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In Office 365 and Windows 10 lots of telemetry data is gathered and transmitted to Microsoft without Microsoft giving satisfying information about what is logged and transferred, the German Data Protection Conference says. The experts criticize that American authorities can access data stored in the European cloud without the German government having control over this.
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Technicians from overnight repair shops access personal data and sometimes also copy data from their clients' devices, researchers in Canada find. Devices belonging to females were more likely to be snooped on, and snooping tended to seek more sensitive data, including both sexually revealing and non-sexual pictures, documents, and financial information.
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Shanghai Data Exchange Goes International With First Branch In Singapore
With the mission of "building a data factor market and promoting data capitalization", the Chinese organization aims to collaborate with tech companies like Amazon AWS, Google, KPMG, Fraunhofer and others.
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Complying with the August 30 ruling that held that courts in India can direct a messaging app to disclose the information of infringers, Telegram has disclosed the admin names, phone numbers and IP Addresses of the channels which are accused of unauthorised sharing of the study material prepared by Campus Private Limited and its teacher Neetu Singh for various competitive examinations.
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Cross-posted fro: https://beehaw.org/post/205196 Controls occur randomly, on the streets or in shopping malls.
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A Moscow court has fined the messenger service Threema €14,200 (CHF14,363) for refusing to share user data with Russian authorities under a domestic anti-terror law.
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UK: NHS breaks up £400mn data contract in response to privacy concerns, ...
... but US data analytics giant Palantir is still set to bid for the most lucrative element of the contract with a value of £360mn.
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Just Delete Me - website and browser addon
Another awesome website to help bring your privacy at higher level. Browser extension can show you how easy is to delete account on site you watch, and if you click on it it will provide you directly to that option.
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Google exposes Android vulnerability affecting Mali GPUs
Affected devices include Pixel, Samsung, Xiaomi, Oppo and others.
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I saw yesterday someone who had to select the pictures in which he appeared from a captcha. One of the pictures seemed to be from another person where he appeared looking outside his house's window. But now I don't know where I saw it.
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Epic System is one of the leading electronic health record (EHR) vendors in the United States with a database of medical records from over 250 healthcare organizations. According to Johns Hopkins, roughly half of the American population’s medical records are in some kind of Epic system.
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Third-party data brokers give police warrantless access to 250 million devices.
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