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It's time for Congress to act on Facebook's privacy policies. Here's how.

by cyber_admin • 2 weeks ago

In an op-ed, ID Experts CEO Tom Kelly writes that we shouldn't be fooled by Mark Zuckerberg's pivot to privacy: the time for regulation is now.

NSA unmasked more U.S. entities caught in foreign cyber-espionage efforts last year

by Shannon Vavra • 3 weeks ago

The jump is the result of an effort to identify U.S. victims of foreign espionage, an ODNI official said.

Kaspersky Lab looks to combat 'stalkerware' with new Android feature

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

A surge in commercial spyware is one of the more pernicious trends in cybersecurity that affects users worldwide.

A GDPR ripple effect will help bring internet privacy back from the dead, Jon Callas predicts

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

Jon Callas, a computer security expert who left Apple for the ACLU last year, said Monday it’s become too easy to become nihilistic about personal privacy because of the last decade of negative headlines about corporate data collection.

Facebook beefs up privacy, security staff amid ongoing scrutiny over data collection practices

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

Two big hires were announced on the same day news broke that Facebook paid users between 13 and 35 years old up to $20 to install an app that collected data on their private messages in social media apps, photos and videos, emails, browsing history, location information and other data.

With new director, Tor seeks new funding sources and international growth

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

Roughly 2 million people worldwide use the Tor browser everyday. New leadership wants to turn those users into its donor base.

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