The latest allegations indicate the NSA manipulated and weakened a cryptography standard issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. As a result, NIST publicly discouraged companies from using that standard and
Can a government agency block criticism by claiming copyright infringement?
Users vacate Facebook over serious privacy concerns
How do you pick up a malicious online virus, the kind of malware that snoops on your data and taps your bank account? Often, it's through simple things you do each day without thinking twice.
If an Android device (phone or tablet) has ever logged on to a particular Wi-Fi network, then Google probably knows the Wi-Fi password.
It wasn’t ever seriously in doubt, but the FBI yesterday acknowledged that it secretly took control of Freedom Hosting last July, days before the servers of the largest provider of ultra-anonymous hosting were found to be serving custom malware desig
Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin may have to dig deeper to operate their fleet of private jets, after the US ended an arrangement that for years allowed the billionaires to travel on sharply discounted jet fuel bought from the Pentagon
Marissa Mayer was on stage on Wednesday at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference when Michael Arrington asked her about NSA snooping.
Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer said she feared winding up in prison for treason if she refused to comply with US spy demands for data. Her comments came after being asked what she is doing to protect Yahoo users from "tyrannical government"
China's leaders have accelerated a renewed push for control of the internet with draconian new regulations that allow them to impose lengthy jail terms on those convicted of spreading online rumours or using social media to provoke unrest.
Some good news for those of you who use Gogo Inflight Wifi on airlines that have it (Virgin America, for example). Previously if you wanted to pay for wifi, you to enter your credit card information awhile.....
The Polish Wieliczka Salt Mine comes to Google Street View
Google runs its web empire on computers the size of warehouses.
Researchers plan on collection additional data using Microsoft’s Kinect.
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Am I legally allowed to sell you the means to hack into bank accounts? Suppose I marketed a product that advertised: LAN/WLAN Active Password Sniffer. Captures even SSL-encrypted data like Webmail, Video Portals, Online-Banking and more.
Automattic was replacing the web server software that underpins its popular WordPress blogging platform, and things weren’t going well.
U.S. District Judge Sam Lindsay in Dallas Texas has issued a sweeping gag order to prevent not just Brown but his legal team from discussing the online surveillance. The Justice Department insisted on the order to protect Brown.
In the year since Senator Joe Manchin called for the “audacious” drug-selling website Silk Road to be “shut down immediately,” the world’s most high-profile underground pharmacy hasn’t just survived.
Most black market drug lords don’t give interviews. But the Dread Pirate Roberts isn’t most drug lords.
Is the National Security Agency using Microsoft's Trusted Computing initiative to spy on PC users?
Silicon chips with optical technology allow a new form of superfast data connection.
"I BELIEVE connectivity is a human right, and that if we work together we can make it reality."
American Giant was drowning in a river of digital praise.
Radio frequency communication is rapidly approaching its upper limit of usefulness to the space agency.
I came across this today and thought it might be useful to other SurvivalBlog readers. It is called JustDelete.me.
Evan Baehr was called to the postal service equivalent of the principal’s office.
Dear Ernie, We visited a local eatery( Quince's) last night here in Cottonwood. In the discussion over dinner, we pulled out the iphones to check the weather, and in firing up the internet on our mobile phones, the "available networks" surprisedRead Letter
Government agents in 74 countries demanded information on about 38,000 Facebook users in the first half of this year, with about half the orders coming from authorities in the United States, the company said Tuesday.