China Took Down a Chunk of the Web Ahead of a Major Internet Conference
For China, it seems like an odd time to be launching such an offensive on freedom of speech: The country will host the World Internet Conference this week.
Anonymous Is Attacking the KKK After Threats to Ferguson Protesters
The KKK has become the hacktivist group's latest target after they threatened violence against protesters in Ferguson, Missouri.
The Privacy App That's Taking on Google
Disconnect has a deal with Blackphone and Deutsche Telekom. It's in the App Store too—But Google Play says no.
The End of Silk Road 2.0 Means the Return of an Old War Between Coders and Cops
Operation Onymous is a harbinger of the Crypto Wars 2.0.
Did China Order Hackers to Cripple the Hong Kong Protest?
DDoS attacks of an unprecedented scale targeted pro-democracy websites in Hong Kong for months, and the Chinese government is likely to blame.
Britain's Intel Chief: Our Spies Would Rather Quit Than Do Mass Surveillance
Outgoing director of GCHQ Iain Lobban said in his final speech that "the people who work at GCHQ would sooner walk out the door than be involved in anything remotely resembling ‘mass surveillance.’”
China's Massive iCloud Hack Is So Obvious It May Be a Message to Apple
Either the Politburo isn’t worried about being seen as a digitally repressive state, or it’s sticking its middle finger up at Apple. It could well be both.
Forget Car Hacking: Phone Calls and Web Bots Are the True Security Threat
New, high-tech hacks win the headlines, but it's the oldest school scams still doing the real damage.
Promises Aside, There’s Still No Fix for Bitcoin’s Fatal Flaw
The GHash mining pool has said it will stop mining bitcoin after reaching 40 percent, but a technical solution is needed to fend off the risk of a 51 percent attack.
The 'Digital First Aid Kit' Will Treat Your Cyber Cuts and Bruises
Digital rights organisations have released a kit aimed at activists and journalists faced with cyberattacks.
Chinese Hackers Are Monitoring Oil Interests in Iraq by Spying on US Think Tanks
According to a report by security company CrowdStrike, which has been following the Deep Panda hacker crew.
Police-Grade Mobile Spyware Is Spreading Through Saudi Arabia (and Beyond)
"It’s giving governments the power to impose ancient ideologies with modern technology.”