New research highlights that cheap baby monitor and security camera vendors prioritize convenience over user security and privacy, building a highly insecure ‘convenience’ feature that allows anyone to remotely view unencrypted video streams into their products.
Security advisor Luca Bongiorni spun up an Ubuntu Linux instance on Azure and was extremely annoyed to receive a sales message from a Canonical representative three hours later. Say what?? Bongiorni openly voiced his frustration, "WHY [did] MICROSOFT FORWARDED TO UBUNTU THAT I SPUN A NEW VM!?!" Customer privacy, what's that?"
Until now, users on the same Ubuntu system could access and read the files in the home directory of other users. This is changing from Ubuntu 21.04 - adding a layer of security and privacy to Ubuntu systems.
Protect your privacy and defend yourself against network surveillance and traffic analysis with the latest realease of the Tor Browser: 10.0.5. This release updates Firefox to 78.5.0esr and updates Tor to 0.4.4.6.
Dell is adding code into Linux to support its hardware privacy controls. Although this isn't the first time privacy has been built into a Linux-powered laptop, it is still noteworthy that one of the world's largest PC vendors now thinks Linux is so important to its audience that it has decided to support its new privacy hardware from the start.