Month: November 2014

ISPs Removing Their Customers’ Email Encryption

Recently, Verizon was caught tampering with its customer’s web requests to inject a tracking super-cookie. Another network-tampering threat to user safety has come to light from other providers: email encryption downgrade attacks. Source: www.eff.org ISP’s compromising security by blocking STARTTLS flag.  See on Scoop.it – Security, Compliance, Privacy, & Payments

Bandwagon’s – The Good and the Bad?

I remember years ago, Microsoft was considered the benchmark of all things leading edge when it came to software development. They seemed to be the “p… Source: www.projecttimes.com Old wine in a new bottle? See on Scoop.it – Security, Compliance, Privacy, & Payments

Verizon Injecting Perma-Cookies to Track Mobile Customers, Bypassing Privacy Controls

Verizon users might want to start looking for another provider. In an effort to better serve advertisers, Verizon Wireless has been silently modifying its users’ web traffic on its network to inject a cookie-like tracker. This tracker, included in an HTTP header called X-UIDH, is sent to every unencrypted website a Verizon customer visits from …

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