A code audit is the best way to throw back the covers on errors like the one reported last week in GnuTLS, an open source crypto library used in a number of different Linux distributions.
Researcher Eric Filiol withdrew his presentation from this week’s CanSecWest conference because of concerns the information could be used to attack critical infrastructure worldwide.
The mass surveillance programs that he revealed through media leaks in the last year have not only compromised the privacy and security of Americans, but have damaged the country’s economy, Edward Snowden said in an interview Monday. Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who stole untold numbers of agency documents last year and has[...]
Pinterest’s first transparency report reveals minimal interest in the social network’s user data.
Microsoft supplied user content in response to 10.8 percent of the law enforcement requests it received from United States agencies in the second half of 2013. The company got more than 5,600 requests from U.S. agencies in the last six months of the year, and in the vast majority of those–68 percent–it only supplied subscriber[...]