• img May 26, 2018

Why Is Your Location Data No Longer Private?

The past month has seen one blockbuster revelation after another about how our mobile phone and broadband providers have been leaking highly sensitive customer information, including real-time location data and customer account details. In the wake of these consumer privacy debacles, many are left wondering who’s responsible for policing these industries? How exactly did we […]

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  • img May 25, 2018

Millions of IoT Devices Vulnerable to Z-Wave Downgrade Attacks, Researchers Claim

Millions of IoT devices based on the Z-Wave wireless protocol are vulnerable to a downgrade attack during pairing sessions.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/millions-of-iot-devices-vulnerable-to-z-wave-downgrade-attacks-researchers-claim/

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  • img May 25, 2018

Pet Trackers Open to MITM Attacks, Interception

Several well-rated pet trackers contain flaws stemming from the use of Bluetooth LE, poor certificate handling and more.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/pet-trackers-open-to-mitm-attacks-interception/

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  • img May 25, 2018

Microsoft will extend GDPR rights to customers worldwide

Microsoft has announced it will extend the rights that are at the heart of GDPR to all of their consumer customers worldwide. “Known as Data Subject Rights, they include the right to know what data we collect about you, to correct that data, to delete it and even to take it somewhere else,” Julie Brill, […]

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  • img May 25, 2018

Alexa Eavesdropping Flub Re-Sparks Voice Assistant Privacy Debate

After an Alexa speaker recorded and shared a private conversation, the tech community is casting a wary eye on voice assistant privacy issues.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/alexa-eavesdropping-flub-re-sparks-voice-assistant-privacy-debate/

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