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Tag Archives: privacy

#cybersecurity | #hackerspace | Personal Online Privacy – Data & Browser Privacy

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Continuing a series on how to strengthen your personal online privacy, we are taking personal inventory of how we connect online. These were themes covered during our webinar on “Security Beyond Your Website: Personal Online Privacy” and during a Twitter conversation (through the #Digiblogchat weekly forum). […]

Pressure mounts for federal privacy law with second bill – Naked Security

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Pressure is gathering for a federal privacy law in the US with the introduction of a second bill that would protect consumer data. The Consumer Online Privacy Rights Act from Washington Senator Maria Cantwell not only outlines strict privacy and security rules, but also establishes a […]

Americans Fed Up With Lack of Data Privacy

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Eight out of every 10 US adults are worried over their inability to control how data about them is used, a new Pew Research survey shows. The majority of American citizens believe that they are pervasively monitored and that their data is regularly collected and used […]

#nationalcybersecuritymonth | Security and Privacy Experts on Cybersecurity Threats | BU Today

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Approximately 70 percent of Americans use social media to connect with one another, engage with news content, and share information. Most users access social media platforms and consume content on their smartphone, just one of the many smart devices we use to monitor our health, fitness, […]

ETHICAL HACKERS RAISE MONEY TO HELP REPEAL BILL REDUCING INTERNET PRIVACY

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A UTD group called Ethical Hackers is donating the profits from its first annual fundraiser to protest a federal bill overturning previous Federal Communications Commission regulations protecting consumer privacy. On … The post ETHICAL HACKERS RAISE MONEY TO HELP REPEAL BILL REDUCING INTERNET PRIVACY appeared first […]

Microsoft Sues US Government

These days all we hear about is the government trying to get private information out of user’s devices which the smartphone manufacturers don’t approve of. On one hand where the companies want to protect users’ privacy, the government wants to use the data to investigate crimes. Though brands are trying their best, the cases of […]

Hackers are in your car

If you have a newer car, there’s a good chance it’s connected to the Internet. That’s great, if you need directions or want to stream music on the go. But we’ve told you several times that hackers can hack into your car and take it over. In fact, Chrysler recalled more than 1.4 million cars […]

NSA Privacy Director says fears of government spying are unwarranted

It was one of the final questions of the NSA’s open Q&A today, and one that’s weighed heavily on the minds of American citizens since the Prism scandal last year: “Are our fears of being discreetly spied on merited? Read […] For more information go to http://www.NationalCyberSecurity.com, http://www. GregoryDEvans.com, http://www.LocatePC.net or http://AmIHackerProof.com View full post […]

U.S. Citizens More Worried About ID Theft Than Privacy

Despite NSA scare, U.S. voters are five times more concerned about hacking than tracking, CCIA study says.   Despite recent controversy over surveillance by the NSA, U.S. voters are still much more worried about identity theft than online tracking of their activity, a new study says. According to a poll of 1,000 U.S. voters conducted by Benenson Strategy Group […]

Retailers Snooping on Holiday Shoppers Raises Privacy Concerns

  Only Santa, maybe, knows if you’ve been naughty or nice. But management at some 1,000 retailers this holiday season knows where you’ve been standing, how long you’ve had to wait in the checkout line, and which sweater or necktie or shovel you admired most while shopping. New technologies for tracking shoppers in-store, in real time, make this possible. Some […]

More NSA transparency would lead to bigger privacy invasion, agency lawyer says

  In a hearing pushing forward legislation that would shed light on the NSA’s collection of Americans’ data, Senator Al Franken (D-MN) questioned national security officials on why intelligence agencies couldn’t be more transparent about who they were collecting data from. “Many of the broadest laws of FISA, like section 702, explicitly say that you can only use it […]