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].

Home alarm tech backdoored security cameras to spy on customers having sex

Home alarm tech backdoored security cameras to spy on customers having sex

Telesforo Aviles, a 35-year-old former employee of home and small office security company ADT, said that over a five-year period, he accessed the cameras of roughly 200 customer accounts on more than 9,600 occasions—all without the permission or knowledge of customers.

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.

The Birth And Death Of Privacy: 3,000 Years of History Told Through 46 Images

The Birth And Death Of Privacy: 3,000 Years of History Told Through 46 Images

For instance, researchers have already discovered that if patients of the deadly Vioxx drug had shared their health information publicly, statisticians could have detected the side effects earlier enough to save 25,000 lives.

Hong Kong's pandas mate for first time in decade in privacy of coronavirus lockdown

Hong Kong's pandas mate for first time in decade in privacy of coronavirus lockdown

A middle-aged couple of giant pandas in a Hong Kong theme park have mated for the first time in more than 10 years, after finally enjoying a period of privacy thanks to the coronavirus lockdown.

'Mind your own business, Alexa!' How to keep secrets from your voice assistant

'Mind your own business, Alexa!' How to keep secrets from your voice assistant

Call centre workers who check how helpful our voice assistants are say they hear private conversations and couples having sex.Call-centre workers for companies such as Apple, Amazon and Google are hired to check recordings made by voice assistants including Alexa and Siri for accuracy and helpfulness.

Australia wants to use face-matching to verify people downloading porn

Australia wants to use face-matching to verify people downloading porn

Getty Images The UK might have ditched plans for an age filter on online porn, but Australia is going all-in with a new proposal that could require internet users to verify their identity in a face-matching database before viewing pornography.

Popular period-tracking apps were found sharing extremely sensitive data to Facebook, including when users last had sex

Popular period-tracking apps were found sharing extremely sensitive data to Facebook, including when users last had sex

An investigation from privacy advocacy group Privacy International found that period-tracking apps downloaded by millions of users shared alarmingly sensitive data with Facebook and other third-parties, including users' drinking habits, medical symptoms, and when they last had sex.

'Five Eyes' security alliance calls for access to encrypted material

'Five Eyes' security alliance calls for access to encrypted material

“The Five Eyes are united that tech firms should not develop their systems and services, including end-to-end encryption, in ways that empower criminals or put vulnerable people at risk,” said British Home Secretary Priti Patel.

Sexual Privacy

Sexual Privacy

The Article suggests a new approach to protecting sexual privacy that focuses on law and markets. Law should provide federal and state penalties for all types of sexual-privacy invasions, remove the statutory immunity from liability for certain content platforms, and work in tandem with hate-crime laws.

Just because sex toy apps can count calories doesn’t mean they should

Just because sex toy apps can count calories doesn’t mean they should

And with that firmly in mind, we turn to the matter of the day: calorie counting features in sex toy apps. And we reckon it’s unlikely this feature will make its way onto every synced-up sex toy app, largely thanks to the number of female founders heading up popular sextech startups that firmly have pleasure in mind.

DIY Facial Recognition for Porn Is a Dystopian Disaster

DIY Facial Recognition for Porn Is a Dystopian Disaster

Someone posting on Chinese social network Weibo claims to have used facial recognition to cross-reference women’s photos on social media with faces pulled from videos on adult platforms like Pornhub.

Huge number of spycam crimes puts pressure on South Korea hidden camera industry

Huge number of spycam crimes puts pressure on South Korea hidden camera industry

The number of spycam crimes reported to police surged from around 2,400 in 2012 to nearly 6,500 in 2017.According to official statistics about 98 percent of convicted offenders are men — ranging from school teachers and college professors to church pastors and police officers — while more than 80 percent of victims are women.“I turn customers away when it isn’t clear why and what they want hidden cameras for,” said Lee Seung-yon, who customizes spycam gadgets in Seoul.

Sharesome Launches #FindThePornstar Facial Recognition Tool

Sharesome Launches #FindThePornstar Facial Recognition Tool

By their own description, the Sharesome team just decided to pop off work one day in order to come up with a “simple solution for all porn fans out there.” Simple — like hackable?

Indian govt agency left details of millions of pregnant women exposed online

Indian govt agency left details of millions of pregnant women exposed online

A database managed by an Indian government healthcare agency was left connected to the Internet without a password, where it exposed more than 12.5 million medical records for pregnant women, ZDNet has learned.

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.

$3k Bug Bounty - Twitter's OAuth Mistakes

$3k Bug Bounty - Twitter's OAuth Mistakes

For some reason, Twitter's OAuth screen says that these apps do not have access to Direct Messages. After reporting this, Twitter audited their old apps and assures me the issue is now fixed. 2018-12-06 Twitter fixed the issue and published the bounty payout.

Porn sites collect more user data than Netflix or Hulu. This is what they do with it.

Porn sites collect more user data than Netflix or Hulu. This is what they do with it.

Like other streaming giants, MindGeek’s sites analyze user data, but the company has an edge when it comes to producing tailor-made content in-house. MindGeek owns several production companies of its own, which can harvest data analysis from MindGeek’s porn sites, which also means that customized porn videos can be created efficiently.

The internet war on sex is here

The internet war on sex is here

While we were all distracted by the moist dumpster fire of Tumblr announcing its porn ban, Facebook updated its startling, wide-ranging anti-sex policy that is surely making evangelicals and incels cream their jeans (let's just hope they don't post about that).

MPAA: Making All Domain WHOIS Data Public Will Advance Privacy

MPAA: Making All Domain WHOIS Data Public Will Advance Privacy

Anti-piracy groups witnessed their work becoming more complicated this year after the EU's new privacy regulations limited access to domain name WHOIS data. In other words, the MPAA believes that it is important for WHOIS data to be ‘transparent’ so the public can decide whether they can trust a website with their personal details.

Between Freedom of Speech and Online Security

Between Freedom of Speech and Online Security

Moreover, the AVMD contradicts the E-Commerce Directive meant to protect the freedom of expression by ensuring that internet companies can’t be obliged to delete user-generated content.

How the FOSTA Rules Create a “Bootleggers and Baptists” Scenario for the 21st Century

How the FOSTA Rules Create a “Bootleggers and Baptists” Scenario for the 21st Century

While internet content providers like Facebook and Amazon are not “bootleggers” themselves, since they operate within the law, they are roughly equivalent to the licit producers of alcohol during Prohibition, who benefited from a competitive moat created by the new rules.

'What was your most unusual sex act?' Cincy police, fire recruits asked about sex

'What was your most unusual sex act?' Cincy police, fire recruits asked about sex

Buy Photo Cincinnati police and firefighter recruits are asked to describe their "most unusual sex act" in a questionnaire that can later become accessible to the public. Cincinnati police and firefighter recruits are asked to describe their "most unusual sex act" in a questionnaire that can later become accessible to the public.

Hackers Made Half a Million Dollars Pretending They Watched You Watch Porn

Hackers Made Half a Million Dollars Pretending They Watched You Watch Porn

Since July, cybersecurity researchers, journalists and victims, have seen a spike in extortion letters and emails demanding hefty sums of bitcoin. Kar said the company also fielded reports from victims in India, where scammers appear to be targeting at the moment in particular.