surveillance

Crypto experts slam govt encryption backdoor demands

Crypto experts slam govt encryption backdoor demands

Revisiting a bad idea considered an even worse idea.
Jul 8 2015 10:57AM
When spyware merchants get hacked

When spyware merchants get hacked

Hacking Team attack points to bad business practices all round.
Jul 7 2015 2:30PM
Government exploit vendor hacked, client data exposed

Government exploit vendor hacked, client data exposed

Update: Australian agencies potentially compromised.
Jul 6 2015 1:17PM
XKEYSCORE global spy system detailed in new Snowden leaks

XKEYSCORE global spy system detailed in new Snowden leaks

Staggering scale of surveillance revealed.
Jul 2 2015 10:51AM
NIST formally chops NSA-tainted random number generator

NIST formally chops NSA-tainted random number generator

Dual_EC_DRBG algorithm no longer part of standard.
Jun 29 2015 6:47AM
US Senate passes NSA surveillance reform bill

US Senate passes NSA surveillance reform bill

No more bulk phone data collection.
Jun 3 2015 9:16AM
US to roll back domestic surveillance

US to roll back domestic surveillance

Patriot Act spy powers set to expire.
May 31 2015 12:25PM
Five Eyes spies sought to subvert Google, Samsung app stores

Five Eyes spies sought to subvert Google, Samsung app stores

Attempted to plant malware, spread misinformation.
May 22 2015 6:12AM
US court rules NSA bulk phone metadata collection illegal

US court rules NSA bulk phone metadata collection illegal

American Civil Liberties Union win case in appeal court.
May 8 2015 4:43AM
US Drug Enforcement's global surveillance outed

US Drug Enforcement's global surveillance outed

Phone spying predated NSA's by nearly a decade.
Apr 9 2015 6:35AM
Tech vendors seek legal end to bulk surveillance

Tech vendors seek legal end to bulk surveillance

Join privacy advocates to lobby US Congress.
Mar 26 2015 6:44AM
UK spies claim broad powers to hack worldwide

UK spies claim broad powers to hack worldwide

Admit to using vulnerabilities for intelligence gathering.
Mar 19 2015 10:19AM
Mass interception of email lawful, UK parliamentary committee finds

Mass interception of email lawful, UK parliamentary committee finds

Thousands of emails a day captured, but only a few are read.
Mar 13 2015 5:42AM
Blackphone's new platform targets 'enterprise privacy'

Blackphone's new platform targets 'enterprise privacy'

Introduces new devices, operating system partitioning.
Mar 3 2015 6:02AM
Gemalto confirms spy agency network intrusion

Gemalto confirms spy agency network intrusion

But says SIM encryption keys not taken.
Feb 26 2015 6:29AM
US-CERT issues alert for Regin state-sponsored malware

US-CERT issues alert for Regin state-sponsored malware

GSM networks targeted.
Nov 27 2014 8:58AM
Southern Cross Cable telcos 'partnered' with spy agencies

Southern Cross Cable telcos 'partnered' with spy agencies

Cable itself not tapped, CEO says.
Nov 27 2014 7:53AM
Regin state-sponsored malware traced to UK, US spies: report

Regin state-sponsored malware traced to UK, US spies: report

Used in surveillance on EU, Belgian telco.
Nov 25 2014 6:01AM
Backdoor trojan discovered stalking high-profile targets

Backdoor trojan discovered stalking high-profile targets

Compared to Duqu and Stuxnet.
Nov 24 2014 8:24AM
EFF to launch free digital cert authority

EFF to launch free digital cert authority

Wants to replace HTTP with HTTPS.
Nov 20 2014 5:08AM

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