Hackers Are Stealing Sex Vids From Home Security Systems and Selling Them

Hackers Are Stealing Sex Vids From Home Security Systems and Selling Them

Hackers in China are tapping into unsuspecting victims’ home security cameras, recording them having sex, and selling the videos online.READ MORE: Hackers are stealing videos from private security cameras and selling them as home video tapes [South China Morning Post].

He spent 10 days in jail after facial recognition software led to the arrest of the wrong man, lawsuit says

He spent 10 days in jail after facial recognition software led to the arrest of the wrong man, lawsuit says

Parks attorney, Daniel Sexton of Jersey City, filed suit against the township, the police department and public officials, including Mayor John McCormac, alleging investigators violated his clients rights by relying on facial recognition software that has since been banned by the state.

Welcome to the Hotel California a.k.a Facebook

Welcome to the Hotel California a.k.a Facebook

This series, if I do it right, will end up convincing you that Facebook is the Hotel California made software, and help you start thinking about how do you escape somewhere that’s programmed to receive.See: Ways people have tried to kill Facebook.

Google wants to listen in to whatever you get up to in hotel rooms

Google wants to listen in to whatever you get up to in hotel rooms

Google wants its Nest Hub to become a fixture in hotel rooms so that guests can enjoy their stay without having to actually touch any of the amenities they are paying for.

Why You Should Never Borrow Someone Else's Charging Cable

Why You Should Never Borrow Someone Else's Charging Cable

For the moment, Henderson says, a bigger threat than malicious charging cables is USB charging stations you see in public places like airports.Many travelers know that, in a pinch, the hotel front desk will often have a drawer of charging cables that were left behind by guests.

How Pornhub Enables Doxing and Harassment

How Pornhub Enables Doxing and Harassment

This doxing led several of the women in Girls Do Porn videos to endure ongoing harassment, depression, and suicidal thoughts, according to court records, online posts, and an interview with Motherboard.

The Impact of the GDPR over the Hotel Industry

The Impact of the GDPR over the Hotel Industry

Indeed the way the hotels industry processed and store the personal data need to be in accordance with the GDPR, or they risk hefty fines.

Here's What To Do Because You Can't Trust Hotels With Your Personal Data

Here's What To Do Because You Can't Trust Hotels With Your Personal Data

Then, last month, a report by the cybersecurity software company Symantec revealed that a majority of hotels inadvertently leak guests' personal data to third parties when they send out confirmation emails.

Two in Three Hotel Websites Leak Guest Booking Details and Allow Access to Personal Data

Two in Three Hotel Websites Leak Guest Booking Details and Allow Access to Personal Data

Since the email requires a static link, HTTP POST web requests are not really an option, meaning the booking reference code and the email are passed as arguments in the URL itself.

Two Thirds of Hotel Sites Leak Guest Booking Info to Third-Parties

Two Thirds of Hotel Sites Leak Guest Booking Info to Third-Parties

Third-party services running on most hotel websites have access to guest booking information, including personal data and payment card details. "This information could allow these third-party services to log into a reservation, view personal details, and even cancel the booking altogether," Wueest says.

Motel 6 to pay $12M to settle lawsuit over guest privacy

Motel 6 to pay $12M to settle lawsuit over guest privacy

SEATTLE — The national hotel chain Motel 6 has agreed to pay $12 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the state of Washington for providing the names of hotel guests to immigration officials for two years.

FBI tracked Michael Cohen's phones with controversial device

FBI tracked Michael Cohen's phones with controversial device

Search warrant documents made public Tuesday show the FBI used highly secretive and controversial cellphone sweeping technology to zero-in on President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer when agents raided his New York City home, hotel room and office last year.

Are You a Woman Traveling Alone? Marriott Might Be Watching You.

Are You a Woman Traveling Alone? Marriott Might Be Watching You.

Marriott employees all over the world are being trained to help spot sex trafficking at our hotels." The brief Twitter exchange, which occurred in January, revealed some of the hidden presumptions behind Marriott's efforts to stop sexual exploitation.

In America, your digital freedoms are what the tech companies say they are.

In America, your digital freedoms are what the tech companies say they are.

If you had done that in New York, as an American citizen, you’ve given no fewer than five organizations (the hotel, Uber, the theater, the concession vendor, and the credit card company) your private information.

Why OYO Sharing Check-In Details With The Govt Should Worry You

Why OYO Sharing Check-In Details With The Govt Should Worry You

On Tuesday, at the Bengal Tourism Summit in Kolkata, the company announced its new digital arrival and departure register, which would provide the government real-time data about people checking in and out of its hotels.

Apple's iPhone privacy billboard is a clever CES troll, but it's also inaccurate

Apple's iPhone privacy billboard is a clever CES troll, but it's also inaccurate

Sure, Apple may be able to claim that its iOS store is more secure than Google’s Play Store when it comes to malware, but we still hear about the occasional iOS app that’s outed for misappropriating iPhone users’ data .

Marriott Concedes 5 Million Passport Numbers Lost to Hackers Were Not Encrypted

Marriott Concedes 5 Million Passport Numbers Lost to Hackers Were Not Encrypted

Marriott said for the first time that 5.25 million passport numbers were kept in the Starwood system in plain, unencrypted data files — meaning they were easily read by anyone inside the reservation system.

Marriott says millions of passport numbers were involved in breach

Marriott says millions of passport numbers were involved in breach

The hotel chain said in late November that there was a breach of its reservation database for its Starwood properties that may have exposed the personal information of up to 500 million people.

How to Know if You’re Being Tracked on the Internet

How to Know if You’re Being Tracked on the Internet

How to stop my device from listening to my conversations Visit the app permission section on your phone and revoke mic permissions. Once you’ve updated the software, install a good anti-spyware app on your device.

Marriott hack hits 500 million guests

Marriott hack hits 500 million guests

The records of 500 million customers of the hotel group Marriott International have been involved in a data breach. In a statement, the UK's Information Commissioner's Office said: "We have received a data breach report from Marriott involving its Starwood Hotels and will be making enquiries.

You Know What? Go Ahead and Use the Hotel Wi-Fi

You Know What? Go Ahead and Use the Hotel Wi-Fi

A VPN sends all of your traffic through an encrypted connection, meaning that the hotel or anyone else can’t see where you’ve been or what you’re doing.