Security

Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange has been arrested at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where the WikiLeaks founder was granted refuge in 2012 while on bail in the UK over sexual assault allegations against him in Sweden. At the time, Assange claimed that if he was extradited to Sweden he might

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Security

In a new report, the FBI is being criticized for delaying breach notifications and/or providing insufficient details. Allegedly, the Federal Bureau of Investigations does a poor job at notifying victims of a cyber-attack, a US government report released last week said. The story alleges that FBI notifications arrive either too late or

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Security

This week, the Apache Software Foundation has patched a severe vulnerability in the Apache (httpd) web server project that could –under certain circumstances– allow rogue server scripts to execute code with root privileges and take over the underlying server. The vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2019-0211, affects Apache web server releases for

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Security

We all know how the U.S. Government has accused Huawei of facilitating Chinese spying.  Now, the other shoe drops.  According to a report, a flaw in Huawei Matebook laptops, found by Microsoft researchers, could have been used to take control of machines. The “sophisticated flaw” had probably been introduced at

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Government Spying

Jake Laperruque, a Senior Counsel at The Constitution Project, where works on issues of government surveillance, national security, and defending privacy rights told Wired that it’s time to end the National Security Agency’s metadata collection program, known as CDR. According to the report, in 2015, Congress passed the USA Freedom

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Security

Researchers in Israel created malware to draw attention to serious security weaknesses in medical imaging equipment and networks. The researchers say they have developed malware to draw attention to serious security weaknesses in critical medical imaging equipment used for diagnosing conditions and the networks that transmit those images – vulnerabilities that

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News

Proposals to change recommendations and curb conspiracies on YouTube were sacrificed for engagement, Bloomberg reported Monday, citing Google employees. From the report: In recent years, scores of people inside YouTube and Google, its owner, raised concerns about the mass of false, incendiary and toxic content that the world’s largest video

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