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Estonia suspends security digital certificates for up to 760,000 state-issued electronic ID-cards over Identity-Theft ri

It has happened, one of the most cyber-savvy states, Estonia decided to block Electronic ID Cards over identity theft risk. On Thursday, Estonia announced that it would suspend security digital certificates for up to 760,000 state-issued electronic ID-cards that are using the buggy chips to mitigate the risk of identity theft. The decision comes after IT sec
Publish At:2017-11-05 16:20 | Read:550 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Security

New Dutch legal framework could cause Mozilla to take off the Dutch CA from its trust list.

Mozilla would remove the Dutch CA, the CA of the Staat de Nederlanden, from its trust list due to the new national legal framework. The Dutch Information and Security Services Act will come into force in January 2018 and one of the main effects of the new legal framework is that country’s certificate authority, CA of the Staat de Nederlanden, could be
Publish At:2017-10-31 06:55 | Read:273 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking Intelligence Certification

iPhone Apps you granted camera access can secretly take photos and record video

A serious privacy issue in iPhone that could be exploited by iOS app developers to silently take your photos and record your live video by enabling cameras. Do you use an iPhone? If yes, there is probably something that you need to know about it! The Austrian developer and Google engineer, Felix Krause, has discovered a serious privacy issue in Apple iPhone
Publish At:2017-10-31 06:55 | Read:213 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking iPhone mobile apps provacy

Watch out! European Consumer Organisation warns of some kid GPS smartwatches have security flaws

Some kid smartwatches available for sale in Europe pose security and privacy risks, including potentially allowing hackers to take control over them. The European Consumer Organisation (BEUC) warns that most children’s GPS-tracking smartwatches represent a threat for them. Many devices are affected by security vulnerabilities that could be exploited by
Publish At:2017-10-22 06:05 | Read:639 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking Internet of Things IoT kids

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:586 | 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:666 | 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:358 | 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:190 | 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:267 | 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:838 | 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:370 | 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:1008 | 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:767 | 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:632 | 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:362 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking biohacking microchip NFC RF

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