Tuesday, November 12, 2019
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How to Prevent and Respond to a SIM Swap Scam

When ZDNet's Matthew Miller got hit with a SIM swap attack, he described it as a "horror story" that caused him to lose "decades...

Lawyers in a Murder Trial Clash Over a DNA Forensics Method

On a large screen inside a packed Snohomish County courtroom, in Washington state, a young Canadian couple smiled out at the dimmed room from...

Millions of Transactions Scraped in Latest Demonstration of Venmo’s Absurd Privacy...

Last year, nearly 210 million Venmo transactions were downloaded by a Berlin-based researcher, leading many privacy experts to question the PayPal-owned company's claim that...

Apple Man Has Words For Non-Apple Men and Women

Apple and CEO Tim Cook have always branded the company as fundamentally different from its competitors on privacy. iOS devices collect and use less...

Federal Watchdog Asks Agencies to Please Stop Relying on Credit Rating...

The Government Accountability Office is warning federal agencies including the U.S. Postal Service, the Social Security Administration, Veterans Affairs, and the Centers for Medicare...

It’s Time to Switch to a Privacy Browser

There's a new battleground in the browser wars: user privacy. Firefox just made its Enhanced Tracking Protection a default feature, Apple continues to pile...

App Makers Are Mixed on ‘Sign In With Apple’

Apple isn't always the first company to introduce a particular product or service. But when it does finally decide to take a stab at...

Senator Presses Homeland Security for Answers Over Theft of Border Control...

Lawmakers on Friday continued to press for answers about the breach of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) data reportedly stolen by hackers, an incident...

Facebook Worried About Mark Zuckerberg’s Old Emails in FTC Privacy Probe

Employees within Facebook have dug up "emails that appear to connect Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to potentially problematic privacy practices" in the course of...

No, You Still Shouldn’t Let Facebook Pay You to Track Your...

Facebook wants to know as much about you as possible-if you let it. This week, the social giant launched a new app-based market research...