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Protect Your Privacy Without Root | xda-developers

Protect Your Privacy Without Root | xda-developers | Security, Compliance, & Privacy | Scoop.it
About two months ago, we covered PDroid, a root-enabled tool that gave users individualized permission controls for each app.
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How hackers used Google to steal corporate data

How hackers used Google to steal corporate data | Security, Compliance, & Privacy | Scoop.it
Attackers used Google Developers and public DNS to disguise traffic between the malware and command-and-control servers
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"A group of innovative hackers used free services from Google and an Internet infrastructure company to disguise data stolen from corporate and government computers, a security firm reported"

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Stopping Credit Card Frauds? Smart Cards are coming!

Stopping Credit Card Frauds? Smart Cards are coming! | Security, Compliance, & Privacy | Scoop.it
Infographic or how to stop credit card frauds by using smart cards with security systems along with smart chips smart cards & best credit card offers online
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Smart is the big question
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How to Stop Google Maps from Remembering Everywhere You Go, All the Time

How to Stop Google Maps from Remembering Everywhere You Go, All the Time | Security, Compliance, & Privacy | Scoop.it
This Google Maps data throws a wrench in that scheme.  That being said, this stuff is not being publicly displayed anywhere. The dashboard, as Google puts it, is meant to highlight “useful or interesting information from your existing location history.” I’ve reached out for comment about how the company might otherwise use this information.
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Google maps tracks where you go, follow this article to stop your privacy infringement.

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Hiding A Bitcoin Mining Botnet In The Cloud - Darknet - The Darkside

Hiding A Bitcoin Mining Botnet In The Cloud - Darknet - The Darkside | Security, Compliance, & Privacy | Scoop.it
Using free tier accounts on cloud services to mine Litecoins? Interesting stuff! Is a bitcoin mining botnet an abuse of the contract?
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These hackers never lack creativity!

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Pragmatic look at PCI DSS v3.0 changes - ISACA Now

Pragmatic look at PCI DSS v3.0 changes - ISACA Now | Security, Compliance, & Privacy | Scoop.it
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PCI DSS v3.0 seems to be getting really fussy about penetration testing, systems inventory.  After all it is the QSA who decides if they accept the evidence, and i have found some QSA's to be more diligent than others.

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Clear Your Cookies? You Can't Escape Canvas Fingerprinting - Darknet - The Darkside

Clear Your Cookies? You Can't Escape Canvas Fingerprinting - Darknet - The Darkside | Security, Compliance, & Privacy | Scoop.it
The web really never forgets, canvas fingerprinting code allows websites you track you regardless of your privacy settings or if you clear cookies/cache.
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Always a new way to track internet activity.

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Five settings every privacy-conscious iPhone owner should change - tuaw.com

Five settings every privacy-conscious iPhone owner should change - tuaw.com | Security, Compliance, & Privacy | Scoop.it
Five settings every privacy-conscious iPhone owner should change tuaw.com The iPhone is a useful tool to manage your work and play, but it isn't perfect when it comes to privacy.
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Good tips on securing your iPhone
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How Russian Hackers Stole the Nasdaq

How Russian Hackers Stole the Nasdaq | Security, Compliance, & Privacy | Scoop.it
A hack reveals how vulnerable the U.S. is to cyber attacks
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Wonder what else they are not telling us?

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Begrudgingly, Google Offers a Form for People Who Want to Be Forgotten

Begrudgingly, Google Offers a Form for People Who Want to Be Forgotten | Security, Compliance, & Privacy | Scoop.it
Google may not like it, but it's complying with the EU ruling to delete search results.
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About time someone told Google to play by their rules. Your info is precious, so protect it.
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crypture.it: encrypt your sensitive data into pictures

crypture.it: encrypt your sensitive data into pictures | Security, Compliance, & Privacy | Scoop.it
Working smart and being organized in your work is important but all your efforts get wasted if you are unable to protect your confidential information.
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Protect your privacy.
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How the sneaky Tumblr worm spread so quickly

How the sneaky Tumblr worm spread so quickly | Security, Compliance, & Privacy | Scoop.it
An infectious worm spread rapidly across the blogging platform Tumblr on Monday, causing the site to disable posting and encourage users to reset passwords immediately.
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Big data: How firms can exploit it without breaking privacy laws | ZDNet

Big data: How firms can exploit it without breaking privacy laws | ZDNet | Security, Compliance, & Privacy | Scoop.it
Many organisations are sitting on masses of personal data they can't use without falling foul of data-protection laws.
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Best Top 5 Unique Ways and Tips to Shop Online Safely | All Infographics

Best Top 5 Unique Ways and Tips to Shop Online Safely | All Infographics | Security, Compliance, & Privacy | Scoop.it
Infographic on reliable Online Shopping safety tips and ideas against Suspicious Offers & install security software Internet Security guide...
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Heartbleed Implicated In US Hospital Leak - Darknet - The Darkside

Heartbleed Implicated In US Hospital Leak - Darknet - The Darkside | Security, Compliance, & Privacy | Scoop.it
The Heartbleed flaw is responsible for the high-impact US Hospital Leak disclosed this week involving 4.5 million patient records.
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Wonder how many more exposures are giong to be announced due to Heartbleed

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Google Launches Website Call Conversions for AdWords

Google Launches Website Call Conversions for AdWords | Security, Compliance, & Privacy | Scoop.it
Google today launched a new AdWords tool called Website Call Conversions, which lets advertisers identify and measure calls from their website that occur after an ad click. The company explains... Keep reading →
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Google never stops to surprise me, their creativity in collecting our data and using it.

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Passera - Generate A Unique Strong Password For Every Website - Darknet - The Darkside

Passera - Generate A Unique Strong Password For Every Website - Darknet - The Darkside | Security, Compliance, & Privacy | Scoop.it
Passera is a simple tool written in Go that allows users to Generate A Unique Strong Password for every website without the need to store it anywhere.
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Running out of ideas for generating strong password, use this tool!

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Security As A Class Of Interface Guarantee

Security As A Class Of Interface Guarantee | Security, Compliance, & Privacy | Scoop.it
This post is an attempt to pin down my intuition that an “interface”, broadly defined, can be a productive conceptual frame for a wide variety of security problems and solutions. I can’t promise th...
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Finally some thought given on embedding security principles in application development.

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XML Quadratic Blowup Attack Blows Up WordPress & Drupal - Darknet - The Darkside

XML Quadratic Blowup Attack Blows Up WordPress & Drupal - Darknet - The Darkside | Security, Compliance, & Privacy | Scoop.it
An XML Quadratic Blowup Attack vulnerability was found in both WordPress and Drupal by security researcher Nir Goldshlager.
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Threat vectors keep on getting interesting as creative minds get busy.

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Edward Snowden: Dropbox is 'hostile to privacy' - PCWorld (blog)

Edward Snowden: Dropbox is 'hostile to privacy' - PCWorld (blog) | Security, Compliance, & Privacy | Scoop.it
ZDNet Edward Snowden: Dropbox is 'hostile to privacy' PCWorld (blog) Dropbox is a very popular cloud storage service, but NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden is no fan.
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Cloud storage must never be trusted. Store only benign info there.
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Mobiles used on trading floor get biometric-enhanced compliance solution | Planet Biometrics News

Mobiles used on trading floor get biometric-enhanced compliance solution | Planet Biometrics News | Security, Compliance, & Privacy | Scoop.it
Article Details (Mobiles used on trading floor get biometric-enhanced compliance solution http://t.co/Y3LHciaY6h #biometric #security)
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Hopefully this provides better security.
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Facebook Privacy: 10 Settings To Check - InformationWeek

Facebook Privacy: 10 Settings To Check - InformationWeek | Security, Compliance, & Privacy | Scoop.it
ITProPortal Facebook Privacy: 10 Settings To Check InformationWeek Over the years Facebook has had, shall we say, a "complicated" relationship with user privacy: It's dealt with privacy breaches, class-action lawsuits, and increasing pressure from...
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You must protect your private info, no one else can.
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Top 20 Worst Passwords that can Hack Private Accounts | All Infographics

Top 20 Worst Passwords that can Hack Private Accounts | All Infographics | Security, Compliance, & Privacy | Scoop.it
Infographic on Security issue with worst passwords ever into hacking and cracking into social networks & online accounts & mobile apps permission passwords
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Use strong passwords and change them often.
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Google Now: Trading Your Privacy For The Future

Google Now: Trading Your Privacy For The Future | Security, Compliance, & Privacy | Scoop.it
Google Now is a science fiction personal assistant who anticipates your needs. All you have to give up is your personal privacy...
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Control what you share
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Global group hacking for good

Global group hacking for good | Security, Compliance, & Privacy | Scoop.it
It is something out of a Hollywood movie - hackers pooling their talents to help people handle natural disasters. (Ever hear of Random #Hacks of Kindness?
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Email privacy bill passes committee in the Senate

Email privacy bill passes committee in the Senate | Security, Compliance, & Privacy | Scoop.it
The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved legislation requiring that police obtain a search warrant to gain access to private emails and other forms of electronic communication.
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