DIGITAL POLICE STATE? The dangers of Apple’s photo-scanning feature explained

Apple Adds a Backdoor to iMessage and iCloud Storage

Apple’s announcement that it’s going to start scanning photos for child abuse material is a big deal. (Here are five news stories.) I have been following the details, and discussing it in ...
Edward Snowden appears to say, "I told you so."

Dunhammer: NSA Blamed for Danish Spying on Euro Pols

In a damning leaked report, Danish authorities reveal that the NSA spies on friendly foreign governments ...
Security Boulevard

Google Responds to Warrants for “About” Searches

One of the things we learned from the Snowden documents is that the NSA conducts “about” searches. That is, searches based on activities and not identifiers. A normal search would be on ...

NSA Data Collection Ruling, Browsing History Identification, Ambulance Chasing

In episode 137 for September 7th 2020: A federal appeals court finds the NSA’s bulk collection of phone data was unlawful, new research shows that browsing histories are unique enough to reliably ...

How Edward Snowden made us think about and forget the Insider Threat

Five years ago, the news media went into a frenzy after The Guardian revealed details about National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance activities. The news was based on classified documents that former NSA ...

Monday, June 4, Dtex in the News: Got Vulnerable People? Facebook has 2 Billion, Dtex Provides Dark Reading Advice on How to Protect Them

When thinking about the insider threat, it is easy to focus on Edward Snowden, Chelsea Manning, and lawsuits between companies like Uber and Waymo. This is because the term itself conjures images ...