European Supreme Court overruled Safe Harbour Regulations to protect our privacy

On the 6th of October 2015, the Supreme Court of Justice in Europe took a remarkable judgement (C-362/14). Concerned people have without a doubt heard about the Patriot Act in United States. It enables the US government to snoop all data and request data from any company which has its seat in the United States, which effectivelyContinue reading European Supreme Court overruled Safe Harbour Regulations to protect our privacy

Android vulnerability can compromise your phone, manufacturers partly to blame.

Security company Zimperium discovered a serious issue that compromised Android’s security. The vulnerability was disclosed at the Blackhat conference in early August. This exploit has been called ‘Stagefright’. In short, an attacker sends you a video either through a website or MMS, and can compromise your phone. The vulnerability was found in the ‘libStageFright’ library,Continue reading Android vulnerability can compromise your phone, manufacturers partly to blame.

WikiMedia files suit against the NSA and the US Department of Justice over upstream mass surveillance.

The WikiMedia Foundation, also known from Wikipedia, have formed a coalition with eight other organizations to sue the National Security Agency and the Department of Justice for the mass upstream surveillance programs. This coalition is represented by the American Civil Liberties Union. A full complaint can be found here. “We’re filing suit today on behalfContinue reading WikiMedia files suit against the NSA and the US Department of Justice over upstream mass surveillance.