Privacy News for November 15

Laws, Regulations, and Legislation

Federal Court Rules Suspicionless Searches of Travelers’ Phones and Laptops Unconstitutional | ACLU

Microsoft to Employ California’s Digital Privacy Law Nationwide | CNET

Online Privacy Act Introduced in Congress | Jurist

Stalemate in Use of DNA Profiles from Consumer Databases Meant to Help Crack Cold Cases | Data Privacy and Security Insider

Thought Pieces

Can Facial Recognition Technologies, Privacy, and the Freedom of Expression Co-Exist | CTECH

Study: Ransomware, Data Breaches at Hospitals Tied to Uptick in Fatal Heart Attacks | Krebs on Security


The Cybersecurity 202: Political Campaigns are Flocking to Encrypted Messaging Apps. But They’re not a Panacea. | The Washington Post

This Week in Data Breaches and Leaks

Retailer Leaked Hundreds of Internal Passwords on Pastebin | Krebs on Security

Encrypted Emails on macOS Found Stored in Unprotected Way | Threatpost

Payment Security Backslides for Second Straight Year, Says Verizon | ZDNet

Breach of Leading Domain Name Registrar Could Lead to an Explosion in Phishing Scams | CPO Magazine

Privacy Tools

Prevent your Mac from Making Plain-Text Copies of Your Encrypted Emails | lifehacker

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