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Microsoft contractors listen to some Skype user conversations

Microsoft contractors listen to some Skype user conversations

At the disposal of Vice Motherboard’s editorial board arrived documents, screenshots and audio recordings indicating that Microsoft contractors are listening to private conversations of Skype users, if they are conducted through the built-in translator of the application. And although there really is a warning on the Skype website that the …

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Apple and Google employees and contractors will no longer listen to conversations with voice assistants

Apple and Google will no longer listen to conversations with voice assistants

Last month, media convicted Amazon, Apple, and Google of storing and transmitting recordings of users’ conversations with voice assistants for by employees or third-party contractor. Thus, experts will understand the nuances of different languages and accents, transcribe individual fragments of conversations, and thereby help to train assistants and improve the …

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US Attorney General: People must accept backdoors in encryption

US Attorney General William Barr

US Attorney General William Barr said that users must accept the risks of backdoor integration and accept it. According to Barr, access of security services to encrypted correspondence is by far more important than personal cybersecurity risks. Barr stated this in a New York speech, at the same time calling …

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Steve Wozniak: find a way to leave with Facebook

Steve Wozniak

TMZ representatives talked to Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, who worked with Steve Jobs for a long time. During the conversation, reporters raised issues of confidentiality and devices’ wiretapping, and also asked for advice on the use of social networks. “Steve knows what he’s talking about the dude co-founded Apple, and …

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Apple, Google and Microsoft in an open letter opposed human rights abuses by the British intelligence agencies

GCHQ

International coalition that included public organizations, experts on security and technology companies (including Apple, Google, Microsoft and WhatsApp), published an open letter to the Government Communications Headquarters of the United Kingdom (GCHQ), in which opposed the proposed GCHQ initiative to intercept encrypted correspondence. According to authors of the letter, special …

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