In context: Security researchers at Forescout and JSOF have uncovered a set of nine vulnerabilities within four commonly used TCP/IP stacks.However, Forescout created an open-source script to help administrators track down vulnerable IoT devices and servers on the network.
Google has created many useful products that improved the lives of many people all around the world but in recent years Google has changed their priorities and now it’s all about optimizing value for their shareholders, squeezing even more money and further dominating the web.
Over 7,000 police officers and public servants in the US have been using or testing Clearview AI's facial recognition software without authorization from their departments, according to a report from BuzzFeed News.
The video will be used to promote this petition effort demanding that Spotify publicly abandon this patent and commit to not using invasive surveillance technology on listeners.
Apple has begun rejecting app updates that do not comply with the App Tracking Transparency rules that the company is enforcing starting with iOS 14.5, according to a new report from Forbes.
A new law in Russia requires devices to have Russian software preinstalled.Russia now requires all smart devices — including phones, computers, and TVs — in the country to have Russian software preinstalled, in what some locals have called a "law against Apple.".
A Google spokesperson told Ars Technica that the company disagrees with this research as it considers essential that both iOS and Android devices send and receive data to the companies behind them, which helps them keep their software up to date and check that everything is working as expected.
The Synesis-made Kipod software was used by law enforcement agencies to identify participants of peaceful protests in Belarusian cities, according to a former employee with the Organized Crime and Corruption Task Force (GUBOPIK) Stanislau Lupanosau .
Previously undocumented account-stealing malware distributed via fake software crack sites targets the users of major service providers, including Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple.The KeyGenNinja site CopperStealer shows similar targeting and delivery methods with the SilentFade malware used to steal browser cookies and promote malicious ads via compromised Facebook accounts, leading to over $4 million in damages.
Brave Browser announces Brave Search: a privacy conscious alternative to Google.That’s because the bill provides an opt-out framework where tech companies are allowed to take and use your data by default and will only stop when you opt out.
Two investment firms, Elliott Management and Francisco Partners, acquired the service as part of their $4.3 billion buyout of Internet software group LogMeIn in September last year.Experts say it is hard to know whether the new limitations on the free version of LastPass will encourage more paying users to sign up.
A pair of Black former employees recently came forward to express their frustration while working at the software giant Salesforce.A hacker breached the LinkedIn account of the software giant Salesforce during the CPAC conference last Friday, posting a supportive message about Black Lives Matter from the page.
Seconds later, a long list of possible leads appeared onscreen, including a lineup of individuals previously arrested in the neighborhood for violent crimes, the home addresses of parolees living nearby, a catalog of similar recent 911 calls, photographs and license plate numbers of vehicles that had been detected speeding away from the scene, and video feeds from any cameras that might have picked up evidence of the crime itself, including those mounted on passing buses and trains.
EFF teamed up with the ACLU of Pennsylvania to file an amicus brief arguing in favor of defendants’ rights to challenge complex DNA analysis software that implicates them in crimes.The court correctly determined that this secrecy interest could not outweigh a defendant’s rights and ordered the code disclosed to the defense team.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Chinese spies used code first developed by the U.S. National Security Agency to support their hacking operations, Israeli researchers said on Monday, another indication of how malicious software developed by governments can boomerang against their creators.
Microsoft has developed an artificial intelligence for its Teams videoconferencing software that aims to put people presenting a remote talk more at ease by highlighting the most positive audience reactions.
The legal defense team wanted to analyze how the TrueAllele software had arrived at the conclusion that Pickett’s DNA was present in the sample.That’s true not just for specialised programs analyzing genetic material, but also for the important new class of systems that involve automated decision making (ADM).
Apple in iOS 14 added a little dot in the status bar to let you know if the microphone or the camera is activated, and in Android 12, Google appears to have a similar option.
In an important victory, an appeals court in New Jersey agreed with EFF and the ACLU of NJ that a defendant is entitled to see the source code of software that’s used to generate evidence against them.
The Office of the Washington State Auditor (SAO) on Monday said it's investigating a security incident that resulted in the compromise of personal information of more than 1.6 million people who filed for unemployment claims in the state in 2020.
Two Oklahoma state representatives have introduced a new bill that may catapult the state to having one of the country’s best online privacy laws.Privacy News Online is brought to you by Private Internet Access, the world’s most trusted VPN service.
A new infographic by 9 to 5 Mac that highlights the difference between the privacy labels of popular messaging apps is making its rounds around the internet.
A new version of the Windows 10 privacy tool Privatezilla has been released this week; the new version comes with an improved analysis feature that reveals configured and not configured settings when it is used.
With many of the participants posting footage of the riot to social media, officials nationwide are relying on software like Clearview AI — which matches photos of unidentified people with publicly posted images — including in jurisdictions that have enacted recent reforms about police use of the technology.
I will, however, say this: anti-cheating software, whether it’s plagiarism detection or test proctoring — is “cop shit.” And cops do not belong on school grounds.Ed-tech didn't create the "cop shit" in the classroom or launch a culture of surveillance in schools by any means.