In the post-Snowden world, the term "warrant canary" - indicating a method used by some communications service providers to let their users know that they have not been served with a legal and secret government request for user data, access to their servers, etc.
After NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden shared the documents he exfiltrated from the agency with select journalists, the revelations that stemmed from them have mostly focused on the spying and surveillance capabilities and actions of the US NSA and the UK GCHQ.
As part of a Harvard computer science symposium, Bruce Schneier had a public conversation with Edward Snowden.
A number of popular VPN services are the latest target of China's Great Firewall, including Astrill, StrongVPN and Golden Frog's VyprVPN.
ShmooCon, the hacker convention that welcomes individuals interested in all aspects of computer and information security, was held last week in Washington, D.C.
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