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Exodus Intelligence:
Security firm finds de-anonymizing zero-day vulnerability in Tails OS popularized by Snowden   —  Silver Bullets and Fairy Tails  —  Introduction  —  This week we made mention on Twitter of a zero-day vulnerability we've unearthed that affects the popular Tails operating system.
Jul 24, 2014, 8:55 AMIn context
Arik Hesseldahl / Re/code:
Edward Snowden Plans to Work on Privacy Tech   —  NSA leaker Edward Snowden says he plans to work on technology to preserve personal data privacy and called on programmers to join his efforts.  —  Speaking via a Google Hangout at the Hackers on Planet Earth Conference in New York …
Jul 20, 2014, 1:05 PMIn context
Jemima Kiss / Guardian:
Snowden: Dropbox is hostile to privacy, unlike ‘zero knowledge’ Spideroak   —  Whistleblower urges consumers to adopt more secure file storage systems which are less susceptible to government surveillance  —  Edward Snowden has warned against the cloud storage service Dropbox which he says is …
Jul 17, 2014, 6:15 PMIn context
Washington Post:
In a cache of 160K conversations intercepted by NSA, 90% of those surveilled were not the intended targets   —  In NSA-intercepted data, those not targeted far outnumber the foreigners who are  —  Files provided by Snowden show the extent ordinary Web users are caught in the net
Jul 5, 2014, 9:05 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
miniLock: A free and open-source browser plugin to let anyone easily encrypt and decrypt files   —  The Ultra-Simple App That Lets Anyone Encrypt Anything  —  Encryption is hard.  When NSA leaker Edward Snowden wanted to communicate with journalist Glenn Greenwald via encrypted email …
Jul 3, 2014, 6:35 PMIn context
Richard Stiennon / securitycurrent:
Bruce Schneier and other security experts believe code leaks originate from an NSA leaker other than Snowden   —  Is there Another NSA Leaker?  —  This morning a partial analysis of the NSA's XKEYSCORE code was published in Germany.  Jacob Applebaum, an evangelist for the The Onion Project (TOR), was one of the authors.
Jul 3, 2014, 4:15 PMIn context
Charlie Osborne / ZDNet:
ISPs, communication firms file legal complaint over UK GCHQ spying   —  Summary: Seven internet service and communications providers worldwide have filed a legal complaint against the UK's GCHQ spy agency in the wake of the NSA scandal.  —  Charlie Osborne  —  Seven internet service …
Jul 2, 2014, 7:40 AMIn context
Washington Post:
New Snowden documents show FISA court authorized NSA to spy on all but four foreign countries   —  Court gave NSA broad leeway in surveillance, documents show  —  Virtually no foreign government is off-limits for the National Security Agency, which has been authorized to intercept information …
Jul 1, 2014, 7:15 AMIn context
David E. Sanger / New York Times:
New N.S.A. Chief Calls Damage From Snowden Leaks Manageable   —  FORT MEADE, Md. — The newly installed director of the National Security Agency says that while he has seen some terrorist groups alter their communications to avoid surveillance techniques revealed by Edward J. Snowden …
Jun 30, 2014, 11:50 AMIn context
Paul Marks / New Scientist:
Radio hackers reverse-engineer some NSA wireless spying tools   —  Hackers reverse-engineer NSA's leaked bugging devices  — For similar stories, visit the Crime and Forensics and US national issues Topic Guides  —  Using documents leaked by Edward Snowden, hackers have built bugs …
Jun 20, 2014, 9:55 AMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
5 mind-bending facts about quantum computing  —  In GIF form, five of the most mind-bending things scientists have learned about life on an atomic and sub-atomic level.
Freshdesk:
How to not sound like a robot in your email notifications?  —  Your notifications don't have to be just notifications.  They can be another opportunity to charm your customers and to keep them hooked.  Learn how.
VMware:
Your Grandfather's Backup Tools Weren't Built for Today's Virtual Environments.  —  When the health of your business rides on the availability of your virtual machines and the applications they run …
Zoho:
The customer service lessons we must all learn from that Comcast call  —  By now, you've probably heard the call that hijacked the Internet last week.  If not, let me warn you.  It is painful - incredibly painful.
Pure Storage:
2014: Pure, EMC, HP, and Violin all Up Their Games  —  The past few months have seen bold announcements from EMC, HP, Violin, and of course Pure Storage, the net result of which is that the market has changed and moved forward appreciably.