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McAfee Advocates Privacy at DEFCON, Launches New Site

Earlier this week, it was revealed mere hours before the event that John McAfee would be making a surprise appearance at this year’s DEFCON to speak on matters of privacy. He also took the event as an opportunity to launch Brownlist.com, a complaints website for people to vent against companies and possibly find a solution. Read More

John McAfee Says Facebook & Google Has Eroded Privacy

The infamous John McAfee has condemned Facebook and Google for killing privacy at a number of events in Las Vegas this week, which he came out of the woodwork for. Last night McAfee was revealed as the “covert” keynote speaker at this week’s Defcon 22 Skytalks in Las Vegas while at BSides earlier this week Read More

BugCrowd Releases Guidelines for Effective Bug Bounty Programs

This Friday, BugCrowd published a set of guidelines they believe will be the most effective way to attract skilled engineers and programmers to the world of whitehat Internet activism, wherein everyday hackers can utilize their deep toolbox of skills to assist companies in discovering zero-days and the process of patching them, rather than exploit the Read More

Silk Road 2.0 Reports Bitcoin Theft

According to reports from a number of sources close to the Silk Road 2.0, the site and its administrators have been subjected to a Bitcoin theft valued at anywhere between two to three million dollars USD. Although on the surface it looks like your standard hack-and-jack, there are numerous reasons to suspect that at the Read More