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Verkada IoT AI surveillance

IoT Security in the Wake of the Verkada Breach

The security breach of security camera startup Verkada, which gave hackers access to videos from nearly 150,000 cameras – including those in prisons, schools, hospitals and electric car giant Tesla -means organizations ...
Security Boulevard
Verkada IoT AI surveillance

Verkada Surveillance Hack, Breach Highlights IoT Risks

Building security vendor Verkada Inc. reported a breach of customer surveillance data to the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the company said in a statement. News of the Verkada breach broke ...
Security Boulevard

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 ...

Eavesdropping on Phone Taps from Voice Assistants

The microphones on voice assistants are very sensitive, and can snoop on all sorts of data: In Hey Alexa what did I just type? we show that when sitting up to half ...
Amazon Sidewalk, Federal IoT Security Law, Facebook Messenger Bug

Amazon Sidewalk, Federal IoT Security Law, Facebook Messenger Bug

In episode 149 for November 30th 2020: Police begin to pilot a program to live-stream Amazon Ring cameras, new details about Amazon Sidewalk, Congress unanimously passes a federal Internet of Things security ...
Privacy Mindset: Europe vs. United States

Privacy Mindset: Europe vs. United States

In episode 146 for November 9th 2020: My conversation with Kelly Finnerty, Director of Brand and Content for Startpage.com on the differences in privacy mindset between Europe and the United States. ** ...

The NSA is Refusing to Disclose its Policy on Backdooring Commercial Products

Senator Ron Wyden asked, and the NSA didn’t answer: The NSA has long sought agreements with technology companies under which they would build special access for the spy agency into their products, ...

IMSI-Catchers from Canada

Gizmodo is reporting that Harris Corp. is no longer selling Stingray IMSI-catchers (and, presumably, its follow-on models Hailstorm and Crossbow) to local governments: L3Harris Technologies, formerly known as the Harris Corporation, notified ...

Google Responds to Warrants for “About” Searches

One of the things we learned from the Snowden documents is that the NSA conducts “about” searches. That is, searches based on activities and not identifiers. A normal search would be on ...

On Executive Order 12333

Mark Jaycox has written a long article on the US Executive Order 12333: “No Oversight, No Limits, No Worries: A Primer on Presidential Spying and Executive Order 12,333“: Abstract: Executive Order 12,333 ...