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Jason Koebler / Motherboard:
Wikimedia Foundation Executive Director Lila Tretikov resigns amid concerns foundation wasn't transparent about plans for a search engine   —  Wikimedia Foundation Executive Director Resigns Amid a Community Revolt  —  Many Wikipedia editors finally got what they wanted Thursday.
Feb 25, 2016, 6:05 PMIn context
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
New court document confirms FBI subpoenaed Carnegie Mellon's Software Engineering Institute for IP addresses captured through its DoD-funded Tor research   —  Confirmed: Carnegie Mellon University Attacked Tor, Was Subpoenaed By Feds  —  Update: Kenneth Walters, a spokesperson from CMU …
Feb 24, 2016, 5:25 PMIn context
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Subgraph OS: new Linux-based secure OS aims to be hacker-resistant and user-friendly, even on low-powered laptops   —  Subgraph OS Wants to Make Using a Secure Operating System Less of a Headache  —  While tools for message encryption have become easier to use in recent years …
Feb 23, 2016, 7:55 AMIn context
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Judge rules FBI must hand over code used to hack over 1,000 computers that visited child porn site   —  Judge Rules FBI Must Reveal Malware It Used to Hack Over 1,000 Computers  —  On Wednesday, a judge ruled that defense lawyers in an FBI child pornography case must be provided …
Feb 20, 2016, 9:30 PMIn context
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Encrypted messaging service Ricochet, which uses Tor hidden services to avoid storing metadata, passes security audit by NCC Group   —  ‘Ricochet’, the Messenger That Beats Metadata, Passes Security Audit  —  Although users are now saturated with options on mobile and desktop for encrypted messaging …
Feb 20, 2016, 12:20 AMIn context
Motherboard:
UK police arrest teen hacker thought to be Cracka, who is allegedly behind CIA and FBI breaches   —  Teen Allegedly Behind CIA, FBI Breaches: 'They're Trying to Ruin My Life.'  —  The months-long series of hacks and pranks by a group of alleged teenage hackers on the US government …
Feb 12, 2016, 10:00 AMIn context
Justin Lynch / Motherboard:
The tragedy of Ethiopia's internet: an instrument of surveillance, and only 3.7% have access   —  The Tragedy of Ethiopia's Internet  —  Nafkot Nega thinks journalists are terrorists.  When I visited him and his mother, Serkalem Fassil, at their tiny apartment in the outskirts of Washington …
Feb 8, 2016, 4:55 AMIn context
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Tech Firms Are Unclear on New UK Surveillance Laws, Warns Government Committee   —  The wording of the UK's proposed surveillance law is so vague that tech companies have little idea what data it would require them to store, a new government report has said.  Companies are also concerned …
Feb 1, 2016, 8:25 AMIn context
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Metadata can be scraped from your messages even when you use PGP encryption   —  Ever since the Snowden revelations, more and more people have been educating themselves on how to use encryption.  One of the first programs people might turn to is Pretty Good Privacy, or PGP …
Jan 29, 2016, 10:15 AMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Chrome will flag unencrypted websites as insecure, displaying a red “x” over a padlock in the URL bar   —  Google Will Soon Shame All Websites That Are Unencrypted  —  Google wants everything on the web to be travelling over a secure channel.  That's why in the future …
Jan 28, 2016, 10:55 AMIn context

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