Cybersecurity experts warn about UK Government tracing app.

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Cybersecurity experts warn about UK Government tracing app.

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77 cybersecurity and privacy experts have signed an open letter to the UK government asking it to ensure the contact tracing app it's deploying to track the spread of coronavirus doesn't then get used as a mass-surveillance tool.

The UK announced this week it was eschewing Apple and Google's contact-tracing API to build its app, which will process users' data centrally.

Experts warn this could create a database that could then be used to de-anonymize users.
https://www.businessinsider.com/cyberse ... ?r=US&IR=T

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They spoke about this on 'The Covid Show' today - they say there's nothing to worry about.
Don't blame me - I voted remain :con

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Who could possibly object to that nice Mr Johnson knowing where we are every hour of the day? I mean, I'm sure he would have no issues at all if his movements were being tracked.... :gmc

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chaggle wrote:
Mon May 04, 2020 8:19 pm
They spoke about this on 'The Covid Show' today - they say there's nothing to worry about.
"The Covid Show"? Is that the 5pm Government propaganda show?

I'll give the app a total miss, whatever Government dimwits say.

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The Covid Show - full of useless graphs and meaningless flannel (and a couple of people who know what they're talking about but say little).
Don't blame me - I voted remain :con

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