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iOS apps can access metadata revealing users’ locations and much more

Developer discovered that iOS apps can read metadata revealing users’ locations and much more, a serious threat to our privacy. The developer Felix Krause, founder of Fastlane.Tools, has discovered that iOS apps can access image metadata revealing users’ location history. Krause published a detailed analysis on the Open Radar community, he explai
Publish At:2017-09-28 18:26 | Read:148 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking Mobile DetectLocations Exif

Signal announces private contact discovery to improve users’privacy

Open Whisper Systems announced that it’s working on a new private contact discovery service for its popular communications app Signal. Signal is considered the most secure instant messaging app, searching for it on the Internet it is possible to read the Edward Snowden’ testimony: “Use anything by Open Whisper Systems” Snowden says. The Cryptographer and Pr
Publish At:2017-09-28 18:25 | Read:142 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Mobile mobile privacy private conta

China widely disrupted WhatsApp in the country, broadening online censorship

The popular instant messaging application WhatsApp has been widely blocked in mainland China by the Government broadening online censorship. Bad news for the Chinese users of the popular instant messaging app WhatsApp because the application has been widely blocked in mainland China by the Government. Users are not able to send text messages, photo and video
Publish At:2017-09-27 05:25 | Read:189 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Laws and regulations ban Censorship

Adobe accidentally leaked online its Private PGP Key

The Adobe product security incident response team (PSIRT) accidentally published a private PGP key on its blog, once discovered the issue it quickly revoked it. On Friday, the Adobe PSIRT updated its Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) key and published the new public key on the blog post. The new key should have been valid until September 2018, but something strange
Publish At:2017-09-25 16:35 | Read:152 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking Adobe data leak PGP PGP key

Wikileaks Spy File Russia – the surveillance apparatus implemented by firm Peter-Service

Wikileaks releases a new batch of documents that claim to detail the Russia mass surveillance apparatus implemented with the help of firm Peter-Service. Wikileaks has released a batch of documents, dubbed Spy File Russia, that detail the surveillance infrastructure implemented by Russia. The Kremlin’s surveillance apparatus allows the Russian agencies
Publish At:2017-09-20 07:30 | Read:208 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Intelligence Peter-Service Russia S

Popular Sarahah App secretly uploads your phone contacts to the company’s servers

According to a report published by The Intercept, the popular Sarahah app silently uploads users’ phone contacts to the company’s servers. This summer, Sarahah became one of the most popular iPhone apps in the world for both iOS and Android. Sarahah has been created by Saudi Arabian developer Zain al-Abidin Tawfiq, it implements a social network
Publish At:2017-08-28 14:00 | Read:382 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Digital ID Mobile app permissions mobile privacy Sarahah

Misconfigured AWS S3 exposed 1.8 million US voter records

More than 1.8 million voter records belonging to Americans have been accidentally leaked online by a US voting machine supplier for dozens of US states. It has happened again, more than 1.8 million voter records belonging to Americans have been accidentally leaked online by a US voting machine supplier for dozens of US states. The voter records were left op
Publish At:2017-08-18 14:30 | Read:296 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking AWS S3 Chris Vickery data b

Hotspot Shield VPN threatens your privacy by injecting ads and JS into browsers

The CDT urged US federal trade authorities to investigate VPN provider AnchorFree for deceptive and unfair trade practices. The digital rights advocacy group Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) urged US federal trade authorities to investigate VPN provider AnchorFree for deceptive trade practices. AnchorFree provides the Hotspot Shield VPN app claimi
Publish At:2017-08-08 05:45 | Read:401 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Security AnchorFree CDT Center for

Former Bupa employee offered 1 million customer records for sale on dark web

Former Employee of the Healthcare giant Bupa offered for sale records of 1 Million clients on Dark Web. A former employee of healthcare giant Bupa was selling between 500,000 and 1 million medical records on the dark web. The former employee whose identity remains undisclosed had sold several batches of hundreds of thousands of medical records managed by Bup
Publish At:2017-08-03 08:00 | Read:680 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cyber warfare Data Breach Deep Web

Apple removed iOS VPN apps from Chinese App Store in compliance to censorship law

In compliance with Chinese Internet monitoring law, Apple has started removing all IOS VPN apps from it App Store in China. The company complies with a request from the Chinese Government that wants to strict censorship making it harder for netizens to bypass the Great Firewall system (aka Golden Shield project). The Golden Shield project allows China to c
Publish At:2017-07-30 11:50 | Read:465 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Laws and regulations Apple Censorsh

32M is about to become the first in the US to implant a microchip to employees volunteers

The Wisconsin company Three Square Market (32M) is about to become the first in the U.S. to implant microchip to its voluntary employees. In April 2015, the security researcher Seth Wahl implanted an NFC Chip in his hand to bypass security scanners in a high-security environment and exploit Android mobile devices. Wahle used the NFC chip to ping nearby An
Publish At:2017-07-25 12:55 | Read:309 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking biohacking microchip NFC RF

The UK continues to grant the export of surveillance equipment to countries like Turkey

According to the UK’s Department for International Trade, the country granted a license to export surveillance equipment to Turkey earlier this year. The UK continues to be one of the most active countries involved in the trade of surveillance technology. British firms continue to export surveillance systems ranging from internet mass surveillance equ
Publish At:2017-07-24 18:32 | Read:357 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Intelligence Laws and regulations C

Worst known governmental leak ever affected the Swedish Transport Agency. Homeland security at risk

Worst known governmental leak ever affected the Swedish Transport Agency, data includes records of members of the military secret units. Sweden might be the scenario for the worst known governmental leak ever, the Swedish Transport Agency moved all of its data to “the cloud,” but it transferred it to somebody else’s computer. The huge trove of data includes
Publish At:2017-07-23 05:40 | Read:684 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Digital ID homeland security priva

Tor launches Bug Bounty Program, hackers can earn between $2,000 and $4,000 for high severity flaws

The Tor Project announced the launch of a public bug bounty program. Bug hunters can earn between $2,000 and $4,000 for high severity flaws. It’s official, the Tor Project announced the launch of a public bug bounty program through the HackerOne platform, the initiative was possible with support from the Open Technology Fund. “With support from t
Publish At:2017-07-20 22:05 | Read:398 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Deep Web Digital ID Hacking anonymity privacy

SMS Phishing induces victims to photograph its own token card

Renato Marinho detailed an unusual SMS phishing campaign that hit Brazilian users. All started with an SMS message supposedly sent from his bank. Introduction Today I faced quite an unusual SMS phishing campaign here in Brazil. A friend of mine received an SMS message supposedly sent from his bank asking him to update his registration data through the given
Publish At:2017-07-17 20:20 | Read:457 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Digital ID Hacking phishing SMS Ph

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