A data-collection firm is sharing license plate information with US immigration officials

Damian Dovarganes/AP Irvine Company, a real-estate giant that runs 46 shopping centers in California, is sharing license plate information with a surveillance technology company that in turn provides access to that data to the US Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE) agency. In 2017, Vigilant Solutions signed a contract to give ICE access to license plate […]

Hamas reportedly created a fake dating app to lure Israeli soldiers and steal security information

David Silverman/Getty Images Hamas built several fake apps to lure in Israeli soldiers and steal sensitive security information, Israel’s Defense Forces (IDF) has claimed.  Hundreds of Israeli soldiers were contacted on social media this year by a trove of dummy profiles and asked to download dating and sports apps which would give remote access to […]

2018 Ram 1500 Buying Guide | Popular pickup information and review

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How to Fight Information Overload

Fighting information overload starts to be a major challenge in today’s internet. One possible solution would be to (in a nutshell): (1) Set your goals. (2) Decide whether you really need the information. (3) Consume only the minimal effective dose. (4) Don’t procrastinate by consuming too much information. […] Read More…

Here’s how to send Ars confidential information, securely

Enlarge (credit: Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images) In the wake of the 2013 Snowden revelations, a lot of reporters, including here at Ars, began to take a long look at the digital tools we were using for secure communications. After all, the National Security Agency whistleblower famously tried to reach journalist Glenn Greenwald through encrypted […]

Chili’s restaurants were hit by a data breach, compromising customer credit card information

Facebook/Chili’s Tex-Mex restaurant chain Chili’s has been hit by a data breach. Its parent company has not yet confirmed how many customers have been impacted. At least 15 separate security breaches have occurred among retail companies since January 2017. Tex-Mex restaurant chain Chili’s is the latest retailer to be impacted by a data breach. On […]

Audi expands Traffic Light Information system, now in 10 U.S. cities

Audi continues to expand its Traffic Light Information telematics program, adding Phoenix and Kansas City, Kan. That brings the number of U.S. cities where the vehicle-to-infrastructure technology is available to 10, with more than 2,250 intersections wired for the capability. TLI-equipped Audis communicate with traffic signals enabled with data from Traffic Technology Services to count […]