EFF Fights for Public Access To Patent Disputes

The public can’t judge if courts are fair if the public is locked out. The parties generally don’t care if the proceedings are hidden (indeed, they may want them hidden). This means that, at times, groups like EFF and press organizations have had to stand…

Four Ecstasy Vendors Arrested in the Netherlands

According to an announcement from the Dutch National Public Prosecution Service, Dutch law enforcement arrested four men for suspected drug production and darknet drug distribution. The announcement accused the men of producing, among other drugs in smaller quantities, massive amounts of ecstasy. The announcement also…

FBI Overstated Number of Encrypted Devices it Could Not Access Last Year

According to the Washington Post, the FBI “provided grossly inflated statistics to Congress and the public” about the number of encrypted cellphones inaccessible to law enforcement. The FBI stated it was locked out of 7,800 devices, but a subsequent review suggested the actual number is…

New VPNFilter malware targets at least 500K networking devices worldwide

For several months, Talos has been working with public- and private-sector threat intelligence partners and law enforcement in researching an advanced, likely state-sponsored or state-affiliated actor’s widespread use. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE New VPNFilter malware targets at least 500K networking devices worldwide

FBI Admits It Inflated Number of Supposedly Unhackable Devices

We’ve learned that the FBI has been misinforming Congress and the public as part of its call for backdoor access to encrypted devices. For months, the Bureau has claimed that encryption prevented it from legally searching the contents of nearly 7,800 devices in 2017, but…

Hollywood Sentinel PR: Elite Firm to the Rich & Famous Now Considering New Clients

A-List PR Firm Hollywood Sentinel Public Relations, which represents numerous stars, is now considering new Models & Talent MALIBU, CALIFORNIA , USA, May 17, 2018 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ — A-list Public Relations Firm Hollywood Sentinel PR, … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Hollywood Sentinel PR: Elite Firm to…

Google Employees Resign Over Artificial Intelligence Contract With Department of Defense

… project involved the application of artificial intelligence to analyze video images — … public relations surrounding issues of artificial intelligence and user data, which could … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Google Employees Resign Over Artificial Intelligence Contract With Department of Defense

[New cybersecurity report] How to stay ahead of the latest cyber threats in higher ed

Nearly 60% of colleges and universities worldwide have experienced at least one public security breach, and in 2017, threats like these cost 51% of all affected institutions more than $500,000. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE [New cybersecurity report] How to stay ahead of the latest cyber…

German Police Busted Another Child Abuse Forum Admin

According to the Public Prosecutor in Hannover, a lengthy investigation into a darknet child abuse forum has ended successfully. The investigation into the forum and its owner, that is. German authorities have pulled the forum from the darknet and arrested one of the site’s owners…

Minnesota Supreme Court Ruling Will Help Shed Light on Police Use of Biometric Technology

A decision by the Minnesota Supreme Court on Wednesday will help the public learn more about how law enforcement use of privacy invasive biometric technology. The decision in Webster v. Hennepin County is mostly good news for the requester in the case, who sought the…