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From laboratory in far west, China's surveillance state spreads quietly

BEIJING (Reuters) - Filip Liu, a 31-year-old software developer from Beijing, was traveling in the far western Chinese region of Xinjiang when he was pulled to one side by police as he got off a bus.<p>The officers took Liu's iPhone, hooked it up to a handheld device that looked like a laptop and told …

China

Queensland police computer hacking: no action taken in nearly 90% of cases

Queensland police took no disciplinary action against 52 of the 59 officers investigated internally for computer hacking during a 13-month period, amid concern police do not have adequate measures in place to prevent the wrongful access of private personal data.<p>Four police officers were charged …

Computer Hacking

Web Application Penetration Testing Cheat Sheet

This cheatsheet is intended to run down the typical steps performed when conducting a web application penetration test. I will break these steps down …

Google has received 2.4 million ‘right to be forgotten’ URL delisting requests, and fulfilled 43%

Google revealed that it has received 2.4 million de-indexing requests following the “right to be forgotten” (RTBF) ruling in Europe and has acted on 43 percent of them.<p>The new figures constitute part of the internet giant’s semi-regular search removal transparency report, which it yesterday …

European Union

Sweden to issue leaflets on how to prepare for war

<b>Sweden will send leaflets to 4.7 million households with instructions of what to do in the case of a war, officials say.</b><p>The booklets will also explain how to prepare for terror or cyber attacks and natural disasters.<p>Their publication comes amid concerns over Russia's military activities and the …

War

HP laptops found to have hidden keylogger

<b>Hidden software that can record every letter typed on a computer keyboard has been discovered pre-installed on hundreds of HP laptop models.</b><p>Security researcher Michael Myng found the keylogging code in software drivers preinstalled on HP laptops to make the keyboard work.<p>HP said more than 460 …

IT security

Photo

Grovemade: Introducing the Desk Shelf System for your workspace

The awesome folks from Grovemade have recently introduced what they called: Desk Shelf System to enhance your workspace to the very next level. Most …

Tougher penalties proposed for unsophisticated plots

<b>New, tougher penalties are being proposed to deal with the "less sophisticated" but "equally as deadly" terror plots seen in recent years.</b><p>Existing legislation imposes lesser sentences on those who plan rudimentary plots with cars or knives, not bombs.<p>Minimum terror sentences would rise to three to …

Criminal Sentencing

'It shouldn't take seven days': Malcolm Turnbull does deal with states on facial ID, dismisses mass surveillance concerns

At present, this photo ID information is available to law enforcement agencies but is provided manually and can take up to a week to travel from one …

WhatsApp 'not doing enough' to defend users against governments

WhatsAppis not doing enough to protect its users' data from governments, internet privacy campaigners have claimed.<p>The Electronic Frontier Foundation, a digital rights group, gave the messaging app one of the lowest scores in its annual report into how technology companies protect their users.<p>The …

Scott Forstall finally weighs in on the flat versus skeuomorphic design debate

Last night’s Computer History Museum interview with Scott Forstall was loaded with rich storytelling and candid anecdotes, and the whole thing is absolutely worth watching if you haven’t yet. Museum historian John Markoff even asked the question that was on everyone’s mind before the interview …

Jony Ive

Manchester attack: Police not sharing information with US

<b>Police investigating the Manchester Arena bomb attack have stopped sharing information with the US after leaks to the media.</b><p>UK officials were outraged when photos appearing to show debris from the attack appeared in the New York Times.<p>It came after the name of bomber Salman Abedi was leaked to US …

Terrorism

Hunting the cyber-attackers

<b>The hunt is on for the cyber-attackers who struck last week and the first clues are emerging - but they are far from conclusive.</b><p>The initial assumption was that a criminal gang was behind the attack because ransomware is typical of such groups out to make money (rather than states, which tend to …

Cybersecurity

Donald Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister

The revelation comes as Trump faces rising legal and political pressure on multiple Russia-related fronts. Last week, he fired FBI director James …

Next cyber-attack could be imminent, warn experts

<b>Another major cyber-attack could be imminent after Friday's global hit that infected more than 125,000 computer systems, security experts have warned.</b><p>UK security researcher "MalwareTech", who helped to limit the ransomware attack, predicted "another one coming... quite likely on Monday".<p>The virus, …

Cybersecurity

Chelsea Manning confirms her release from prison next week

<b>Chelsea Manning has released a statement ahead of her planned release from prison next week.</b><p>The transgender US army private, born Bradley Manning, is due to be freed on 17 May, after former President Barack Obama commuted her sentence.<p>Manning had been scheduled for release in 2045, after receiving …

Surveillance

Mexico fireworks explosion kills 14

<b>Mexican officials say 14 people have been killed after a store of fireworks exploded in a village in Puebla state.</b><p>At least five children are said to be among the dead. More than 20 people were also reported injured.<p>The blast happened on Monday night in San Isidro Huilotepec as villagers were …

Mexico

'Cyber doesn't respect borders': GCHQ's security chief on the dangers facing the UK

In this month's WIRED magazine, we explore the political, technological and security threats posed to internet democracy by Vladimir Putin's Russia. …

Cybersecurity

World's Laziest Graphic Designer Creates Perfect Poster

2D designers can pull stunts that 3D designers never could<p>This is hilarious: In the UK, a fellow named Tom runs the Friars Inn, a pub in Bridgnorth. …

Graphic Design

The TSA's Selective Laptop Ban

Last Monday, the TSA announced a peculiar new security measure to take effect within 96 hours. Passengers flying into the US on foreign airlines from …

Hackers steal thousands after Queensland School Photography targeted online

Hackers have targeted a school photography company, with fraudsters making transactions around the world using the credit card details of Queensland …

Ridesharing

Why Printers Still Pose a Security Threat

Newly discovered security flaws in popular printers remind us how networked devices continue to put users at risk.

Orbit: SciFi UX/UI Design Kit for Adobe Photoshop

Orbit, a scifi inspired UX/UI design kit with lots of futuristic web elements for Adobe Photoshop.The creative folks of design studio Nice To Must …

Graphic Design

Someone made theme songs for fonts and they're pretty great

The unique qualities of the fonts we read every day are rarely appreciated. Composer Miriam Daly wanted to change that, so she wrote and recorded theme songs for a bunch of fonts -- and they're fantastic.<p>"I had opened up the Font Book on my computer a while back and was stunned to see how many …

Quirky font magically adjusts to what you're writing

With its geometric angles and art-deco aesthetic, Futuracha has become one of the most popular free fonts used by designers all over the world. …

Typography

The world’s first “acoustically perfect” concert hall opens in Germany

Photo by Iwan Baan<p><i>Photo by Iwan Baan</i><p>The newly opened Elbphilharmonie concert hall in Hamburg, Germany is a visually stunning structure from a design …

Form – Free Font for Download

Form, a free font designed by Wassim Awadallah.Wassim Awadallah, a Beirut, Lebanon based graphic designer has created the Form typeface, a free font …

Typography

25 Best JavaScript Libraries For 2017

JavaScript libraries are an incredibly useful tool for any designer or developer to be familiar with. They can add some super powerful functionality …

Colibri is a browser that thinks life is better without tabs

The last time I used a web browser without tabs was well over ten years ago. It was Internet Explorer 6. Things, thankfully, have moved on since then. But it seems that nobody has told Colibri – a new browser that aims to differentiate itself from the pack by excising tabs entirely.<p>This is a …