If previous data-sharing arrangements are a guide, the new facial recognition network will likely be connected to similar databases in the U.S., creating what privacy researchers are calling a massive transatlantic consolidation of biometric data.
They had been working on an investigation into surveillance on journalists and human rights activists in a particular Middle Eastern nation, and had been in contact with sources the government was hostile to.One group of foreign correspondents, working on sensitive stories, were finding that their phone calls to some sources were automatically redirected.
Ring will add a second layer of authentication by requiring users to enter a one-time code shared via email or SMS when they try to log in to see the feed from their cameras starting this week.
Several government departments in Canada have compromised the personal information of 144,000 individuals across 7,992 data breaches that occurred over the past two years, according to a report from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC).
JailCore was left unsecure and unencrypted on an Amazon server, impacting locations in Florida, Kentucky, Missouri, Tennessee and West Virginia The bucket was discovered by vpmMentor on January 3rd, but was not closed until nearly two weeks later.
Vast troves of data from how fast we drive our cars to how much time a robot needs to churn out products will open a new front in the battle for digital dominance, said Thierry Breton, the European Commissioner in charge of the bloc’s single market.
Another new feature it's testing, called "secure value recovery," would let you create an address book of your Signal contacts and store them on a Signal server, rather than simply depend on the contact list from your phone.
Federal departments or agencies have mishandled personal information belonging to 144,000 Canadians over the past two years, according to new figures tabled in the House of Commons — and not everyone who was swept up in a privacy breach was told about it.
But buried within its business-like announcement of the indictment of four Chinese military hackers, there is the following statement, which has huge implications for privacy: For years, we have witnessed China’s voracious appetite for the personal data of Americans, including the theft of personnel records from the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, the intrusion into Marriott hotels, and Anthem health insurance company, and now the wholesale theft of credit and other information from Equifax.
The US alleges that Huawei violated these laws by "buil[ding] equipment that secretly preserves the manufacturer's ability to access networks through these interfaces without the carriers' knowledge," the Journal article said.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has ordered some of the country’s major internet companies to give it continuous access to their systems, The Bell investigative website reported late on Tuesday, citing three sources at the firms.
Shackelford noted that the growing use of cloud-based data storage services run by the likes of Google and Amazon makes encryption more accessible to smaller companies.
Encryption weaknesses added to products sold by Crypto AG allowed the CIA and its German counterpart, the BND, to eavesdrop on adversaries and allies alike while earning million of dollars from the sales, according the Washington Post and the German public broadcaster ZDF, based on the agencies’ internal histories of the intelligence operation.
The voter registry was uploaded by Likud to the Elector app, which is used by the party to manage Election Day. The firm that developed the application, Feed-b, commented that the vulnerability was a “one-off incident that was immediately dealt with," and that security measures have since been boosted.
While HIPAA covered entities and business associates are required to investigate all security incidents, a '"breach" is not determined until the entities confirm that "acquisition, access, use or disclosure of PHI in a manner not permitted [under the regulations] which compromises the security or privacy of the PHI" occurred, she notes.
The Graham-Blumenthal bill would finally give Barr the power to demand that tech companies obey him or face overwhelming liability from lawsuits based on their users’ activities.
The European parliament has insisted it has no plans to introduce facial recognition technology after a leaked internal memo discussing its use in security provoked an outcry.
A hardware probester going by the name of Vladislav Yarmak explained on Monday how the tech giant left a remote debugging and management tool in its firmware used in network-connected video recorders and security cameras.
That’s why today we’re launching the new Control Center, a feature in the Ring app that lets customers manage important privacy and security settings from one simple, easy-to-use dashboard.
Apple has introduced a new open-source Swift Crypto package which makes the secure capabilities of Apple’s CryptoKit available to the wider Swift community — even if they’re deploying their software on platforms other than Apple’s own.
And so the team says it decided to investigate, finding links to a Chinese company called Shenzhen HAWK that is “secretly” behind Hi Security as well as four other app developers.
Durov says that despite iOS devices having “loads of privacy-related issues,”, WhatsApp is the culprit here, as the corrupt video vulnerability exposes not only iPhones, but also Android and Windows Phone devices.
The report, which you can access here (German PDF) suggests that organizations who may buy Enterprise or Education editions of Windows 10 may disable the sending of Telemetry data entirely in Windows 10 version 1909.
On Tuesday, much to the chagrin of the United States, the British government announced its decision to allow the Chinese telecommunications company Huawei involvement in the rollout of the country’s next-generation 5G mobile network that will run everything from self-driving cars and remote health services to industrial production.
Using a brute-force attack, the researcher busted into an unencrypted database backup file containing the private information of more than 1.2 million passengers who flew with SpiceJet last month.