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Hackers set up live streaming website for over 100 NYC private webcams

NEW YORK (PIX11) – A Russian hacking group is suspected of breaking into thousands of surveillance cameras around the world and posting live feeds online. The cameras range from those in private homes to businesses, all tapped without the owners’ approval. A side panel on the Insecam homepage gives a breakdown of where each camera …

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The Email Privacy Concerns You Should Be Worried About

The end of email privacy is upon us. New software allows users to learn an increasing amount of information about you just by sending you an email. Jacki Bryk has the details about why your inbox won’t ever be the same. http://archives.jrn.columbia.edu/2013-2014/columbianewstonight.org/2014/04/04/the-email-privacy-concerns-you-should-be-worried-about/index.html Episode Transcript: JACKI: You might want to pause before opening your next email …

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Will the NYPD’s expanded surveillance system invade your privacy?

Source: http://pix11.com/2013/06/21/will-the-nypds-expanded-surveillance-system-invade-your-privacy/ The NYPD’s surveillance system is renowned for its complexity — and its saturation. Cameras in Times Square. Cameras at random intersections. And the department is reportedly planning to expand that system to each precinct and ultimately to patrol cars, even mobile devices carried by beat cops in your local neighborhood. Raj Goel is a …

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