Personal Data of more than 1.3 million Clubhouse users leaked online

Personal Data of more than 1.3 million Clubhouse users leaked online

The upstart platform seems to have experienced the same fate, with an SQL database containing 1.3 million Clubhouse user records leaked for free on a popular hacker forum.

How to use random hardware addresses

How to use random hardware addresses

Use random hardware addresses for all networks: Select the Start button, then select Settings > Network & Internet > Wi-Fi .Use random hardware addresses for a specific network: Select the Start button, then select Settings > Network & Internet > Wi-Fi > Manage known networks .

Facebook’s Misleading Campaign Against Apple’s Privacy Policy

Facebook’s Misleading Campaign Against Apple’s Privacy Policy

According to Facebook, Apple’s decision is especially damaging during this pandemic, because, as Facebook’s ads and website state, “Forty-four percent of small to medium businesses started or increased their usage of personalized ads on social media during the pandemic, according to a new Deloitte study.”.

Home Security Company 'ADT' Employee Arrested, After Spying On Over 200 Customer's Home Cameras...

Home Security Company 'ADT' Employee Arrested, After Spying On Over 200 Customer's Home Cameras...

Aviles's job involved installing home video surveillance cameras at customer premises and configuring the devices to work exclusively with the ADT Pulse application.Prosecutors said Aviles accessed more than 200 customer's home CCTV systems on more than 9,600 occasions....

Privacy matters even if "you have nothing to hide"

Privacy matters even if "you have nothing to hide"

The overwhelming majority of people do not seem to care about privacy.The question about privacy is not about hiding, it is about sharing.Increasingly, Big Tech, the likes of Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft, are sharing more and more information with governments.

Uber fined $59 million by California regulators for repeatedly refusing to turn over data about sexual assaults

Uber fined $59 million by California regulators for repeatedly refusing to turn over data about sexual assaults

Uber must pay a $59.1 million fine in California for repeatedly refusing to turn over data related to its 2019 sexual assault report to the California Public Utilities Commission, an administrative judge ruled Monday.

Grayshift, The Startup That Breaks Into iPhones For The Feds, Raises $47 Million

Grayshift, The Startup That Breaks Into iPhones For The Feds, Raises $47 Million

It’s a huge round for a phone forensics company, especially one that’s focused almost exclusively on breaking through the security of Apple’s famous device.The GrayKey is believed to be capable of hacking iPhones up to the iPhone 11, though it’s unclear how effective the tool is against the iPhone 12.

The use of biometris is outpacing legislation

The use of biometris is outpacing legislation

We may not always be in control of our biometric data but it’s ours, so we should think about what we are exchanging it for, says Melissa Wingard, who is a senior commercial technology lawyer.

Trump: ‘A lot of people’ think Edward Snowden ‘not being treated fairly’

Trump: ‘A lot of people’ think Edward Snowden ‘not being treated fairly’

“When you look at [former FBI Director James] Comey and [former FBI Deputy Director Andrew] McCabe, and [former CIA Director John] Brennan — and, excuse me, the man that sat at this desk, President Obama, got caught spying on my campaign with Biden.

New York City oversight bill to force police to detail surveillance tools

New York City oversight bill to force police to detail surveillance tools

City council members will vote on June 18 on a long-delayed oversight bill that would force the New York Police Department to give details about its surveillance tools, the council’s speaker’s office said on Friday.

Half of Americans won’t trust contact-tracing apps, new poll finds

Half of Americans won’t trust contact-tracing apps, new poll finds

Overall, the poll indicates that only 41 percent of American adults have both the technological capacity and the will to use a contact-tracing app.2 billion phones cannot use Google and Apple contact-tracing tech The University of Washington and Microsoft together are also planning to launch a contact-tracing app.

Mozilla Foundation

Mozilla Foundation

What you may not know is that this button allows Facebook to track what sites you’re browsing in order to target ads to you.We’re calling on Facebook to turn off the default use of cross-site tracking tools - such as the like button on external sites - that target advertising based on people’s browsing.

Facebook gave Tinder and other dating apps special access to user data

Facebook gave Tinder and other dating apps special access to user data

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg flirted with the idea of getting into the online dating business in 2014 — but instead gave Tinder and similar apps access to user data, leaked documents show.

I Got Access to My Secret Consumer Score. Now You Can, Too.

I Got Access to My Secret Consumer Score. Now You Can, Too.

Most of the companies only recently started honoring these requests in response to the California Consumer Privacy Act. Set to go into effect in 2020, the law will grant Californians the right to see what data a company holds on them.

DNS encryption and you! Why this isn’t an evil thing and why you need it in...

DNS encryption and you! Why this isn’t an evil thing and why you need it in...

Most people use Pi-hole as a way to block ads, but with an easy to use interface and the fact it can run on a cheap Raspberry Pi makes this an amazing first step in securing your homes DNS queries.

Amazon will not tell me what happens to their hard drives.

Amazon will not tell me what happens to their hard drives.

In fact even though it was clearly my fault for waiting so long and I was outside the return period, amazon still stated Return the hard drive for a full refund.There are hard drives for purchase on amazon.Until I get some answers, I’m not returning my hard drive that failed,.

‘I Don’t Trust You Guys’: Lawmakers Unite to Take Aim at Big Tech

‘I Don’t Trust You Guys’: Lawmakers Unite to Take Aim at Big Tech

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers leveled stinging criticism and sharp questions at Big Tech executives on Tuesday, attacking Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google for their market power, their perceived bias as gatekeepers of communication and Facebook’s ambitions to reshape the financial industry.

How Blockchain Technology Can Prevent Non-Consensual Surveillance

How Blockchain Technology Can Prevent Non-Consensual Surveillance

Apparently, when travelers are going through the Chinese border patrol process, workers are taking their phones and other devices into a separate room before returning them later on.

Five Eyes

Five Eyes

BERLIN/WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Own report) - In the dispute over boycotting the Chinese Huawei corporation, the German government is considering joining a campaign of the "Five Eyes" intelligence-sharing network, it was reported in Canada and Australia.

Opinion | Google’s Sundar Pichai: Privacy Should Not Be a Luxury Good

Opinion | Google’s Sundar Pichai: Privacy Should Not Be a Luxury Good

Third, a small subset of data helps serve ads that are relevant and that provide the revenue that keeps Google products free and accessible. In the future, A.I. will provide even more ways to make products more helpful with less data.

Google can still use Bluetooth to track your Android phone when Bluetooth is turned off

Google can still use Bluetooth to track your Android phone when Bluetooth is turned off

A Quartz investigation found that a user can turn Bluetooth off on their smartphone running Google’s Android software, and the phone will continue to use Bluetooth to collect location-related data and transmit that data to Google.

Feds Helping to Create 9,000 Spy Zones in U.S. Cities

Feds Helping to Create 9,000 Spy Zones in U.S. Cities

In three years, the city of Erie, Pennsylvania, will be transformed into a massive surveillance city equipped with facial recognition cameras, license plate readers and spying public Wi-Fi zones.

Enhanced Tracking Protection Testing: Protecting users’ privacy by default

Enhanced Tracking Protection Testing: Protecting users’ privacy by default

As part of the study, selected users will receive an onboarding experience which explains how to disable Content Blocking functionality like Enhanced Tracking Protection on specific websites.

The gloomy saga of Article 13 just got a whole lot worse

The gloomy saga of Article 13 just got a whole lot worse

Getty Images/WIRED It’s a crucial week for the future of the internet, as European politicians debate further changes to the controversial Article 13 copyright proposals.

Parenting site Mumsnet hit by data breach

Parenting site Mumsnet hit by data breach

These are external links and will open in a new window These are external links and will open in a new window Image copyright Mumsnet Image caption Mumsnet founder Justine Roberts posted a lengthy explanation about the breach Parenting site Mumsnet has reported itself to the UK's data protection watchdog after an upgrade let some people see details of other accounts.

Are Free Proxies Hurting Your Security?

Are Free Proxies Hurting Your Security?

Your data is sent through one of their servers, which means the website you’re trying to access won’t see your IP but the IP of the proxy server. So when you use a proxy and someone intercepts your network, they can read the data you’re transmitting.

Cloudflare brings its privacy-focused 1.1.1.1 DNS switching app to phones

Cloudflare brings its privacy-focused 1.1.1.1 DNS switching app to phones

If you’re concerned about your government snooping on your browsing history, or simply want an easy way to access sites blocked in your part of the world, Cloudflare’s got you covered with a new app for Android and iOS.

NH judge orders Amazon to give Echo recordings in murder case

NH judge orders Amazon to give Echo recordings in murder case

A judge has ordered Amazon to turn over recordings that might have been captured by an Echo smart speaker in the Farmington house where two women were stabbed to death in January 2017.

Officers Lose Their Evidence After Turning A Medical Emergency Call Into A Warrantless Search Party

Officers Lose Their Evidence After Turning A Medical Emergency Call Into A Warrantless Search Party

Despite this, at least four members of law enforcement, including a crime scene investigator (whose presence, astoundingly, no one can explain) participated in a search of Appellee’s home.