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WikiLeaks will share details on the CIA hacking tools with tech companies, but the White House says there may be legal repercussions [Read More]
CIA responds to WikiLeaks Vault 7 dump: it’s our job to be innovative and cutting-edge, but we don’t spy on fellow Americans [Read More]
Security firms have started assessing the impact of the CIA hacking tools exposed in the WikiLeaks Vault 7 leak [Read More]
WikiLeaks claims to have obtained files showing the hacking capabilities of the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) [Read More]
Number of dark web services dropped significantly following the cyberattack on Freedom Hosting II [Read More]
Researchers analyzed several popular Android password managers and found that they fail to properly protect user credentials [Read More]
Google hands over Gmail end-to-end encryption app E2EMail to the community [Read More]
Google researcher discovered that CloudFlare had been leaking sensitive customer data, including passwords and encryption keys [Read More]
Implementation bug allowed an attacker to create 370,000 Zcoins and make a profit of over $400,000 [Read More]
German regulators have banned an internet-connected doll called "My Friend Cayla" that can chat with children, warning Friday that it was a de facto "spying device". [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Privacy

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Jim Ivers's picture
Enlightened toy manufacturers likely begin to embrace the basic concepts of IoT security and build connected toys that can be trusted by parents.
Erin O’Malley's picture
Today, we expect ultimate convenience. But at what cost? More and more, I’m left wondering whether modern conveniences—grâce à today’s advanced technologies—are truly worth the risk.
Jim Ivers's picture
If a car’s systems can be hacked to disable critical systems, then attacks can also be used to extract information. Similar to IoT, if data is being collected, data can be exfiltrated.
David Holmes's picture
The portion of encrypted traffic keeps rising, so IT security administrators will be forced to do more SSL decryption if they are to get any value at all out of their fancy security tools.
David Holmes's picture
In the initial hours after the Paris attacks by Islamic terrorists, when the PlayStation 4 rumor was first circulating, I decided to see exactly what kind of encryption the PS4 uses for its messaging system.
James McFarlin's picture
U.S tech giants are playing a game of high-stakes global brinksmanship around who has rights to control their data, which impacts their European growth prospects, business models, and ultimately stock valuations.
Adam Firestone's picture
The misconception that Internet privacy equals anonymity must be dispelled if cyberspace is to be a secure and safe place. At the same time, mechanisms must be incorporated to ensure that communications remain confidential and resistant to unauthorized alteration by third parties.
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?