UK police arrest a number of climate activists planning Heathrow drone protest – gpgmail

[ad_1] UK police have arrested a number of environmental activists affiliated with a group which announced  last month that it would use drones to try to ground flights at the country’s busiest airport. The group, which calls itself Heathrow Pause, is protesting against the government decision to green light a third runway at the airport. […]

Ring Provided a Map of Its Customers to Police

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Ring was one of the first companies to make video doorbells and has since expanded to other home security products. As part of its aggressive strategy after the Amazon acquisition, Ring has partnered with hundreds of police departments across […]

U.S. Senator demands answers from Amazon Ring over its police partnerships – gpgmail

[ad_1] Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) is looking for answers from Amazon about its doorbell camera Ring and the company’s relationships with law enforcement agencies around the U.S. In a letter published on Thursday, he writes to the technology giant how partnerships like Ring’s raise “serious privacy and civil liberties concerns,” and asks Amazon to […]

Police hijack a botnet and remotely kill 850,000 malware infections – gpgmail

[ad_1] In a rare feat, French police have hijacked and neutralized a massive cryptocurrency mining botnet controlling close to a million infected computers. The notorious Retadup malware infects computers and starts mining cryptocurrency by sapping power from a computer’s processor. Although the malware was used to generate money, the malware operators easily could have run […]

Ring Confirms It Works With More Than 400 Police Departments

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Ring has come under fire in recent months for the way it partners with law enforcement and helps them obtain camera footage from customers without a warrant. Ring frames this as an initiative to keep neighborhoods safe, but privacy […]

Ring Is Helping Police Convince People to Hand Over Video Footage Without a Warrant

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Ring’s close alliance with police departments continues to be a headache for the company with each new revelation. Amazon-owned Ring expends great effort to get its customers to use its Neighbors video sharing app, to which it gives police […]