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We Need Cybersecurity Experts To Defend America
Science & Tech  (tags: communications, security, Internet, electronics, computers )

Freya
- 26 days ago - theveteranssite.greatergood.com
Hacking is a growing threat. The Department of Defense must train more cybersecurity personnel to combat it!
How to Stop People Tracking Whether You'Ve Opened Their Email
Science & Tech  (tags: Internet, communications, security, privacy, computers )

Freya
- 43 days ago - finance.yahoo.com
Some trackers can even obtain people's IP addresses and pinpoint locations with accuracy, and this isn't something that most people realize - even people who should take precautions.
US Government: We Can Jail You Indefinitely for Not Decrypting Your Data - or Having a Bad Memory
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, security, police, encryption )

Freya
- 112 days ago - theregister.co.uk
The US government is fighting to keep a former police officer in prison because he claims not to be able to remember the code to decrypt two hard drives under investigation.
How to Protect Yourself Digitally In the Trump Era
Science & Tech  (tags: communication, safety, activism, Internet, social media, security, computers )

Freya
- 391 days ago - alternet.org
We've entered a new era with the election of Donald Trump, and activists, intellectuals and scientists will need to become more aware over the coming months of the safety and security of their electronic communications.
Protect Yourself in These Orwellian Times: A Hacker's Guide to Being Cyber-Safe
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, Internet, communication, spying, security, privacy )

Freya
- 437 days ago - alternet.org
President-elect Donald Trump's criticism of encryption technology and interest in expanding government surveillance have technologists and civil libertarians deeply concerned.
Ransomware Migrates to Apple Mac Computers
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, security, Scammers, hackers, ransomware )

Louise
- 716 days ago - computerweekly.com
Security experts have now found the. first active malware to encrypt Apple Mac computers and demand ransom to unlock them.
Does Obama Even Care? TAKE ACTION Against CISA!
Science & Tech  (tags: CISA, net neutrality, security, freedom of expression, cybersecurity, surveillance, Obama, petition )

Judy
- 801 days ago - obamadecides.org
President Obama stood up for net neutrality and claimed to support Internet freedom. But now he's poised to sign CISA, a bill that tech experts, major companies, and civil liberties groups agree would destroy our basic rights to security and freedom of ex
Paris and Beirut: More Mass Surveillance Won't Make Us Safer - TAKE ACTION!
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, encryption, security, attackers, Paris and Beirut, bad legislation, petition )

Judy
- 826 days ago - tumblr.fightforthefuture.org
Weakening the encryption that protects our hospitals, power plants, airports, and personal information isn't going to make us safer. Please sign!
Ban Killer Robots Before They Become Weapons of Mass Destruction
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, scientists, science, research, safety, interesting, humans, Gizmos, environment, discovery, computers, killer robots, weapons of mass destruction, autonomous, global, security, war )

Darren
- 930 days ago - scientificamerican.com
We need an international agreement to prevent the development of autonomous weapons before they threaten global security
NSA & FBI Seek New Backdoors Against Advice From Leading Security Experts
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, society, safety, research, investigation, humans, computers, NSA, FBA, Backdoors, Security, cryptography, confidential data, communications, infrastructure )

Darren
- 959 days ago - therealnews.com
Fourteen of the worldâEUR(TM)s pre-eminent cryptographers, computer scientists and security specialists have issued a paper arguing there is no way to allow the government such access without endangering all confidential data, as well as the broader
An NSA Whistleblower's Guide to Encryption
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, safety, performance, internet, interesting, humans, environment, design, computers, NDA, whistleblower, guide, encryption, password, security, Thomas Drake, USA Freedom Act, ersatz, phones, computers )

Darren
- 961 days ago - therealnews.com
Thomas Drake, a former senior executive at the NSA turned whistleblower, sat down with the Real News to talk about the USA Freedom Act as ersatz reform and how the public can take matters into their own hands by encrypting their phones and computers
Hate Passwords? Here's What Will Replace Them
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, security, Internet, electronics )

Freya
- 970 days ago - finance.yahoo.com
As more and more of our existence has moved online, weâEUR(TM)ve become ever more dependent on that bane of the connected life: passwords.
In the Future, Your Veins Could Replace Your Passwords
Science & Tech  (tags: security, computers, PayPal, passwords, cutting edge, Internet )

Freya
- 1040 days ago - yahoo.com
Forget having to remember passwords for all of your favorite websites and apps. In the future, PayPal wants the very veins in your body to act as your password.
NSA Can Easily Bug Your Switched-Off IPhone: Here's How You Can Stop Them
Science & Tech  (tags: Hacking, Information Technology, Intelligence, Security, Snowden )


- 1352 days ago - rt.com
Edward Snowden's recent revelation that the NSA can bug cell phones even when they are turned off left some experts split on whether it is true or not. But a group of hackers claim that at least there is a way to protect your phone from spies' ears.
 

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