Privacy Cookbook Chapter - Cellphone Security - Android

Android is one of the greatest tracking tools in the world. 
Google (the non-evil company that has more evil than the devil itself) is embedded deeply into Android.

Privacy Cookbook - Chapter 5.2 - Cellphone Security - Samsung

After covering iOS in our last entry, we are focusing on Android and most specifically on devices...which could be a little tricky!

Tweetstorm series: Will Work Without The Internet? -

As part of our on-going Tweetstorm Series, we showcase excellent Twitter threads on the most interesting topics in the industry and publish them here on Decentralize Today.

John McAfee Uncut & Uncastrated

This is the interview that will make your day - Possibly the best interview of your life with justice fugitive, die hard and **the** living legend telling you.. @particl

A billion medical images exposed, but doctors ignore warnings

Every day, millions of new medical images containing the personal health information of patients are spilling out onto the internet.

Police Tools from Special Services Group - Schneier on

Special Services Group, a company that sells surveillance tools to the FBI, DEA, ICE, and other US government agencies, has had its secret sales brochure published

Boeing employees’ frightening internal messages released in 737 Max investigation

Boeing employees discussed the problems with the 737 Max in chats and emails that the company characterized as “completely unacceptable” in a statement released today. “Would you put your family on a Max simulator trained aircraft?

Apple Now Scans Uploaded Content for Child Abuse Imagery

Occasionally I like to check up on Apple’s security pages and privacy policies. I noticed something new in the privacy policy…

Skype audio graded by workers in China with 'no security measures'

Workers were given generic passwords and had no cybersecurity help to protect sensitive recordings, the former contractor said.

Germany's plans for automatic facial recognition meet fierce criticism

Germany's Interior Minister Horst Seehofer plans to use automatic facial recognition at 134 railway stations and 14 airports, according to a news report published on 3 January. Although official confirmation of the plan is still missing, an alliance between civil society and politicians has called for the banning of this surveillance technology. EURACTIV Germany reports. #1984


Michael Faraday was an English scientist and experimentalist who was best known for his work with electricity and magnetism.

scans photos to check for child abuse

Apple scans photos to check for child sexual abuse images, an executive has said, as tech companies come under pressure to do more to tackle the crime.

Takes a Swipe at PayPal's $4 Billion Acquisition

The retail giant warned holiday shoppers that Honey, a popular browser extension, was a “security risk.” denies the claim.

Ring Fired Employees for Watching Customer Videos

"We are aware of incidents discussed below where employees violated our policies," a letter from Ring obtained by Motherboard reads.

Is Forcing Its Moderators to Log Every Second of Their Days — Even in the Bathroom

“People have to clock in and clock out even when going to the toilet and explain the reason why they were delayed, which is embarrassing and humiliating.”

Possible Spyware On Phones

[Editor’s note: There’s an ongoing back-and-forth about this “spyware” right now. We haven’t personally looked into it on any phones, and decoded Wireshark caps of wha…

SONY takes a gamble in Vegas

Did electronics giant chance it's luck at the in Las Vegas this last week or was their surprise unveiling of an electric vehicle a calculated risk?

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