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    CIA Launches First Podcast, 'The Langley Files' - Slashdot

    The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is launching a podcast called "The Langley Files." As the agency...

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    Accused Russian RSOCKS Botmaster Arrested, Requests Extradition To US - Slashdot

    A 36-year-old Russian man recently identified by KrebsOnSecurity as the likely proprietor of the massive RSOCKS...

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    San Francisco Passes Controversial Surveillance Plan - Slashdot

    An anonymous reader quotes a report from SFGate: In a 7-4 vote on Tuesday, the San...

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    New York To Install Surveillance Cameras in Every Subway Car - Slashdot

    New York, home of the largest rapid transit system in the country, will install surveillance cameras...

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    UK Police Arrest Alleged 'GTA VI' Hacker - Slashdot

    Police in the UK have arrested a 17-year-old suspected hacker. Reports suggest the arrest is connected...

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    Meta Sued For Skirting Apple Privacy Rules To Snoop On Users - Slashdot

    An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: Meta was sued for allegedly building a secret...

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    23-Year-Old 'Crypto King' Has Luxury Cars Seized After $35 Million of Investor Money Vanishes - Slashdot

    Five luxury cars, including two BMWs, two McLarens, and a Lamborghini, have been seized from 23-year-old...

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    China Claims NSA Infiltrated Country's Telecommunications Networks - Slashdot

    A U.S. intelligence agency gained access to China's telecommunications network after hacking a university, Chinese state...

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    Facebook Report: Censorship Violated Palestinian Rights - Slashdot

    Facebook and Instagram's speech policies harmed fundamental human rights of Palestinian users during a conflagration that...

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    Microsoft Won't Label Fake News As False In An Attempt To Avoid 'Censorship' Cries - Slashdot

    In an interview with Bloomberg, Microsoft President Brad Smith said the company won't label social media...

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    Florida Brings Battle Over Social Media Regulation To the Supreme Court - Slashdot

    Florida's attorney general on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court to decide whether states have the right...

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    Telegram Has a Serious Doxxing Problem - Slashdot

    An anonymous reader shares a report: Telegram's doxxing problem goes far beyond Myanmar. WIRED spoke to...

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    Charter Must Pay $1.1 Billion After Cable Technician Murdered Customer - Slashdot

    Charter Communications must pay over $1.1 billion to the estate and family of an 83-year-old woman...

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    Germany's Blanket Data Retention Law Is Illegal, EU Top Court Says - Slashdot

    An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: Germany's general data retention law violates EU law,...

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    46 States Ask Appeals Court To Reinstate Facebook Lawsuit - Slashdot

    A big group of U.S. states, led by New York, has argued to an appeals court...

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    Indonesia Parliament Passes Long-Awaited Data Protection Bill - Slashdot

    Indonesia's parliament passed into law on Tuesday a personal data protection bill that includes corporate fines...

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    Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome Enhanced Spellcheck Feature Exposes Passwords - Slashdot

    Recent research from the otto-js Research Team has uncovered that data that is being checked by...

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    Adobe-Figma Deal Likely To Attract Antitrust Scrutiny - Slashdot

    An anonymous reader quotes a report from Axios: Some users of Figma's design software reacted with...

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    Judge Overturns Murder Conviction of Adnan Syed of 'Serial' Podcast - Slashdot

    A Maryland judge has overturned the murder conviction of Adnan Syed, in the latest twist to...

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    Kiwi Farms Breached; Assume Passwords, Emails, IP Addresses Have Leaked - Slashdot

    ArsTechnica reports: The head of Kiwi Farms said the site experienced a breach that allowed hackers...

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    Clearview AI, Used by Police To Find Criminals, Now in Public Defenders' Hands - Slashdot

    After a Florida man was accused of vehicular homicide, his lawyer used Clearview AI's facial recognition...

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    South Korean Prosecutors Say Do Kwon 'Obviously on the Run', Ask Interpol To Issue Red Notice - Slashdot

    South Korean prosecutors have refuted Do Kwon's claim from over the weekend that he is not...

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    The US Treasury Recommends Exploring Creation of a 'Digital Dollar' - Slashdot

    Some news Friday from the Associated Press. "The Biden administration is moving one step closer to...

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    GPS Jammers Are Being Used to Hijack Trucks and Down Drones - Slashdot

    The world's freight-carrying trucks and ships use GPS-based satellite tracking and navigation systems, reports ZDNet. But...

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    Do America's Free-Speech Protections Protect Code - and Prevent Cryptocurrency Regulation? - Slashdot

    The short answers are "yes" and "no." America's Constitution prohibits government intervention into public expression, reports...

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    Serial Thief Steals Thousands Using Cellphones (and Credit Cards) from Gym Locker Rooms - Slashdot

    Long-time Slashdot reader n3hat writes: The BBC reports that a thief has been emptying gym patrons'...

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    Elon Musk Amends Twitter Suit to Claim Fraud After Whistleblower's Allegations - Slashdot

    Reuters reports: Billionaire Elon Musk accused Twitter of fraud by concealing serious flaws in the social...

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    LastPass Says Hackers Had Internal Access For Four Days - Slashdot

    LastPass says the attacker behind the August security breach had internal access to the company's systems...

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    Telecom Giants Sued for Failing To Stop Movie Piracy - Slashdot

    Verizon Wireless, AT&T and Comcast were hit with copyright lawsuits accusing them of turning a blind...

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    Chrome for Android Gets Fingerprint-Protected Incognito Tabs - Slashdot

    An anonymous reader shares a report: Here's a fun new feature for Chrome for Android: fingerprint-protected...

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    Record Chinese Cyber Breach Spurs Eruption in Data for Sale - Slashdot

    Since the data of about roughly 1 billion Chinese citizens appeared for sale on a popular...

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    Customs Officials Have Copied Americans' Phone Data at Massive Scale - Slashdot

    SpzToid writes: U.S. government officials are adding data from as many as 10,000 electronic devices each...

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    TikTok Won't Commit To Stopping US Data Flows To China - Slashdot

    TikTok repeatedly declined to commit to US lawmakers on Wednesday that the short-form video app will...

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    There's No Tiananmen Square In the New Chinese Image-Making AI - Slashdot

    An anonymous reader quotes a report from MIT Technology Review: There's a new text-to-image AI in...

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    Breach of Software Maker Used To Backdoor Ecommerce Servers - Slashdot

    An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: FishPig, a UK-based maker of e-commerce software...

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    Microsoft Teams Stores Auth Tokens As Cleartext In Windows, Linux, Macs - Slashdot

    Security analysts have found a severe security vulnerability in the desktop app for Microsoft Teams that...

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    California Governor Signs Law Requiring Social Networks To Post Moderation Rules - Slashdot

    An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a...

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    DuckDuckGo, Proton, Mozilla Throw Weight Behind Bill Targeting Big Tech 'Surveillance' - Slashdot

    A group of privacy-focused organizations have signed a letter imploring US Congress leaders to schedule a...

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    California Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against Amazon - Slashdot

    California's attorney general filed an antitrust lawsuit against Amazon on Wednesday, claiming the retailer stifles competition...

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    South Korea Issues Arrest Warrant for Do Kwon - Slashdot

    A court in South Korea has issued an arrest warrant for Do Kwon, the founder of...

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    Woman Whose Rape Kit DNA Led To Her Arrest Sues San Francisco - Slashdot

    Bruce66423 shares a report from the Associated Press: A rape victim whose DNA from her sexual...

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    Adobe Thinks It Can Solve Netflix's Password 'Piracy' Problem - Slashdot

    Adobe thinks it has the answer to Netflix's "password sharing" problem that involves up to 46...

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    Google Faces $25 Billion Legal Action In UK, EU - Slashdot

    Google is facing two legal cases which could result in the tech giant paying out damages...

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    Judge Allows McFlurry Machine Repair Lawsuit To Proceed - Slashdot

    An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: The McDonald's McFlurry is a delicious treat that...

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    Coinbase Exec's Brother Pleads Guilty In Crypto Insider Trading Case - Slashdot

    Nikhil Wahi, brother of former Coinbase product manager Ishan Wahi, pleaded guilty in a Monday hearing...

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    How A Tiny Toad Could Upend a US Geothermal Project - Slashdot

    There's a tiny, black-freckled toad that likes the water in hot springs. Unfortunately, the only place...

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    What Else Happens When Your Face is Your Passport? - Slashdot

    Did we pass a privacy milestone without realizing it? Computer science professor Ken Perlin writes on...

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    A Quarter of Healthcare Orgs Say Ransomware Attacks Result In Patient Deaths - Slashdot

    Slashdot reader storagedude writes: Nearly a quarter of healthcare organizations hit by ransomware attacks experienced an...

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    US Announces Space-Companies Coalition to Prepare Skilled Tech Workforce for Space Jobs - Slashdot

    America's Department of Agriculture and NASA recently announced the Artemis Moon Trees Program. After the first...

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    How Can You Transact Safely in Person with a Stranger from the Internet? - Slashdot

    Attention, people giving money to strangers from the Internet. The Krebs on Security blog knows a...