Data privacy has never existed on Facebook or the Internet

Data privacy has never existed on Facebook or the Internet

OPINION AND COMMENT Editorials and other opinion content offer viewpoints on issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our newsroom reporters. Seen on a device screen in Sausalito, Calif., Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announces his new name, Meta, during a virtual event on Thursday, October 28, 2021. Eric Risberg PA … Read more

DHS bought a ‘shocking amount’ of phone tracking data

DHS bought a ‘shocking amount’ of phone tracking data

For years people wondered not if, but how much, the Department of Homeland Security accesses mobile location data to monitor American citizens. This week the American Civil Liberties Union released thousands of heavily redacted pages of documents which provide a “sneak peek” at how DHS agencies came to mine “a shocking amount” of location data, … Read more

Are you safe on the internet? | Albion new era

Are you safe on the internet?  |  Albion new era

In 2010, the United States Senate passed a resolution designating June as National Internet Safety Month and calling on Internet safety organizations, law enforcement, educators, community leaders, parents and volunteers to redouble their efforts to educate the United States about the need for online safety. Although it may seem like there is nothing an individual … Read more

7 cybersecurity tips for your summer vacation! – Bare Security

7 cybersecurity tips for your summer vacation!  – Bare Security

This is the main holiday season in the northern hemisphere, and in some countries July and August are not just months when some people take a few days off, but an extended family holiday period, often involving weeks away from home or on the road. The good news, of course, is that if you’ve had … Read more

Facebook 2FA scammers are back – this time in just 21 minutes – Naked Security

Facebook 2FA scammers are back – this time in just 21 minutes – Naked Security

Have you ever almost clicked on a phishing link just by coincidence? We’ve had a few surprises, like when we bought a cell phone from a click-and-collect store a few years ago. Having lived outside the UK for many years previously, this was our very first purchase from this particular company in over a decade… … Read more

Lebanon’s telecommunications mark-up threatens migrants’ link to jobs and security

Lebanon’s telecommunications mark-up threatens migrants’ link to jobs and security

BEIRUT, July 11 (Reuters) – Kenyan cleaner Noel Musanga has survived Lebanon’s economic collapse, waves of COVID-19 and the Beirut port explosion. But when her internet service provider announced that rates would double, she feared her last lifeline for her family and her job would be shattered. The self-employed migrant worker was already earning barely … Read more

Apple’s Lock Mode aims to counter spyware threats

Apple’s Lock Mode aims to counter spyware threats

The for-hire surveillance industry emerged in recent years as very real threat to activists, dissidents, journalists and human rights defenders around the world, as vendors offer increasingly invasive and effective spyware to governments. The most sophisticated of these tools, such as that of NSO Group famous Pegasus spyware, target victims’ smartphones using rare and sophisticated … Read more

No country can ignore parts of the internet that are going dark

No country can ignore parts of the internet that are going dark

Simon Singh in The Code Book: The Secret History of Codes and Code-Breaking writes, “If necessity is the mother of invention, then perhaps adversity is the mother of cryptanalysis. The extent of digitization in our lives today is immense. we welcome the simplification of daily tasks, the use of internet platforms also poses security problems, … Read more

Jamf Introduces New Content Filtering Solution for Educational Institutions

Jamf Introduces New Content Filtering Solution for Educational Institutions

Jamf announced the launch of Jamf Safe Internet, a new offering that aims to provide a safe online experience for students while providing better management options for administrators. The company says the comprehensive content filtering solution is optimized for education and integrated with Jamf’s management and security platform, allowing greater control for administrators and preventing … Read more

EU internet regulations fall into ‘China trap’ – POLITICO

EU internet regulations fall into ‘China trap’ – POLITICO

Konstantinos Komaitis is a veteran of Internet policy development and analysis to ensure an open and global Internet. He is currently part of the New York Times data governance team. This article represents the author’s point of view. In 2018, French President Emmanuel Macron spoke at the annual Internet Governance Forum in Paris and proclaimed“I … Read more