statement from the publisher.
I spent the afternoon poking through update files and security bulletins and trying to get an on-the-record response from Microsoft. I strongly suspect that some part of the Appraiser component on Windows 7 SP1 had a security issue of its own.
Agent smith malware The malware would be hidden inside “barely functioning photo utility, games, or sex-related apps,” Check Point writes. After the user downloads one, the malware masquerades as an app related to Google with a title such as “Google Updater” and starts replacing code.
Nearly three years ago, Microsoft split its monthly update packages for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 into two distinct offerings: a monthly rollup of updates and fixes and, for those who are want only those patches that are absolutely essential, a Security-only update package.
Pine64 just posted its July Update, and it's a welcome flood of information that includes a previously unannounced feature and the long-awaited pre-order date for the $199 PineBook Pro Linux laptop.
Perhaps the most existential question raised by Facebook’s lack of consequences over the past year is whether it has escaped harm because it is simply so big and intrinsic to modern life that we cannot live without it or whether we as a society have become so numb to privacy violations that we simply no longer care about our digital safety, security or privacy?
Given the repeated delays and potential paths forward, it’s no wonder that the porn blocks are failing before they even have an announcement date set. Caleb Chen is a digital currency and privacy advocate who believes we must #KeepOurNetFree, preferably through decentralization.
The age block will require commercial pornography sites to show that they are taking sufficient steps to verify their users are over 18, such as by uploading a passport or driving licence or by visiting a newsagent to buy a pass only available to adults.
3/14 is known as Pi Day every year because the date’s numbers represent the first three digits of Pi. As an irrational, transcendental, number – Pi has come to represent the beauty and complexity of mathematics in one symbol.
Klobuchar said she didn’t want to inhibit innovation, and she suggested that the rule might only apply to “larger platforms, not startups.” In Europe last year, regulators proposed a tax on any company making money from advertising or selling user data within a country, regardless of whether they have a brick-and-mortar presence.
A statement from the DCMS to Sky News read: “The government, and the BBFC as the regulator, have taken the time to get this right and we will announce a commencement date shortly.” How is the UK going to issue a unique porn ID anyways?
The company sent out an email to users today telling them that some of their personal information may have been breached. Luckily, the company said that the hackers didn’t make off with any sensitive information like credit card numbers or passwords.
The bug lets you call anyone with FaceTime, and immediately hear the audio coming from their phone — before the person on the other end has accepted or rejected the incoming call.
Unlike Channel 4’s recent hit The Circle – in which contestants created their own potentially fake social media avatars, and questioned the nature of online connections – both the US and UK iterations of Phone Swap treat the content of peoples’ mobiles as an opportunity to gawp, flirt and jump to conclusions about everything from sexual preferences to drinking habits.
Similarly, if you’re currently using a Qubes 4.0.1 release candidate (4.0.1-rc1 or 4.0.1-rc2), and you’ve followed the standard procedure for keeping it up-to-date, then your system is equivalent to a 4.0.1 stable installation, and no additional action is needed.
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