In a vote of 419-0, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Email Privacy Act on Wednesday that would require the government to obtain a warrant in order to access digital communications stored in the cloud.
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Pro-ISIS hackers promote violence and are making strides with new tools, tactics and procedures, establishing themselves as a growing threat.
Microsoft disclosed details on the Platinum APT group and its arsenal of backdoors, keyloggers and its abuse of Windows hotpatching to load malicious code on compromised computers.
Was the Federal Bureau of Investigation justified in paying over $1.3 million for a hacking tool that opened the iPhone 5c of San Bernardino terrorist?
Apple’s latest transparency report puts some hard numbers on the number of law enforcement and government requests it receives for device and user data.
Messaging platform firm Viber is adding end-to-end encryption to 711 million of its users, becoming the latest tech firm to embrace encryption on a massive scale.
Apple and the FBI vow to work together to find compromise solution in encryption debate.
Tibetans along with journalists and human rights workers in Hong Kong and Taiwan have been targeted in campaigns using phishing emails laced with Microsoft RTF attachments that exploit four vulnerabilities.
Privacy advocates are cheering Microsoft’s lawsuit against the US government over data requests.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook recap the news of the week, including the Badlock bust, encryption legislation, and cryptoworm ransomware. Mike also discusses last week’s Infiltrate Con.