Microsoft Contractors Listened to Xbox Owners in Their Homes
Multiple contractors working for Microsoft explain how they listened to audio captured by Xbox consoles.
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T-Mobile ‘Put My Life in Danger’ Says Woman Stalked With Black Market Location Data
Telecom giants are giving up customers' real-time location data to stalkers and bounty hunters. Now, Motherboard speaks to a victim.
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DeVos-Linked Adoption Agency Exposed Highly Sensitive Children's Medical Data
Bethany Christian Services left information about prospective adoptees' "intellectual development" as well as their medical histories and lab results online.
State of Surveillance
The NSA Uses Slack. Why?
The United States' top digital surveillance agency is using an off-the-shelf version of Slack. For what? They should tell us!
Working on Microsoft’s Cortana Is Laborious and Poorly Paid
Leaked documents show that Microsoft’s contractors are paid between $12 and $14 an hour and are asked to transcribe as many as 200 audio clips per hour to train the Cortana virtual assistant.
The change comes after Motherboard found that Microsoft hired contractors to listen to some Skype phone calls.
Facebook Said It Wasn't Listening to Your Conversations. It Was.
Facebook's excuse? All the other tech companies were doing it, too.
Teen Security Researcher Suspended for Exposing Vulnerabilities in His School’s Software
Another vulnerability that Bill Demirkapi found impacted 5,000 schools.
Researchers Show How Europe's Data Protection Laws Can Dox People
A security researcher was able to get companies to give him his fiance’s Social Security Number, passwords, and other sensitive private information with her consent by taking advantage of GDPR’s 'Right of Access' requests.
Revealed: Microsoft Contractors Are Listening to Some Skype Calls
Documents, screenshots, and audio obtained by Motherboard show that humans listen to Skype calls made using the app's translation function.
Clothing Resale Marketplace Poshmark Announces Data Breach
"We recently discovered that data from some Poshmark users was acquired by an unauthorized third party."
This Tool Lets You See Facebook’s Targeted Political Ads All Over the World
Facebook has failed to be fully transparent with data concerning political advertising, so two researchers collected the data themselves.
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