When British Prime Minister David Cameron announced on Tuesday his plan to introduce new surveillance powers in the UK by forcing businesses to plant backdoors in their communication products, and ban applications that use end-to-end encryption, security experts we asked for an opinion have unanimously declared that weakening users' security posture is not the right answer to the problem of fighting criminals and terrorists.
In the lead-up to the annual State of the Union address scheduled for next Tuesday, US president Barack Obama is doing rounds and giving a glimpse into his legislative plan for the year.
When late last year the FBI provided an update on their investigation into the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack, they fingered the North Korean government as the instigator.
US-based NGO Freedom House has published its fifth annual Freedom of the Net study and the results are upsetting: internet users in nearly half of the 65 countries assessed in the report have experienced tightening of internet freedom.
The US Department of Justice has announced the creation of a new unit within its Criminal Division: the Cybersecurity Unit.
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