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  • Russian government offers money for Tor-cracking tech

    28.07.2014

    The Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs (MVD) has published a tender offering $111,000 to any Russian company or organization that can provide technology that can de-anonymize users of the Tor anonymity network and decrypt the data sent through it.

  • What influences corporate security strategies?

    28.07.2014

    Sixty eight percent of businesses stated that the NSA breach by Edward Snowden and the number of PoS system breaches in the past year were the most impactful in terms of changing security strategies to protect against the latest threats.

  • Google and EU debate on implementation of "right to be forgotten"

    25.07.2014

    It is, by now, widely known that European users can ask Google to "forget" sites with content these users find damaging to their reputation, but the European Court of Justice's ruling will not be easy to implement, given the global nature of the Internet.

  • Critical de-anonymization 0-days found in Tails

    22.07.2014

    Tails, the security-focused Debian-based Linux distribution favoured by Edward Snowden, journalists and privacy-minded users around the world, sports a number of critical vulnerabilities that can lead to the user's identity to be discovered by attackers.

  • EFF releases Firefox, Chrome plugin to stop online tracking

    22.07.2014

    The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has released a beta version of Privacy Badger, a browser extension for Firefox and Chrome that detects and blocks online advertising and other embedded content that tracks you without your permission.




Spotlight

Almost 1 in 10 Android apps are now malware

Posted on 28 July 2014.  |  Cheetah Mobile Threat Research Labs analyzed trends in mobile viruses for Q1 and Q2 of 2014. Pulling 24.4 million sample files they found that 2.2 million files had viruses. This is a 153% increase from the number of infected files in 2013.


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