Differences in App Security/Privacy Based on Country

Depending on where you are when you download your Android apps, it might collect more or less data about you. The apps we downloaded from Google Play also showed differences based on ...
Tim Hortons Privacy Invasion, Social Engineering Kill-Chain, Hospitals Sending Facebook Your Data

Tim Hortons Privacy Investigation, Social Engineering Kill-Chain, Hospitals Sending Facebook Your Data

The Tim Hortons mobile app created a “a mass invasion of Canadians’ privacy” by conducting continuous location tracking without user consent even when the app was closed, what is a social engineering ...
Apple Failed—AirTag has a HUGE Stalking Problem

Apple Failed—AirTag has a HUGE Stalking Problem

One year on, the Apple AirTag product has proved the dire predictions correct: They’re being used to “stalk and harass women.” ...
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Tracking Secret German Organizations with Apple AirTags

A German activist is trying to track down a secret government intelligence agency. One of her research techniques is to mail Apple AirTags to see where they actually end up: Wittmann says ...
Apple AirTag: Absolutely Awful, Say Stalking Victims

Apple AirTag: Absolutely Awful, Say Stalking Victims

Apple is coming under renewed flak for its AirTags—and how they make life easy for stalkers and carjackers. But is the criticism fair? ...
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Apple AirTags Are Being Used to Track People and Cars

This development suprises no one who has been paying attention: Researchers now believe AirTags, which are equipped with Bluetooth technology, could be revealing a more widespread problem of tech-enabled tracking. They emit ...
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4 Ways IP Data Can Help Fight Cybercrime

Cybercrime is going up, not down, every year, despite the tens of billions of dollars companies invest in shoring up their information infrastructure. According to the Identity Theft Resource Center, 2021 was ...
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Thieves Using AirTags to “Follow” Cars

From Ontario and not surprising: Since September 2021, officers have investigated five incidents where suspects have placed small tracking devices on high-end vehicles so they can later locate and steal them. Brand ...

De-anonymization Story

This is important: Monsignor Jeffrey Burrill was general secretary of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), effectively the highest-ranking priest in the US who is not a bishop, before records of ...

Cell Phone Location Privacy

We all know that our cell phones constantly give our location away to our mobile network operators; that’s how they work. A group of researchers has figured out a way to fix ...