EPIC FOIA Docs Show FBI and CBP Accessed “Hemisphere” Records

The Drug Enforcement Agency has released to EPIC a new FOIA production about the AT&T “Hemisphere” program. Hemisphere is a massive call records database made available to government agents by the nation’s largest telecommunication company. AT&T discloses to the government billions of detailed customer phone…

EPIC Urges DHS To Abandon Privacy Act Exemptions for New Biometric Database

In comments to the Department of Homeland Security, EPIC urged the agency to withdraw proposed Privacy Act exemptions that would reduce privacy safeguards in the federal government. The Immigration Biometric and Background Check database will contain personal data on U.S. and non-U.S. citizens. DHS has…

CDM: the new driver of cybersecurity and IT modernization

Recently, I had the opportunity to join many of my industry, agency, and Capitol Hill colleagues at the U.S. Capitol to discuss the Department of Homeland Security’s ongoing Continuous Diagnostics… VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE CDM: the new driver of cybersecurity and IT modernization

EPIC Urges Suspension of Biometric Entry/Exit Program

In comments to Customs and Border Protection, EPIC urged the agency to suspend the Biometric Entry/Exit Program. EPIC argued that less privacy-invasive alternatives should be considered and that the program should not move forward until Congress has passed regulations implementing safeguards for the use of…

EPIC Urges FAA to Make Drone Committee Meetings Accessible to the Public

EPIC wrote to FAA Acting Administrator Daniel K. Elwell today to request that the agency livestream the FAA Drone Advisory Committee meeting that takes place tomorrow in Santa Clara. Earlier this year, EPIC filed suit against the Drone Committee, alleging that it had conducted much…

Mueller team indicts 12 Russian agents for hacking Clinton campaign

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Mueller team indicts 12 Russian agents for hacking in 2016 election season

… premier military intelligence agency. One group of officers were tasked with … worked to distribute it through anonymous channels in the U.S … website hosted by the anti-privacy group WikiLeaks. That organization has refused … fronts for American and Romanian hackers. They corresponded with…

UK Data Watchdog Fines Facebook Maximum £500,000 for Cambridge Analytica Breach

The Information Commissioner’s Office, the lead agency for data protection in England, has issued the maximum £500,000 fine on Facebook for failing to secure user data from Cambridge Analytica. ICO investigations found that Cambridge Analytica harvested 87 million Facebook users’ personal data to target ads…

Goliath and Goliath Hacked: R300,000 ($24,000) Stolen – Latest Hacking News

Goliath and Goliath is an entertainment and comedy agency that suffered a large hack recently. Hackers are said to have Goliath and Goliath Hacked: R300,000 ($24,000) Stolen on Latest Hacking News. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Goliath and Goliath Hacked: R300,000 ($24,000) Stolen – Latest Hacking…