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  • Hacking Team scrambling to limit damage brought on by explosive data leak

    07.07.2015

    Who hacked Hacking Team, the Milan-based company selling intrusion and surveillance software to governments, law enforcement agencies and (as it turns out) companies? A hacker who goes by "Phineas Fisher" claims it was him (her? them?): The hacker has also previously compromised UK-based Gamma International, another provider that sells their spying wares to governments, and which has also been named an "enemy of the Internet." Phineas Fisher says there will be more similar hacks in the future: In the meantime, Hacking Team is scrambling to minimize the damage this hack and data leak is doing to the company.

  • Flaw allows hijacking of professional surveillance AirLive cameras

    07.07.2015

    Nahuel Riva, a research engineer from Core Security, discovered vulnerabilities in AirLive’s surveillance cameras designed for professional surveillance and security applications.

  • WikiLeaks publishes reports showing NSA spied on French presidents

    24.06.2015

    WikiLeaks has published "Espionnage Élysée", a set of intelligence reports and documents that show that the US NSA has, between 2006 and 2012, intercepted the communications of three French presidents, French cabinet members, and the French Ambassador to the US.

  • USA Freedom Act is just the beginning of the fight for privacy

    03.06.2015

    The US Senate voted for the passing of the USA Freedom Act on Tuesday, and President Obama signed it into law later the same day.

  • Section 215 of the Patriot Act expired last night

    01.06.2015

    A small, perhaps temporary, but important victory has been won by privacy advocates today, as the US Senate has allowed three sections of the USA PATRIOT Act to expire.




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