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We’re just over two weeks into 2019, and one of the biggest data leaks in recent years has surfaced. Today, renowned security researcher Troy Hunt reported a massive leak consisting of 773 million unique email IDs and 21 million unique passwords, which he refers to as Collection #1. Hunt said that multiple people reached out to him […]
Source: 773 million email addresses have been leaked – check if yours is on the list
The Levy-Robinson proposal is no less dangerous a backdoor than any others that have been proposed.
Source: Evaluating the GCHQ Exceptional Access Proposal
Thought we were done with surveillance-law debates, at least for a few years? Not by a long shot. A sunset is looming for three FISA provisions. What’s at stake? Here’s a guide to prep you for the
Source: Three FISA Authorities Sunset in December: Here’s What You Need to
Reports about the use of homegrown disinformation online in a 2017 Senate race suggest foreign operatives may be just one thing threatening the integrity of the next presidential election.
Source: Fake News as ‘Moral Imperative’? Democrats’ Alabama Move Hints at Ugly 2020
What do you get when you put one internet-connected device on top of another? A little more control than you otherwise would in the case of Alias the “teachable ‘parasite’” — an IoT project smart speaker topper made by two designers, Bjørn Karmann and Tore Knudsen. The Raspberry Pi-powered, fungus-inspired blob’s mission is to whisper […]
Source: Wrest control from a snooping smart speaker with this teachable ‘parasite’
A new report from US military watchdogs outlines hundreds of cybersecurity vulnerabilities.
Source: The American Military Sucks at Cybersecurity
For months, the FBI listened as Mexico’s infamous drug kingpin allegedly trafficked drugs and arranged assassinations. Here’s how.
Source: The Spyware That Brought Down El Chapo’s Drug Empire
Bottom Line Up Front For the ninth weekend in a row, protesters gathered in massive numbers in Paris and other French cities as part of the ‘Yellow Vests’ protests. On January 14, French President Emmanuel Macron expressed a desire to launch a months-long ‘national dialogue’ on issues raised by the gilets jaunes. What was once … Continue reading “The Globalization of Local Protests: The Case of France’s ‘Yellow Vests’”
Source: The Globalization of Local Protests: The Case of France’s ‘Yellow Vests’
A group of Eastern Europeans broke into the SEC’s company filings database, stole nonpublic information, and then made illicit trades worth over $4.1 million, the agency and DOJ said Jan. 15.
Source: Ukrainian Hackers Infiltrated SEC to Make Trades, Feds Say
The document offers one of the clearest policy positions articulated yet by any national government.
Source: What to Make of the U.K.’s New Code of Practice on Internet-of-Things