It doesn’t take much to ensure all browsing activity can be uniquely tracked to a device – just inject the right headers into the request stream. And that’s just what Verizon is doing.
This interview reveals what is almost routine sorts of news, that commonly used apps – flashlights in this case – give away your world. But it is nevertheless one of the more extreme… more
Sub-prime borrowers who have car loans increasingly face hi-tech consequences if they are late on a payment. Like, the lender clicking on the ‘disable’ feature of… more
Apple will no longer provide decryption service to authorities, even with a search warrant, in their new iOS 8 devices. This is a sound business move – the overhead to do that in… more
Only on the internet would anyone think it would make sense to see how many friends you can share a secret with but without it being associated with you. That seems to be the essence of the app called Secret, and… more
In a surprise talk at DEFCON, John McAfee pitches the importance of privacy in a free society:
“We cannot have intrusions into our lives and still have freedom, and freedom is all I have and it’s all… more
A high level tour of how advertising works in the modern age, including the leverage of data mining and profiling tools at companies like Facebook.