Archive for the ‘Security / Privacy’ Category
January 20th, 2021
Faces of the Riot used open source software to detect, extract, and deduplicate every face from the 827 videos taken from the insurrection on January 6.
January 13th, 2021
New research has dug into the openings that iOS and Android security provide for anyone with the right tools.
January 12th, 2021
The “free speech” social network also allowed unlimited access to every public post, image, and video.
January 8th, 2021
A pop-up notification has alerted the messaging app's users to a practice that's been in place since 2016.
January 6th, 2021
WikiLeaks successor DDoSecrets has amassed a controversial new collection of corporate secrets and is sharing them in the name of transparency.
December 14th, 2020
It remains unclear how effective the warnings will be, but the attempt alone is a promising development.
December 13th, 2020
From messaging to maps, many popular apps slurp up your data to sell you ads. There’s a better way.
November 29th, 2020
As the Signal protocol becomes the industry standard, it's worth understanding what sets it apart from other forms of end-to-end encrypted messaging.
November 18th, 2020
The tracker-blocking company will soon launch a privacy-friendly desktop browser as well.
November 13th, 2020
An analysis of nearly 500 Covid-related apps worldwide shows major differences in how much data they expect you to give up.