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Hackers Unveil Their Plan to Change Email Forever  11 August 2014 
Source: Time - Posted by Dave Wreski   
"They’re going to keep coming after us,” Ladar Levison, creator of an encrypted email service used by Edward Snowden, said at Defcon on Friday
 
Visit the Wrong Website, and the FBI Could End Up in Your Computer  05 August 2014 
Source: Wired - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Security experts call it a “drive-by download”: a hacker infiltrates a high-traffic website and then subverts it to deliver malware to every single visitor. It’s one of the most powerful tools in the black hat arsenal, capable of delivering thousands of fresh victims into a hackers’ clutches within minutes.
 
Is there Another NSA Leaker? Updated  30 July 2014 
Source: Salon - Posted by Dave Wreski   
This morning a partial analysis of the NSA’s XKEYSCORE code was published in Germany. Jacob Applebaum, an evangelist for the The Onion Project (TOR), was one of the authors. The report details specific rules written for one of the NSA’s data collection tools, XKEYSCORE, which collects the IP addresses of TOR bridges, and users of the TOR network.
 
What I Learned from Edward Snowden at the Hacker Conference  25 July 2014 
Source: Motherboard - Posted by Anthony Pell   
It was 1 PM last Saturday and Edward Snowden was about to be televised. His audience was the crowd at the Hackers On Planet Earth conference, a group of people no one would ever mistake for attendees at a political convention. Amid the sea of black clothing were many unconventional fashion statements: purple bandanas and balloon pants, and tartan kilts, and white robes, and green hair.
 
Edward Snowden Calls on Hackers to Help Whistleblowers Leak More Secrets  21 July 2014 
Source: Mashable - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Edward Snowden made an impassioned call on Saturday for hackers and technologists to help would-be whistleblowers spill more government secrets.
 
The Ex-Google Hacker Taking on the World’s Spy Agencies  08 July 2014 
Source: Wired - Posted by Dave Wreski   
During his last six years working as an elite security researcher for Google, the hacker known as Morgan Mayhem spent his nights and weekends hunting down the malware used to spy on vulnerable targets like human rights activists and political dissidents.
 
How Traffic Shaping Can Help the NSA Evade Legal Oversight  02 July 2014 
Source: Schneier on Security - Posted by Dave Wreski   
New research paper on how the NSA can evade legal prohibitions against collecting Internet data and metadata on Americans by forcing domestic traffic to leave and return to the US. The general technique is called "traffic shaping," and has legitimate uses in network management.
 
Privacy-focused Blackphone starts shipping to early adopters  30 June 2014 
Source: IT World - Posted by Dave Wreski   
The wait is almost over for early adopters of Blackphone, an Android-based smartphone that promises enhanced privacy and security.
 
Google Glass Snoopers Can Steal Your Passcode With a Glance  24 June 2014 
Source: Wired - Posted by Dave Wreski   
The odds are you can’t make out the PIN of that guy with the sun glaring obliquely off his iPad’s screen across the coffee shop. But if he’s wearing Google Glass or a smartwatch, he probably can see yours.
 
How to Anonymize Everything You Do Online  17 June 2014 
Source: Wired - Posted by Alex   
One year after the first revelations of Edward Snowden, cryptography has shifted from an obscure branch of computer science to an almost mainstream notion: It’s possible, user privacy groups and a growing industry of crypto-focused companies tell us, to encrypt everything from emails to IMs to a gif of a motorcycle jumping over a plane.
 
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