Privacy

01.05.16
Politwoops is back preserving politicians' deleted tweets
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Politwoops is back preserving politicians' deleted tweets

You can now search and filter those brain farts.

By S. Dent,   01.05.16
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12.31.15
AT&T acquires parts of phone-monitoring company Carrier IQ
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AT&T acquires parts of phone-monitoring company Carrier IQ

It seems that Carrier IQ has otherwise shut down, TechCrunch reports.

By J. Conditt,   12.31.15
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12.31.15
Tor plans to launch a bug bounty program
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Tor plans to launch a bug bounty program

In 2016, Tor will pay researchers to find vulnerabilities in its systems.

By J. Conditt,   12.31.15
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12.30.15
Steam's Christmas privacy issues affected 34,000 users
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Steam's Christmas privacy issues affected 34,000 users

The Steam Store was the victim of a DoS attack on December 25th, leading to a privacy breach.

By J. Conditt,   12.30.15
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12.28.15
Botched database leaks records for 191 million voters
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Botched database leaks records for 191 million voters

If you've voted in the US since 2000, there's a chance your personal info is out in the wild.

By J. Fingas,   12.28.15
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12.27.15
North Korea's version of Linux is extremely oppressive
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North Korea's version of Linux is extremely oppressive

A detailed look at Red Star OS shows how this software is all about taking your freedom away.

By J. Fingas,   12.27.15
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12.27.15
China anti-terrorism law makes firms give up encryption keys
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China anti-terrorism law makes firms give up encryption keys

You won't have many guarantees that your secure chats are safe from Chinese spying.

By J. Fingas,   12.27.15
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12.27.15
UK claims its spying bill will protect you from cyberbullies
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UK claims its spying bill will protect you from cyberbullies

The Investigatory Powers Bill will supposedly be used to fight harassers and trolls, not just terrorists.

By J. Fingas,   12.27.15
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