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Grub2 BootHole Security Bug

Grub2 BootHole Security Bug This week in Privacy News, #Twitter releases more details on the hack attack, Netflix experience a cred-phish attack, and Couchsurfing experiences a breech. Also #RiteAid pushes facial ID software and #Grub2 has a big security vulnerability. Microsoft Finds We Work Longer at Home This week in Business News, Charter buys off […]

Instacart Breach?

Instacart Breach? This week in Privacy News, the EU demands Google / Fitbit concessions, Linux Foundation works on Open Source Contact Tracing apps. Also, the EFF has a map of US police surveillance and two possible breaches to make you consider what data you are sharing. ATT Scares People into Upgrading This week in Business […]

The Great Twitter Hack

The Great Twitter Hack Today in Privacy News, Amazon thinks about banning #TikTok but changes its mind after backlash. Also, malware is discovered in required accounting software for #Chinese companies and EU blocks USA-EU data trading deal. Finally, we want to discuss the Great #Twitter Hack! Japan’s Human-animal Hybrid Today in Business News, #Spectrum plans […]

Michigan’s Human Microchip Bill

Michigan’s Human Microchip Bill This week in Privacy News, judge allows ISP free speech case to proceed, and several groups are concerned about #Google acquiring Fitbit. Also Google and Facebook object to #Apple’s new privacy warnings and Alexa goes hands free. Finally, Michigan passes a bill making human #microchipping voluntary. Google Fiber Returns This week […]

Tracking Protesters and Church Goers

Tracking Protesters and Church Goers This week in Privacy News, Florida protects #DNA from insurance companies, police hack into an encrypted phone service, and #Facebook has been up to no good. Also, #Mobilewalla tracted BLM protestors and Church goers. Apple Phone No Charger: Courage This week in Business News, Mercedes stops the subscription service, and […]

Does a Mozilla-Comcast Deal Comfort You?

Does a Mozilla-Comcast Deal Comfort You? This week in Privacy News, Google pushes it’s password checkup tool to other Google properties. Also, Andrew Yang wants big data to pay you for your data. #Safari now supports passwordless login and #TikTok snoops on your Apple clipboard. Finally, this Firefox / Comcast deal makes me want to […]

The Apple Shakedown

Captcha for Malware? This week in #Privacy News, a rioter was arrested with the help of their social media posts, Words With Friends will soon require an #Alexa, and your conversations can be heard with a telescope…no really. Also, now hackers are using captchas to deliver #malware. The Apple Shakedown This week in Business News, […]

Windows Gets Even More Annoying

Google Knows Your Voice This week in Privacy News, #Google maps now has health data, two companies ban facial recognition, and #dropbox gets into the password management business while #Firefox dumps them in plain text. Also, Google can identify you based on your voice. Windows Gets Even More Annoying This week in Business News, the […]

The World’s Stupidest Lawsuit?

The World’s Stupidest Lawsuit? This week in Privacy News, France has a new somewhat anonymous contact tracing app, but over half the people are saying they will not use it. Also, a ransomware gang is now extorting people after stealing and encrypting their data, other hackers are using a coinbase leak to perform SIM swaps, […]

Facebook: Can I See some ID Please?

Facebook: Can I See some ID Please? This week in Privacy News, a few news updates and PSAs, then we look at brave’s new video conferencing tool, a bill to prevent targeting of political ads, Arizona sues Google over location tracking. Also, Facebook wants your ID for you to keep posting to your business page! […]

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