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Jul 22, 2014

Scratching Privacy: What the Internet Can See From Your Cat Pictures

Calling attention to “the wave of decreased privacy for all,” a professor has used cat pictures to build a site showing the locations of the cats and their owners...

Jul 22, 2014

Scratching Privacy: What the Internet Can See From Your Cat Pictures

Calling attention to “the wave of decreased privacy for all,” a professor has used cat pictures to build a site showing the locations of the cats and their owners...

Jul 22, 2014

Stealthy Web tracking tools pose increasing privacy risks to users

Three stealthy tracking mechanisms designed to avoid weaknesses in browser cookies pose potential privacy risks to Internet users, a new research paper has concluded. The methods—known as canvas fingerprinting, evercookies and cookie syncing—are in u...

Jul 22, 2014

Scratching Privacy: What the Internet Can See From Your Cat Pictures

Calling attention to “the wave of decreased privacy for all,” a professor has shown that photos can reveal the locations of cats and their owners...

Jul 16, 2014

SSL Blacklist project exposes certificates used by malware

Botnet tracking outfit Abuse.ch has launched a project to list SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificates used by some malware programs to hide their communications. A large number of Web services have added support for SSL encryption over the past coup...

Jul 22, 2014

Scratching Privacy: What the Internet Can See From Your Cat Pictures

Calling attention to “the wave of decreased privacy for all,” a professor has used cat pictures to build a site showing the locations of the cats and their owners...

Jul 18, 2014

Net neutrality a key battleground in growing fight over encryption, activists say

Plans to favor some Internet packets over others threaten consumers’ hard-won right to use encryption, a digital privacy advocate says. Activists and tech companies fended off efforts in the U.S. in the 1990s to ban Internet encryption or give the go...

Jun 24, 2014

Encrypted Web traffic can reveal highly sensitive information

Analyzing encrypted Web traffic can potentially reveal highly sensitive information such as medical conditions and sexual orientation, according to a research paper that forecasts how privacy on the Internet may erode. In a paper titled ”I Know Why Y...

Jun 23, 2014

Exposing hidden domain registrations could hurt innocent users more than criminals

Banning the use of privacy and proxy services to hide details of domain name registrants would scarcely inconvenience criminals but would have privacy implications for lawful users of those services, according to a study. The Whois system, a distribu...

Jun 23, 2014

Study: 7 in 10 concerned about security of Internet-of-Things

The Internet-of-Things is a thing. If you haven’t heard about it yet, get ready because we’re in the early stages of an explosion of technology that will connect, monitor, and in some cases share almost every aspect of our lives. Fortinet conducted a... #China #India #Australia #United Kingdom