The U.S. Senate today passed a bill that will renew the National Security Agency’s warrantless internet surveillance program for six years with no substantive changes. It’s bad news, say privacy and security advocates, but not a surprise. The re-up gives NSA powers that were first granted in response to the September 11 terrorist attacks. OpponentsRead More
Since the 1970s, spy agencies have been feeding police forces tips about who to arrest and where to look for evidence, despite the illegality of their practicing surveillance within the USA.
This illegality has meant that law enforcement agencies had to find a way to disguise where their tips were coming from, andRead More
Five years ago, Benjamin Delpy was working for an unspecified French government agency and teaching himself to program in C, and had discovered a vital flaw in the way that Windows protected its users’ passwords.
Delpy told Microsoft about his discovery, only to be rebuffed by Microsoft’s engineering team, who told him thatRead More