Iranian spies have been carrying out a campaign since at least 2011 that has gathered intelligence by targeting D.C. journalists and government emissaries via social media.
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No concrete reason for the TrueCrypt shutdown has emerged, giving way instead to speculation that perhaps the developers’ abrupt decision is a warrant canary.
The Federal Trade Commission called on data brokers to be more transparent and give users more control over their personal information in a comprehensive report issued yesterday.
There are two issues with the way Microsoft’s Outlook application encrypts content on older versions of Android that could expose users’ emails and email attachments.
Silent Circle has released a new version of its private text messaging and secure file transfer service for Android and iOS mobile devices.
The EFF’s annual Who Has Your Back? report praises Apple and Yahoo for its gains in transparency and fighting for users’ privacy and civil liberties, while it singles out Snapchat for its shortcomings.
The IETF released RFC7258 which defines pervasive monitoring of Internet traffic and surveillance of online activity as an attack to be mitigated in all future IETF protocols.
A study conducted by the Federal Trade Commission looked at 12 different health apps and found they sent user information to 76 different third parties.
Snapachat, the maker of the popular video and photo chat app, has agreed to settle charges by the Federal Trade Commission that the company misrepresented the supposedly ephemeral nature of the messages users send and failed to take adequate security precautions with the data it collects, leading to a data breach earlier this year that[…]
Former NSA Director Keith Alexander told an Australian publication that the agency’s subversion of crypto standards and stockpiling of zero days is part and parcel of its mission.