Academics studying 283 Android VPN apps quantified a number of problems associated with native platform support for VPN clients through the BIND_VPN_SERVICE.
Browsing Tag: Privacy
Researchers from the University College London have found a Twitter botnet of 350,000 bots that has been dormant since shortly after the accounts were registered.
Mozilla released its first Internet Health Report, examining the dangers of over-sharing eroding privacy, and the security of connected devices.
Mike Mimoso, Tom Spring, and Chris Brook discuss security-wise what they hope will and won’t change under a Trump presidency, then discuss the news of the week, including SHA-1 deprecation, Carbanak’s return, and the WhatsApp “backdoor” debacle.
Things are about to get a lot safer on the internet with SHA-2, but there is plenty of work still to be done when it comes to SHA-1 deprecation.
New rules signed by the president last week change the way the NSA is able to share raw intelligence data with other intelligence community agencies.
Security researcher and activist Claudio Guarnieri talks to Mike Mimoso about a new project announced last week at the Chaos Communication Congress called Security Without Borders.
Details have surfaced on another patched Flash Player flaw that is a potential privacy nightmare.
A sandboxed alpha version of the Tor Browser was released over the weekend and while there are still some rough edges and bugs, it could be a step toward protecting Tor users from recent de-anonymization exploits.
EFF is dismayed by the cavalier attitude by law enforcement over warrantless searches of trillions of phone records and its refusal to turn over documents.