How Apple’s "Find My" Feature Works

Matthew Green intelligently speculates about how Apple's new "Find My" feature works. If you haven't already been inspired by the description above, let me phrase the question you ought to be asking: ...
Google Utilizing Consumer Gmail Accounts to Track Purchases, Financial Transactions

Google Utilizing Consumer Gmail Accounts to Track Purchases, Financial Transactions

News of recently revealed and egregious tracking behaviors at Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG); specifically Google is using your Gmails account to track your purchases. Our suggestions is to immediately remove any financial ...
Congress asks Google to explain why it tracks users’ ‘whole pattern of life’

Congress asks Google to explain why it tracks users’ ‘whole pattern of life’

The US Congress has issued an open letter asking Google CEO Sundar Pichai to explain in detail why his company keeps a database of the precise location information of hundreds of millions ...

On Surveillance in the Workplace

Data & Society just published a report entitled "Workplace Monitoring & Surveillance": This explainer highlights four broad trends in employee monitoring and surveillance technologies: Prediction and flagging tools that aim to predict ...

Security Flaws in Children’s Smart Watches

A year ago, the Norwegian Consumer Council published an excellent security analysis of children's GPS-connected smart watches. The security was terrible. Not only could parents track the children, anyone else could also ...

New Ways to Track Internet Browsing

Interesting research on web tracking: "Who Left Open the Cookie Jar? A Comprehensive Evaluation of Third-Party Cookie Policies: Abstract: Nowadays, cookies are the most prominent mechanism to identify and authenticate users on ...

Google Tracks its Users Even if They Opt-Out of Tracking

Google is tracking you, even if you turn off tracking: Google says that will prevent the company from remembering where you've been. Google's support page on the subject states: "You can turn ...
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IoT domestic abuse: What can we do to stop it?

A disturbing new use of technology against loved ones has come to light: Internet of Things (IoT) domestic abuse cases are being reported, and security experts are wondering how best to tackle ...
What does ‘consent to tracking’ really mean?

What does ‘consent to tracking’ really mean?

Do you know what companies can do after you click ok to a user agreement? Are you sure? Categories: Privacy Security world Tags: adblockfacebookgdprprivacysocial mediatrackinguser agreement (Read more...) The post What does ...
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The Shared Security Podcast Weekly Blaze – Telegram Messenger in Russia, Amazon’s Facial Recognition Technology, Digital License Plates

This is the Shared Security Weekly Blaze for June 4, 2018 sponsored by Security Perspectives – Your Source for Tailored Security Awareness Training and Assessment Solutions, Silent Pocket and CISOBox. This episode ...
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