Posts Tagged ‘browsing’

ZombieLoad: New critical flaw affects most Intel processors, exposes keys, browsing history & more

The exploit, dubbed ZombieLoad, is embedded in Intel’s processor chips themselves, meaning even the best-designed software patches can only go part of the way toward plugging the hole without reducing the chips’ performance. The vulnerability may allow attackers to ‘resurrect’ critical data processed by the chip – from browser history and passwords to disk […]

Dramatic Drone Footage Shows Syrian Army Advancing Toward Islamic State Capital

Starting about two weeks ago, a new campaign was launched to put the substantially weakened Islamic State on the defensive: in the south, Iraqi Security Forces (ISF), Popular Mobilization, and Sunni tribal fighters have closed in on a multiple-axis assault to encircle the city of Fallujah. As we reported previously, Iraqi forces, together […]

“No Cost” License Plate Readers Are Turning Texas Police into Mobile Debt Collectors and Data Miners

“No Cost” License Plate Readers Are Turning Texas Police into Mobile Debt Collectors and Data Miners February 1st, 2016 Via: Electronic Frontier Foundation: Vigilant Solutions, one of the country’s largest brokers of vehicle surveillance technology, is offering a hell of a deal to law […]

Report: UN Staff Transported 380 Pounds of Weed, Watched and Shared Child Porn

The report, carried out by the UN Secretariat, covers the period between July 2014 and June of this year. It does not name the staff involved, their nationalities, or where the offenses took place. Perhaps most alarmingly, four UN employees were dismissed for receiving, storing, and disseminating pornographic images of minors on their official […]

Report: UN Staff Transported 380 Pounds of Weed, Watched and Shared Child Porn

The report, carried out by the UN Secretariat, covers the period between July 2014 and June of this year. It does not name the staff involved, their nationalities, or where the offenses took place. Perhaps most alarmingly, four UN employees were dismissed for receiving, storing, and disseminating pornographic images of minors on their official […]

Facebook Reportedly Can Track Web Browsing Without Cookies

cryptogon.com October 14, 2011 This is related to browser uniqueness. See How Unique – and Trackable – Is Your Browser? and Network Device Fingerprinting for the background on how this works. Again, Facebook widgets must be blocked from loading by default, unless, of course, you’re ok with this nonsense. Ghostery is the easiest solution. AdBlock+ and NoScript […]

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