Oliver Eckel

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Android Code-Signing Weaknesses Put Most Phones at Risk

A flaw in the application security checking on Android operating systems could allow attackers to turn legitimate applications into Trojan horses …

Malware campaign strikes Asian, European governments

Trend Micro says it detected a targeted attack that sent malware-laden emails to representatives of 16 European countries and some Asian …

Analysis: Senate Cybersecurity Bill Is Uncontroversial but Also Unambitious

While President Obama was busy shooting down the House Intelligence Committee's cybersecurity bill for the second year in a row, the Senate was …

How Metadata Reveals More About You Than You Think

<b>Through Correlation and Context, Metadata Can Reveal Much More Than Many are Led to Believe...</b><p>I was eating chipotle burgers, topped with fresh …

Surveillance

Health insurance credentials fetch high prices in the online black market

Here's to your health...your health insurance credentials, that is.<p>Information security service provider Dell SecureWorks has uncovered in a new …

Kim Dotcom eyes venture capital fund for privacy startups

MegaUpload founder Kim Dotcom wants to give a financial boost to privacy-minded startup companies.<p>On Tuesday, Dotcom tweeted that he's planning a venture capital fund for privacy startups and is looking for partners and fund managers. No further details were revealed. But the quest for privacy …

Microsoft DENIES it gives backdoor access to Outlook encryption

Microsoft has written to the US Attorney General asking him to let the company be more open about what information it hands over to the NSA, and has …

NSA Data Collection Worrisome For Global Firms

Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and other tech firms have downplayed their participation in government spying programs, but U.S. and international …