Bug in Apple’s Find My Feature Could’ve Exposed Users’ Location Histories

Cybersecurity researchers on Thursday disclosed two distinct design and implementation flaws in Apple’s crowdsourced Bluetooth location tracking system that can lead to a location correlation attack and unauthorized access to the location history of the past seven days, thereby by deanonymizing users. The findings are a consequence of an exhaustive review undertaken by the Open…

Explaining athletics’ new performance-enhancing tech

In the 1960s, when traditional cinder athletics tracks were replaced by spongy, synthetic surfaces, endurance running experienced a revolution. Long-distance runners began clocking far faster times on the synthetic tracks, smashing multiple world records in the process. Today, another revolution is afoot: the development of the so-called “super shoe,” which is driving another spike of record…

Common Acronyms in the Data Privacy Industry

Acronym Name 2FA Two-factor authentication AI Artificial intelligence AML Anti-money laundering APA Administrative Procedure Act (US) APEC Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation BCR Binding corporate rules BSA Bank Secrecy Act of 1970 (US) BYOD Bring your own device CalOPPA California Online Privacy Protection Act CAN-SPAM Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act CCPA California Consumer…