Now that provisions in Section 215 of the PATRIOT Act allowing for bulk collection of phone metadata have been shot down, all eyes turn to the USA FREEDOM Act.
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Influential security researchers have begun publishing their comments, objections and concerns regarding the proposed U.S. export control rules under the Wassenaar Arrangement.
Users of the Internal Revenue Service’s Get Transcript service are at risk for identity theft after hackers accessed tax records belonging to more than 100,000.
Experts point out that the proposed Wassenaar rules in the U.S. leave unanswered questions regarding exploit development and the use of commercial penetration testing tools.
The Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security today made public its proposal to implement the controversial Wassenaar Arrangement.
The Northern District of California has announced the indictment of six Chinese nationals, charging them with theft of trade secrets and economic espionage.
Researchers have uncovered a flaw in the way that some servers handle the Diffie-Hellman key exchange, a bug that’s somewhat similar to the FREAK attack and threatens the security of many Web and mail servers. The bug affects all of the major browsers and any server that supports export-grade 512-bit Diffie-Hellman cryptography. The most serious[…]
A coalition of 150 tech companies and privacy champions sent a letter to President Obama urging him to reject any proposals mandating backdoor access to software and devices.
Penn State announced that its school of engineering was the victim of a more than two-year long cyberattack perpetuated by advanced persistent threat groups.
The U.S. House voted 388-88 to end the NSA’s bulk collection of phone call metadata business records.