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 #Samsung devices...which could be a little tricky!
Tweetstorm series: Will #Bitcoin 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.
Paging Dr. Google: How the Tech Giant Is Laying Claim to Health Data
The company has struck deals that grant it access to millions of patient records
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.
Privacy Cookbook Chapter 5.1 - Mobile - iOS
Before we dig deeper into Android and other phone manufacturers, let's get iOS out of the way.
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
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.
ALWAYS USE PROTECTION (THE FARADAY WAY)
Michael Faraday was an English scientist and experimentalist who was best known for his work with electricity and magnetism.
#Apple 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.
#Amazon 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.” #Honey 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.
#Facebook 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 #Samsung 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
#Firefox gets patch for critical zeroday that’s being actively exploited
Flaw allows attackers to access sensitive memory locations that are normally off-limits.
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