Security

SXSW: Snowden Touts Encryption, Swipes at NSA

During a video conference with a South by Southwest audience, Snowden opined on many topics. continue…

Hackers Infiltrate Accounts of Mt.Gox CEO

A note on Mark Karpeles’ hijacked blog alleges fraud against the Bitcoin community. continue…

Privacy Advocates Challenge Facebook’s WhatsApp Acquisition

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The groups’ complaint asks the FTC to probe the $19 billion deal. continue…

Bitcoin Community Goes DEFCON-1 Over Nakamoto Reveal

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However Nakamoto’s story turns out, it’s worth taking a moment to examine how far Bitcoin’s come in the past few years. continue…

White House Officials Quiet on Data Privacy at MIT Event

Officials seemed reluctant to plunge into the weeds of privacy and security at the conference. continue…

Ultra-Secure Smartphones: The Next Big Thing?

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FreedomPop’s ‘Privacy Phone’ is the latest smartphone marketed as an ultra-private alternative to conventional mobile devices. continue…

Yet Another Bitcoin ‘Bank Robbery’

Who needs to pull off a conventional bank robbery when you can simply steal Bitcoin online? continue…

Eric Schmidt Thinks the Internet Will Kill Censorship

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But even in countries with “freer” governments, the Internet often remains restricted in some way. continue…

Google Fighting Potential Ban on Glass While Driving

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State legislators are considering whether to prevent the use of Google Glass behind the wheel. continue…

RSA Chief Ducks Controversy, Talks ‘Net Peace

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In a keynote of a conference nearly sunk by controversy over RSA’s involvement with the NSA, RSA chief Art Coviello offered little to opponents. continue…