Archive for the ‘backdoors’ Category
The government's "utterly failed" to prove it needs such unusual technical support, Apple said in a Brooklyn court filing.
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Cisco Talos said that 3.2 million servers are vulnerable to the JBoss flaw used as the initial point of compromise in the recent SamSam ransomware attacks.
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The bill could put tech companies in a bind, essentially asking them to protect consumers' data with encryption but break that encryption on demand.
Posted in apple, backdoors, cryptography, Diane Feinstein, encryption, FBI, iOS 9, Law & order, privacy, Richard Burr, Ron Wyden, senate intelligence committee, US Senate | Comments (0)
The FBI director admitted last week that he covers his laptop's webcam with tape because "I saw somebody smarter than I am had a piece of tape over their camera"
Posted in backdoors, Blackshades, FBI, james comey, Law & order, malware, Michel Foucault, privacy, RATs, remote access Trojan, spyware, Surveillance | Comments (0)
A lead developer for the Tor Project said it has a policy of "no backdoors, ever" and has systems in place to quickly identify backdoors in its source code.
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The government asked a judge to delay deciding whether Apple must build an iPhone backdoor while the FBI tests its own backdoor.
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A New York judge ruled earlier this week that the government can not force Apple to assist the FBI in unlocking an encrypted iPhone.
Posted in all writs act, apple, backdoors, calea, cryptography, encryption, FBI, ios, iphone, James Orenstein, Law & order, san bernardino | Comments (0)