This week, the joint organization of Wikipedia and their subsidiary Wikimedia announced they would be launching an official lawsuit against the National Security Agency in a United States court of law.
This Thursday, Glenn Greenwald released a new set of leaks from the Snowden files on behalf of his publication The Intercept, which detail yet another program which handily oversteps nearly every boundary of personal privacy it can, while shunting any sense of common decency to the side in pursuit of some disillusioned sense of the Read More
This morning, the global cybersecurity firm Cylance released an in-depth 85-page report on a massive cyberespionage and hacking campaign launched from Tehran, Iran, which they have dubbed “Operation Cleaver”.
Everyone’s favorite trojan is back, and badder than ever. According to internet researchers from Websense Security Labs, a new variant of the Zeus malware/trojan combo has started to make waves in small, concentrated email campaigns designed to infect users’ computers and lift out valuable financial details by way of malicious attachments. The new variant, affectionately Read More
In a move that should be expected of all top-tier technology companies these days, Microsoft has announced that its OneDrive and Outlook.com cloud services will automatically encrypt users data from here on out. In a blog post, VP of Microsoft’s Trustworthy Computing Group Matt Thomlinson said the company has been working tirelessly to get the Read More
This afternoon, engineers at Cisco took to the company’s advisory alert board to post information regarding more devices that could be affected by the Heartbleed bug, including a detailed list as to exactly which network hubs, switches, and unified communication hubs have been made vulnerable as a result of the leak in OpenSSL code. For Read More
A group of researchers from MIT have announced that they have finally cracked the code on an encryption method that not even PRISM, one of the most effective and pervasive NSA information collection methods to date, could match. Mylar is a new program that runs software inside a pre-secured area of common servers, capable of Read More
At this year’s SXSW (South by Southwest) in Austin, Texas, Edward Snowden took to the monitors of a packed auditorium for an interview that was streamed live from an undisclosed location somewhere in Russia. Snowden’s appearance apparently packed the halls of the theater designated to hold attendees for his conference, along with two other overflow Read More
At CES this week, Linksys revealed they would be bringing back an old favorite with a fresh coat of paint and a whole new list of features we can look forward to in the new year. Throughout my childhood the infamous blue and black WRT54G router powered all my high-bandwidth hijinks, supplying a steady stream Read More
Since we first broke the news the NSA had gained unrestricted access to the backbone fiber optic lines between the server farms of Microsoft, Yahoo, Facebook, and Google, the security of our information online has been called into question by members of Congress, foreign ambassadors, and entire nations alike. “These allegations are very disturbing. If Read More