Trump says will ask Congress for more small business funds if money runs outNew York in 'race against time' as Trump stresses face masks are voluntaryChina mourns thousands who died in country's coronavirus epidemicFactbox: Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the worldOPEC+ meeting delayed as Saudi Arabia and Russia row over oil price collapse: sourcesSpain to extend state of emergency to April 26, rise in infections slowsSpain to ease economic restrictions, won't give up on 'coronabonds': PMTop U.S. watchdog vows 'aggressive' oversight of Trump administration after intel firingU.S. dairy farmers dump milk as pandemic upends food marketsWhy U.S. hospitals see promise in plasma from new coronavirus patientsChina says all coronavirus clinical research must be registeredChina’s Guangxi region tightens border controls amid rise in imported coronavirus casesSpain to extend coronavirus state of emergency until April 26: El PaisSpanish hotel owner turns resort over to refugees during coronavirus crisisBritain's Labour turns page on socialism with Starmer as new leaderHow the coronavirus job cuts played out by sector and demographicsExclusive: Amazon in contact with coronavirus test makers as it plans pandemic responseAs Spain battles virus, medics' unions hit outExclusive: Navy probe to decide future of fired U.S. carrier commanderTrump fires intelligence official involved in his impeachment probe

Hacker News

How GOV.UK Notify reliably sends text messages to usersShow HN: I built a service to discover and monitor rapidly growing trendsHow We reduced our Google Maps API cost by 94%React in 33 linesGainesville, Florida, put its internal emails online with few limitsApple's treatment of Developers is neither fair nor consistentAsk HN: Best practices for ethical web scraping?What Armenians should know about life in AmericaIETF Response to “LS on New IP, Shaping Future Network”The World’s Great Photographers, Many Stuck Inside, Have SnappedAsk HN: What do you use to keep track of bookmarks/notes/snippets?The highest paid athlete of all time was a Roman CharioteerDeep Molecular ProgrammingHow to trim video clips instantly without reencodingPostmortem: DreamWorks Interactive's Trespasser (1999)Control and Chaos in Platform SystemsHow we recovered $300k of BitcoinThings Markdown got wrongZoom rolled their own encryption scheme, transmit keys through servers in ChinaThe Xenobots, Virtual Creatures Brought to LifeClues to Covid-19 coronavirus’s vulnerability emerge from antibody against SARSShow HN: Log-Scale Covid-19 PlotsOpenTTD 1.10The Disappearing Poet: What Ever Happened to Weldon Kees? (2005)Hardware Microphone Disconnect in Mac and iPadSecret iPadStatecharts: Some Critical Observations (2004) [pdf]Show HN: LinCV – transform LinkedIn profile to printable CV in 5 secondsWe're in for 2 MonthsTwitter Direct Message Caching and Firefox

Ars Technica

“We hit 3M hard“—Trump orders 3M to keep US-made masks in the USGoogle knows if everyone in your county is actually staying home or notUS edits National Stockpile website after Kushner claims it’s not for statesFCC: TracFone made up “fictitious” customers to defraud low-income programLeaked Amazon memo: Walkout leader “not smart or articulate”T-Mobile, Sprint took a risk by finishing merger without Calif. approvalAmerica’s COVID-19 testing has stalled, and that’s a big problem$12.8 billion Juul investment broke the law, FTC suit saysFCC requires anti-robocall tech after “voluntary” plan didn’t work out [Updated]Goodbye, John Legere: CEO leaves as T-Mobile completes Sprint mergerTeardown of Huawei flagship phone finds US parts despite blacklistingAuthors fume as online library “lends” unlimited free booksFDA approves the emergency use of chloroquine for COVID-19Zoom’s privacy problems are growing as platform explodes in popularityComcast waiving data caps hasn’t hurt its network—why not make it permanent?Here’s the Trump admin’s pathetic new fuel efficiency rule for 2026Amazon: Walkout leader’s firing wasn’t due to his organizing effortsSaudi Arabia reportedly tracked phones by using industry-wide carrier weaknessCoronavirus misinformation is the latest test for social media platformsCourt: Violating a site’s terms of service isn’t criminal hacking


Not Just 'The Death of IT'. Cringely Also Predicts Layoffs For Many IT ContractorsA Hacker Found a Way To Take Over Any Apple WebcamZoom Will Enable Waiting Rooms By Default To Stop ZoombombingTwitter Removes 9,000 Accounts Pushing Coronavirus Propaganda Praising the United Arab Emirates'Zoombombing' Is a Federal Offense That Could Result In Imprisonment, Prosecutors WarnEU Rules Rental Car Companies Don't Need To Pay A License To Rent Cars With Radios That Might Play MusicTrump: CDC Recommends Cloth Face Covering To Protect Against CoronavirusApple Brings Its Hardware Microphone Disconnect Feature To iPadsThousands of Zoom Video Calls Left Exposed on Open WebFacebook Wanted NSO Spyware To Monitor Users, NSO CEO Claims'Call of Duty' Wins First Amendment Victory Over Use of HumveesNew York Finally Legalizes Electric Bikes and ScootersFCC To Vote On Adding 6Ghz Band To Wi-Fi 6 To Improve SpeedsMoscow To Launch Mandatory Surveillance App To Track Residents In Coronavirus LockdownTrump Issues Order Under Defense Production Act To Secure More Ventilators


How EFF Evaluates Government Demands for New Surveillance PowersHarden Your Zoom Settings to Protect Your Privacy and Avoid TrollsAutomated Moderation Must be Temporary, Transparent and Easily AppealableVictory! Federal Circuit Enables Public to Hear Arguments In Important Patent CaseThe EARN IT Act Violates the ConstitutionEFF to Supreme Court: Losing Your Phone Shouldn’t Mean You Lose Your Fourth Amendment Rights Speaking Freely: Sandra OrdoñezVallejo Must Suspend Cell-Site Simulator Purchase Keeping Each Other Safe When Virtually Organizing Mutual AidGovernment Needs Critics—Now More Than EverEFF Joins Locast Defense Team to Fight for TV Viewers’ Right to Use Free, Legal Streaming ServiceEFF Asks California AG to Close Loopholes, Respect "Do Not Track" With RegulationsMembers of Congress Once Again Urge ICANN to Save Dot OrgNow More Than Ever, Prisoners Should Have Some Access to Social MediaEFF, ACLU & CDT Argue Five Months of Warrantless Covert 24/7 Video Surveillance Violates Fourth Amendment


The r/Privacy Working-From-Home Tips & Techniques Mega-PostThe Zoom fiasco megathreadTwo children sue Google for allegedly collecting students' biometric dataIt looks like the corona virus will be the best excuse to infringe privacyA Microsoft Employee Literally Wrote Washington’s Facial Recognition LawFacebook Wanted NSO Spyware to Monitor Users, NSO CEO ClaimsZoom’s Encryption Is “Not Suited for Secrets” and Has Surprising Links To China, Researchers DiscoverOn Android, how do i prevent apps from accessing things like list of apps i have installed, WiFi connections, fingerprint hardware, etc?What is a good news source/aggregator that doesn't track me?Justice Department audit finds widespread flaws in FBI surveillance applicationsCorona Crisis, please help: Privacy-friendly video conferencing, and village discussion boards - who has good experiences??Cross Post: Two children sue Google for allegedly collecting students' biometric dataCamera Access Vulnerability IOS and MacOSChrome Incognito Mode Cache question‘Zoom is malware’: why experts worry about the video conferencing platform | Technology

Bruce Schneier

Friday Squid Blogging: On Squid CommunicationSecurity and Privacy Implications of ZoomBug Bounty Programs Are Being Used to Buy SilenceMarriott Was Hacked -- AgainDark Web Hosting Provider HackedClarifying the Computer Fraud and Abuse ActPrivacy vs. Surveillance in the Age of COVID-19Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Can Edit Their Own GenomeStory of Gus WeissOn Cyber Warranties

Bleeping Computer

Discord Turned Into an Account Stealer by Updated MalwareMozilla Patches Two Actively Exploited Firefox Zero-DaysMicrosoft: Emotet Took Down a Network by Overheating All ComputersApple Paid $75K For Bugs Letting Sites Hijack iPhone CamerasZoom's Web Client is Down, Users Report 403 Forbidden ErrorsNew Coronavirus-Themed Malware Locks You Out of WindowsTwitter Reveals That Firefox Cached Private Data For Up to 7 DaysWordPress Plugin Bug Can Be Exploited to Create Rogue AdminsIRS Warns of Surge in Economic Stimulus Payment ScamsFBI Warns of Attacks on Remote Work, Distance Learning Platforms

Nefarious Labs

NSA: Fear The FutureQuestions About Light Phone IITechno-Rebellion: Tactics From Hong KongSIM Swapping Attacks? Blame Corporate GreedWeb Tracking Is Killing The Planet2019 TechTogether HackathonSpy Phone: Hands On With The Punkt MP-02The Institution Of Privacy Isn't Going AnywhereUnpacking The Carpenter v. United States DecisionWe Cannot Ignore Children In CagesNow Is The Perfect Time For An RSS RenaissanceSwitzerland's "NSA" Comes Online In Two WeeksA New Era: This Apple Core Is RottenBorder Patrol's Warrantless Searches Inside U.S.Without AES Over Port 443, VPN Is CompromisedWhy We Left MassTLC (And You Should Too)KGB Continues to Target U.S. JournalistsNet Neutrality Is Going To Die Next WeekThe Corrupted State Of Shared HostingTop Picks: Our 15 Favorite Privacy-Themed Films




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