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US, UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand Demand Encryption Backdoors


The US and the other Five Eyes governments have made their decision in the old argument of privacy versus security.   We no longer have a right to privacy.   We may no longer communicate without someone reading all our mail.  The delicate balance is no longer being maintained as of now,  The top law enforcement bodies… Continue reading US, UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand Demand Encryption Backdoors

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The US Army is reportedly banning all drones from China’s DJI


WRITTEN BY Mike Murphy OBSESSION Machines with Brains August 04, 2017 The US Army’s research division, along with the US Navy, has reportedly banned its personnel from using any DJI drones, those made by the Chinese company headquartered in Shenzhen, Guangdong. According to a memo acquired by sUAS News, a site devoted to the business of… Continue reading The US Army is reportedly banning all drones from China’s DJI

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iRobot Wants to Sell Mapping Data Collected by Roomba Vacuums to a Tech Company Like Apple


There are three concerns at issue here. Privacy Security Profit One is not like the other two.  IRobot wants to sell your privacy and possibly your security for profit. </end editorial> Monday July 24, 2017 4:42 PM PDT by Juli Clover iRobot CEO Colin Angle today told Reuters that he hopes indoor mapping data collected by Roomba automatic vacuum… Continue reading iRobot Wants to Sell Mapping Data Collected by Roomba Vacuums to a Tech Company Like Apple

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Hundreds of privacy-invading apps are using ultrasonic sounds to track you


Apps are using ad-tracking audio signals that your phone can hear, but you can’t. By Zack Whittaker for Zero Day | May 3, 2017 A new privacy-busting technique that tracks consumers through the use of ultrasonic tones may have once sounded like the stuff of science fiction novels, but today it’s reality. These near-silent tones… Continue reading Hundreds of privacy-invading apps are using ultrasonic sounds to track you

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“Snowden” – A Movie About a Hero or a Traitor?


Despite the preponderance of articles in the mainstream media labeling Snowden a traitor, this article is as balanced as it can be. The difference in perspectives is simple. From a security perspective, Snowden is a traitor. From a privacy perspective, Snowden is a hero. There is no doubt, however, that Snowden irrevocably damaged US signals… Continue reading “Snowden” – A Movie About a Hero or a Traitor?

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Security experts have cloned all seven TSA master keys


by John Biggs (@johnbiggs) Security experts have cloned all seven TSA master keys Key escrow — the process of keeping a set of keys for yourself “just in case” — has always been the U.S. government’s modus operandi when it comes to security. From the disastrous Clipper chip to today, the government has always wanted… Continue reading Security experts have cloned all seven TSA master keys