Security experts Can Now Break Encryption that Protects People’s Data Using Quantum Computing

Security experts Can Now Break Encryption that Protects People’s Data Using Quantum Computing

Using the "quantum annealing" method, the company said its research found that even the strongest versions of the advanced encryption standard may be decodable by quantum computers that could be available a few years from now.

Researchers were able to figure out which American phone numbers use Signal

Researchers were able to figure out which American phone numbers use Signal

Enumeration means that using the contact discovery built into the Signal app, researchers were able to perform a large-scale crawling attack and figure out which American phone numbers were attached to a Signal account.

How WhatsApp, Signal & Co Threaten Privacy

How WhatsApp, Signal & Co Threaten Privacy

When installing a mobile messenger like WhatsApp, new users can instantly start texting existing contacts based on the phone numbers stored on their device.

Using this WhatsApp feature will land your phone number in Google search results

Using this WhatsApp feature will land your phone number in Google search results

Users of WhatsApp’s Click to Chat feature could see their personal phone numbers exposed via public Google search results, according to a new discovery made by a security researcher.

Order on Motion to Expedite – #5 in The Pokemon Company International Inc v. Does 1-3 (W.D. Wash., 2:19-cv-01911-MJP) – CourtListener.com

Order on Motion to Expedite – #5 in The Pokemon Company International Inc v. Does 1-3 (W.D. Wash., 2:19-cv-01911-MJP) – CourtListener.com

C19-1911 MJP INTERNATIONAL INC, 11 ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFF’S Plaintiff, EX PARTE MOTION FOR 12 EXPEDITED DISCOVERY v.22 // 23 // 24 // ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFF’S EX PARTE MOTION FOR EXPEDITED DISCOVERY - 1 Case 2:19-cv-01911-MJP Document 5 Filed 12/10/19 Page 2 of 2 1 The clerk is ordered to provide copies of this order to all counsel.

Facebook gave Tinder and other dating apps special access to user data

Facebook gave Tinder and other dating apps special access to user data

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg flirted with the idea of getting into the online dating business in 2014 — but instead gave Tinder and similar apps access to user data, leaked documents show.

Apple’s AirDrop and password sharing features can leak iPhone numbers

Apple’s AirDrop and password sharing features can leak iPhone numbers

In the event Wi-Fi password sharing is in use, the device is sending partial SHA256 hashes of its phone number, the user’s email address, and the user’s Apple ID.

WhatsApp Announces That It Will Start Showing Ads in 2020

WhatsApp Announces That It Will Start Showing Ads in 2020

‘InstaStories’ on Instagram and ‘Facebook Stories’ on Facebook have ads that appear while the user is tapping or swiping through the videos and pictures.

Dozens of companies leaked sensitive data thanks to misconfigured Box accounts

Dozens of companies leaked sensitive data thanks to misconfigured Box accounts

Security researchers have found dozens of companies inadvertently leaking sensitive corporate and customer data because staff are sharing public links to files in their Box enterprise storage accounts that can easily be discovered.

Warning over 'high severity' security flaw in Google's Chrome web browser being exploited in the wild

Warning over 'high severity' security flaw in Google's Chrome web browser being exploited in the wild

Users of Google's Chrome web browser have been advised to update it as a matter of urgency following the discovery of exploits in the wild for a ‘high severity' security flaw publicised in February.

FastMail loses customers, faces calls to move over anti-encryption laws

FastMail loses customers, faces calls to move over anti-encryption laws

“Still, we have seen existing customers leave, and potential customers go elsewhere, citing this bill as the reason for their choice “We are [also] regularly being asked by customers if we plan to move.” Gondwana’s comments are similar to those of Senetas, which said it now “regularly fields questions” from customers about how encryption-busting laws might impact the products they have installed and are using.

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Three Things You Can Do Today to Increase Your Facebook Privacy

Three Things You Can Do Today to Increase Your Facebook Privacy

I’ve been turned around on that a little bit because of the success of the Mac Power Users and Free Agents Facebook groups at creating a safe, fun place to talk about shared interests.

2019: The Year of Enigma

2019: The Year of Enigma

If you’re organizing a conference or event this year and would like a member of the Enigma team to speak or present on privacy, secret contracts, or decentralization, we’re interested!

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.