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Trump calls Putin's plan for investigating 2016 DNC breach an 'incredible offer'

by Chris Bing • 8 hours ago

In a stunning exchange Monday during a press conference between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, the former KGB agent offered to host a team of American law enforcement officials that are currently investigating foreign meddling in U.S. elections.

Apple's iOS 11.4.1 blocks tools governments use to crack open iPhones

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 week ago

After months of hints and restarts, Apple has included a key new security feature in the newly released iOS 11.4.1: USB Restricted Mode.

German police raid cyber-privacy groups

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 weeks ago

On June 20, German police raided homes and offices for the group Zwiebelfreunde (translated as Onion Friends), an organization affiliated with the Torservers.net group, which runs servers for the Tor anonymity network.

London police seize over $667,000 in bitcoin from convicted hacker

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

The sentencing judge described Grant West as “a one-man cybercrime wave.”

Wyden calls for FCC investigation into cell-phone tracking used by law enforcement

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Democratic Senator Ron Wyden has asked the Federal Communications Commission to investigate revelations that U.S. law enforcement officials have access to a tracking service that can geolocate almost any phone in the country.

Government would be barred from mandating crypto backdoors under House bill

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

A bipartisan group of House lawmakers wants to bar the federal government from mandating “backdoors,” or configurations that enable surveillance, in commercial software and hardware products.

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