The recent Paris attacks by ISIS have become the perfect pretext for governments to resume their attack on encryption.
As consumers use multiple devices through the day, and tracking cookies become increasingly less effective, the advertising industry is looking for new ways to track users' online behavior.
After a battling the US Department of Justice in a court for two and a half years, the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California has emerged victorious and has been given access to documents that spell out the details about the US federal government’s use of Stingrays surveillance devices.
"The surveillance of communications faces a legitimization crisis," says James Losey, a fellow with the Open Technology Institute, the technology program of the New America Foundation, and currently a PhD candidate with the School of International Studies and the Department of Media Studies at Stockholm University in Sweden.
Incapsula researchers have uncovered a botnet consisting of some 9,000 CCTV cameras located around the world, which was being used to target, among others, one of the company's clients with HTTP floods.
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