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Glyn Moody / Ars Technica:
EU: Don't use Facebook if you want to keep the NSA away from your data   —  Court case could make it harder for US companies to take personal data out of EU.  —  In a key case before the European Union's highest court, the Court of Justice of the European Union, the European Commission admitted yesterday …
Mar 26, 2015, 6:45 AMIn context
Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post:
Top tech firms and privacy groups urge Congress to curb NSA surveillance powers ahead of key Patriot Act provisions expiring   —  Tech firms and privacy groups press for curbs on NSA surveillance powers  —  The nation's top technology firms and a coalition of privacy groups are urging Congress …
Mar 25, 2015, 4:30 PMIn context
Kim Zetter / Wired:
Researchers uncover method to hack BIOS firmware, subvert secure operating systems like Tails   —  Hacking BIOS Chips Isn't Just the NSA's Domain Anymore  —  The ability to hack the BIOS chip at the heart of every computer is no longer reserved for the NSA and other three-letter agencies.
Mar 22, 2015, 10:30 PMIn context
Darren Pauli / The Register:
Cisco shipping products to vacant properties to hide customers' identities, foiling NSA interdiction   —  Cisco posts kit to empty houses to dodge NSA chop shops  —  Kit sent to SmallCo of Nowheresville to avoid NSA interception profiles  —  Cisco will ship boxes to vacant addresses …
Mar 18, 2015, 1:30 PMIn context
Wikimedia blog:
Wikimedia v. NSA: Wikimedia Foundation files suit against NSA to challenge upstream mass surveillance   —  Justice presides with her scale and sword at Frankfurt am Main.  —  Photo by Roland Meinecke, licensed under CC-BY-NC-ND-3.0.  —  Today, the Wikimedia Foundation is filing suit …
Mar 10, 2015, 7:35 AMIn context
Craig Timberg / Washington Post:
Researchers discover “FREAK” flaw in Google and Apple devices that cripples HTTPS protection and enables man-in-the-middle attacks   —  “FREAK” flaw undermines security for Apple and Google users, researchers discover  —  Technology companies are scrambling to fix a major security flaw …
Mar 3, 2015, 1:15 PMIn context
Julian Sanchez / Cato Institute:
NSA Director fails to understand the dangerous long-term consequences of crypto backdoors in real world software   —  What NSA Director Mike Rogers Doesn't Get About Encryption  —  At a New America Foundation conference on cybersecurity Monday, NSA Director Mike Rogers gave an interview that …
Mar 1, 2015, 12:05 PMIn context
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
Gemalto hack may have given NSA and GCHQ power to remotely install spyware on any phone   —  The NSA's SIM heist could have given it the power to plant spyware on any phone  —  Last week, The Intercept published shocking new documents detailing a campaign by US and UK spies to hack …
Feb 25, 2015, 12:45 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
As Gemalto downplays breach by NSA and GCHQ, experts say six day investigation was likely insufficient   —  World's Largest SIM Card Maker Has No Clue Whether It Was Hacked by the NSA  —  Last week, new documents leaked by Edward Snowden revealed one of the NSA and GCHQ's most daring operations …
Feb 25, 2015, 12:30 PMIn context
Kim Zetter / Wired:
Firmware is vulnerable because vendors rarely sign or authenticate the software   —  Why Firmware Is So Vulnerable to Hacking, and What Can Be Done About It  —  When Kaspersky Lab revealed last week that it had uncovered a sophisticated piece of malware designed to plant malicious code inside …
Feb 25, 2015, 6:15 AMIn context

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