Janet Jackson Can Crash Laptops, Credential Phishing Attacks, A Phone Carrier That Doesn’t Track You

Janet Jackson Can Crash Laptops, Credential Phishing Attacks Skyrocket, A Phone Carrier That Doesn’t Track You

Janet Jackson’s “Rhythm Nation” has been recognized as an exploit for a vulnerability after Microsoft reported it can crash the hard drives of certain old laptop computers, phishing attacks that compromise credentials ...

Ring Gives Videos to Police without a Warrant or User Consent

Amazon has revealed that it gives police videos from its Ring doorbells without a warrant and without user consent. Ring recently revealed how often the answer to that question has been yes ...

San Francisco Police Want Real-Time Access to Private Surveillance Cameras

Surely no one could have predicted this: The new proposal—championed by Mayor London Breed after November’s wild weekend of orchestrated burglaries and theft in the San Francisco Bay Area—would authorize the police ...

Post-Roe Privacy

This is an excellent essay outlining the post-Roe privacy threat model. (Summary: period tracking apps are largely a red herring.) Taken together, this means the primary digital threat for people who take ...

Ubiquitous Surveillance by ICE

Report by Georgetown’s Center on Privacy and Technology published a comprehensive report on the surprising amount of mass surveillance conducted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Our two-year investigation, including hundreds of ...
Period Tracking Apps, Vendor Impersonation Attacks, LockBit Ransomware Bug Bounty Program

Period Tracking Apps and Your Privacy, Vendor Impersonation Attacks, LockBit Ransomware Bug Bounty Program

Period tracker apps are causing privacy concerns because they could potentially be used against women in states that ban abortion, new research shows that vendors are being impersonated more than employees in ...
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Hermit Previews Sophisticated Spyware To Come

The appropriately named Hermit enterprise-grade Android surveillanceware currently used by the Kazakhstan government within its borders—and deployed to Italy and Syria—portends the sophistication of spyware to come. “The Hermit app that initially ...
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iOS vs Android | Which Offers Better SECURITY and PRIVACY?

Apple Mail Privacy Protection, Government Agencies Reveal Top Attack Vectors, Is Big Brother Watching You at Work?

What is Apple Mail Privacy Protection and how does it hide your IP address, so senders can’t link it to your online activity or determine your location, government authorities such as the ...
FBI Warrantless Searches, Passwordless Sign-Ins, Keylogging Web Forms

FBI Warrantless Searches, Passwordless Sign-Ins, Keylogging Web Forms

The FBI searched emails, texts and other electronic communications of 3.4 million U.S. residents without a warrant, Apple, Google, and Microsoft have announced they will support a new passwordless sign-in standard created ...