The Guardian: Trump immigration database exposes crime victims’ personal info, lawyers say

The Guardian: Trump immigration database exposes crime victims’ personal info, lawyers say. “A new US immigration database has exposed the personal information of crime victims, putting them at risk of further violence and violating federal laws designed to conceal the identities of abuse survivors, according to a coalition of attorneys.”

Dark Reading: 82% of Databases Left Unencrypted in Public Cloud

Dark Reading: 82% of Databases Left Unencrypted in Public Cloud. “The average lifespan of a cloud resource is 127 minutes. Traditional security strategies can’t keep up with this rate of change, and 82% of databases in the public cloud are left unencrypted. These findings come from the RedLock Cloud Security Intelligence (CSI) team’s ‘Cloud Infrastructure Security Trends’ report.”

Techdirt: Turkish President Demands Google Delist A Bunch Of Websites Comparing Him To Hitler

Techdirt:
Turkish President Demands Google Delist A Bunch Of Websites Comparing Him To Hitler
. “The world’s most thin-skinned ‘leader’ is at it again. Perpetually-insulted Turkish super-villain Recip Erdogan is still firing off court orders to Google, expecting the immediate banishment of anything he finds offensive.”

Techdirt: Boston Globe Blocks Readers Using Privacy Modes In Browsers

Techdirt: Boston Globe Blocks Readers Using Privacy Modes In Browsers. “…people generally like to use privacy and incognito modes in their browsers for the very reasons the browsers developed them: security and privacy. Two things that perhaps the folks at the Boston Globe don’t consider terribly important as they have elected to simply block all readership from browsers running in privacy modes unless the reader signs up for a subscription.”

Wired: A Campus Murder Tests Facebook Clicks as Evidence of Hate

Wired: A Campus Murder Tests Facebook Clicks as Evidence of Hate. “INVESTIGATORS SAY THEY still don’t know why Sean Urbanski, a 22-year-old University of Maryland student, walked up to 23-year-old Richard Collins III, a US Army lieutenant just days shy of college graduation, and fatally stabbed him at a campus bus stop this weekend. What they do say they know is that Collins, who was visiting a friend at UMD and did not appear to know Urbanski, was black, and that Urbanski belonged to a Facebook group called Alt-Reich: Nation, a haven of white supremacist content.”

Wikipedia can pursue NSA surveillance lawsuit: U.S. appeals court (Reuters)

Reuters: Wikipedia can pursue NSA surveillance lawsuit: U.S. appeals court. “A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a Wikipedia lawsuit that challenges a U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) program of mass online surveillance, and claims that the government unconstitutionally invades people’s privacy rights.”

eWeek: Check Point Discovers Media Subtitle Vulnerability Impacting Millions

eWeek: Check Point Discovers Media Subtitle Vulnerability Impacting Millions. “Security firm Check Point Software Technologies publicly disclosed a new threat vector today in media player subtitles, that could have potentially exposed millions of users to security risks. Simply by running a media file that downloads embedded malicious subtitles, Check Point alleges that end-user systems could have been taken over by attackers.”