How You’re Tracked Online, New Mass Surveillance Concerns, Malicious Android App Hijack

In episode 98: A new report from the EFF details how we are tracked online by third-party corporations, more mass surveillance concerns in China and Australia, and a malicious app hijack attack ...
location data

Don’t (Geo)Fence Me In: Courts Order Google To Give Up Location Data

The danger in forcing companies with location-tracking apps to hand over the data to help solve crimes When you install a “Black Friday” app on your cellphone, you aren’t really expecting it ...
Security Boulevard
video surveillance

Safely Saving and Securing Video Surveillance Files

Video surveillance and security initiatives encompass a wide variety of components ranging from  CCTV, body cameras and aerial surveillance. The implementation of video surveillance systems is now often a requirement for security, ...
Security Boulevard

Wi-Fi Hotspot Tracking

Free Wi-Fi hotspots can track your location, even if you don't connect to them. This is because your phone or computer broadcasts a unique MAC address. What distinguishes location-based marketing hotspot providers ...

On Chinese "Spy Trains"

The trade war with China has reached a new industry: subway cars. Congress is considering legislation that would prevent the world's largest train maker, the Chinese-owned CRRC Corporation, from competing on new ...

A Feminist Take on Information Privacy

Maria Farrell has a really interesting framing of information/device privacy: What our smartphones and relationship abusers share is that they both exert power over us in a world shaped to tip the ...
California Assembly Member Leveraging Familial Connection To Ring

California Assembly Member Leveraging Familial Connection To Ring

via Kate Cox, writing at Ars Technica, comes this superb reportage; in which, Ms. Cox details the highly troubling connections between California Assemblywoman Irwin, her husband Jon Irwin, COO of Ring (a ...
BSides London 2019

Security BSides London 2019, Cian Heasley’ ‘Watching The Watchers: The Stalkerware Surveillance Ecosystem’

Many thanks to Security BSides London for publishing their outstanding conference videos on YouTube. Permalink ...

BSides Las Vegas, iMessage Exploit, 5G and Stingray Surveillance

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for August 12th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: My summary of last week’s BSides Las Vegas security conference, how a ...
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