What is facial recognition?

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 24 Nov 2021 12:44:30 +0000

Facial recognition is a hot topic these days. What is it, how is it used, and when does it interfere with our right to privacy?

Categories: Explained

Tags:

(Read more…)

The post What is facial recognition? appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.

Read more

Missouri Governor Vows to Prosecute St. Louis Post-Dispatch for Reporting Security Vulnerability

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2021 17:37:20 +0000

On Wednesday, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch ran a story about how its staff discovered and reported a security vulnerability in a Missouri state education website that exposed the Social Security numbers of 100,000 elementary and secondary teachers. In a press conference this morning, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson (R) said fixing the flaw could cost the state $50 million, and vowed his administration would seek to prosecute and investigate the “hackers” and anyone who aided the publication in its “attempt to embarrass the state and sell headlines for their news outlet.”

Read more

Parents and teachers believe digital surveillance of kids outweighs risks

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:58:50 +0000

A recent report from the Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT), reveals that parents and teachers have learned to accept surveillance in schools.

Categories: Privacy

Tags:

(Read more…)

The post Parents and teachers believe digital surveillance of kids outweighs risks appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.

Read more

Apple delays plans to search devices for child abuse imagery

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 07 Sep 2021 10:01:37 +0000

The “‘screeching voices’ of the minority” have forced a rethink of Apple’s plans for scanning for child sexual abuse material on users’ devices.

Categories: Privacy

Tags:

(Read more…)

The post Apple delays plans to search devices for child abuse imagery appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.

Read more

Twitter says it out loud: Removing anonymity will not stop online abuse

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2021 18:45:21 +0000

Twitter revealed that ID verification on its site would not have prevented recent, racist tweets directed at England’s football players.

Categories: Malwarebytes news

Tags:

(Read more…)

The post Twitter says it out loud: Removing anonymity will not stop online abuse appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.

Read more

Chrome users, here’s how to opt out of the Google FLoC trial

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 18:39:42 +0000

Google’s FLoC trial will change how millions of users are tracked online. Here’s how to find out if you’re part of the trial, and how to opt out.

Categories: Privacy

Tags:

(Read more…)

The post Chrome users, here’s how to opt out of the Google FLoC trial appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.

Read more

Defending online anonymity and speech with Eva Galperin: Lock and Code S02E03

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 01 Mar 2021 14:00:00 +0000

On Lock and Code, we talk to Eva Galperin, director of cybersecurity for EFF, about the importance of defending online anonymity and speech.

Categories: Podcast

Tags:

(Read more…)

The post Defending online anonymity and speech with Eva Galperin: Lock and Code S02E03 appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.

Read more

A week in security (January 25 – January 31)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 01 Feb 2021 10:15:34 +0000

A privacy week special on Malwarebytes Labs with a special episode of our Lock & Code podcast, FLoC, Grindr, Emotet, and more.

Categories: A week in security

Tags:

(Read more…)

The post A week in security (January 25 – January 31) appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.

Read more