Members of the bipartisan encryption working group released a year-end report concluding that encryption backdoor laws would do more harm than good.
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Now that a proposed revision to the Wassenaar Arrangement has been rejected, it will be up to the Trump administration to decide whether to attempt to renegotiate again.
Researchers at Flashpoint said their analysis of the latest ShadowBrokers dump of NSA tools leads them to believe an insider with access to a code repository stole the data.
Experts at InfoArmor said the stolen database of 1 billion Yahoo accounts has been sold multiple times for at least $300,000 each time.
A hacker offered to sell an unpatched system vulnerability in the U.S. Election Assistance Commission website on the Dark Web for “thousands” of dollars.
Google Tuesday disclosed the contents of eight National Security Letters it received between 2010 and 2015, becoming the latest company under reforms afforded by the USA Freedom Act to do so.
Law enforcement from more than a dozen countries last week carried out a series of operations designed to crack down on DDoS-for-hire services.
German industrial firm ThyssenKrupp said it’s working with authorities to investigate a data breach of unspecified amount of internal data.
A team of New York University students architected a permissioned blockchain system called Votebook that could be applied to secure electronic voting. Their solution was the winning entry of the Cybersecurity Case Study Competition sponsored by Kaspersky Lab and The Economist.
EFF is dismayed by the cavalier attitude by law enforcement over warrantless searches of trillions of phone records and its refusal to turn over documents.