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Another interesting read as usual from Brian #infosec
Hardly a week goes by without a news story about state-sponsored Chinese cyberspies breaking into Fortune 500 companies to steal intellectual property, personal data and other invaluable assets. Now, researchers say they've unearthed evidence that some of the same Chinese hackers also have been ...
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interesting #infosec   #tor   #privacy  
New research uses Tor entry guard computers to strip away the Dark Web’s anonymity features, exposing users and the hidden websites they visit.
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lots of talk about this now. #infosec  #privacy
Earlier this month, several news outlets reported on a powerful tool in the fight between those seeking anonymity online, versus those who push for surveillance and taking it away. The tool, ProxyHam, was the subject of a recently canceled talk at DEF CON 23 and its creator has been seemingly gagged from speaking about anything related to it.
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so that's creepy. Hopefully it's not gone forever #infosec  #privacy
The highly anticipated anonymity project may be the subject of a law enforcement gag order.
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excellent :) "On top of all this it seems that the people asked in this survey of sorts showed that the CISO, like much everything else in INFOSEC is considered the red headed step child that is better neither seen nor heard. That is until they have had a breach and then they can blame the CISO that they have not empowered and perhaps never trusted because they weren’t competent to start with." #infosec
Full article: JESUS FUCK. Now that I have that out of the way let me take this article and turn some things on their head a bit. I would ask, if I were writing an article on this subject just how t...
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well that didn't take long! #infosec
ProxyGambit. by @SamyKamkar // http://samy.pl // Jul 14, 2015. ProxyGambit is a simple anonymization device that allows you to access the Internet from anywhere in the world without revealing your true location or IP, fracturing your traffic from the Internet/IP through either a long distance ...
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hmm, so I'm assuming they're going to want backdoors then? #infosec   #privacy  
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I was wondering when this would come around again #infosec   #privacy   #investigatorypowersbill  
Newly proposed UK legislation will demand that messaging apps such as WhatsApp and Snapchat remove encryption from their apps altogether or see them banned.
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Newly revealed documents from the Edward Snowden trove show that XKeyscore is much more than a Google-like search engine for the world's private communications data.
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