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The FBI's digital security guide for local police actually has good OPSEC advice

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

A 269 GB file includes a host of revelations.

Hackers exploited Tor exit relays to generate bitcoin: research

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The attackers regained control of relays after Tor's oversees kicked them off, according to the research.

There’s a new open-source project to detect cellphone-snooping technology

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The EFF's Crocodile Hunter includes an API that gathers data on IMSI catchers and shares it with other researchers.

Lawmakers call for FTC investigation of data brokers enabled by online ad industry

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

“[T]here is no effective way to control these tools absent intervention by regulators and Congress,” the lawmakers said of data brokers.

Burglars expose Walgreens customer data in a different kind of breach

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

It's a reminder that physical attacks can trigger breach notifications.

In reversal, Zoom says all users will have access to end-to-end encryption

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

Privacy and security experts had criticized the videoconferencing company's decision to limit which accounts had access to improved privacy and security.

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