News tagged with surveillance

Most internet anonymity software leaks users' details

Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) are legal and increasingly popular for individuals wanting to circumvent censorship, avoid mass surveillance or access geographically limited services like Netflix and BBC iPlayer. Used by ...

dateJun 29, 2015 in Internet
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Heists go Hollywood with DefCon hacks

Hollywood-style heists took on real-world potential as hackers at a Def Con gathering showed how to crack safes in full view of security cameras without ever being seen.

dateAug 09, 2015 in Security
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NSA phone collection bill clears Senate hurdle

Two days after letting a disputed post-9/11 surveillance program go dark, the Senate sped toward passage Tuesday of legislation to revive but also reshape it. GOP leaders mounted a last-ditch effort to soften some of the ...

dateJun 02, 2015 in Security
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