There are Many Problems With Mobile Privacy but the Presidential Alert Isn’t One of Them

On Wednesday, most cell phones in the US received a jarring alert at the same time. This was a test of the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system, also commonly known as the Presidential Alert. This is an unblockable nationwide alert system which is operated by…

Latest Hacking News Podcast #134 – Latest Hacking News

On October 4th’s Latest Hacking News Podcast the US links North Korea to ATM FASTCash hacks, a new campaign spreading BetaBot malware and a CEO pleads guilty to charges for selling drug cartels specially secured phones. Latest Hacking News Podcast #134 on Latest Hacking News….

UK Surveillance Regime Violated Human Rights

On September 13, after a five-year legal battle, the European Court of Human Rights said that the UK government’s surveillance regime—which includes the country’s mass surveillance programs, methods, laws, and judges—violated the human rights to privacy and to freedom of expression. The court’s opinion is…

In case you missed it, the Cisco UCS C4200 Multinode Server

On May 31st, Cisco announced the C4200 Multinode Chassis and C125 M5 server. Some of you may have been taking that week off due to Memorial Day. And I bet even more of you had the temerity to take a nice summer vacation and didn’t…

How the EU’s Copyright Filters Will Make it Trivial For Anyone to Censor the Internet

On Wednesday, the EU will vote on whether to accept two controversial proposals in the new Copyright Directive; one of these clauses, Article 13, has the potential to allow anyone, anywhere in the world, to effect mass, rolling waves of censorship across the Internet. The…

Appeals Court Asks the Right Questions in NSA Surveillance Case

On Monday, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in New York held argument in United States v. Hasbajrami, an important case involving surveillance under Section 702 of the FISA Amendments Act. It is only the second time a federal appeals court has been asked to…

Latest Hacking News Podcast #102 – Latest Hacking News

On today’s Latest Hacking News a Microsoft Zero-Day used by North Korean-linked Darkhotel, Canadian ISP’s patch vulnerability and tracking cookies in decline post-GDPR. Latest Hacking News Podcast #102 on Latest Hacking News. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Latest Hacking News Podcast #102 – Latest Hacking News…

Kavanaugh White House Counsel: PATRIOT Act, “measured, careful, responsible, and constitutional approach”

On Thursday, the Senate Judiciary Committee released the first production of records for Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh’s from his time as associate counsel for George W. Bush. Roughly 5,700 pages of documents were made available to the public. The documents show that Kavanaugh…

Fake Accounts Targeting US Political Groups Ousted by LinkedIn – Latest Hacking News

On Wednesday, August 8th, LinkedIn reported that fake accounts have been being used by hackers in an effort to network Fake Accounts Targeting US Political Groups Ousted by LinkedIn on Latest Hacking News. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Fake Accounts Targeting US Political Groups Ousted by…