Aug 072020
 
 August 7, 2020  Posted by  Surveillance

Adam Mazmanian reports: The National Security Agency is reminding users of Defense Department and other national security systems used for intelligence or military missions to be sure their mobile devices and computers are not exposing location data. In an Aug. 4 cybersecurity advisory, NSA warned users of the risks inherent in [Read More…]

Aug 062020
 
 August 6, 2020  Posted by  Misc

From Joe Cadillic’s weekly roundup, a few items of note:   The impact of COVID-19 digital health certificates on privacy and human rights: https://www.accessnow.org/cms/assets/uploads/2020/07/Impact-COVID-19-digital-health-certificates.pdf NSO Group used WhatsAp to spy on senior clergymen in Togo and other activists: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2020/aug/03/senior-clergymen-among-activists-targeted-by-spyware   Arp-Hansen Hotel Group A / S is fined by Danish [Read More…]

Aug 062020
 
 August 6, 2020  Posted by  Featured News, Govt, Surveillance, U.S.

Dell Cameron reports: Nearly a dozen civil liberties organizations have accused Congressman Adam Schiff and other Democratic leaders of purposely undermining the online privacy of U.S. citizens and immigrants; possibly in an effort, they say, to conceal the unlawful surveillance of Americans’ web browsing activity by the FBI’s national security [Read More…]

Aug 062020
 
 August 6, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court, Featured News, Laws, Youth & Schools

Andrea Vittorio reports: TikTok faces 10 lawsuits alleging it collected data on children’s faces without parental approval in the Northern District of Illinois, after a judicial panel consolidated the cases there. The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation said in its order Tuesday it also may add an additional nine related lawsuits [Read More…]