EPIC, Coalition Warn Australian Bill Would Weaken Encryption

EPIC and a coalition of civil society organizations told the Australian Parliament that pending legislation would weaken digital security and increase the risks to human rights. The proposal is one of several that promotes weak encryption for digital services. In 2016, Apple refused a demand…

EPIC Tells Senate U.S. Faces Data Protection “Crisis”

In advance of a hearing on consumer privacy, EPIC told the Senate Commerce Committee that America is facing a data protection “crisis.” EPIC highlighted recent breaches at Google and Facebook, coupled with the FTC’s failure to enforce its own consent orders, and said the system…

Scottish Premiership: Celtic v Kilmarnock – Killie header hacked clear of goal

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers told BBC Radio Scotland: “When you play Kilmarnock, they sit very deep, very compact and they are hard to play through. “As well as having patience, you really need to break their lines and have lots of energy. I … VISIT…

U.S. Defends Privacy Shield, But Fails to Comply with Privacy Commitments

The Department of Commerce has told the President of the European Parliament that the US is in compliance with the Privacy Shield, a pact that permits US companies to obtain the personal data of Europeans. The statement follows a resolution of Parliament to suspend the…

UnityPoint Health Suffers Another Data Breach Affecting 1.4 Million Patients

A few months ago, we told you about a data breach at UnityPoint Health that affected 16,400 patients. The breach UnityPoint Health Suffers Another Data Breach Affecting 1.4 Million Patients on Latest Hacking News. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE UnityPoint Health Suffers Another Data Breach Affecting…

After Carpenter Decision, EPIC Calls on Congress to Update Federal Wiretap Law

In advance of a hearing on “Bolstering Data Privacy and Mobile Security” EPIC has told the House Science Committee that Congress should apply a heightened “super warrant” standard to “StingRays,” a technique for tracking cell phones users. After an EPIC FOIA lawsuit revealed that the…

Russian Hackers Planning ‘Massive Strike’ Against Ukraine: Cyber Police Chief

… attack, Ukraine’s cyber police chief told Reuters on Tuesday. The hackers … contain the impact of a cyber attack within one nation, so it … hacked and fake webpages mimicking that of a real state body. Hackers … accused Russia of orchestrating large-scale cyber…

Roommate: alleged hacker said he was paid to attack news site

Alleged Almanac Online hacker Ross M. Colby told a housemate that he had hacked a news website for pay, according to testimony in San Jose federal court on Friday. The revelation came after two days of largely technical testimony by FBI special agents and ……

How artificial intelligence can detect – and create – fake news

… told Congress Facebook would use artificial intelligence to detect fake news posted … made easily refuted claims. Human intelligence is the real key The … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE How artificial intelligence can detect – and create – fake news