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Sources:

Data Breaches

https://www.zdnet.com/article/openwrt-reports-data-breach-after-hacker-gained-access-to-forum-admin-account/

https://www.zdnet.com/article/hackers-publish-thousands-of-files-after-government-agency-refuses-to-pay-ransom/

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2021/01/phishing-scam-had-all-the-bells-and-whistles-except-for-one/

https://www.zdnet.com/article/ransomware-victims-that-have-backups-are-paying-ransoms-to-stop-hackers-leaking-their-stolen-data/

https://www.zdnet.com/article/hacker-leaks-data-of-2-28-million-dating-site-users/

Companies

https://www.zdnet.com/article/sec-filings-solarwinds-says-18000-customers-are-impacted-by-recent-hack/

https://www.theverge.com/2020/12/15/22176053/solarwinds-hack-client-list-russia-orion-it-compromised

https://www.zdnet.com/article/malwarebytes-said-it-was-hacked-by-the-same-group-who-breached-solarwinds/

https://twitter.com/peterwsinger/status/1348616428702867457

https://techcrunch.com/2021/01/11/scraped-parler-data-is-a-metadata-goldmine/

https://www.wired.com/story/capitol-riot-security-congress-trump-mob-clean-up/

https://www.wired.com/story/faces-of-the-riot-capitol-insurrection-facial-recognition/

https://techcrunch.com/2021/01/15/whatsapp-delays-new-data-sharing-policy-enforcement-to-may-15/

https://www.ghacks.net/2021/01/02/mozilla-is-working-on-a-firefox-design-refresh/

https://brave.com/brave-integrates-ipfs/

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3603934/rip-old-school-internet-chrome-88-lays-flash-and-ftp-to-rest.html

https://www.pcmag.com/news/apple-transparency-tool-will-tell-you-how-much-data-app-developers-are

https://www.businessinsider.in/tech/news/over-100-million-debit-and-credit-card-users-data-has-been-leaked-online-from-payments-processor-juspay-amazon-and-swiggy/articleshow/80096472.cms

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/networking-giant-ubiquiti-alerts-customers-of-potential-data-breach/

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/t-mobile-data-breach-exposed-phone-numbers-call-records/

https://www.zdnet.com/article/nissan-source-code-leaked-online-after-git-repo-misconfiguration/

https://techcrunch.com/2021/01/14/ring-neighbors-exposed-locations-addresses/

https://www.zdnet.com/article/fake-collaboration-apps-are-stealing-data-as-staff-struggle-with-home-working-security/

https://www.zdnet.com/article/i-looked-at-all-the-ways-microsoft-teams-tracks-users-and-my-head-is-spinning/

https://www.theverge.com/2021/1/21/22242718/twitter-bluesky-decentralized-social-media-team-project-update

https://www.vice.com/en/article/jgqbmk/tiktok-data-collection

https://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/ny-ex-adt-employee-admits-spying-on-customers-naked-women-20210121-kmjkd4qjljhsffxd5uwk6v7csa-story.html

Research

https://www.zdnet.com/article/academics-turn-ram-into-wifi-cards-to-steal-data-from-air-gapped-systems/

https://techcrunch.com/2021/01/13/facial-recognition-reveals-political-party-in-troubling-new-research/

https://securephones.io/main.pdf

Politics

https://venturebeat.com/2020/12/10/new-york-city-council-votes-to-prohibit-businesses-from-using-facial-recognition-without-public-notice/

https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-signs-legislation-suspending-use-and-directing-study-facial-recognition

https://www.aclu.org/news/privacy-technology/the-fbi-is-secretly-breaking-into-encrypted-devices-were-suing/

https://www.vice.com/en/article/xgz4n3/muslim-app-location-data-salaat-first

https://www.theverge.com/2021/1/22/22244848/us-intelligence-memo-admits-buying-smartphone-location-data

https://www.theverge.com/2020/12/11/22170292/gizmodo-schools-fbi-grade-phone-hacking-surveillance-tech

https://www.zdnet.com/article/president-biden-appoints-net-neutrality-champion-to-chair-the-fcc/

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-12-16/nigeria-orders-mobile-subscribers-to-link-phones-to-id-numbers

https://www.zdnet.com/article/singapore-police-can-access-covid-19-contact-tracing-data-for-criminal-investigations/

https://apnews.com/article/technology-hacking-wellington-new-zealand-e316918f4e50aa025fea3da3648551ea

https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-55749959

FOSS

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/open-source-developers-say-securing-their-code-is-a-soul-withering-waste-of-time/

https://techcrunch.com/2020/12/23/telegram-to-launch-an-ad-platform-as-it-approaches-500-million-users/

https://www.ghacks.net/2021/01/08/linux-mint-20-1-long-term-support-release-is-out/

https://www.windowscentral.com/wine-60-has-over-8000-changes-help-windows-apps-run-linux

https://thehackernews.com/2021/01/google-discloses-flaws-in-signal-fb.html

https://www.zdnet.com/article/new-freakout-botnet-targets-linux-systems-running-unpatched-software/

Misfits

https://www.fastcompany.com/90586835/amazon-wants-to-scan-your-body-to-make-perfectly-fitting-shirts

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/snitches-wheels-police-turn-car-data-destroy-suspects-alibis-n1251939

https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-55439190

https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottcarpenter/2021/12/31/access-to-big-data-turns-farm-machine-makers-into-tech-firms/?sh=8b973ed7e473

https://www.zdnet.com/article/uk-police-warn-of-sextortion-attempts-in-intimate-online-dating-chats/

https://www.zdnet.com/article/kogan-cops-au310800-spamming-fine/

Guides

https://www.zdnet.com/article/how-to-lock-down-your-google-account-and-keep-it-safe-from-outside-attackers/

https://www.zdnet.com/article/better-than-the-best-password-how-to-use-2fa-to-improve-your-security/

https://www.zdnet.com/article/awareness-isnt-enough-its-time-for-security-leaders-to-change-behaviors/

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-how-zero-trust-can-protect-against-sophisticated-hacking-attacks/

https://web.archive.org/web/20140525004902if_/http://safeandsavvy.f-secure.com/2013/11/27/yes-you-do-have-something-to-hide/

https://yashmehrotra.com/post/2021-01-15-practical-guide-to-privacy/

https://maxdesalle.com/privacy-how-to-get-off-the-radar-with-ease/


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