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The continuing battle between the U.S. government and Microsoft over access to private emails stored in Ireland is going to the Supreme Court. The case was accepted by the Supreme Court on Monday. [Read More]
A Middle Eastern threat group has been using a Flash Player zero-day vulnerability to deliver FinFisher spyware [Read More]
A Russian court on Monday fined the popular Telegram messenger app for failing to provide the country's security services with encryption keys to read users' messaging data. [Read More]
In 2015 and 2016, the U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) may have suffered as many as 54 data breaches involving personal information [Read More]
Hackers breached Disqus in 2012 and stole information belonging to 17.5 million users, including some passwords [Read More]
Prosecutors in Germany closed an investigation into whether US and British intelligence services systematically carried out extensive spying on the country's citizens, citing a lack of hard evidence. [Read More]
Federal judge allows the FBI to keep secret the details of a hacking tool used to access the iPhone of the San Bernardino terrorist [Read More]
EFF warns of sophisticated spear-phishing attacks targeting Internet freedom NGOs “Fight for the Future” and “Free Press” [Read More]
Privacy-focused communications app Signal is working on improving protection for contact information using Intel SGX technology [Read More]
Analysis of 21 popular mobile stock trading apps revealed the existence of several vulnerabilities and the lack of important security features [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Privacy

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Tal Be'ery's picture
The Google-backed "Certificate Transparency" initiative has gained much momentum and may have a real chance to amend the battered Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI).
Chris Coleman's picture
The events that occurred in 2013 will forever be reflected in the Internet DNA of the future, and how the cyber security market evolves to accommodate that future.
Gant Redmon's picture
Proper use of Google Glass respecting law and privacy will be all about context. Context is different depending where you are. Are you in a public place, a private place, or a restricted place like a government installation?
Ram Mohan's picture
There is a lot we can do to keep our data private and, like many aspects of managing security, it’s a process that is best grounded in common sense. What can organizations do to shield themselves from the kind of scrutiny that has caught the world’s attention recently?
Michael Callahan's picture
There’s more than functionality and availability issues ailing Healthcare.gov. There’s significant potential for compromise.
Gant Redmon's picture
In today's world, people are screaming “Privacy!” but it’s confusing who they’re screaming at. That’s why I thought I’d pen a timely guide to the current privacy outrage. Confusion stems from there being four plot lines going at the same time.
Mike Tierney's picture
It is difficult to argue against the fact that in today's world organizations need to deploy at least some level of activity monitoring to protect themselves against the insider threat, other cyber risks and productivity loss.
Gant Redmon's picture
While you can’t do anything about the terms when using a product or service, you can decide whether or not to get into the contractual relationship in the first place and what information you share if you do click through.
Oliver Rochford's picture
As the “Snowden leaks” continue in their revelations and unraveling of the twisted web of government surveillance, it is becoming clear that the foundation of trust in the Internet as a shared commons has been thoroughly undermined.
Gant Redmon's picture
Parenting, much like our legal system, is founded on three basic steps: 1) establish rules, 2) monitor compliance, and 3) modify non-compliant behavior.