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Cyber Espionage Seen Expanding to Grasp Trump Policy Changes

U.S. government agencies, think tanks and political groups should expect an increase in cyber espionage as countries like Iran try to grasp changing …

Hard truths about fake news

“Our goal is to build the perfect personalised newspaper for every person in the world,” said Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg in 2014. This newspaper …

We may need a Special Prosecutor because the FBI is compromised

It’s not like the FBI hasn’t displayed a extreme partisan ideological bent in the past and disturbed the implementation of justice to meet those …

One of the first cyberattacks was an ‘art project’ that targeted the Pentagon

A grad student and an actor surprised the defense department<p>The first acts of hacktivism were so radical, participants weren’t even positive they …

Creepy new browser-tracking technique means there's nowhere left for you to hide

These days, everyone on the internet already knows if you're a dog. Thanks to a newly developed tracking technique, they may soon know even …

Cameras can steal data from computer hard drive LED lights -- Ben-Gurion U. study

BEER-SHEVA, Israel...Feb. 22, 2017 - Researchers at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) Cyber Security Research Center have demonstrated …

Yes, the NSA Can Spy on Every US Citizen

We've learned from investigations that the NSA and FBI have direct access to the servers of numerous tech-industry giants including Google, Facebook, and Apple through the use of PRISM—a program that enables intelligence analysts to intercept any form...<p>NSA headquarters in Fort Meade, Maryland.</i> …

There’s A Virus Infecting Our Medical Devices With Identity Stealing Malware

Medjack is coming for your doctor’s office.<p>We’re slowly learning that while appliances connected to the internet, aka the internet of things, might be convenient, they’re also a hacker’s paradise, because in our haste to make them easy to use, we’ve made them woefully insecure. But it’s not just …

Medical Technology

Explainer: Can you use FOI laws to read Malcolm Turnbull's text messages?

You may have heard about journalists using freedom of information (FOI) laws to access government documents.<p>There was the largely censored Department …

Surveillance

Nuclear police REFUSE to release details of reports about radioactive monsters

Britain’s specialist nuclear police force has refused to say how many radioactive monsters, such as Godzilla, have been reported to them.<p>The Civil …

The Psychology of Dictatorship

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This Is a Fight Against Fascism—Our Resistance Tactics Have to Change

“There are a lot of killers. What, you think our country’s so innocent?” — Donald J. Trump, Feb. 6, 2017<p>There continues to be a gross …

Let’s Stop Flattering Ourselves by Insisting It’s 1984

If Orwell were alive today, he’d be more concerned with the world’s genuine dictatorships than with the Trump administration.<p>On April 4, almost 90 …

Political Science

How bad is internet censorship in your country?

Alex Gray, Senior Writer, Formative Content<p>When we think of the internet, it’s tempting to picture a world with no rules, and no limits. In reality, …

Russian Human Rights Update: Kremlin Has Blocked 1,200 Websites, Including LinkedIn And Pornhub

Russian authorities blocked some of the most popular websites in the world in the last year, including LinkedIn and Pornhub. Now Russian officials …

Mapping Countries That Censor the Internet

A new app can test networks around the world for government interference.<p>If you’re having trouble with your internet connection, one of the first things tech support will ask you to do is to run a speed test. There are dozens of websites and apps that will, at the tap of a button, measure your …

The Tor Project's new smartphone app can help detect and report internet censorship

Repressive regimes may censor the internet, this app lets you expose them.<p>The Tor Project, an organisation which offers online anonymity services, …

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

Producer and documentarian Alex Gibney and whistleblower Dan David speak with MarketWatch about Chinese reverse mergers and short-selling.<p>10:12 a.m. …

Senior China government adviser criticizes web censorship

BEIJING (AP) — A senior Chinese government adviser has warned that the country's internet censorship is hampering scientific research and economic development, in a rare public criticism of a sensitive policy that the government has vigorously defended.<p>Slow access to overseas academic websites have …

Hackers ransom children’s voices recorded on teddy bears

Data from internet-connected smart teddy bears has been leaked and ransomed, exposing children’s voice messages and more than half a million customer …

Please stop comparing Trump’s presidency to Orwell’s ‘1984’

Here’s a simple test for detecting whether you are living in George Orwell’s “1984.” If you feel free to tell everyone you’re living in “1984,” you …

What's their angle? Breaking down the Putin, Trump and Obama spy games

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama and his first secretary of state, Hillary Clinton, entered the White House in 2009 with visions of a "Russian reset." But Obama will leave office next month in the midst of a shadowy Cold War-era fever dream, as Washington and Moscow are, once again, beset by …

Russia

Why the spy trade is such a booming industry

Profession is thousands of years old, but motivations behind it remain basically the same<p>The alleged Russian plot that targeted the U.S. presidential …

Senate Setback for Move to Give FBI More Warrantless Spying Powers

Congress is backing off from a push to grant the Federal Bureau of Investigations more warrantless surveillance powers.<p>Lawmakers had been attempting …

Lies, propaganda and fake news: A challenge for our age

With news sources splintering and falsehoods spreading widely online, can anything be done? Richard Gray takes an in-depth look at how we got here – and hears from the researchers and innovators seeking to save the truth.<p>Who was the first black president of America? It’s a fairly simple question …

Journalism