US officials say they have evidence that Huawei has backdoor access to mobile-phone networks around the world, according to a Wall Street Journal article published today.
The federal government purchased access to a database that tracks millions of cell phones and is using the data as part of its ongoing crackdown on undocumented immigrants, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Andrey Kaganskikh, a journalist for MBK Media, has found that access to Moscow’s surveillance cameras — and their new facial recognition technology — is being sold on the black market.
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.
A "bombshell" new report from The Wall Street Journal describes a secret project from Google and healthcare giant Ascension to store data on millions of Americans, a move that critics of the tech conglomerate decried as another example of overreach.
The Journal said t he Facebook probe will be led by New York Attorney General Letitia James, who has voiced concern before over how tech giants handle personal data.
Let’s use the above graph as an example and assume that A is a journalist currently working with a group of dissidents (B, C and D) and an unrelated source (E).
Huawei employees stationed in Uganda and Zambia have helped the Ugandan and Zambian governments spy on their political opponents, which has led to the opponents' arrests in both countries, the Wall Street Journal reports.
Another ESA-esque Journalist Data Leak Is Just Waiting to Happen. Many journalists who sign up for events aren’t aware of this piece of information that private data is shared with a ton of exhibitors.
In the statement ACT Policing revealed it is still seeking legal advice about how to deal with two cases where invalidly obtained metadata was used in “a missing persons case and a criminal matter where the data in question may have been used in a prosecution”.
City officials in Portland, Oregon are considering banning masks for protesters in an effort to address clashes between protesters, Th Wall Street Journal reported. Eileen Park, a spokesperson for Mayor Ted Wheeler (D), said officials have been discussing banning the wearing of a mask to evade identification for criminal activity in the city.
Aside from monitoring employees’ emails, some companies are keeping track of texts, chat messages, phone calls and ID badges, The Wall Street Journal reported.
“In June 2019, the Australian federal police executed two search warrants in relation to secrecy offences in part 6 (offences by and against public officers) and part 7 (official secrets and unlawful soundings) of the Crimes Act,” the Department of Home Affairs stated.
The report notes that Google partnered with LyricFind in 2016, but the company’s chief executive Darryl Ballantyne told The Journal that it doesn’t source its lyrics from Genius, relying on its own content team for the lyrics.
(Reuters) - Facebook Inc emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg’s involvement in discussions about its much criticized privacy practices, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter.
videoGoogle has fired several of its largest lobbying firms and shuffled lobbyists and other political consultants amid a possible antitrust probe by the U.S. Justice Department, a Wednesday report said.
The murder of the Slovak journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancée Martina Kusnirova in February provoked a wave of anger, resulting in Prime Minister Robert Fico’s resignation. However, half a year later, the state of press freedom in the country is still in limbo.
According to the Wall Street Journal, Google is readying a Chrome update that will allow you to block marketing companies from tracking you. The new tool will also give you the option to block all third-party tracking from marketing companies that use your information to make their money.
Vincent Canfield showcased tangible proof that Spamhaus lied about their campaign against port scanners. One week later on the 25 of April Brian Krebs, a well-known Journalist and investigative reporter enters the confrontation conversation and doxxed not only Vincent Canfield but also uɐpʇ[email protected] ✸.
The Chinese government has been using a private company jointly owned by a U.S. investment firm and its Chinese counterpart to expand its surveillance and telecommunications capabilities using American technology, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Here the government says the single charge of attempted, apparently unsuccessful assistance in password cracking can carry five years in prison, although under the sentencing guidelines the actual sentence would likely be lower.
If organizations like Wikileaks are ultimately destroyed, we run the risk of having stolen data being posted unredacted and to untrustworthy sources, increasing the collateral damage of such information.
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) – Privacy advocates are concerned about a pilot program that's scouring faces at MTA bridges and tunnels – but so far the program's been a dud. Kennedy Bridge or through the Queens-Midtown Tunnel, cameras keep watch and scan your face using facial recognition.
Screenshot: 60 Minutes ()The founder and CEO of NSO Group, the notorious Israeli hacking company with customers around the world, appeared on CBS’s 60 Minutes Sunday night to defend the use of his company’s tools in hacking and spying on lawyers, journalists, and minors when the company’s customers determine the ends justify the means.
HELENA — Rep. Daniel Zolnikov (R-Billings) says people have a right to be asked if internet service providers can use their personal data. Zolnikov said providers will still be able to use data to create profiles of people based on their browsing history to make targeted ads.
“This is a long-overdue step by the commission, which has failed to stay abreast of developments in the digital economy on both the consumer protection and competition fronts,” said Sen. Mark Warner, the Virginia Democrat who is a leading light on regulating Big Tech, in a statement.
Source: Wall Street Journal testing of the app Other apps found sending Facebook information include; Instant Heart Rate: HR MOnitor, Realtor.com's app, "at least six of the top 15 health and fitness apps" and BetterMe: Weight Loss Workouts" Apple Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google, which operate the two dominant app stores, don’t require apps to disclose all the partners with whom data is shared.
NEW YORK (AP) — Several phone apps are sending sensitive user data, including health information, to Facebook without users' consent, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal.
Some of the most popular smartphone apps are uploading to Facebook highly personal information about their users, including their blood pressure and weight, what house listings they were looking at, and whether they were menstruating or pregnant, without users' explicit knowledge or consent, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday .