Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Facebook Ordered to Stop Collecting German WhatsApp Data

submitted by /u/Vegetable_Hamster732

TSA Screening Phones on Domestic Flights…?

My wife and I were on a domestic flight today. When we went through TSA Precheck my wife got pulled off for an additional screening. I didn’t think much of it at the time.. I assumed they were going...

TSA Screening Phones on Domestic Flights…?

My wife and I were on a domestic flight today. When we went through TSA Precheck my wife got pulled off for an additional screening. I didn’t think much of it at the time.. I assumed they were going...

I tried to "Download My Data" from Facebook, but it blocked me instead.

Well the account was actually of my father's, who is not so tech savvy. He had a Facebook account since 3-4 years, but then he just deleted the App & though that was it. 2 weeks ago, I decided...

How private is your Gmail, and should you switch?

submitted by /u/bobbyw24

A Dutch City Gets A €600,000 Fine For WiFi Tracking

submitted by /u/a_Ninja_b0y
The Register

Blessed are the cryptographers, labelling them criminal enablers is just foolish

Preserving privacy is hard. I know because when I tried, I quickly learned not to play with weapons Column  Nearly a decade ago I decided to try my hand as a cryptographer. It went about as well as you...
The Hacker News

Ransomware Gang Leaks Metropolitan Police Data After Failed Negotiations

The cybercrime syndicate behind Babuk ransomware has leaked more personal files belonging to the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) after negotiations with the DC Police broke down, warning that they intend to publish all data ransom demands are not met. "The...
Security Affairs

NSA and ODNI analyze potential risks to 5G networks

U.S. Intelligence agencies warn of weaknesses in 5G networks that could be exploited by crooks and nation-state actors for intelligence gathering. The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA), along with the DHS Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the Office...
The Hacker News

Alert: Hackers Exploit Adobe Reader 0-Day Vulnerability in the Wild

Adobe has released Patch Tuesday updates for the month of May with fixes for multiple vulnerabilities spanning 12 different products, including a zero-day flaw affecting Adobe Reader that's actively exploited in the wild. The list of updated applications includes Adobe Experience Manager,...
The Register

Beijing twirls ban-hammer at 84 more apps it says need to stop slurping excess data

Online lending apps and more given fifteen days to ‘rectify’ behaviour China’s Central Cyberspace Affairs Commission has named 84 apps it says breach local privacy laws and given their developers 15 days to “rectify” their code.…