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A federal judge granted a defense motion in the case of a Vancouver teacher charged with possession of child pornography, excluding evidence gathered by a FBI network investigative technique that exploits an unpatched hole in the Tor browser.
The coalition behind CanaryWatch.org, a database of warrant canaries, has decided to no longer accept new submissions, nor monitor existing canaries for changes.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including zero day vulnerabilities–both in Adobe Flash and Windows, a nasty vulnerability in SAP business applications, Mozilla asking FBI to disclose a Tor exploit, and more.
Mozilla filed a motion asking the courts to compel the government to turn over details on a zero-day vulnerability in the Tor Browser used to hack visitors to a child pornography website.
The FTC and FCC have given mobile device makers and carriers 45 days to report on their respective security update practices.
Yahoo releases a second wave of unsealed documents tied to its battle with the secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.
Two-year-old Bucbi ransomware is making a comeback with new capabilities added, transforming the simple malware into Swiss Army Knife for cyber crime.
Twitter has asked its business partner Dataminr to no longer provide it services to the U.S. intelligence community.
Mike Mimoso, Chris Brook, and Tom Spring, discuss the week in news, including a first hand account of an online casino getting hit by ransomware, Brazil shutting down WhatsApp, and attackers mining an ADP portal for W-2s.