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Dissent Doe / The Daily Dot:
FBI raids home of security researcher who discovered unencrypted sensitive health data of 22K dental patients on an unsecured public FTP server   —  Someone alerts you to exposed, unencrypted patient information on your FTP server.  Is the correct response to thank them profusely or try to have them charged as a criminal hacker?
May 28, 2016, 9:20 PMIn context
Patrick Howell O'Neill / The Daily Dot:
FBI uses malware created by an ex-employee of the Tor Project, Matt Edman, to hack Tor users   —  Former Tor developer created malware for the FBI  —  How does the U.S. government beat Tor, the anonymity software used by millions of people around the world?  By hiring someone with experience on the inside.
Apr 30, 2016, 11:35 PMIn context
Callum Leslie / The Daily Dot:
PwC: eSports industry will make $463M in revenue in 2016, up 43% from 2015   —  Esports will earn a half billion in revenue this year according to PwC report  —  Esports will earn $500 million in revenue this year, according to a new report by PwC, the latest major financial services firm …
Apr 24, 2016, 4:50 PMIn context
Eric Geller / The Daily Dot:
The Email Privacy Act, which eliminates a loophole allowing authorities to get some electronic records without a warrant, clears House committee vote   —  Major online privacy bill easily clears first vote in Congress  —  A popular online privacy bill easily cleared its first hurdle in the House on Tuesday.
Apr 13, 2016, 1:22 PMIn context
Patrick Howell O'Neill / The Daily Dot:
OpenBazaar, a decentralized peer-to-peer marketplace that uses Bitcoin, launches version 1.0   —  OpenBazaar, Bitcoin's answer to Amazon and eBay, launches version 1.0  —  What started two years ago as a free and “dark” online market meant to be “untouchable” by police has evolved …
Apr 5, 2016, 8:40 PMIn context
Eric Geller / The Daily Dot:
Pro-encryption lawmakers Ron Wyden, Zoe Lofgren on House support for backdoor bans, McCaul-Warner commission plans, Apple vs FBI as a chance to educate Congress   —  Pro-encryption lawmakers see ‘Apple vs. FBI’ fight as a chance to educate Congress  —  Two of Congress's staunchest supporters …
Feb 23, 2016, 5:10 PMIn context
Eric Geller / The Daily Dot:
Obama unveils $19B Cybersecurity National Action Plan, asking Congress for 35% increase in cybersecurity funding   —  Obama unveils $19 billion plan to overhaul U.S. cybersecurity  —  President Obama on Tuesday unveiled an expansive plan to bolster government and private-sector cybersecurity …
Feb 9, 2016, 11:55 AMIn context
Patrick Howell O'Neill / The Daily Dot:
There is no evidence that ISIS has an encrypted messaging app, despite claims from hacking collective Ghost Security Group   —  The myth of the ISIS encrypted messaging app  —  Despite widespread media reports to the contrary, an app created for Islamic State militants to send private encrypted messages does …
Jan 28, 2016, 2:20 PMIn context
Dell Cameron / The Daily Dot:
Google appeases Pakistani censors with country-specific version of YouTube   —  For the first time in several years, residents of Pakistan can openly watch YouTube—just not the YouTube that the rest of the world is watching.  —  Google, which purchased the video-streaming website in 2006 …
Jan 12, 2016, 1:40 PMIn context
Patrick Howell O'Neill / The Daily Dot:
Dutch government backs strong encryption, condemns backdoors   —  The Netherlands government issued a strong statement on Monday against weakening encryption for the purposes of law enforcement and intelligence agencies.  —  The move comes as governments in the United Kingdom and China act …
Jan 5, 2016, 8:35 PMIn context

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