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Online privacy fears as Tor rushes to fix “uncloaking” bug

The developers of the Tor online privacy service are fixing a weakness which could have exposed the identities of hundreds of thousands of users of sites around the world.

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Online privacy – millions spied on by “unblockable” ad-snooper

A new kind of web tracking tool bypasses the protections privacy-conscious web users rely on and is already being used to track users across thousands of sites - without users being aware of it.

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‘Sextortion’ blackmail attacks on the rise, Police warn

‘Sextortion’ attacks where cybercriminals blackmail victims with the threat of exposing explicit photographs or messages are increasingly common, according to a report by Bloomberg News.

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Privacy concerns over Police ‘instant ID’ camera trial

New facial recognition technology which can instantly identify people from any digital image in seconds is being trialled in the UK for the first time.

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Artist mails NSA ‘uncrackable’ mixtape

An artist has created what he claims to be an ‘uncrackable’ mixtape, using freely available encryption tools and housed on a home-made device, and posted it to America’s National Security Agency (NSA).

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CNET ‘database leak’ – are your details safe?

Popular technology news and review website CNET faced the threat of having a million users' data exposed this week, with an unknown attacker posting screenshots of data from a CNET server, and demanding a surprisingly small ransom…

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Keylogger malware in hotel business centers – should you worry?

Guests who used business centers in American hotels may be at risk from gangs installing keylogger malware on the computers to steal banking and email passwords.

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Google Drive privacy warning – could yours have leaked data?

Files sent as a link from Google Drive could have shared more than their senders intended, Google admitted this week - in a Google Drive privacy post where the internet giant admitted files could be visible to people other than their intended recipients.

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Google Glass wearers can steal passwords from 10ft away

A new computer vision attack could allow Google Glass wearers to steal passwords typed in on nearby tablet or smartphones - even if the attackers do not have a clear view of the screen.

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Android Wi-Fi bug broadcasts where you’ve been

A feature in newer Android phones puts users' privacy at risk - effectively broadcasting an accurate location history over the air even when the handset's screen is turned off, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

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