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Exclusive: Current and former Uber security staffers cast doubt on spying claims

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Category: topSource: reutersJan 12th, 2018

Current and former Uber security staffers cast doubt on spying claims

The testimony came in connection with a lawsuit brought by Waymo which accuses arch rival Uber of stealing trade secrets.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 13th, 2018

Inside Uber’s $100,000 Payment to a Hacker, and the Fallout

How Uber grappled with a 2016 hack is under scrutiny and has cast a chill over how other companies deal with security threats......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJan 12th, 2018

Uber Engaged in ‘Illegal’ Spying on Rivals, Ex-Employee Says

In a 37-page letter made public in court, a former Uber security employee detailed a massive intelligence-gathering operation that included tailing rival executives......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytDec 15th, 2017

Uber managers resign amid data breach revelation, allegations of corporate spying

Three Uber Technologies Inc. senior managers have resigned from the company’s international, business operations, and physical security teams, an Uber spokeswoman said Friday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 1st, 2017

Uber security executives resign amid alleged corporate spying, data breach

Amid allegations of corporate espionage and a delayed disclosure of a massive breach, two senior Uber Technologies Inc. security executives have resigned, a.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 1st, 2017

U.S. Warned of Russian Firm Kaspersky as Early as 2004

A Russian cybersecurity firm whose products current and former U.S. officials suspect Moscow has used as a tool for spying was flagged by U.S. military intelligence as a potential security threat as early as 2004......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 17th, 2017

Apple Gave Uber Access to a Secret Feature that Could Allow it to Record Your Screen

And now claims the code will be removed "ASAP." Apple has been giving Uber access to more than just an iPhone user's current location. The company reportedly gave the ride-hailing app access to.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 6th, 2017

Uber settles U.S. allegations over privacy, security: FTC

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Uber has settled allegations with U.S. regulators that the ride-sharing company had made deceptive privacy and data security claims, the Federal Trade Commission said in a statement on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 15th, 2017

Uber’s self-driving cars ran through 6 stoplights in California

Documents cast doubt on Uber’s claims that a red light video was due to “human error.”.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 28th, 2017

Uber employees used the platform to stalk celebrities and their exes, a former employee claims

Uber employees have access to customer trip information, and they're using it to spy on ex-girlfriends and celebrities like Beyoncé, a former employee claims.  A new piece out from Reveal's Will Evans details Uber's history with security and p.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 12th, 2016

Zcash and the Art of Security Theater

As bitcoin core developer Peter Todd published his role in helping create the Zcash cryptocurrency doubt is cast on the system's "trustless setup." Source.....»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskNov 15th, 2016

Breaking Zcash: Blockchain and the Art of Security Theater

As bitcoin core developer Peter Todd published his role in helping create the Zcash cryptocurrency doubt is cast on the system's "trustless setup." Source.....»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskNov 14th, 2016

Rigged Election Or Secure System? Most Voters Can Tell

“Rigged election” rhetoric in the headlines aims to cast doubt about the security of the American voting system. But a new study suggests people have a sense of whether a voting system is secure or not. In a study of 90 […] The post Rig.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkOct 24th, 2016

Trump Claims Rigged Election

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump dug deeper in his efforts to cast doubt on the legitimacy of the U.S. election, saying on Twitter on Sunday that he believed the results were being “rigged” at many polling places. His tweet came ho.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseOct 17th, 2016

Former Uber, Waymo engineer Levandowski paid someone inside Tesla for information, nanny"s lawsuit claims

Anthony Levandowski, the former Uber Technologies executive at the center of a billion-dollar lawsuit with Alphabet's Waymo over trade secrets, paid someone inside Tesla for information about the company’s self-driving semi truck, and once thoug.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 17th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: White House calls immigration system risky

The White House said Tuesday that the current immigration system poses security risks to the U.S. , as a standoff over the deportation of young immigrants could lead to a possible government shutdown......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 16th, 2018

The nanny of former Uber engineer Anthony Levandowski claims he stole trade secrets from Tesla (TSLA, GOOGL)

 Former Uber engineer Anthony Levandowski paid someone inside .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 16th, 2018

Exclusive: Lawmakers step in to block AT&T-Huawei collaboration

U.S. lawmakers are urging AT&T to cut all commercial ties to Chinese phone maker Huawei and opposed telecom operator China Mobile from entering the U.S. market because of national security concerns, said two congressional aides......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJan 16th, 2018

Trump"s Homeland Security Secretary Claims She Doesn"t Know If Norway is Mostly White

“I actually do not know that, sir,” Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen said when asked if Norwegians are predominately white......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 16th, 2018

I"m on a "personal mission" to help fix Uber

In the latest Boss Files podcast with Poppy Harlow, Uber chief brand officer Bozoma Saint John talks about founder Travis Kalanick and the company's female staffers......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJan 15th, 2018