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Category Archives for "Surveillance"

Digital Spying And Divorce In The Smartphone Age

Breaking up is hard to do, and spy tools are making it even harder. According to family lawyers, scorned spouses are increasingly turning to GPS trackers and cheap spyware apps to watch an ex.

Source: I Know Where You’ve Been: Digital Spying And Divorce In The Smartphone Age : All Tech Considered : NPR

Belgian privacy regulator threatens fines for eavesdropping apps

The Belgian Commission for the Protection of Privacy has threatened to take action against eavesdropping apps that listen for what the smartphone user is watching on TV. Fines may follow once the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation takes effect in May, the regulator told the paper De Tijd.

Source: Belgian privacy regulator threatens fines for eavesdropping apps – Telecompaper

No boundaries for user identities: Web trackers exploit browser login managers

In this second installment of the No Boundaries series, we show how a long-known vulnerability in browsers’ built-in password managers is abused by third-party scripts for tracking on more than a thousand sites. by Gunes Acar, Steven Englehardt, and Arvind Narayanan We show how third-party scripts exploit browsers’ built-in login managers (also called password managers) to retrieve and exfiltrate user identifiers without user awareness.

Source: No boundaries for user identities: Web trackers exploit browser login managers

Watching the watchmen: surveillance in 2017 and beyond

Have you ever assessed the many ways your government spies on you? A crucial government surveillance authority is up for reauthorization before December 31. We will talk about potential avenues for that reform and do “a surveillance year in review” with Michelle Richardson, Deputy Director of the Center for Democracy and Technology’s Freedom, Security, and Technology Project, Senior Fellow at GW’s Center for Cyber and Homeland Security.

Source: Have you ever assessed the many ways your government spies on you? A crucial government surveillance authority is up fo…

Those airport cameras tracking your face may not be legal, study finds

Researchers at Georgetown University Law School recommend that DHS abandon a biometric scanning program that would capture the face of every American and foreigner heading overseas.

Source: Those airport cameras tracking your face may not be legal, study finds – The Washington Post

Australia: surveillance at workspace

The rise of smartphones means that businesses and their employees are using social media at unprecedented levels as a working tool, but also for personal use while at work.

The Australian employment landscape has seen other technological advancements changing the way that employers and employees carry out their day-to-day tasks. How effectively businesses manage and respond to these changes is increasingly becoming the point of difference in an increasingly competitive marketplace.

Source: Keeping Up With The Times – FCB Group

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