The Department of Justice calls them procedural changes that will help the government to pursue child pornographers who use cybertechnology to conceal their identities. Opponents say they are substantive and troubling changes that will vastly expand the government’s ability to
The House of Lords has passed the Investigatory Powers Bill, after nearly a year of facing steady criticisms from privacy advocates and tech experts. The bill, dubbed Snoopers Charter, was first introduced by the current prime minister and then home
A new bill, recently passed by both parliamentary houses, requires UK ISPs to store user internet history for up to a year, and to decrypt data as needed for police investigations.
After years of controversy, the UK finally passed the
A new report from the California chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union has found that police departments are increasingly using social media surveillance tactics in order to specifically target online activists.
After obtaining thousands of pages of public records,
On Sept. 25, a judicial report was issued by the State Commissioners Authority, the advisory body for the State Council, supporting the Ministry of Interior’s decision to monitor social networking sites, follow up on activity on these sites and take
A proposal to ask people to provide details of their social media accounts before entering the United States has been criticized as “highly invasive” by privacy advocates.
A coalition of 28 groups, including the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Center
HACKER SENT FAKE PASSPORT T0 FACEBOOK AND HACKS SOMEONE ELSE’S ACCOUNT WITHOUT EVEN HAVING ACCESS TO VICTIM’S EMAIL OR PASSWORD!
If you want to hack a Facebook account you don’t need a malware or high-profile techniques, all you need is
Want to know if the British and American government are spying on you? You don’t need to go through a lengthy court battle to find out—now you just need to fill out an online form.
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We know dictatorships spy on innocent people. And now we know where they buy their tools — from a tiny Italian company in Milan.
It’s called Hacking Team. And the world knows about it, because Hacking Team has been hacked.
Two leading Scientology critics are calling upon the FBI and U.S. Attorneys office to investigate the church today after they were notified by the Department of Justice that they have been the victims of a hacker.
Eric Saldarriaga, a private
Tampa, FL (NNCNOW.com) — It’s dangerous experts tell us, a software hack so malicious if you own a Samsung Galaxy someone may be watching you right now.
Chances are your Samsung device has a security glitch on it.
Hotel rooms aren’t as private as they used to be. Recent reports suggest luxury hotels may have been targeted by national intelligence services trying to spy on negotiations over Iran’s nuclear programme.
The talks weren’t bugged in the traditional way
Protonmail, the easy-to-use encrypted mail service that launched in the wake of Edward Snowden’s revelations about NSA spying and was built in part by Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers, opened to the general public Sunday evening.
The founders of the
The FBI and the Justice Department are investigating the St. Louis Cardinals for allegedly hacking into the network of team rival Houston Astros.
The hack was carried out by unnamed “front-office officials” with the team, according to a report in
More than 3,500 cyber attacks on Australia from foreign countries and criminals were reported in April, the Australian Federal Police (AFP) says.
And the threat is only going to increase, warns the head of the AFP’s cyber crime unit, Commander
WILMINGTON, DEL.—A Canadian member of a hacking ring is believed to be the first foreign hacker ever convicted of stealing trade secrets in the United States after he was sentenced in Delaware to 18 months in prison.
Northport officials are reviewing an insurance policy that would protect the village from the financial fallout of cyber-attacks — putting them at the threshold of a new trend for local governments.
The policy would help cover “the expense of meeting
Without public notice or debate, the Obama administration has expanded the National Security Agency’s warrantless surveillance of Americans’ international Internet traffic to search for evidence of malicious computer hacking, according to classified NSA documents.
In mid-2012, Justice Department lawyers wrote
WASHINGTON: The Obama administration has expanded the National Security Agency’s authority to hunt for foreign threats coursing through American Internet pipes by allowing the agency to collect intelligence on cyberattacks, the New York Times and ProPublica reported Thursday, citing documents
Congressional negotiators are scrambling over the Memorial Day recess to rustle up the votes required to pass legislation to rein in the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of phone records but preserve the government’s domestic surveillance program. This race against