Aug 142019
 August 14, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Featured News, Govt

Chris Jay Hoofnagle, Woody Hartzog, Daniel J. Solove has an OpEd on ThinkTank that was republished on Lawfareblog last Friday. It begins: Facebook’s recent settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has reignited debate over whether the agency is up to the task of protecting privacy. Many people, including some [Read More…]

Aug 142019
 August 14, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Business

Josh Taylor reports: The fingerprints of over 1 million people, as well as facial recognition information, unencrypted usernames and passwords, and personal information of employees, was discovered on a publicly accessible database for a company used by the likes of the UK Metropolitan police, defence contractors and banks. Suprema is [Read More…]

Aug 122019
 August 12, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Featured News, Surveillance, U.S.

Tim Cushing reports: Lee Fang of The Intercept has dug into the cache of internal license plate reader manufacturer documents dumped on the web earlier this year. In addition to hundreds of images of drivers and their vehicles passing through border checkpoints, the files also contained emails from Perceptics (the [Read More…]