Monday, September 25, 2023

Not allowed to ask for expert privacy opinions here

I really want to thank the people that shared their expertise in privacy with me yesterday, regarding win11. You folks were super knowledgeable, I have a huge amount of reading to do on my own. Kinda what I was...

Philips Hue will force users to upload their data to Hue cloud

submitted by /u/Fast_Grab

Is privacy hardening a worhtwhile thing to do even after years of privacy neglect?

So, as the title says, I've been wondering if it's still worth it to go gung-ho with this privacy stuff after years of being snooped on as a consequence of my youthful ignorance. I signed up for a lot...

Are Gmail and Outlook users aware of email trackers?

I wrote this post in another subreddit. It was until I created and started using a Protonmail account that I discovered how companies include trackers in emails to spy on us. Protonmail clean emails from those trackers ...

Looking for a job today is a privacy nightmare. I am starting to believe the application process is being used as a new revenue stream, to obtain data from applicants for profit.

I've been looking for a job, and it is very frustrating how many places think an application is a nice time to do some data harvesting. For example at one place I applied to, they use a third-party company...

Microsoft AI Group Accidentally Exposes 38TB of Internal Data

submitted by /u/febinmathew7
Infosecurity Magazine

BEC Scammer Pleads Guilty to Part in $6m Scheme

Nigerian was extradited to the US from Canada
Infosecurity Magazine

Researchers Spot Novel “Deadglyph” Backdoor

Malware is linked to UAE-backed spies
Infosecurity Magazine

Almost US 900 Schools Breached Via MOVEit

National Student Clearinghouse reveals more details of incident

Don’t Get Burned by CAPTCHAs: A Recipe for Accurate Bot Protection

Traditional CAPTCHAs, such as reCAPTCHA, no longer protect online businesses adequately. Real users hate them. Bots bypass them. It's time to upgrade.
The Hacker News

New Report Uncovers Three Distinct Clusters of China-Nexus Attacks on Southeast Asian Government

An unnamed Southeast Asian government has been targeted by multiple China-nexus threat actors as part of espionage campaigns targeting the region over extended periods of time. "While this activity occurred around the same time and in some instances even simultaneously...