Researchers are going to present an update to the Snoopy Project, a distributed mobile tracking and intelligence platform at Black Hat Brazil and ZeroNights Russia.
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Snapchat cleared up any doubts users may have had about the privacy surrounding the images sent back and forth on its photo messaging service when the company confirmed this week that it has shared some images with law enforcement.
The Apple iMessage protocol has been shrouded in secrecy for years now, but a pair of security researchers have reverse-engineered the protocol and found that Apple controls the encryption key infrastructure for the system and therefore has the ability to read users’ text messages–or decrypt them and hand them over at the order of a[…]
Yahoo’s decision to turn SSL on by default for its email users is being met with halfhearted applause by the security industry.
Lavabit, the now-shuttered secure email provider that has become something of a rallying point for privacy advocates and security experts in the ongoing NSA surveillance saga, is giving its former users until Thursday night to change their passwords on the service. They will then have a short window to download their email archives and get[…]
Yahoo announced it will turn SSL on by default for its email users. Yahoo is the laggard among major Internet companies in doing so.
Lavabit founder Lavar Ledison told a Canadian radio show that he shut down his secure email service rather than become a “listening post” for the FBI.
Prominent technologists speaking on a panel at the Cato Institute deliberate the impact of NSA surveillance on trust and the economy.
A list of 47 prominent security and privacy experts petitioned the NSA review panel to include a technologist among its ranks.