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German police raid cyber-privacy groups

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 months 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.

Brave browser adds private tabs with Tor for 'enhanced privacy protection'

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 months ago

Launched in 2016, Brave itself is a niche open-source browser with ambitious and sometimes unique goals, including blocking ads while still paying content creators directly from users themselves.

DHS: 'Nefarious actors' could be exploiting SS7 flaw

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

The Department of Homeland Security has received reports that “nefarious actors” may be exploiting cellular communication vulnerabilities to spy on Americans, according to Chris Krebs, a senior DHS official.

Spyware campaign targets Turkish dissidents, research shows

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

Another instance of FinFisher has been spotted in the wild by digital rights advocacy group Access Now.

DHS says unauthorized Stingrays could be in D.C. area

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

DHS has acknowledged the presence of unauthorized surveillance devices in the Washington, D.C., area that could be exploited by foreign spies to track and intercept phone calls.

Experts: Time is running short to meet GDPR requirements

by cyber_admin • 10 months ago

"Thousands of companies have no idea they're directly covered by this law."

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