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.
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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.
Mozilla is starting a new initiative that the company says is designed to incorporate more privacy enhancing features into Firefox and the other Mozilla products.
DigiCert explains why it issued a signed certificate to Facebook’s .Onion Tor domain, noting it may offer more hidden services certs in the future.
Samsung this week fired back at NIST who warned last month that the company’s Find My Mobile service could be exploited.
Facebook’s latest transparency report shows that U.S law enforcement agencies requested more user information from the social network in the first six months of this year than ever before.
When the National Security Agency discovers a new vulnerability that looks like it might be of use in penetrating target networks, the agency considers a number of factors, including how popular the affected software is and where it’s typically deployed, before deciding whether to share the new bug. The agency shares most of the bugs[…]