z3r0trust Privacy Newsletter #2–21

(Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios)

Apple vs. Facebook: The War Over User Privacy

“If a business is built on misleading users on data exploitation, on choices that are no choices at all, then it does not deserve our praise. It deserves reform.” — Tim Cook

Privacy Exposures

Misconfigured security protection of data leads to unending sensitive data leaks; (image credit: techcrunch)
A packet sent to Agora contains, in plaintext, the channel & user IDs; (image credit: Stanford Internet Observatory)

Privacy-related Legal Developments

(image credit: Varonis)

Privacy Tips

Plant some privacy hedges around your house (Juniper trees)
OnionShare’s Graphical User Interface; (image credit: OnionShare)

Browser Privacy

This was a test of the Brave browser coupled w/ the Privacy Badger & uBlock Origin extensions — not bad!

Additional Privacy Resources

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