FTC sees privacy threats in the 'Internet of Things' - Katy Bachman - POLITICO As consumers buy up fitness trackers, Internet-connected thermostats and even Web-enabled cars and toothbrushes, the Federal Trade Commission has a message: It’s watching. The agency is warning that as millions of new smart devices make people’s daily lives more convenient, they’re also collecting reams of personal information that raise new privacy and data security concerns. Story Continued Below Start Hacking Google Dorks I have explained what is google dork and how to create it. If you have not read that post you can read here Google hacking So now i am going to explain you how hacker use these google dorks to create complex query to google search engine to extract the results that normal user can’t. Lets assume hacker wants to find admin login page of all the site, so we have dork for this inurl because hacker wants to search admin login page and generally admin login page’s name look like adminlogin, admin, login etc.
Privacy, security threats in the 'Internet of Things' If HIPAA is helpless in protecting information on fitness trackers, and voice-controlled TVs, smart thermostats and Internet-accessible appliances do almost nothing to ensure privacy, what will the convenience of connected things eventually cost consumers? The Federal Trade Commission warned last month about the serious privacy and data security risks, noting that the number of Internet-connected devices will double, to 50 billion, by 2020. We chatted with Shaun Murphy, a former Department of Defense communication systems security consultant who this year is launching PrivateGiant, an online-security firm. He says the threat is potentially greater than personal information giveaways on Facebook and other social media. This is an edited version of our conversation.
9 Calif. law enforcement agencies connected to cellphone spying technology News10 submitted numerous public records requests to every major law enforcement agency in Northern California to find out which departments are using StingRay technology. A StingRay is a device law enforcement uses to track people and collect real time data from every cellphone within a certain radius. MORE: Cellphone spying technology being used throughout Northern California Some agencies provided documentation, but none would discuss how StingRays work, or even admit they have them. However, records show at least seven Northern California agencies have the technology and two more just received grants to buy it in 2014.
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The Five Biggest Threats to Your Kids’ Privacy, and What You Can Do About Them Remember back in school, when your teachers warned that everything you did would go on your permanent record? It turns out your teachers have become right. That permanent record is the Internet. It’s hard to be a fully functioning adult in 2014 and not leave behind a digital trail. Now imagine how hard it is for your kids, who have never known a world where the net did not exist. Net Threats Experts say liberty online is challenged by nation-state crackdowns, surveillance, and pressures of commercialization of the Internet As Internet experts look to the future of the Web, they have a number of concerns. This is not to say they are pessimistic: The majority of respondents to this 2014 Future of the Internet canvassing say they hope that by 2025 there will not be significant changes for the worse and hindrances to the ways in which people get and share content online today.
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Bank Hackers Steal Millions via Malware Photo PALO ALTO, Calif. — In late 2013, an A.T.M. in Kiev started dispensing cash at seemingly random times of day. No one had put in a card or touched a button. Cameras showed that the piles of money had been swept up by customers who appeared lucky to be there at the right moment. But when a Russian cybersecurity firm, Kaspersky Lab, was called to Ukraine to investigate, it discovered that the errant machine was the least of the bank’s problems. Mobile Malware: Small Numbers, but Growing THE warning was dire: A small security company revealed a flaw in millions of smartphones that could allow dangerous software to masquerade as a legitimate app and seize control of a phone. The threat was a big conversation topic at this year’s Black Hat security conference. But after that, we didn’t hear much more about it.
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