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  • UK GCHQ collected emails of UK, US journalists

    20.01.2015

    British intelligence agency GCHQ has, at least on one occasion, slurped up emails sent by and to journalists working for a number of high-profile news organizations and shared their contents on its own intranet, the Guardian reported.

  • UK PM Cameron demonizes encryption, US report says it's vital

    16.01.2015

    When British Prime Minister David Cameron announced on Tuesday his plan to introduce new surveillance powers in the UK by forcing businesses to plant backdoors in their communication products, and ban applications that use end-to-end encryption, security experts we asked for an opinion have unanimously declared that weakening users' security posture is not the right answer to the problem of fighting criminals and terrorists.

  • Pirate activist shows politicians what digital surveillance looks like

    15.01.2015

    How to make politicians really understand the dangers of mass digital surveillance and the importance of information security? Gustav Nipe, the 26-year old president of the Swedish Pirate Party's youth wing, tried to do it by setting up an open Wi-Fi network at the Society and Defence National Conference held in Sälen, Sweden, late last and earlier this week, and collecting and analyzing the metadata of conference attendees who connected to it.

  • Regin backdoor: Sophisticated, stealthy, state-sponsored?

    24.11.2014

    Symantec researchers are warning about a new, complex cyber espionage tool that has been around for years and that has likely been created and is wielded by a nation state.

  • Detekt government surveillance spyware on your computer

    20.11.2014

    Amnesty International, Digitale Gesellschaft, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Privacy International have partnered to create and release a free and open source tool for detecting traces of known surveillance spyware on Windows computers.




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