Researchers in the School of Electronics and Computer Science of the University of Southampton have come up with a means for identifying ears with a success rate of 99.6%. Read the full article. [MIT Technology Review]
Leaders at the Tor Project call for calm after an academic paper spells out how funded hackers could use NetFlow data from Cisco routers to de-anonymize Tor users.
The Internet Architecture Board, the body in charge of overseeing the structure of many of the Internet’s key standards, has recommended that encryption be the default traffic option for protocols.
AT&T says it has stopped injecting unique identifying “supercookies” into their users’ Web traffic.