A federal judge granted a defense motion in the case of a Vancouver teacher charged with possession of child pornography, excluding evidence gathered by a FBI network investigative technique that exploits an unpatched hole in the Tor browser.
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The coalition behind CanaryWatch.org, a database of warrant canaries, has decided to no longer accept new submissions, nor monitor existing canaries for changes.
The FBI warned its business partners of the risks associated with KeySweeper, a device hidden in a USB wall charger that sniffs keystrokes from Microsoft wireless keyboards.
Facebook paid researcher Arne Swinnen a $5,000 bounty for a pair of authentication vulnerabilities in Instagram that enabled brute-force attacks against usernames and passwords.
Mozilla filed a motion asking the courts to compel the government to turn over details on a zero-day vulnerability in the Tor Browser used to hack visitors to a child pornography website.
Yahoo releases a second wave of unsealed documents tied to its battle with the secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.
Twitter has asked its business partner Dataminr to no longer provide it services to the U.S. intelligence community.
Mike Mimoso, Chris Brook, and Tom Spring, discuss the week in news, including a first hand account of an online casino getting hit by ransomware, Brazil shutting down WhatsApp, and attackers mining an ADP portal for W-2s.
A judge in Brazil has overturned another judge’s ruling that phone companies there block the popular messaging app WhatsApp from operating for 72 hours.
Microsoft said that with the release of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update this summer, its IE and Edge browsers would no longer display the lock icon for websites using SHA-1 signed certificates.