Like other hunks of metal currently orbiting Earth, The Capella-2 satellite's onboard radar system makes it capable of producing ludicrously high-resolution visuals from its data.
On any given day, the altitude of the stratollite might change by as much as 25,000 feet depending on the wind patterns.The idea is to use long-lasting stratospheric balloons to collect high-resolution images of Earth and sell this data to the government and private companies.
If an SMS message contained either a phone number or an IMSI number that matched the predefined list, it was saved to a CSV file for later theft by the threat actor.
A strange discovery on my office computer led me to unearth an astonishing data leak caused by Kaspersky's antivirus software.The data leak allowed websites to unnoticeably read the individual ID of Kaspersky users.
Last year, a company called EarthNow announced that it planned to deploy a large constellation of advanced imaging satellites that would deliver real-time, continuous video of almost anywhere on Earth.
Ars Technica reporter Dan Goodin brings the news of a major new privacy failure recently unearthed by security researchers: widely used Chrome and Firefox browser extensions scraped and sold the data of more than 4.1 million people, until the researcher alerted Google and Mozilla.
Within the company, the unearthing of the emails in the process of responding to a continuing federal privacy investigation has raised concerns that they would be harmful to Facebook, at least from a public-relations standpoint, if they were to become public, the WSJ reported.
“As it is technically impossible for the user to have prior information about every data controller involved in a real-time bidding (RTB) scenario, programmatic trading, the area of fastest growth in digital advertising spend, would seem, at least prima facie, to be incompatible with consent under GDPR,” the IAB said.
A private company named Planet Labs has put about 300 small satellites into space, enough to take a picture of the entire land mass of the Earth every day. David Martin: That's a pretty big statement: "largest fleet of satellites in human history." Robbie Schingler: I know.
As it turns out, the same platforms and services that Google deploys to monitor people’s lives and grab their data could be put to use running huge swaths of the US government, including the military, spy agencies, police departments and schools.
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Jane Manchun Wong -- the fan of reverse engineering who tipped us off about Facebook dating and voice control in Messenger -- has unearthed the Unsend option in the Facebook Messenger app.