Moxie Marlinspike just announces his resignation as CEO of Signal. This was an abrupt announcement that caught much of the privacy space off-guard. Moxie earned the trust of the community by consistently delivering high standards that protected the privacy rights of users. Can the app still be trusted to maintain those high standards now that […]Read More
Google is all over our phones. The amount of data that they’re collecting about us is astronomical, regardless of whether we’re using an iPhone or an Android. But why does it matter if Google knows so much about us? First, that data is being siphoned up by governments: Not just the US government, but governments […]Read More
VPNs are often considered an essential part of your toolkit if you want to live a modern, privacy-conscious lifestyle… but most computer security experts will tell you that they’re not tools for privacy at all!? When you use a consumer VPN, the VPN company is able to see everything you’re doing. Many log and even […]Read More
- June 4, 2021
- 900 mhz
- Facial Recognition
- government agency
- internet connection
- internet of things
- Law Enforcement
- mesh network
- network packet
- Open Source
- opt out
- video recording
- voice recording
censiCLICK gets behind the hype of Amazon Sidewalk and gets to the truth.Read More
In case you’re wondering why you would want to “de-Google” your phone, then watch this Al Jazeera documentary. In mid-2020, a mobile phone belonging to an Al Jazeera Arabic investigative team was hacked. Over the next few months, reporter Tamer Almisshal and the Canadian research group Citizen Lab investigated Pegasus, the sophisticated spyware used. Pegasus […]Read More
Naomi Brockwell and Paul Puey tell us EOS is. It’s is a blockchain that’s designed to allow developers to build decentralized apps (dApps)Read More
Naomi Brockwell explores why the Twitter hack was different this time and why we should be grateful that they only got away with a bitcoin scam.Read More
Hak5’s latest edition of Threatwire highlights some fascinating recent developments in the security field. Lamphone Can “See” Your Conversations, Facial Recognition Bans are Trending, and Honda was Hit With RansomwareRead More
A few years back, I attended a session on ethics issues around facial recognition and tips on defeating the algorithm. Hak5 explains how to defeat facial recognition in 2020.Read More
- November 10, 2019
- Clare Garvie
- do the police have my face?
- how do police find criminals?
- what happens when they take my picture at the DMV?
- what is face recognition
- what is facial recognition
- what is the constant line-up?
- who is clare garvey?
- why are people concerned about facial recognition?
- why are there cameras in public spaces?
- why is my face in a police database?
Face-recognition technology is quickly becoming more common. Should we be concerned? It’s being used to unlock phones, clear customs, identify immigrants and solve crimes. In the Video Op-Ed above, Clare Garvie demands the United States government hit pause on face recognition. She argues that while this convenient technology may seem benign to those who feel […]Read More