German intelligence can't spy on foreigners outside Germany

German intelligence can't spy on foreigners outside Germany

The German government must come up with a new law regulating its secret services, after the country's highest court ruled that the current practice of monitoring telecommunications of foreign citizens at will violates constitutionally-enshrined press freedoms and the privacy of communications.

About Quad9 DNS

About Quad9 DNS

Quad9* is a free, recursive, anycast DNS platform that provides end users robust security protections, high-performance, and privacy.These systems are distributed worldwide, not just in high-population areas, meaning users in less well-served areas can see significant improvements in speed on DNS lookups.

Privacy guide for MyAnalytics users

Privacy guide for MyAnalytics users

Note that these insights are derived from data that is already available to you in the following places: your Exchange Online mailbox your activity in OneDrive and SharePoint documents your chat and call history from Teams and from Skype for Business MyAnalytics simply applies some basic calculations and rules to make this data more actionable.

Switzerland grants 18 more countries access to bank details

Switzerland grants 18 more countries access to bank details

In return, Switzerland will receive information on banking details of accounts held by Swiss citizens/residents in these partner countries.In return, it received information on banking details of around 2.4 million accounts held by Swiss citizens/residents in 75 partner countries.

Data in 2019, more valuable than oil

Data in 2019, more valuable than oil

With data, we can limit the amount of data we provide moving forward and in terms of social media, limit the number of people we “friend.”.There is an expectation that the data shared with banks, hospitals, credit card companies, and the like are protected at the highest level possible.

Signing Up To A New Crypto Currency Exchange For A Free $10 Is A Bad Idea

Signing Up To A New Crypto Currency Exchange For A Free $10 Is A Bad Idea

So, is giving up your passport or drivers license details — and even residential information — really worth $10?Image SourceWhen you sign up to a cryptocurrency exchange — thanks to government regulations — you’re more than likely using a service with KYC checks in place that require certain documents to be provided to prove your identity due to Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter Terrorism Funding (CTF) laws.

Hacker Ordered to Pay Back Nearly £1 Million to Phishing Victims

Hacker Ordered to Pay Back Nearly £1 Million to Phishing Victims

Grant West , a 27-year-old resident of Kent, England, targeted several well-known companies around the world since 2015 to obtain the financial data of tens of thousands of customers and then sold that data on underground forums in exchange for Bitcoins or other cryptocurrencies.

What Amazon Thinks You’re Worth

What Amazon Thinks You’re Worth

In a statement to The Atlantic, a spokesperson for Amazon said that the company values consumer privacy and that the assistant is completely optional. For Amazon, the assistant credit isn’t a purchase; it’s an investment.

Opinion | If We Care So Much About What Google Knows, Why Do We Keep Telling It Everything?

Opinion | If We Care So Much About What Google Knows, Why Do We Keep Telling It Everything?

Plus: Has it made one whit of difference that we’re now alerted to the use of cookies on websites, thanks to that recent rule issued by the European Union ?

No KYC Exchanges List

No KYC Exchanges List

This is a verified list of cryptocurrency bitcoin exchanges that have no KYC/AML and don’t need documents to trade. Exchanges that let you trade Bitcoin, Ethereum etc futures, perpetual markets and margin leverage with no ID verification and no KYC check.

Uptrennd  -  How It Works & FAQ

Uptrennd - How It Works & FAQ

On Uptrennd, your private information will never permisionlessly be sold, and you will earn ~80% of all profits generated on the platform. At level one, members earn one token per upvote. One point on Uptrennd = One 1UP token.

How Australia Will Handle Cryptocurrency Hacks After Coincheck

How Australia Will Handle Cryptocurrency Hacks After Coincheck

What the Coincheck hack tells us about how Australian regulators will handle a cryptocurrency hack Hacks like the one on Coincheck expose gullible investors to risk, but it also means funds could be flowing undetected into the hands of money launderers and terrorists.

Crypto investor Claims He Got Stolen with $70K In Coinomi

Crypto investor Claims He Got Stolen with $70K In Coinomi

Share Cryptocurrency investor Warith Al Mawali affirmed that he was the victim of a theft as he lost $70K in life savings due to a Coinomi security flaw , according to a Reddit post.

Neutrino Saga Reveals Coinbase User Data Was Leaked

Neutrino Saga Reveals Coinbase User Data Was Leaked

Now, a Coinbase executive has reportedly gone on record to state that a previous intelligence firm hired by the exchange was caught selling customer data to third parties for a profit.

Apple unblocks Google's internal apps on iOS devices

Apple unblocks Google's internal apps on iOS devices

The block came because Google sidestepped the App Store and took advantage of Apple's developer enterprise program, which is designed to let companies internally distribute apps, TechCrunch reported Wednesday .

Google's data-gathering app may have also violated Apple's policies

Google's data-gathering app may have also violated Apple's policies

"The Screenwise Meter iOS app should not have operated under Apple's developer enterprise program," a Google spokeswoman said in a statement.

Windows 10 1903 may display Let's make Windows even better prompt

Windows 10 1903 may display Let's make Windows even better prompt

Windows 10 version 1903, the next feature update for Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system, may display a prompt to users to link more of their devices and services to the operating system and their Microsoft account.

Buying Bitcoin? 4 Criteria For Choosing the Right Crypto Exchange

Buying Bitcoin? 4 Criteria For Choosing the Right Crypto Exchange

For example, CoinMarketCap lists over 100 cryptocurrency exchanges at the time of writing. If this is your first time buying cryptocurrency, you can eliminate the vast majority of crypto exchanges immediately.

3 Rules To Make Sure Your Cryptocurrency Is Never Hacked or Stolen

3 Rules To Make Sure Your Cryptocurrency Is Never Hacked or Stolen

It is only the exchanges, wallets, and apps that use bitcoin that leave security holes open. A crypto wallet is exactly what it sounds like, a place to store your bitcoin and cryptocurrencies.

Blockchain, Explained with Christmas Gifts

Blockchain, Explained with Christmas Gifts

It’s permissionless – You don’t have to ask anyone’s permission to make the exchange (like a bank or another company). Blockchain is really just trying to make any exchange in the world as simple as giving a gift to someone in the same room – without all the middlemen.

The Safest Ways to Buy a VPN Anonymously

The Safest Ways to Buy a VPN Anonymously

While Bitcoin is still the most popular anonymous payment method, some VPN providers are now accepting other altcoins, like Ripple, as well. Not all providers accept this type of payment, so be sure you double check before you purchase your card.

Unprecedented: The US Government Just Publicly Identified and Blacklisted Two Bitcoin Addresses

Unprecedented: The US Government Just Publicly Identified and Blacklisted Two Bitcoin Addresses

Although Ghorbaniyan and Khorashadizadeh are not suspected of orchestrating the attacks, they are accused of processing 7,000 bitcoin transactions linked to the scam and converting the money to Iranian rial. It will publicly de-anonymize crypto addresses and prohibit transactions if it suspects illegal activity.

Verizon/AOL helped advertisers track kids online, must now pay $5M fine

Verizon/AOL helped advertisers track kids online, must now pay $5M fine

Verizon-owned AOL helped advertisers track children online in order to serve targeted ads, in violation of a federal children's privacy law, and has agreed to pay a fine of $4.95 million, New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood announced today.

Meet The Man Who’s Building a Commission-Free ‘BitMEX’ [Interview]

Meet The Man Who’s Building a Commission-Free ‘BitMEX’ [Interview]

Bitcoinist spoke with Adam Todd, CEO of Digitex Futures, a trading platform that aims to become a commission-free, non-custodial ‘BitMEX’ for cryptocurrencies built on Ethereum.

Pseudonymisation and the Blockchain: why would an honest person need a privacy coin?

Pseudonymisation and the Blockchain: why would an honest person need a privacy coin?

Private keys, under the control of individuals, remain hidden from the system forever… Indeed, according to Bill Gates and plenty of others, the anonymity associated with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is what makes them attractive to criminals, and therefore implicated in death and destruction worldwide (let’s hope no Windows computers have ever been used in such misadventures, otherwise where else could guilt by association be implied..?

CryptoBonusMiles airdrop for Aeron (ARN) token holders and gleam.io giveaway extended for two weeks

CryptoBonusMiles airdrop for Aeron (ARN) token holders and gleam.io giveaway extended for two weeks

CryptoBonusMiles airdrop for Aeron (ARN) token holders and gleam.io giveaway extended for two weeks The team will approach exchanges to support CBM airdrop, as many community members find it difficult to move the ARN tokens and pass gleam.io registration process with wallet address.

Microsoft Wants To Show You Ads In The Windows 10 Mail App

Microsoft Wants To Show You Ads In The Windows 10 Mail App

In a support page spotted by Thurrott.com, Microsoft justifies this with the following statement: "Consistent with consumer email apps and services like Outlook.com, Gmail, and Yahoo Mail, advertising allows us to provide, support, and improve some of our products.

Major Centralized Systems are Hacked Multiple Times a Year

Major Centralized Systems are Hacked Multiple Times a Year

Downloads should be restricted, particularly on company laptops and systems which are linked to central servers where information is stored. should be restricted, particularly on company laptops and systems which are linked to central servers where information is stored.

If you haven’t already switched to Firefox, do it now

If you haven’t already switched to Firefox, do it now

This week, Mozilla announced that its browser Firefox will start blocking all cross-site third-party trackers–the cookies hiding in the background that follow your clicks across the web, reporting your activity to advertisers as you move between websites.

Changing Our Approach to Anti-tracking

Changing Our Approach to Anti-tracking

In the near future, Firefox will — by default — protect users by blocking tracking while also offering a clear set of controls to give our users more choice over what information they share with sites.