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".

Gericht zwingt Mailprovider Tutanota zu Überwachungsfunktion

Gericht zwingt Mailprovider Tutanota zu Überwachungsfunktion

Ein Urteil des Landgerichts Köln zwingt das hannoversche Unternehmen nun jedoch zum Einbau einer Funktion, mit der Ermittler einzelne Postfächer überwachen und Mails im Klartext lesen können.Tutanota-Team: Der hannoversche Mailprovider versendet Mails Ende-zu-Ende-verschlüsselt und speichert auch das Postfach in verschlüsselter Form.

Microsoft Warns: A Strong Password Doesn’t Work, Neither Does Typical Multi-Factor Authentication

Microsoft Warns: A Strong Password Doesn’t Work, Neither Does Typical Multi-Factor Authentication

picture alliance via Getty Images The Director of Identity Security at Microsoft has been warning about the inefficacy of passwords and more recently about standard Multi-Factor Authentication or MFA.He should know: the team he works with at Microsoft defends against hundreds of millions of password-based attacks every day.

Justice Department Sues Monopolist Google For Violating Antitrust Laws

Justice Department Sues Monopolist Google For Violating Antitrust Laws

Today, the Department of Justice — along with eleven state Attorneys General — filed a civil antitrust lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to stop Google from unlawfully maintaining monopolies through anticompetitive and exclusionary practices in the search and search advertising markets and to remedy the competitive harms.

DuckDuckGo, EFF, and others just launched privacy settings for the whole internet

DuckDuckGo, EFF, and others just launched privacy settings for the whole internet

That new standard, called Global Privacy Control, lets users set a single setting in their browsers or through browser extensions telling each website that they visit not to sell or share their data.

Despite Denials, LAPD Reportedly Used Facial Recognition Nearly 30,000 Times Since 2009

Despite Denials, LAPD Reportedly Used Facial Recognition Nearly 30,000 Times Since 2009

California has enacted a three-year ban on the use of facial recognition technology in police body cameras.Last year, San Francisco and Oakland banned the use of any facial recognition by police and other city departments.

BREIN Says Piracy Intermediaries Are Its Next Target

BREIN Says Piracy Intermediaries Are Its Next Target

BREIN, the active and prolific Dutch anti-piracy group that is usually targeting large platforms and content distribution networks, is now laying out a more encompassing plan.

This photographer snaps the intimate texts of strangers on the NYC streets

This photographer snaps the intimate texts of strangers on the NYC streets

For several years, street photographer Jeff Mermelstein has been taking covert pictures of New Yorkers’ phones with his own iPhone.The images were initially shared on his Instagram account, but now this collection has been gathered together in a new photo book called #nyc.

278: Alex Gladstein on Fighting the Normalization of Surveillance - Anthony Pompliano

278: Alex Gladstein on Fighting the Normalization of Surveillance - Anthony Pompliano

278: Alex Gladstein on Fighting the Normalization of Surveillance.=============================== BlockFi allows you to keep your crypto, put it up as collateral, and receive a USD loan funded directly to your bank account.

Dressing for the Surveillance Age

Dressing for the Surveillance Age

Later, when I spoke to Arun Ross, a computer-vision researcher at Michigan State University, he told me that a surgical mask alone might not block enough of my face’s pixels in a digital shot to prevent a face-recognition system from making a match; some algorithms can reconstruct the occluded parts of people’s faces.

LogMeIn (LastPass) to be acquired by Private Equity Firms

LogMeIn (LastPass) to be acquired by Private Equity Firms

LogMeIn announced yesterday that it will be acquired by Private Equity Firm for approximately $4.3 billion in an all-cash transaction.LogMeIn announced yesterday that it will be acquired by Private Equity Firm for approximately $4.3 billion in an all-cash transaction.

I documented every surveillance camera on my way to work in New York City, and it revealed a dystopian reality

I documented every surveillance camera on my way to work in New York City, and it revealed a dystopian reality

I documented all of the cameras on a daily commute from Brooklyn to Business Insider's headquarters in downtown Manhattan.By 2022, the total number of cameras in the world could reach 45 billion.By 2022, the total number of cameras in the world could reach 45 billion.

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.

Facial recognition is on the rise, but artificial intelligence is already being trained to recognize humans in new ways — including gait detection and heartbeat sensors

Facial recognition is on the rise, but artificial intelligence is already being trained to recognize humans in new ways — including gait detection and heartbeat sensors

But emerging technology presents alternate means of identifying and tracking humans beyond facial recognition.Here's a rundown of emerging technology that can detect humans and track their location.

Pilots Watched Video Feed of Lavatory From Cockpit, Flight Attendant Says

Pilots Watched Video Feed of Lavatory From Cockpit, Flight Attendant Says

But on Saturday, the airline said it would “vigorously defend the lawsuit,” claiming that it had investigated the allegations at the time of the alleged incident, in February 2017, and had found no hidden camera.“We can confirm from our investigation that there was never a camera in the lavatory,” Southwest Airlines said in a statement.

BSI - Sichere Web-Browser

BSI - Sichere Web-Browser

Mindeststandard des BSI nach § 8 Abs. 1 Satz 1 BSIG für den sicheren Einsatz von Web-Browsern in der Bundesverwaltung (PDF, 669KB, Datei ist barrierefrei⁄barrierearm).

These clothes use outlandish designs to trick facial recognition software into thinking you're not a human

These clothes use outlandish designs to trick facial recognition software into thinking you're not a human

Facial recognition technology is everywhere: More than half of Americans' faces are now logged in police databases.To push back, privacy-focused designers, academics, and activists have designed wearable accessories and clothes meant to thwart facial recognition tech.

Ergebnisse für https://monitor.firefox.com/

Ergebnisse für https://monitor.firefox.com/

Gesetzte Content Security Policy im HTTP Header: base-uri 'none'; connect-src 'self' ; font-src 'self' ; frame-ancestors 'none'; media-src 'self'; img-src 'self' ; object-src 'none'; script-src 'self' ; style-src 'self' ; report-uri /__cspreport__. Zeigen Anleitung Empfohlen wird eine Content Security Policy mit einem.

Stop Filling Out Questionnaires for 'Personalized' Products

Stop Filling Out Questionnaires for 'Personalized' Products

Or actually, there’s one more thing: when you take the company’s quiz, pouring out your life story and hopes and dreams, they can also collect that information, tie it to your email address, and sell that data or use it to market more stuff to you.

How the founder of DuckDuckGo created the ultimate privacy-oriented search engine

How the founder of DuckDuckGo created the ultimate privacy-oriented search engine

Since launching a little more than a year ago, the apps and browser extensions have been installed more than 10 million times.

Facial recognition: Amazon is honing the technology with the help of police and government.

Facial recognition: Amazon is honing the technology with the help of police and government.

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Jeremy was fired for refusing fingerprinting at work. His case led to an 'extraordinary' unfair dismissal ruling

Jeremy was fired for refusing fingerprinting at work. His case led to an 'extraordinary' unfair dismissal ruling

When Queensland sawmill worker Jeremy Lee refused to give his fingerprints to his employer as part of a new work sign-in, he wasn't just thinking about his privacy.

“The Fourth Amendment Doesn’t Apply Here” — U.S. Border Guards Arrest Arizona Immigrant Rights Volunteer

“The Fourth Amendment Doesn’t Apply Here” — U.S. Border Guards Arrest Arizona Immigrant Rights Volunteer

Adlerstein was detained for more than four hours, and though she was not charged, she said CBP officials specifically told her that she was being placed under arrest, cited U.S. law prohibiting human smuggling, denied her access to an attorney, and informed her that investigators with the Department of Homeland Security would be following up with her as part of an “ongoing investigation.”.

Samsung Investigates Massive Data Leak -- What You Need To Know

Samsung Investigates Massive Data Leak -- What You Need To Know

That app has now been updated by Samsung, but Hussein says that he had the private token of a user with "full access to all 135 projects on that GitLab."

DuckDuckGo wrote a bill to stop advertisers from tracking you online

DuckDuckGo wrote a bill to stop advertisers from tracking you online

Today, DuckDuckGo CEO Gabriel Weinberg is mounting a new campaign to revive the Do Not Track standard, a privacy system first introduced 10 years ago and largely abandoned by the industry in the years since.

What Happened When The DEA Demanded Passwords From LastPass

What Happened When The DEA Demanded Passwords From LastPass

The DEA was seeking information related to a LastPass customer, Stephan Caamano, suspected of dealing drugs via the dark Web and Reddit, according to a search warrant detailing the request.

Your Health Data Are a Gold Mine for Advertisers

Your Health Data Are a Gold Mine for Advertisers

“We kept privacy in mind as we were building our KidsMD skills.” Privacy foregrounds the conversation as providers explore voice-enabled health care and balance legal concerns with giving sound medical advice.

Google Translate

Google Translate

Die aus einer Werkstatt im hessischen Bad Camberg betriebene Plattform war mit mehr als 80.000 Mitgliedern eine der weltweit beliebtesten Anlaufstellen für Bilder und Videos sexualisierter Gewalt gegen Kinder im Darknet – einem Teil des Internets, der nur über spezielle Software wie den Tor-Browser besucht werden kann.

Schneier on Security

Schneier on Security

The Latest in Creepy Spyware The Nest home alarm system shipped with a secret microphone , which -- according to the company -- was only an accidental secret : On Tuesday, a Google spokesperson told Business Insider the company had made an "error." "The on-device microphone was never intended to be a secret and should have been listed in the tech specs," the spokesperson said.

People Are Worried About Singapore Airlines' Entertainment System Cameras. Turns Out, American Airlines Has Cameras, Too.

People Are Worried About Singapore Airlines' Entertainment System Cameras. Turns Out, American Airlines Has Cameras, Too.

Sri Ray was aboard an American Airlines Boeing 777-200 flight to Tokyo in September 2018 when he noticed something strange: a camera embedded in the seat back of his entertainment system.