FBI Director Comey says there is no privacy

FBI

FBI director James Comey said that there is no privacy in America today, which is not a shock, other than trying to figure out of he’s not all that clever and is simply playing the part of Captain Obvious or if he is trying to tell us that the system here […]

Apple responds to CIA hacking revelation

Tim Cook, Apple

Apple has issued a public statement in light of Wikileaks exposure of the CIA’s, likely to be illegal, hacking activities against all popular operating systems.

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CIA outed by WikiLeaks, violates Obama directive and builds secret hacking division

CIA

Wikileaks has revealed the latest leak of CIA targets to date. This shocking revelation includes not only exploits against your computer and mobile devices, it also reveals that the CIA has repeatedly violated President Obama’s order to protect our cyber security.

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Can police legally search your phone on arrest? Privacy groups ask U.S. Supreme Court to ban this practice without a court warrant

Privacy for Sale by Jeffrey Rothfeder

“Ever since the US Supreme Court announced in mid-January that it agreed to hear two companion cases involving warrantless searches and seizures of cell phones, the privacy world has been abuzz,” Joe Silver reports for Ars Technica. “Yesterday, several prominent privacy groups filed briefs telling the court why […]

NSA is watching you

NSA by EFF

Regardless if you believe that the NSA is spying on you, in fact they probably are. Sure, its likely that your electronic information and communications is being swept up in a huge net, along with everyone else’s, and that its not likely to be targeted directly at you, the […]

FIPS 140-2 L1 certification for Apple’s iOS approved, iPhone OK for secret Government use

Apple

Opening the door for iPhone and iPad to be used by US Government agencies handling Top Secret work, FIPS 104-2 Level 1 certification has finally been granted to Apple. Its been a very long time coming.

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FIPS 140-2 L1 certification for Apple's iOS approved, iPhone OK for secret Government use

Apple

Opening the door for iPhone and iPad to be used by US Government agencies handling Top Secret work, FIPS 104-2 Level 1 certification has finally been granted to Apple. Its been a very long time coming.

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The Government Didn't Shut Down Cell Service in Boston. But With SOP 303, It Could Have.

After the Boston Marathon bombing, rumors swirled that the feds had shut down cell service. They didn’t—but a classified agreement with telecom firms says they could.

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The Government Didn’t Shut Down Cell Service in Boston. But With SOP 303, It Could Have.

After the Boston Marathon bombing, rumors swirled that the feds had shut down cell service. They didn’t—but a classified agreement with telecom firms says they could.

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FBI Wants $41 Million Boost To Cyber Monitoring Capabilities

WASHINGTON — The FBI has requested more than $41 million to improve the bureau’s ability to collect and analyze cyber information and address “critical gaps” in its capability to monitor web activities.

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