Showing posts with label cyberwar. Show all posts
Showing posts with label cyberwar. Show all posts

Ed Snowden Thinks A Global iPhone Attack Will Happen This Year As A Result Of The FBI's Battle With Apple

by Jason Lederman. A grim prediction in the wake the FBI's battle with Apple. In the wake of the FBI's legal battle with Apple, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has made a bold prediction. Snowden wrote in a pair of tweets today that he believes iPhones around the world will be globally compromised by August, due to the FBI's "refusal ... MORE

Senate’s Encryption Bill Would Destroy Cybersecurity

by Scott Shackford.   Privacy under assault. The Senate Intelligence Committee's draft legislation to require tech companies assist federal authorities in bypassing the security of their products and software could have well been titled the "Shut Up and Do What You're Damn Well Told, Nerdlinger, Act of 2016." Actually, it very nearly is. The short     ... MORE

John McAfee Enters Libertarian Party Presidential Race

Anti-virus pioneer throws his hat in the ring.  John McAfee is the 70-year-old founder of the antivirus software firm that bears his name (though he has not been actively involved with it since 1994, and the company was bought by Intel in 2010). He's also a colorful world adventurer who has been candid about his extreme exploits in   ... MORE

Charles P. Pierce: The Senate's New 'Give The NSA All Your Private Information' Bill Would Make George Orwell Blush

Scare tactics push big government agenda forward.     While nobody was watching, the Senate a couple of days ago passed something called the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA), which passed at least partly because if you say "Cyber warfare, boogedy-boogedy!" around nervous legislators these days, they'll pass a bill agreeing to  ... MORE

NSA Grooming And Recruiting Children To Be Hackers

by William Lawler.    Recruitment posters show multiple young people placing their hands on a basketball sized earth as digital streams flow around the planet. The image conveys the distinct impression that these children control the world utilizing technology. This may be a powerful draw for children viewing the poster. Of course it does not hurt   ... MORE

Program That Enables America To Spy On EVERY Home Computer In The world Is Uncovered By Outraged Russia

by Reuters reporter and Chris Spargo.   America caught violating everyone's privacy. The National Security Agency has figured out how to hide spying software deep within hard drives, allowing them to monitor and eavesdrop on the majority of the world's computers - even when they are not connected to the internet. The Moscow-based security  ... MORE