FBI Director James Comey testified before a Senate committee that technology companies should consider changing their business models around encryption.
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Moxie Marlinspike’s Open Whisper Systems released Signal Desktop, a desktop version of Signal end-to-end encrypted messaging application.
A Chinese APT gang is targeting Hong Kong media outlets with backdoors that connect to legitimate Dropbox accounts.
Details of a National Security Letter attachment were publicly shared, revealing the FBI covets not only telephone and Internet records, but also location data.
The Department of Education was told this week that its failed to heed repeated warnings that its systems contain multiple weaknesses.
An FBI advisory warns law enforcement and government officials they could be the targets of hacktivists and doxing.
Carnegie Mellon University implied in a statement that it received a subpoena requesting its research on breaking Tor hidden services, and also implied it was not paid $1 million for the work as alleged by the Tor Project.
The Going Dark encryption debate resurfaced at the Advanced Cyber Security Center annual conference, and the government’s stance hasn’t changed much.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week: The latest Xen vulnerability, CISA passing the Senate, a researcher challenging that Weak DH paper, and more.
Members of the Senate voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to pass a version of the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, a bill that many opposed argue will lead to continued pervasive government spying.