EPIC, Consumer Groups Urge Senate Commerce to Invite Privacy Witnesses to Privacy Hearing

EPIC joined a coalition of 28 consumer privacy groups in a letter to Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune (R-S.D.) and ranking member Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) that asked te Senators to include consumer advocates in an upcoming hearing on consumer privacy. At this time, the…

EFF’s Katitza Rodríguez Named One of the Most Influential Latinos in Tech

In well-deserved recognition of her digital rights and privacy work around the globe, EFF International Rights Director Katitza Rodríguez was named by CNET as one of the most influential Latinos in technology this year. We’re delighted to see Katitza celebrated for her many years of…

Apple Removes Onavo Protect Due To Data Security Concerns

The conflict between Facebook and Apple over user privacy and data security now takes another turn. After jamming Facebook’s user Apple Removes Onavo Protect From App Store Due To Data Security Concerns on Latest Hacking News. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Apple Removes Onavo Protect Due…

What is Blockchain Privacy & Privacy Coins? | Loki Network | ASIC Miner resistance & Cryptonight

What is Blockchain Privacy and Privacy Coins all about? We talk to Loki Network Founder Simon Harman to find out. In this interview, we discuss the Loki Network and Blockchain Privacy, and its role in the cryptocurrency industry. We talk about Loki Network’s use of…

Latest Hacking News Podcast #105 – Latest Hacking News

Attempts to compromise the DNC voter database, Facebook’s VPN removed for privacy violations, Adobe issues critical patches and Microsoft issues Spectre-class mitigations on episode 105 of the Latest Hacking News Podcast. Latest Hacking News Podcast #105 on Latest Hacking News. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Latest…

Giving Privacy Badger a Jump Start

Giving Privacy Badger a Jump Start: Teaching new Badgers to block from the get-go When new users try Privacy Badger, they often get confused about why Privacy Badger isn’t blocking anything right away.  But that’s because Privacy Badger learns about trackers as you browse; up…

EFF & Privacy Coalition Oppose Efforts to Undo New California Data Privacy Law

California enacted a data privacy law less than two months ago, and business groups already are urging the legislature to gut some of its most important protections. EFF and our privacy allies are fighting back. On June 28, California enacted the Consumer Privacy Act (S.B….

Researcher Demonstrates How To Hack VPN Services Via VORACLE Attacks

All of us think of VPNs as our savior when it comes to online privacy. VPNs play a vital role DEF CON Update: Researcher Shows How To Hack VPN Services Via VORACLE Attacks on Latest Hacking News. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Researcher Demonstrates How To…

Two More Nominees for Intelligence Oversight Board

The White House announced the nomination of two board members to the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB). Travis LeBlanc is a partner at Boies Schiller, and former Federal Communications Commission Enforcement Bureau Chief. Aditya Bamzai is a law professor at the University of…

EFF Tells Bay Area Regional Transit: Reject Proposed Face Surveillance Scheme

Around the country, communities concerned about privacy and surveillance are seeking to secure a robust role for public community oversight to constrain the co-optation of local police departments by electronic surveillance. EFF supported recent victories for community control in Oakland and Berkeley, CA, before recommending…