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The Simpsons hacen uso de las Google Glass en su último episodio

T<b>he Simpsons</b> siempre han sido un fiel reflejo de la sociedad, siendo capaces de satirizar todo tipo de modas o tendencias. Llega el turno de las …

Could privacy-protecting software become a new Internet standard?

Software developers are rethinking how to protect users’ locations and browsing<p>Following NSA surveillance revelations, talks advance on making the privacy-protecting tool Tor an Internet standard.<p>The Internet's main engineers have asked the architects of Tor—networking software designed to make Web …

Yet another European country says that Google is breaking the law

The Netherlands is one of the most liberal societies in the word, and one that treasures openness. Many people don’t close the curtains in their windows; passersby are simply expected to resist the temptation to look in. But today the Dutch concluded that Google has been doing a lot more than …

Europe

Privacy International begins tracking surveillance industry

Activist group Privacy International has launched an ambitious project to track the spread of commercial surveillance, spying and tracking technology …

Brazil debates internet law in wake of NSA scandal

<b>Along with Russia, China and Iran, Brazil was one of the countries of most interest for US intelligence agencies, according to the leaks from the US National Security Agency (NSA).</b><p>But whereas those other countries may not have appeared too surprised by the extent of US spying, Brazil was …

NSA reportedly collecting millions of email address books and IM contact lists worldwide

<i>The Washington Post</i> has just published another revealing scoop about the National Security Agency. The paper is reporting that the NSA is currently collecting contact lists from email and instant message services from users worldwide — and Americans are among those whose data is being harvested.<p>The …

NSA collects millions of e-mail address books globally

<b>Correction:</b> An earlier version of this story incorrectly said that the National Security Agency's Australian counterpart assisted the United States in the collection of contact lists from personal e-mail and instant messaging accounts. The assistance was provided by NSA's counterpart in Britain, …

Extreme Big Data: Beyond Zettabytes And Yottabytes

If we’re going to talk about big data—and it’s one of the most important discussions in business today—we better all speak the same language. In the hierarchy of big data, there are petabytes, exabytes, zettabytes, and yottabytes. After that, things get murky.<p>The challenge is only partly one of …

How the NSA might use Hotmail, Yahoo or other cookies to identify Tor users

"Quantum cookie" attacks are plausible but only in highly limited cases.<p>One of the more intriguing revelations in the most recent leak of NSA …

New hope for Do Not Track as California enacts ad disclosure law

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law a bill requiring companies to disclose whether they abide by Do Not Track provisions, a move that could build momentum for privacy protections that have stalled at the national level. On Friday, Brown signed AB 370, which requires internet companies …

Ex-Microsoft privacy adviser: I don't trust company

Microsoft's former chief privacy adviser said he did not have faith in the security of the software company's technology during a lecture on revelations about the US's NSA spy agency published in the Guardian.<p>"Caspar Bowden, who between 2002 and 2011 gave advice on privacy to Microsoft's national …

Email surveillance could reveal journalists' sources, expert claims

Phil Zimmermann, the creator of the email encryption software PGP, has warned that anyone who uses consumer email services needs to be aware of the threats of exposing their metadata to eavesdroppers.<p>Zimmermann created the "Pretty Good Privacy" software in 1991, providing a more secure alternative …

Nueva ley de California permite que menores puedan borrar su pasado online

Eric Schmidt, el ex CEO de Google, sugirió hace unos meses atrás que a la Internet le faltaba “<i>un botón de suprimir</i>” para proteger a los jóvenes ya …

French watchdog barks at Google over missed deadline on privacy policy

France's data-protection watchdog warned on Friday that it will impose sanctions against Google, after the company missed a three-month deadline to adjust its privacy policy.<p>The Commission nationale de l'informatique et des libertés (CNIL) said it had initiated procedures to fine Google after it …

German privacy primus chides secret services | DW | 18.09.2013

Intelligence services encased in a "wall of silence" must become more transparent, Germany's data privacy commissioner said on Wednesday. Only then …

Cuando el ojo que todo lo ve es el del jefe

La tecnología ha dado a la empresa un poder casi ilimitado para vigilar al trabajador<p>En España, el control no es excesivo pero algunas prácticas …

NSA Spies on International Payments

The United States' NSA intelligence agency is interested in international payments processed by companies including Visa, SPIEGEL has learned. It has …

Introducción a PGP (Pretty Good Privacy)

A raíz del <b>escándalo de espionaje de la NSA</b>, agencia norteamericana que espía las comunicaciones de ciudadanos de todo el mundo, ha resurgido el <b>miedo</b> …

Are You Prepared? Record Number Of Cyber Attacks Target Small Business

There are 5 simple things every business can do to reduce cyber security risk.<i>“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to phish and he’ll use your credit card to buy dinner.”</i><p>If you think your business is too small to be an attractive target for cyber criminals or you don’t have …

How The NSA Revelations Are Hurting Businesses

The NSA leaks just keep on comin’. Last week, we found out that the nation’s suddenly-not-so-secretive spy agency has made huge strides in compromising some forms of encryption that help keep information private on the Web. This was done through known workarounds, “covertly introducing weaknesses …

The Coming Wave of Security Startups - MIT Technology Review

The threat from cyber-intrusions seems to have exploded in just the last 18 months. Mainstream media now report regularly on massive, targeted data …

Mobile Devices

La NSA comparte información sin límites legales con Israel

Las revelaciones del caso Snowden siguen apilándose una tras otra, hasta el punto de que el hastío del público podría terminar siendo el mejor aliado de la Agencia de Seguridad Nacional de los Estados Unidos. Día sí, día no, aparecen nuevas noticias sobre los programas de espionaje electrónico del …

5 techniques for maintaining Web confidentiality

Encryption and private browsing are just a couple of ways to protect your data while surfing the Internet<p>So many of the Web’s most popular services—e-mail and search as well as photo and video sharing—may be free, but that doesn’t mean they come without a cost. That price is information about the …

NSA,Internet,Technology,US news,World news,Surveillance,Data and computer security,Data protection,The NSA files,US national security<p>The NSA has undermined a fundamental social contract. We engineers built the internet – and now we have to fix it

The NSA files,NSA,GCHQ,Surveillance,US news,World news,US national security,Privacy,Technology,Internet,Data protection,Data and computer security,UK news<p>• NSA and GCHQ unlock encryption used to protect emails, banking and medical records<br>• $250m-a-year US program works covertly with tech companies …

The NSA has huge capabilities – and if it wants in to your computer, it's in. With that in mind, here are five ways to stay safe<p>• Explaining the latest NSA revelations – Q&A<p>Now that we have enough details about how the NSA eavesdrops on the internet, including today's disclosures of the NSA's …

Let us count the ways: How the feds (legally, technically) get our data

The NSA and other spies worldwide have come up with an unimaginable matrix.<p>Given that we now know that the National Security Agency (NSA) has the …