Apple Suspends Human Surveillance of Siri Queries

Apple Suspends Human Surveillance of Siri Queries

The key word here, folks, is 'Suspends'. Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) will re-enable the activity. But it's only for your own good... Right? ...

Security Vulnerabilities in Cell Phone Systems

Good essay on the inherent vulnerabilities in the cell phone standards and the market barriers to fixing them. So far, industry and policymakers have largely dragged their feet when it comes to ...

Cell Phone Security and Heads of State

Earlier this week, the New York Times reported that the Russians and the Chinese were eavesdropping on President Donald Trump's personal cell phone and using the information gleaned to better influence his ...

Five-Eyes Intelligence Services Choose Surveillance Over Security

The Five Eyes -- the intelligence consortium of the rich English-speaking countries (the US, Canada, the UK, Australia, and New Zealand) -- have issued a "Statement of Principles on Access to Evidence ...

What’s the real value—and danger—of smart assistants?

Smart assistants are programmed to eavesdrop on you in order to await commands. Sometimes they're dangerous, and other times downright hilarious. What's the real value in these devices? Categories: Security world Technology ...

Details on a New PGP Vulnerability

A new PGP vulnerability was announced today. Basically, the vulnerability makes use of the fact that modern e-mail programs allow for embedded HTML objects. Essentially, if an attacker can intercept and modify ...

Oblivious DNS

Interesting idea: ...we present Oblivious DNS (ODNS), which is a new design of the DNS ecosystem that allows current DNS servers to remain unchanged and increases privacy for data in motion and ...