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Move Fast & Roll Your Own Crypto A Quick Look at the Confidentiality of Zoom Meetings

On Apr 7, 2020
@maggiekb1 shared
RT @kevincollier: CitizenLab's audit of Zoom's cybersecurity is great. A thorough, measured look. Most people aren't at major risk of anything worse than zoombombing, but if your chat is sensitive (esp if your threat model is China or the US gov), best to avoid it. https://t.co/LHmmVbB5qi
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This report examines the encryption that protects meetings in Zoom and finds that they have made their own encryption scheme and has significant weaknesses.

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On Apr 7, 2020
@maggiekb1 shared
RT @kevincollier: CitizenLab's audit of Zoom's cybersecurity is great. A thorough, measured look. Most people aren't at major risk of anything worse than zoombombing, but if your chat is sensitive (esp if your threat model is China or the US gov), best to avoid it. https://t.co/LHmmVbB5qi
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Move Fast & Roll Your Own Crypto A Quick Look at the Confidentiality of Zoom Meetings

This report examines the encryption that protects meetings in Zoom and finds that they have made their own encryption scheme and has significant weaknesses.


On Apr 1, 2020
@Ansip_EU shared
RT @AnuSieberk: Europe shares code for new coronavirus warning app – POLITICO https://t.co/KZLepufkm0
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Europe shares code for new coronavirus warning app

The software scans Bluetooth signals between mobile phones to detect when infections are possible.

On Apr 6, 2020
@coe shared
RT @COE4AI: How is #AI being used as a tool to support the fight against #Covid19? ➡️Read the overview by the secretariat of the @coe Ad hoc Committee on #ArtificialIntelligence, carried out from media and other available public sources. https://t.co/JLX9xEmbgb #COE4AI #CAHAI #coronavirus https://t.co/Y0Mq53Lcca
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AI and control of Covid-19 coronavirus

Artificial intelligence, a driving force for knowledge sharing In the United States, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy met with technology companies and major research ...

On Mar 30, 2020
@accessnow shared
Security companies in the US, Europe, and China are selling body temperature cameras to fight #coronavirus. The problem is experts say they don't work (and they are a #privacy nightmare). https://t.co/cR2YphPpgM https://t.co/OPcooCm6Jl
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'Fever detection' cameras to fight coronavirus? Experts say they don't work

"I have many customers approach and say, 'Wow, this is a good thing you do,' and some customers are excited to get their temp taken," one business owner said.

On Apr 6, 2020
@PilatSTI shared
RT @ForeignAffairs: Every functioning state now has a public health strategy to tackle COVID-19 that emphasizes monitoring residents and trying to influence their behavior. @nicholasdwright examines the competition between democratic and authoritarian methods of surveillance: https://t.co/SPj6oKUBLs
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Coronavirus and the Future of Surveillance

Democracies must rival China in using digital technologies to fight pandemics.

On Apr 6, 2020
@WIRED shared
From 2018: "The United States has allowed the manufacturing of most of its drugs and medical devices to drift offshore, at the end of long, thin supply chains." https://t.co/HdCZrMNfcI
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Medicine’s Long, Thin Supply Chain

By offshoring its drug and medical supply manufacturing, the US has put patients and hospitals in a frighteningly precarious position.

On Mar 28, 2020
@FintechCH shared
[Online Course] This course is specifically designed to guide you through the various aspects of #blockchain #technologies and how they impact #enterprise business imperatives. Register now and get 20% OFF with code vip20fintechnews https://t.co/MM3WUreZuU #onlinecourse https://t.co/eyelLeAsai
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Certified Enterprise Blockchain Professional

This course is specifically designed to guide you through the various aspects of blockchain technologies and how they impact enterprise business imperatives. You will learn how to ...

On Apr 2, 2020
@accessnow shared
If we are not careful, #coronavirus #surveillance may mean the end of personal #privacy. #COVID19 https://t.co/S8AR6zMz4v https://t.co/Js7amZLAMm
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Coronavirus surveillance may mean the end of personal privacy

Authorities around the world are launching increasingly intrusive mass surveillance systems to track COVID-19.

On Apr 6, 2020
@POLITICOEurope shared
Will privacy be toppled in the fight against the coronavirus? https://t.co/aZsiMv2Szm
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Privacy agenda threatened in West’s virus fight

Years of efforts to safeguard personal data running headlong into calls for ‘drastic actions’ to counter the pandemic.

On Apr 7, 2020
@ITIFdc shared
RT @DataInnovation: "What this crisis has shown is that making use of technology is, at its heart, a data problem." FT explains that institutional and technical barriers make it hard to collect and apply information needed to effectively fight threats from COVID-19. https://t.co/emSsyF28pd
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Can data save us from coronavirus?

Big data and machine learning should be helping contain the pandemic — but their usefulness has been limited

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On Mar 25, 2020
@WorkersEESC shared
'#AI is not an end in itself, but a tool that – albeit also entailing risks – can bring about radical change for the better. If it is to benefit as many people as possible, politicians need to steer, govern and regulate it' Learn more 👉https://t.co/ukF40AgTrQ by @FrancaCFDT
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Making sure artificial intelligence in the workplace benefits people

Franca Salis-Madinier from the European Economic and Social Committee and French Democratic Confederation of Labour – Professionals and Managers, highlights for us the importance of ...

On Apr 3, 2020
@accessnow shared
[email protected] report reveals that @zoom_us #encryption has some major flaws and the company has servers in China generating meeting encryption keys for users in other countries. https://t.co/BrDd5j2vSq https://t.co/VPmc19DGKO
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Zoom’s Encryption Is “Not Suited for Secrets” and Has Surprising Links To China, Researchers Discover

Zoom rolled its own encryption system and included an algorithm with known, serious issues, say University of Toronto researchers.

On Apr 7, 2020
@ScienceMagazine shared
@statnews An accompanying #SciMagPerspective focused on the implications of the research: "As more organizations and industries adopt digital tools to identify risk and allocate resources, the automation of racial discrimination is a growing concern." https://t.co/xWc2Xll53v https://t.co/oO7Q7PXsLp
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Assessing risk, automating racism

</br>![][1]</img> Racial bias in cost data leads an algorithm to underestimate health care needs of Black patients. PHOTO: FATCAMERA/GETTY IMAGES As more organizations and industries ...

On Mar 25, 2020
@POLITICOEurope shared
POLITICO's AI Decoded newsletter looks at how the tech sector is coming together to fight coronavirus https://t.co/hK8AucJroY https://t.co/mAjNdFGBXC
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POLITICO AI: Decoded: Artificial intelligence in the age of a pandemic — Germany’s data donation experiment — A white knight from Beijing?

How global thinking on AI is shaping the world, from Berlin, Brussels, London and beyond. POLITICO’s AI correspondent cuts through the noise, introduces you to the key decision-makers ...

On Apr 1, 2020
@accessnow shared
2/ In our feedback on the World Bank #ID4D Principles of Identity for Sustainable Development, we urge signatories globally to commit to rights-protecting principles & affirm they will not engage or support programmes that do not align with them. #WhyID https://t.co/zvbaAckjga
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The Principles on Identification for Sustainable Development (The Principles), facilitated by the 1 Identification for Development (ID4D) team at the World Bank, provide an important ...

On Mar 24, 2020
@siliconrepublic shared
How quantum communication is set to revolutionise cryptography https://t.co/4Dr7RhScZi
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How quantum communication is set to revolutionise cryptography

Harun Šiljak of Trinity College Dublin writes about how the groundwork for quantum communication today will radically shape our future.

On Apr 1, 2020
@accessnow shared
RT @maxschrems: #Privacy and #Corona: Not a question if, but how. #GDPR explicitly allows use of personal data to fight epidemics. ➡️More: https://t.co/KXDzJN7Rpf ➡️Overview of tracking proposals: https://t.co/jELT89YeDT ➡️Ad hoc paper on "Tracking Apps" (PDF): https://t.co/POegqu3B8H https://t.co/ig9iLKgkjx
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Projects using personal data to combat SARS-CoV-2

41 of the Law on Measure and Actions during the state of emergency, the Electronic Communications Act is amended giving the power to the law enforcement authorities to track citizens' ...

On Apr 3, 2020
@PopSci shared
Some privacy tips will go a long way to protect you on Zoom video chats. https://t.co/u2pYN5rcpR
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Check these privacy and security settings before your next Zoom video chat

Zoom has some privacy and security bugs, but it's probably just fine for your online happy hour.

On Mar 25, 2020
@accessnow shared
#Privacy is taking an unfortunate and unnecessary hit as #coronavirus surveillance escalates. #COVID19 https://t.co/9vNWiWPNLq https://t.co/tpFxIwE3Pw
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As Coronavirus Surveillance Escalates, Personal Privacy Plummets

Tracking entire populations to combat the pandemic now could open the doors to more invasive forms of government snooping later.

On Apr 4, 2020
@PilatSTI shared
RT @MoriartyCR: This article goes into it more: https://t.co/lfyLjotzsj
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Are Zoom Chats Private? Here’s Why You Should Think Before Opening The App

Apps such as Zoom are free for a reason. Here's why you should think before using the popular video conferencing app...

On Mar 31, 2020
@CBItweets shared
RT @CBI_ID: As home working raises new cyber risks, @KYNDCyber is helping small biz to identify their critical cyber risks for free. Find our more about free cyber resources and advice from KYND, government & other CBI members #BusinessHeroes https://t.co/pryAlu3XJy
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Daily Coronavirus Webinar: cyber security

Recorded 25 March, this webinar gives you your daily update on the Coronavirus pandemic and its impact on business. This webinar also covers cyber security, home working and data protection.