Symantec researchers are warning about a new, complex cyber espionage tool that has been around for years and that has likely been created and is wielded by a nation state.
Amnesty International, Digitale Gesellschaft, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Privacy International have partnered to create and release a free and open source tool for detecting traces of known surveillance spyware on Windows computers.
The Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND) - Germany's Federal Intelligence Service - has asked a parliamentary oversight committee for big money to buy vulnerabilities on the open market, the Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported (via Google Translate) on Monday.
On the heels of Edward Snowdens advice to switch from Dropbox, Facebook and Google to services that place a high priority on security and privacy, F-Secure is releasing survey results that show that many people are willing to do just that.
Well known and widely respected privacy expert and advocate Simon Davies has announced the creation of a new global initiative that's aimed at supporting the world-wide fight against unlawful and excessive government surveillance.