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The UK continues to grant the export of surveillance equipment to countries like Turkey

According to the UK’s Department for International Trade, the country granted a license to export surveillance equipment to Turkey earlier this year. The UK continues to be one of the most active countries involved in the trade of surveillance technology. British firms continue to export surveillance systems ranging from internet mass surveillance equ
Publish At:2017-07-24 18:32 | Read:2472 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Intelligence Laws and regulations C

Worst known governmental leak ever affected the Swedish Transport Agency. Homeland security at risk

Worst known governmental leak ever affected the Swedish Transport Agency, data includes records of members of the military secret units. Sweden might be the scenario for the worst known governmental leak ever, the Swedish Transport Agency moved all of its data to “the cloud,” but it transferred it to somebody else’s computer. The huge trove of data includes
Publish At:2017-07-23 05:40 | Read:7037 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Digital ID homeland security priva

Tor launches Bug Bounty Program, hackers can earn between $2,000 and $4,000 for high severity flaws

The Tor Project announced the launch of a public bug bounty program. Bug hunters can earn between $2,000 and $4,000 for high severity flaws. It’s official, the Tor Project announced the launch of a public bug bounty program through the HackerOne platform, the initiative was possible with support from the Open Technology Fund. “With support from t
Publish At:2017-07-20 22:05 | Read:2362 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Deep Web Digital ID Hacking anonymity privacy

SMS Phishing induces victims to photograph its own token card

Renato Marinho detailed an unusual SMS phishing campaign that hit Brazilian users. All started with an SMS message supposedly sent from his bank. Introduction Today I faced quite an unusual SMS phishing campaign here in Brazil. A friend of mine received an SMS message supposedly sent from his bank asking him to update his registration data through the given
Publish At:2017-07-17 20:20 | Read:3363 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Digital ID Hacking phishing SMS Ph

Telegram agrees to register in Russia, but it will not share private data

Telegram agrees to register with Russia authorities to avoid the local ban, but the battle is still ongoing because it won’t share user data. The Russian Government threatened to ban Telegram because it refused to comply data protection laws. “There is one demand, and it is simple: to fill in a form with information on the company that controls T
Publish At:2017-07-03 06:30 | Read:2547 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking Laws and regulations ISIS p

Three years ago ProtonMail was launched. Today, it is launching ProtonVPN

ProtonMail announced ProtonVPN is now available to the general public. ProtonVPN is officially out of beta. You can now directly get ProtonVPN by visiting https://protonvpn.com After more than 1 year of development, and four months of beta testing by over 10’000 members of the ProtonMail community, we’re finally making ProtonVPN available to everyone. And we
Publish At:2017-06-21 18:15 | Read:4023 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID privacy ProtonMail ProtonVPN VPN

Mexican Government was spying on Journalists and Activists with Pegasus Surveillance software

Journalists and activists in Mexico accused the government of spying on them with the powerful surveillance software Pegasus developed by the NSO Group. Journalists and activists in Mexico accused the government of spying on them with a powerful surveillance software. According to the journalists, the authorities used an Israeli spyware to hack their mobile
Publish At:2017-06-20 05:25 | Read:3218 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking Hacktivism Malware Mobile M

DRA firm left 1.1 TB of data unsecured on an Amazon S3, 198 million US voter records exposed

The popular security expert Chris Vickery revealed the DRA firm left 1.1 TB of data unsecured on an Amazon S3, 198 million US voter records exposed. Researcher Chris Vickery has found nearly 200 million voter records in an unsecured Amazon S3 bucket maintained by Deep Root Analytics (DRA), it is the largest exposure of its kind in history. The records includ
Publish At:2017-06-19 11:00 | Read:2479 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Digital ID Chris Vickery data brea

BAE Systems accused of selling mass surveillance software Evident across the Middle East

BC Arabic and the Danish newspaper Dagbladet accuse British BAE Systems of selling mass surveillance software called Evident across the Middle East. The British company BAE Systems has been selling mass surveillance software called Evident across the Middle East, the findings are the result of a year-long investigation by BBC Arabic and the Danish newspaper
Publish At:2017-06-18 16:35 | Read:2690 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Intelligence Security BAE Evident H

Facebook inadvertently revealed moderators’ identities to suspected terrorists

A bug in the software used by Facebook moderators to review inappropriate content resulted in the disclosure of identities of moderators to suspected terrorists. According to the Guardian, the social network giant Facebook put the safety of its content moderators at risk after inadvertently exposing their personal details to suspected terrorist users on the
Publish At:2017-06-18 16:35 | Read:2787 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking Social Networks Terrorism F

Egypt blocks dozens of websites including ‘Medium’ without any official announcement

The Egyptian government blocked a number of websites in Egypt, including the publishing platform Medium, without any official announcement. Egyptians users of the online publishing platform, Medium were not able to access the service from their country. Readers and bloggers using both desktop and mobile app suffered access problems, the reason of the blackou
Publish At:2017-06-12 13:15 | Read:3768 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Terrorism Censorship Egypt Medium p

US Defense is working on new multifactor authentication systems

DARPA is currently developing a multifactor authentication system that will replace the current common access card (CAC). According to a report published by American Security Today, the DARPA High-Assurance Cyber Military Systems (HACMS) program is designing technology for the creation of safe and secure cyber-physical systems. DARPA is currently developing
Publish At:2017-06-11 18:50 | Read:2797 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking authentication biometrics D

4 Possible Ways to Make Your Browser Hacker-Proof

Browsers are constantly targeted by hackers. Here are 4 ways you can make your browser hacker-proof. Use them to stay secure on the web. Browsers have long been a hot target of numerous hacking-related incidents. They are the primary source of hacking incidents as we search, share, watch and download files from browsers. Moreover, various vulnerabilities exi
Publish At:2017-06-07 04:20 | Read:5280 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID browser hacker-proof Hacking privac

Chrome design flaw allows sites to record Audio/Video without indication

A developer has discovered a flaw in the Chrome browser that could be exploited to secretly Record Audio/Video without indication. The AOL developer Ran Bar-Zik discovered a disconcerting vulnerability in Google’s Chrome browser could be exploited by attackers to record audio or video without giving any visual notification or alert. “After gettin
Publish At:2017-05-31 17:55 | Read:3575 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking Chrome design flaw privacy

With Less Than 1 Year To Go Companies Place Different Priorities on GDPR Compliance

The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect in one year from now, but a large number of firms are far from prepared. It feels like Y2K all over again. We are less than one year until the impact of the GDPR is realized, no one is certain what will happen, and everyone is taking a different approach to mitigation. In April 2016,
Publish At:2017-05-30 05:10 | Read:3332 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Laws and regulations GDPR Law priva

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