According to this report from #Kaspersky 18% of consumers say they have experienced issues getting a loan or mortgage due to information collected about them from a social media account.
Social credits and security: embracing the world of ratings.
Don't get fooled by statements like this. A 3 months moving timeframe is more than enough for #Google to build a profile on you and selling it to ad-companies or States. They are just throwing away already analyzed data.
Wrongfully Accused by an Algorithm.
US Government is trying to scare people into supporting legislation to make secure #encryption illegal.
The message from the director of F.B.I. to #Apple is implicitly this: «If you won’t add backdoors to your devices we’re going to keep saying you’re aiding terrorists and deviant criminals».
Did you know? Based on Microsoft studies, your account is more than 99.9% less likely to be compromised if you use #2FA.
The #NSA can no longer perform bulk data collection themselves. Now, companies like #Facebook collect troves of personal information and law enforcement can make a data request to access it all. Protect yourself by adjusting which online tools you use.
Did you know? In 2015 a photo app called "Trump hair" was released for free to people. You were able to put his hair on top of your photos. Funny.
No, not that much.
Lamphone attack lets threat actors recover conversations from your light bulb.
The technique relies on recording light bulb emission variations caused by sound waves (speech) and then converting the light variations back into sound
Lamphone was tested from a distance of 25 meters, but could work from farther, with the proper equipment (laptop, telescope, and electro-optical sensor).
Works in real-time, too. More here: nassiben.com/lamphone
#Amazon to implement a one-year moratorium on police use of Rekognition
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