Today, FBI director James Comey and Sally Quillian Yates, the deputy attorney general at the Justice Department, are scheduled to address the US Senate Judiciary Committee about law enforcement's need to have access to increasingly encrypted communications.
The volume of social content is massive – one billion monthly active users, 500M daily tweets, 70M photos and videos shared everyday based on data from Twitter, Instagram and YouTube alone.
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.
The non-profit CA launched by the EFF, Mozilla and several other businesses and organizations is determined to gain and retain users' trust.
Users of Plex's forums are being forced to change their password in wake of a breach that resulted in the compromise of some of their private information, including passwords.
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