Sicurezza e disinformazione – 10

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Huawei Is Blocked in US, But Its Chips Power Cameras Everywhere
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Online Piracy Can Be Good For Business, Researchers Find
pirateria
::: Slashdot

US Accuses Huawei of Stealing Trade Secrets, Defrauding Banks
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Just confirmed this bug. Major iPhone FaceTime bug lets you hear the audio of the person you are calling … before they pick up
bug
::: malwareunicorn ::: Slashdot

Own Your DNS Data. Here @kylerankin covers a common but often overlooked source of data that is far too revealing: your DNS data.
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: linuxjournal

Thread on reporting in “China’s Surveillance State”
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: fabiochiusi

#Cybercrime Could Cost Companies US$5.2 Trillion Over Next Five Years, According to New Research from @Accenture
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Prof_DavidBader

We welcome the progress made by the signatories of our code of practice against disinformation. We call on platforms to intensify their efforts in the run up to the #EUelections2019
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | politica
::: EU_Commission

Google’s Sidewalk Labs Plans To Sell Location Data On Millions of Cellphones
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | dati, raccolta
::: Slashdot

So even the (alleged) 5G wireless systems lack basic privacy controls — one plausible explanation is that governments and telecoms are conspiring, as they’ve always done, to make it this way
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: dangillmor

Nate Cardozo, lawyer for @EFF, is joining @Facebook as “Privacy Policy Manager for WhatsApp” — awesome potential future for secure messaging and end-to-end encryption!
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: AlecMuffett ::: dangillmor ::: hoofnagle ::: jeanqasaur

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Facebook Pays Teens To Install VPN That Spies On Them
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: slashdot ::: PeterD_Adams ::: evgenymorozov

The Internet is more centralized than we think
Google
::: Carnage4Life

The UAE used a secret, US-developed tool called ‘Karma’ to spy on people around the world through their iPhones. The victims didn’t need to click on a link; the spies just worked off the phone number
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: NickKristof

Apple Says It’s Banning Facebook’s Research App That Collects Users’ Personal Information
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot ::: alexeheath ::: Recode ::: zackwhittaker ::: alexeheath ::: JohnPaczkowski ::: Techmeme ::: SwiftOnSecurity ::: rasmus_kleis

Hugely important point this: we are increasingly asking private corporations to take responsibility for things we previously left to the state or the individual. This has massive ramifications – for the companies of course, but also for the relationship between citizen and state
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: akrasodomski

Attackers Can Track Kids’ Locations Via Connected Watches
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

“Security” doesn’t doesn’t cover the set of all bad things that can happen anymore, not by a long stretch. “Privacy” isn’t quite the right word either. @ashk4n writes about how companies should be thinking about “abusability testing”
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: jeanqasaur

How [IT employees of large corporations] Can Help Counter Misinformation and Other Social Harms
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: zacchiro

Come operano i siti xenofobi? Rubando il lavoro altrui e senza pietà per le vittime dei fatti orrendi, perché l’importante è incitare l’odio e guadagnare soldi!
media
::: DavidPuente

When your Memory Allocator hides Security Bugs
bug
::: b3h3m0th

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India’s Largest Bank SBI Leaked Account Data On Millions of Customers
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

#Kremlin lies, as usual. Kremlin’s propagandists are in no way in a similar position as real German journalists
vero? conferme?
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus | disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: kalenskyj

Criminals Are Tapping Into the Phone Network Backbone to Empty Bank Accounts
frodi
::: Slashdot

The NYAG just set the country’s first illegal deception & illegal impersonation precedent for the selling of fake followers (bots + impersonation of real accounts) in order to boost views, likes, & other social media interactions
frodi
::: katherineykwu

Twitter and Facebook say they removed thousands of troll accounts in run-up to 2018 midterms
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: fabiochiusi ::: DFRLab ::: fabiochiusi ::: carljackmiller

#Firefox has introduced a new set of controls to make it easier for users to protect themselves from online ad trackers
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: NakedSecurity

Ubuntu 18.04 needs to be patched to fix several security bugs
bug
::: linuxjournal

Second China-Bound Apple Car Worker Charged With Data Theft
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Facebook and Twitter step up collaboration to deal with fake news
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: rasmus_kleis

New issue alert: The annual Security issue of #Linux Journal
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: linuxjournal

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Snopes has withdrawn from its fact-checking partnership with Facebook
disinformazione, fake news, bufale
::: dpfunke ::: kazweida

Apple Will Store Russian User Data Locally, Possibly Decrypt on Request
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

I’ve been using these as hypothetical examples for years and it appears that they’ve come true! 😨 Hackers can now talk to your baby and crank up your @nest thermostat.
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: jeanqasaur

New website shines light on @Apple’s complicity in China censorship — blocking people’s access to western news sources, info on human rights & religion, & privacy-enhancing apps that would circumvent the country’s pervasive online surveillance regime
censura
::: rj_gallagher ::: Slashdot

The Kremlin’s Remote-Access Credentials Left Thousands Of Businesses Exposed For Years
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: Slashdot

Does Facebook Really Know How Many Fake Accounts It Has?
Facebook
::: mante

Linux Kernel Gets Another Option To Disable Spectre Mitigations
bug
::: Slashdot

No, io spero che gli abbiamo clonato l’account
disinformazione, fake news, bufale | umorismo
::: DiegoManinetti

Good explainer about just how much companies can track us. Simply requiring these companies to get consent is not protecting anybody! This is a theme that keeps coming up these days: making people responsible for their own privacy and security is not enough
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: jeanqasaur

Il #dato può essere un bene comune?
dati, raccolta
::: IngeniumTw

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Generate enterprise-grade SSH keys and load them into an agent for control of all kinds of #Linux hosts. Script the agent with the Parallel Distributed Shell (pdsh) to effect rapid changes over your server farm
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: linuxjournal

College Student Who Stole More Than $5 Million in Cryptocurrency By SIM Swapping Gets 10 Years in Prison — First Person To Be Sentenced For the Crime
frodi
::: Slashdot

Some of these Twitter bot accounts are really obvious yet still get a ton of replies, retweets and even make it into news articles
web-bot
::: MalwareTechBlog

#FacialRecognition could be banned soon, with #SanFrancisco at the forefront of this regulatory approach
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: GianlucaSgueo

The fight against illegal #onlinehatespeech is far from over. We have no signs that such content has decreased on social media platforms. But we do have signs that that the Code of Conduct is a tool which can contribute to robust response to the challenge
social media
::: VeraJourova

Newspapers in the early republic weren’t incidentally or inadvertently partisan; they were entirely and enthusiastically partisan. They weren’t especially interested in establishing facts; they were interested in staging a battle of opinion
disinformazione, fake news, bufale | media
::: fabiochiusi

Good reminder! Since the new year I’ve dramatically restricted my social media use (by deleting everything off my phone and using a browser extension), but it seems I’ve just been using my extra pockets of free time to catch up on tech/celebrity gossip. 😬
social media | privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: jeanqasaur

Governments are increasingly pulling the plug on the internet to curb dissent
censura
::: ajplus

Advertisers can identify you by the set of fonts your browser reports as installed on your computer
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: CompSciFact

Google Has Quietly Dropped Ban on Personally Identifiable
privacy, sicurezza, spionaggio, virus
::: waltmossberg

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