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Open Rights Group Scotland - E-voting's Unsolvable Problem - 0 views

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    Ahhh ITGS group - a great discussion on the evoting problem would have been perfect for your Paper 2. "Remember: all of these principles of security, anonymity and verifiability have to be achieved in an understandable way. If they can't be then you get the opportunity for losers to claim fraud, and their supporters to believe them."
dr tech

JetBlue is the latest to use facial recognition technology in airports - 0 views

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    "However, there is some concern about how accurate these new procedures will be. Apparently the facial recognition technology doesn't recognize all people will the same accuracy. White women and black people aren't as easily recognized as white men, meaning there could be some mismatching of identities. Some are also concerned that this is crossing the line in terms of passenger privacy."
amenosolja

How to Use USB Security Keys with your Google Account - 0 views

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    "The verification codes required for logging into a 2-step enabled account can be generated either using a mobile app - like Authy or Google Authenticator - or you can have them sent to your mobile phone via a text message or a voice call. The latter option however will not work if the mobile phone associated with your account is outside the coverage area"
amenosolja

An Android Porn App Takes Your Photo and Holds It to Ransom - 0 views

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    "The Register reports that security firm Zscaler was first to spot the app, which presents itself as a normal video playing app, albeit for playing videos of an adult nature. Apparently once it has silently snapped photos of its victim it will display a message on screen demanding that they pay $500 . Otherwise, well... do you want people knowing you've used the app?"
amenosolja

A Smile Detector and Other Apps You Need to Be Using | WIRED - 0 views

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    "RECHO DOES ONE very simple, little thing: It lets you leave a voice message tied to a location. When other people using the app hit those coordinates, Recho will tell them there's something to listen to. You can use the app to discover different "rechoes" around you, if you actively want to listen in on someone's location-aware thoughts. You can also share interesting soundbytes with your Recho followers. It's a little weird and novel, but ultimately a new way to think about digital exploring a place."
amenosolja

Windows 10 Is Watching: Should You Be Worried? - 0 views

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    "In amongst the numerous reports of privacy infringements, there have been a handful of genuine issues. Reports of Microsoft utilizing your computer as a P2P node for update sharing were completely founded, and the 13 pages of privacy settings are also no joke."
julia barr

New York Asks Cellphone Carriers to Explain Why They Rejected Antitheft Switch - 0 views

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    SAN FRANCISCO - New York State's top prosecutor is investigating why American cellphone carriers have yet to embrace antitheft software on Samsung smartphones, raising questions about possible coordination among the biggest carriers.
anonymous

Find the ungoogleable with crowdsourced search engine - tech - 04 December 2013 - New S... - 0 views

  • THERE'S nothing like the human touch.
  • DataSift is new kind of search engine that uses crowdsourced human intelligence to answer vague, complex or visual questions, even when the users are not sure what they are searching for.
  • answered easily and quickly by human workers
Mcdoogleh CDKEY

BBC News - Anti-censorship program Haystack withdrawn - 0 views

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    Software developed to bypass Iranian Internet censorship has been scrapped, due to various reasons.
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    Software created to help Iranians escape government control of the web has been withdrawn over security fears.
Mcdoogleh CDKEY

Facebook privacy hole 'lets you see where strangers plan to go' | Technology | guardian... - 0 views

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    Developer says new API lets you query social network's databases - and there doesn't seem to be a way to turn it off
Max van Mesdag

Google warning on fake anti-virus software - 0 views

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    It turns out that 15% of free anti-virus softwares contain viruses themselves, according to Google.
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