VPN protocols explained and compared

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 07 May 2021 11:11:15 +0000

A VPN protocol makes a VPN tick, affecting important factors like speed and security. Here we compare the most widely used protocols.

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Signal app insists it’s so private it can’t provide subpoenaed call data

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2021 09:29:29 +0000

Signal told investigators it could not comply with a legal request for user records and communications because the records do not exist.

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City fined for tracking its citizens via their phones

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2021 15:00:02 +0000

The Dutch city of Enschede has been fined for breaching GDPR with its Wi-Fi tracking.

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Microsoft patents biometric 'wellness insights' tool for workers

Credit to Author: Matthew Finnegan| Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2021 04:32:00 -0700

Microsoft has patented an employee “wellbeing” recommendation feature that uses biometric data to detect a worker’s stress levels when completing tasks such as sending emails, encouraging them to take a break when anxiety levels run high.

The “Emotion Detection From Contextual Signals For Surfacing Wellness Insights” patent, filed in October 2019 and published last week, describes a “wellness insights service” that collates data from a range of sources. This includes blood pressure and heartrate monitoring data that could be obtained from an employees’ wearable devices, such as smart watches and fitness trackers.

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Zoom deepfaker fools politicians…twice

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 17:21:41 +0000

We look at how a Deepfake campaign patched two Zoom calls through to politicians from two different governments.

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