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啰嗦的松鼠:UC浏览器的隐私与安全问题

Read this summary in English.Translated by: Kun (Cleo) Zhang and Jason Q. Ng摘要UC浏览器是一种移动浏览器,它目前拥有超过5亿的注册用户,是中国和印度最受欢迎的手机浏览器。在《啰嗦的松鼠:UC浏览器的隐私与安全问题》这一报告中,公民实验室(Citizen Lab)发现中文和英文安卓版UC浏览器中存在多个隐私及安全漏洞, 并讨论了它们的重要性。报告显示安卓版UC浏览器在保护数据方面表现欠佳。报告描述了中文版本在传输数据到其目的地的过程中,对用户的敏感数据保护不足,相关的敏感数据包括装置辨识符、临近无线网络(Wi-Fi)访问点、移动信号塔信息、以及发送给搜索引擎Shenma的搜索问题。 中文版的UC浏览器会永久记忆用户的DNS查询历史,即使
Publish At:2015-05-21 14:20 | Read:1351 | Comments:0 | Tags:Adam Senft Andrew Hilts Christopher Parsons Jakub Dalek Jaso

A Chatty Squirrel: Privacy and Security Issues with UC Browser

Authors: Jakub Dalek (lead), Katie Kleemola (lead), Adam Senft (lead), Christopher Parsons, Andrew Hilts, Sarah McKune, Jason Q. Ng, Masashi Crete-Nishihata, John Scott-Railton, Ronald DeibertMedia coverage: ReutersDownload PDF version.Read the CBC News story.Read The Intercept article.Read our primer on mobile privacy and security.Read the summary: Privacy
Publish At:2015-05-21 14:20 | Read:1953 | Comments:0 | Tags:Adam Senft Andrew Hilts Christopher Parsons Jakub Dalek Jaso

Summary: Privacy and Security Issues with UC Browser

Download PDF versionRead the full report.Read the summary in Chinese (啰嗦的松鼠:UC浏览器的隐私与安全问题).UC Browser is a mobile web browser application that has over 500 million registered users and is the most popular mobile web browser in China and India. The report “A Chatty Squirrel: An Analysis of Privacy and Security Issues with UC Browser” discusses the significanc
Publish At:2015-05-21 14:20 | Read:1149 | Comments:0 | Tags:Adam Senft Andrew Hilts Christopher Parsons Jakub Dalek John

Christopher Parsons on Canada’s CSIS

In an internal report obtained by the Toronto Star, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) explains that the spy agency cannot keep up with threats from state-sponsored hackers. CSIS said that the “scale of the threat has fast outpaced (their) capacity,” and the agency has been required to “prioritize” their efforts. In separate reports, CSIS also
Publish At:2015-05-15 23:10 | Read:1358 | Comments:0 | Tags:Christopher Parsons In the Media Canada CSEC CSIS Cybersecur

Chris Parsons on CSE targeting Canadians

In an article published in the National Post, Citizen Lab Post-doctoral Fellow Christopher Parsons explains that the activities of the Communications Security Establishment (CSE) constitute as spying on Canadians. Parsons summarizes several findings regarding the mandate and practices of the organization leaked over the last year and a half, many of which st
Publish At:2015-04-01 01:15 | Read:783 | Comments:0 | Tags:Christopher Parsons In the Media News and Announcements Cana

Ron Deibert on OpenCanada.org

Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert authored an article entitled “Who Knows What Evils Lurk in the Shadows?” published on OpenCanada.org.In the article, Deibert maintains that acts of terror such as the Charlie Hebdo and Ottawa attacks have resulted in governments creating new anti-terrorism laws and expanding law enforcement and intelligence capabi
Publish At:2015-03-30 17:15 | Read:715 | Comments:0 | Tags:Articles Research News Ron Deibert Canada CSEC Edward Snowde

The Canadian SIGINT Summaries

Journalists with access to leaked documents have reported on the partnerships and activities undertaken by Canada’s foreign signals intelligence (SIGINT) agency, the Communications Security Establishment (CSE), since October 2013. As a result of their stories we know that the Canadian government hosts collection facilities in its diplomatic outposts for SIGI
Publish At:2015-01-07 16:40 | Read:1075 | Comments:0 | Tags:Articles Christopher Parsons Canada cse CSEC intelligence si

Jon Penney interviewed regarding Canadian security agencies

Canada’s spy agencies frequently consult the United States’ National Security Agency (NSA) to intercept Canadians’ communications, a fact which has become evident from information emerging from a series of court cases. In March of 2014, a Federal Court judge ordered details of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) surveillance p
Publish At:2014-12-01 23:50 | Read:2270 | Comments:0 | Tags:In the News Jon Penney News and Announcements Canada CSEC Su

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