Mozilla has released Firefox 37, and along with the promised addition of the OneCRL certificate revocation list, the company has included a feature that enables opportunistic encryption on connections for servers that don’t support HTTPS. The new feature gives users a new defense against some forms of monitoring and doesn’t require any setup from users. When[…]
Pew Research Center survey finds that most Americans have done little or nothing to change their online behaviors nearly two years after the first NSA spying revelations emerged.
Students at St. Mary’s University in Canada released to open source a web-based threat modeling tool called Seasponge that they hope will provide an alternative to Microsoft’s free tool.
Verizon Wireless has made a change that now allows customers to opt out of the ad-targeting program that relies on the so-called supercookie identifier that was inserted into Web requests users send. The use of the identifier, known as a UIDH, drew the ire of privacy advocates and users when it was exposed last year.[…]