The contentious ongoing battle between Apple and the Department of Justice continues, as the company has refused yet another request for an iPhone backdoor.
New report shows government agencies are regularly using cloud extraction tools as surveillance technology to analyze and extract private data from major cloud services.
Privacy concerns are mounting over Amazon Ring’s partnerships with U.S. law enforcement which allows the police to share surveillance videos with anyone they want.
Privacy advocates went into overdrive, challenging the fairness and adequacy of the Facebook settlement after FTC announced that the social media giant is off the hook with a $5 billion penalty.
In 2018, 351,936 complaints were filed with the FBI, averaging around 900 a day, and these successful internet crime schemes resulted in about $2.7 billion in personal and business losses.
Scanning images in billions of users’ files without warrants, is Google helping the U.S. government to conduct warrantless searches and violating the Fourth Amendment?
Today, crime data is heavily used in security and police work to cut down on criminal activity instead of simply reacting to crime. Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) technology is getting better and using data correctly can help police forces get better.
The Five Eyes proposal for lawful access compromises on encryption, infringes upon our right to privacy, puts our personal data at risk, and utlimately undermines public trust in technology.
LabMD may have won an appeals case against the FTC, arguing that regulations regarding their cyber security practices were too vague to allow for prosecution, but every organization needs to be warned that the FTC could be coming for you next.
Is facial recognition software secure by design? A question rarely asked is “how safe is the infrastructure that holds and processes all this data?” As long as organizations refuse to audit the security of their suppliers, facial recognition software will remain inherently unsafe, especially in the hands of the police.