Once more, with passion: Fingerprints suck as passwords

Once more, with passion: Fingerprints suck as passwords By Rick Falkvinge Imagine you had a really strong and complex password. It was so hard for anyone to remember, that you had printed thousands of business cards with the complex password on them, and left such…

The U.S. Government Wants To Read Travelers’ Tweets Before Letting Them In

The U.S. Government Wants To Read Travelers’ Tweets Before Letting Them In By Cora Currier Soon, foreign visitors to the United States will be expected to tell U.S. authorities about their social media accounts. U.S. Customs and Border Protection wants to start collecting “information associated…

Here’s how I handle online abuse

Here’s how I handle online abuse By Troy Hunt Sponsored by: Sucuri: Incident Response, Monitoring, DDoS mitigation and WAF for websites I originally wrote this post earlier on in the year. I honestly can’t remember what the abuse was that led to it and frankly,…

Where WhatsApp Went Wrong: EFF’s Four Biggest Security Concerns

Where WhatsApp Went Wrong: EFF’s Four Biggest Security Concerns By Bill Budington and Gennie Gebhart After careful consideration, we have decided to add additional warnings and caveats about using WhatsApp to our Surveillance Self Defense guide. No technology is 100 percent secure for every user,…

Disappearing Messages Added to Signal App

Disappearing Messages Added to Signal App By Michael Mimoso Open Whisper Systems announced that it has added the disappearing messages feature to the Signal encrypted messaging app. October 12, 2016 at 06:05PM via Threatpost | The first stop for security news http://ift.tt/2dcDAGf

Unblinking Eyes: The State of Communications Surveillance in Latin America

Unblinking Eyes: The State of Communications Surveillance in Latin America By Katitza Rodriguez  New Reports Show How Vague Laws Can Pave the Way for Human Rights Violations We’re proud to announce today’s release of “Unblinking Eyes: The State of Communications Surveillance in Latin America,” a…