The EFF and a long list of civil and privacy groups have sent a letter to NIST, emphasizing the need for the agency to create “a process for establishing secure and resilient encryption standards, free from back doors or other known vulnerabilities.”
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Leaders at the Tor Project call for calm after an academic paper spells out how funded hackers could use NetFlow data from Cisco routers to de-anonymize Tor users.
A new coalition, Let’s Encrypt, announced today they will grant free HTTPS certificates to any site that needs one in 2015.
AT&T says it has stopped injecting unique identifying “supercookies” into their users’ Web traffic.
Results from a survey by the Pew Research Center demonstrate that consumers’ attitudes about commercial and government data collection have shifted post-Snowden.
The Senate will vote on the USA Freedom Act, a bill aimed at limiting the NSA surveillance and spying dragnet, in this lame-duck session of Congress.
Researchers have published a paper that describes an Internet voting hack that alters PDF ballots in transmission.
Several automakers have agreed on a set of privacy principles that they say will govern the way that they handle personal information generated by vehicles, geolocation data and other sensitive information that is being produced by in-car computers and networks.
The United States Postal Service is continuing its investigation into how a cyber attack at the agency managed to compromise both employees and customers earlier this year.
Tor said it wasn’t clear how or why the Tor Hidden Services were seized but that it was still trying to learn more in the wake of the digital sting.