Cyberculture agenda: Now not only Apple but major tech giants vs. FBI

EFF and 46 Technology Experts Ask Court To Throw Out Unconstitutional Apple Order Updates by Karen Gullo Forcing Apple to Write and Sign Code Undermining iPhone Security Violates First Amendment Riverside, California—The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and 46 technology industry experts, including inventors of modern cryptography, told a federal court today that forcing Apple to … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “A Worldwide Survey of Encryption Products…

A Worldwide Survey of Encryption Products Berkman Center Newsfeed Teaser In this paper, which is modeled on a similar effort in 1999 by researchers from George Washington University, Berkman Fellow Bruce Schneier and collaborator Kathleen Seidel together with Harvard College student Saranya Vijayakuma identify and survey 865 encryption products from 55 different countries, 546 of them … Read more

Journalism agenda: “Vice now has a Securedrop for anonymous whistleblower docs…

Vice now has a Securedrop for anonymous whistleblower docs Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow Securedrop is a robust, secure, anonymous system for whistleblowers to convey documents to news organizations, created by Aaron Swartz and taken up by the Freedom of the Press Foundation after his death. (more…) See How Many Civilians Have Been Killed In Syria In … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: Detekt- A New Malware Detection Tool… “…wild world of Twitter bots

Detekt: A New Malware Detection Tool That Can Expose Illegitimate State Surveillance Updates by Eva Galperin Recent years have seen a boom in the adoption of surveillance technology by governments around the world, including spyware that provides its purchasers the unchecked ability to target remote Internet users’ computers, to read their personal emails, listen in … Read more