Privacy

12.18.15
Budget bill heads to President Obama's desk with CISA intact
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Budget bill heads to President Obama's desk with CISA intact

Spoiler alert: Obama won't veto this one.

By C. Velazco,   12.18.15
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12.17.15
The thing you'd worry about happening in an Airbnb happened
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The thing you'd worry about happening in an Airbnb happened

Peeping tom allegedly installed hidden cameras to creep on unsuspecting guests.

By D. Cooper,   12.17.15
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12.15.15
Firefox is finally 64-bit on your Windows PC
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Firefox is finally 64-bit on your Windows PC

Mozilla's web browser is more powerful on modern hardware.

By J. Fingas,   12.15.15
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12.13.15
Tor's new executive director is a digital privacy legend
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Tor's new executive director is a digital privacy legend

The anonymity network project has picked Shari Steele, the EFF's former leader, as its executive director.

By J. Fingas,   12.13.15
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12.11.15
Your VPN may be worthless
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Your VPN may be worthless

An easily fixable flaw exposes your private online activity.

By V. Blue,   12.11.15
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12.09.15
Guide helps you fight online harassment
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Guide helps you fight online harassment

If you're worried about internet threats, this guide will help you mitigate (and sometimes prevent) them.

By J. Fingas,   12.09.15
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12.09.15
The White House wants your thoughts on encryption
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The White House wants your thoughts on encryption

The US government wants your input on whether the US should protect strong encryption or introduce back doors.

By J. Fingas,   12.09.15
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12.08.15
FBI: Yes, we exploit unpatched security holes
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FBI: Yes, we exploit unpatched security holes

An FBI director admits that the bureau uses zero-day exploits to snoop on targets.

By J. Fingas,   12.08.15
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