BolehVPN has introduced a warrant canary system to post monthly messages that are cryptographically signed, stating that the company has not received any warrants from authorities. BolehVPN says it is bringing in the warrant canary on foot of recent comments from the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) that recommend it.
This week, the Internet security firm Kaspersky Lab released new details about a program developed by the NSA that was designed to burrow into the hard drives of computers from major manufactures such as Seagate, Western Digital, and Toshiba.
This week, Anonymous revealed their plans to stage an international day of protest against child abusers, and those who support child abuse on underground pornography rings through networks such as Tor and I2P.
Today, Samsung took a candid moment to come forward and inform the TV purchasing public that certain brands of their Smart TVs might accidentally be listening in on customers’ conversations, and reselling the data gathered by the microphone to third-party advertising services.
After taking down the online networks of Xbox Live and PlayStation for a number of days during the holidays, the Lizard Squad started spreading advertisements for their a’la carte DDoS service that could be rented out by the hour, day, or week depending on how much cash you had to drop on a for-hire botnet. Read More
A judge in the US has ruled in favor of retail chain Schnuck Markets following its data breach, ruling that the company is only liable to pay a maximum of $500,000 in damages.
Vince Cable, the UK’s Business Secretary, has backed calls for a single European digital market, which would mean removing geo blocks on Netflix content across Europe.
Earlier this morning, the official Twitter account of US Central Command (CENTCOM) was apparently hacked by members of the ISIS terrorist organization in the form of public protest from the much maligned group.
Mobile security vendor Lookout has discovered a variant of the malware SocialPath in Google Play, in an app that describes itself as a ‘reputation management’ tool, which says that it will notify users whenever their photos are uploaded on the Internet. But it actually steals their data.
Yesterday we reported on a new law that came into effect in Canada where ISPs must log user data and send copyright infringement notices to people believed to be infringing on copyright. There has been some confusion over how this relates to VPN services with some providers feeling concerned over how it affects their no-logging Read More