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  • newScary Fraud Ensues When ID Theft & Usury Collide

    Scary Fraud Ensues When ID Theft & Usury Collide

    What's worse than finding out that identity thieves took out a 546 percent interest payday loan in your name? How about a 900 percent interest loan? Or how about not learning of the fraudulent loan until it gets handed off to collection agents? One r…
    - 23 hours ago 25 Jan 22, 7:48pm -
  • Crime Shop Sells Hacked Logins to Other Crime Shops

    Crime Shop Sells Hacked Logins to Other Crime Shops

    Up for the "Most Meta Cybercrime Offering" award this year is Accountz Club, a new cybercrime store that sells access to purloined accounts at services built for cybercriminals, including shops peddling stolen payment cards and identities, spamming t…
    - 5 days ago 21 Jan 22, 5:11pm -

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  • newVPNLab.net Shuttered in Latest Spate of Global Takedowns
    Europol and 10 nations seized servers and disconnected the anonymous network allegedly used by many cybercriminals in the latest effort to hobble cybercrime groups.
    - 3 hours ago 26 Jan 22, 3:43pm -
  • newWhy It's Time to Rethink Incident Response
    The incident response landscape has changed drastically, largely from shifting attitudes among insurance companies and, to some extent, business customers feeling the pain of security incidents.
    - 4 hours ago 26 Jan 22, 3:00pm -

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    • BlackMatter Claims to Shut Ops; Experts Suspect Rebranding

      BlackMatter Claims to Shut Ops; Experts Suspect Rebranding

      Criminal Group Announced News on Russian Site, Says Malware Research Organization vx-undergroundRansomware-as-a-service provider BlackMatter has ceased operations due to pressure from local authorities, malware research organization vx-underground sa…
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    • FBI Warns of Ransomware Actors Leveraging M&A Data

      FBI Warns of Ransomware Actors Leveraging M&A Data

      Bad Actors Learn Victim Firms' Public, Nonpublic Data Before Attack to Increase ImpactThe Federal Bureau of Investigation has issued a notification warning to private sector companies, especially those listed or in the process of being listed on stoc…
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    • BlackMatter Claims to Shut Ops; Experts Suspect Rebranding

      BlackMatter Claims to Shut Ops; Experts Suspect Rebranding

      Criminal Group Announced News on Russian Site, Says Malware Research Organization vx-undergroundRansomware-as-a-service provider BlackMatter has ceased operations due to pressure from local authorities, malware research organization vx-underground sa…
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    • FBI Warns of Ransomware Actors Leveraging M&A Data

      FBI Warns of Ransomware Actors Leveraging M&A Data

      Bad Actors Learn Victim Firms' Public, Nonpublic Data Before Attack to Increase ImpactThe Federal Bureau of Investigation has issued a notification warning to private sector companies, especially those listed or in the process of being listed on stoc…
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    • newWireGuard vs. OpenVPN: Comparing Top VPN Protocols
      Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) provide secure access to business files for remote workers, making them a crucial part of an enterprise’s technology stack. But they need the right protocols to run properly. A VPN protocol creates the tunnels that y…
      - 4 hours ago 26 Jan 22, 2:30pm -
    • Top Network Access Control (NAC) Solutions for 2022

      Top Network Access Control (NAC) Solutions for 2022

      With so many employees working remotely, the importance of secure network access control (NAC) has never been higher. In this guide, we showcase the industry’s leading NAC solutions along with an overview of the network access control market and ke…
      - 2 days ago 24 Jan 22, 3:00pm -

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    • Zero Trust is hard but worth it

      Zero Trust is hard but worth it

      At the end of last year, I heard from a long-time enterprise contact that had a major security concern. The company had installed three layers of security and just completed an audit. It showed that since thIey’d finished their installation they…
      - 9 days ago 17 Jan 22, 9:13pm -
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      - 16 days ago 10 Jan 22, 11:00am -

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      • CISA Publishes Infographic on Layering Network Security Through Segmentation
        Original release date: January 24, 2022CISA has published an infographic to emphasize the importance of implementing network segmentation—a physical or virtual architectural approach that divides a network into multiple segments, each acting as its…
        - 2 days ago 24 Jan 22, 2:59pm -
      • McAfee Releases Security Update for McAfee Agent for Windows 
        Original release date: January 21, 2022McAfee has released McAfee Agent for Windows version 5.7.5, which addresses vulnerabilities CVE-2021-31854 and CVE-2022-0166. An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system…
        - 5 days ago 21 Jan 22, 6:32pm -

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      • newA platform model drives digital innovation at Zoetis
        Zoetis is a $6.7 billion global animal health business that was founded 70 years ago. The company sells its medicines, vaccines, diagnostic tests, and genetics in more than 100 countries to help animals live healthier, more productive lives. More re…
        - 9 hours ago 26 Jan 22, 10:00am -
      • newTrusted advisors: 8 tips for developing a dependable network
        There’s no shortage of challenges CIOs face each day, from meeting customer and employee expectations, to mitigating complex security risks, to evaluating and integrating new tech solutions, to managing their own people and ensuring resilient busi…
        - 9 hours ago 26 Jan 22, 10:00am -

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          • Vulnerability Summary for the Week of January 17, 2022
            Original release date: January 24, 2022 High VulnerabilitiesPrimaryVendor -- ProductDescriptionPublishedCVSS ScoreSource & Patch Infoadobe -- acrobat_dcAcrobat Reader DC version 21.007.20099 (and e…
            - 2 days ago 24 Jan 22, 1:41pm -
          • Vulnerability Summary for the Week of January 10, 2022
            Original release date: January 17, 2022 High VulnerabilitiesPrimaryVendor -- ProductDescriptionPublishedCVSS ScoreSource & Patch Infoagoric -- realms-shimAll versions of package realms-shim are vul…
            - 9 days ago 17 Jan 22, 2:23pm -

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            • Zero Trust is hard but worth it

              Zero Trust is hard but worth it

              At the end of last year, I heard from a long-time enterprise contact that had a major security concern. The company had installed three layers of security and just completed an audit. It showed that since thIey’d finished their installation they…
              - 9 days ago 17 Jan 22, 9:13pm -
            • How to shop for firewalls

              How to shop for firewalls

              - 16 days ago 10 Jan 22, 11:00am -

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            • Show notes: Risky Business #443
              Bad week for Macs, Hal Martin and CrowdStrike... Links to everything discussed in episode 443 of the Risky Business podcast.read more
              - 15 Feb 17, 3:13am -
            • Show notes: Risky Business #442
              So. Much. News. Links to everything discussed in episode 442 of the Risky Business podcast.read more
              - 8 Feb 17, 4:43am -

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            • newPolkit pkexec CVE-2021-4034 Local Root
              Local privilege escalation root exploit for Polkit's pkexec vulnerability as described in CVE-2021-4034 and known as PwnKit. Written in Go.
              - 3 hours ago 26 Jan 22, 3:24pm -
            • newPolkit pkexec CVE-2021-4034 Proof Of Concept
              Local privilege escalation root exploit for Polkit's pkexec vulnerability as described in CVE-2021-4034. Verified on Debian 10 and CentOS 7. Written in C.
              - 3 hours ago 26 Jan 22, 3:20pm -

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            • newIntel Celebrates As EU Court Strikes Down 2009 Antitrust Fine
              This article has been indexed from Silicon UK Twelve year legal battle sees EU court grant Intel’s appeal against $1.2 billion EU antitrust fine over treatment of AMD back in the 2000s Read the original article: Intel Celebrates As EU…Read more…
              - 2 hours ago 26 Jan 22, 5:04pm -
            • newRevelstoke nabs $13M to launch low-code SOAR solution
              This article has been indexed from Security – VentureBeat Revelstoke offers CSOs and technical decision-makers a solution that can enable analysts to spend more time on rewarding work. Read the original article: Revelstoke nabs $13M to launch low-c…
              - 2 hours ago 26 Jan 22, 5:04pm -

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            • CFRipper – CloudFormation Security Scanning & Audit Tool

              CFRipper – CloudFormation Security Scanning & Audit Tool

              CFRipper is a Python-based Library and CLI security analyzer that functions as an AWS CloudFormation security scanning and audit tool, it aims to prevent vulnerabilities from getting to production infrastructure through vulnerable CloudFormation scri…
              - 3 days ago 23 Jan 22, 5:15pm -
            • CredNinja – Test Credential Validity of Dumped Credentials or Hashes

              CredNinja – Test Credential Validity of Dumped Credentials or Hashes

              CredNinja is a tool to quickly test credential validity of dumped credentials (or hashes) across an entire network or domain very efficiently.At the core of it, you provide it with a list of credentials you have dumped (or hashes, it can pass-the-h…
              - 21 days ago 5 Jan 22, 9:55am -

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            • Mod que permite mudar o cabelo no Cyberpunk 2077 (Presentinho de Natal)

              Mod que permite mudar o cabelo no Cyberpunk 2077 (Presentinho de Natal)

                Mod que permite você mudar a aparência do seu V durante o game. Cyberpunk não possui um tipo de barbearia que você possa mudar a aparência do seu V durante o game, pensando nisso um modder fez um programa para que você possa mudar a apar…
              - 25 Dec 20, 10:17pm -
            • COMO FICAR MILIONÁRIO NO CYBERPUNK 2077 (glitch)

              COMO FICAR MILIONÁRIO NO CYBERPUNK 2077 (glitch)

                                            Primeiro temos que ir para o centro neste local do mapa.Aqui neste local vai ter tipo uma praça com varias maquinas de energéticos .Vocês vão encontrar um lugar cheio dessas maquinas, é ai que o gli…
              - 25 Dec 20, 5:07pm -

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            • Norton 360 (later than 6.0) for Windows XP/Vista/7/8
              File-Based Protection (Traditional Antivirus)Definitions Created : 2/28/2020Definitions Released : 2/28/2020Definitions Version : 220228cSequence Number : 204972Extended Version : 2/28/2020 re…
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            • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.3 (or later)
              File-Based Protection (Traditional Antivirus)Definitions Created : 2/28/2020Definitions Released : 2/28/2020Definitions Version : 220228cSequence Number : 204972Extended Version : 2/28/2020 re…
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            • BlackMatter Claims to Shut Ops; Experts Suspect Rebranding

              BlackMatter Claims to Shut Ops; Experts Suspect Rebranding

              Criminal Group Announced News on Russian Site, Says Malware Research Organization vx-undergroundRansomware-as-a-service provider BlackMatter has ceased operations due to pressure from local authorities, malware research organization vx-underground sa…
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            • FBI Warns of Ransomware Actors Leveraging M&A Data

              FBI Warns of Ransomware Actors Leveraging M&A Data

              Bad Actors Learn Victim Firms' Public, Nonpublic Data Before Attack to Increase ImpactThe Federal Bureau of Investigation has issued a notification warning to private sector companies, especially those listed or in the process of being listed on stoc…
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            • BlackMatter Claims to Shut Ops; Experts Suspect Rebranding

              BlackMatter Claims to Shut Ops; Experts Suspect Rebranding

              Criminal Group Announced News on Russian Site, Says Malware Research Organization vx-undergroundRansomware-as-a-service provider BlackMatter has ceased operations due to pressure from local authorities, malware research organization vx-underground sa…
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            • FBI Warns of Ransomware Actors Leveraging M&A Data

              FBI Warns of Ransomware Actors Leveraging M&A Data

              Bad Actors Learn Victim Firms' Public, Nonpublic Data Before Attack to Increase ImpactThe Federal Bureau of Investigation has issued a notification warning to private sector companies, especially those listed or in the process of being listed on stoc…
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            • Podcast Episode: Data Doppelgängers

              Podcast Episode: Data Doppelgängers

              Podcast Episode 109As humans, we’re constantly changing and evolving, always trying to become our best selves. But the internet will never forget about us at our lowest. One simple search or purchase online can cause the internet, specifically adv…
              - 1 day ago 25 Jan 22, 9:00am -
            • The U.K. Paid $724,000 For A Creepy Campaign To Convince People That Encryption is Bad. It Won’t Work.
              This week, the U.K. government launched an unprecedented and deceptive effort to kill off end-to-end encryption. They’ve hired a fancy ad agency to convince people that encrypted messages are dangerous to children.The explicit goal of the “No Pl…
              - 5 days ago 22 Jan 22, 12:08am -
            • Digital Rights Updates with EFFector 34.1
              Start the new year right by keeping up with the latest news on your digital rights! Version 34, issue 1 of our EFFector newsletter is out now. Catch up on the latest EFF news, from our celebration of Copyright Week to Google releasing a "disable 2g"…
              - 5 days ago 21 Jan 22, 6:28pm -
            • EFF Sues the U.S. State Department over Documents Related to Activist Leila Khaled
              Over the last few years, technology platforms have repeatedly censored online expression by Palestinians and their allies. In one example of this, technology companies have refused to host speech by Palestinian activist Leila Khaled. Khaled is assoc…
              - 6 days ago 20 Jan 22, 5:51pm -
            • DSA: EU Parliament Vote Ensures a Free Internet, But a Final Regulation Must Add Stronger Privacy Protections
              The European Parliament had an important decision to make this week about the Digital Services Act (DSA). After months of considering amendments, members oscillated between several policy options on how to regulate online platforms, including the dys…
              - 6 days ago 20 Jan 22, 2:09pm -
            • In the Internet Age, Copyright Law Does Far More Than Antitrust to Shape Competition
              We're taking part in Copyright Week, a series of actions and discussions supporting key principles that should guide copyright policy. Every day this week, various groups are taking on different elements of copyright law and policy, addressing what's…
              - 7 days ago 19 Jan 22, 9:44pm -
            • Fact-Checking, COVID-19 Misinformation, and the British Medical Journal
              Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, authoritative research and publications have been critical in gaining better knowledge of the virus and how to combat it. However, unlike previous pandemics, this one has been further exacerbated by a massive wave of…
              - 7 days ago 19 Jan 22, 5:58pm -
            • Copyright Shouldn’t Stand in the Way of Your Right to Repair
              We're taking part in Copyright Week, a series of actions and discussions supporting key principles that should guide copyright policy. Every day this week, various groups are taking on different elements of copyright law and policy, addressing what's…
              - 8 days ago 18 Jan 22, 9:11pm -
            • Podcast Episode: How Private is Your Bank Account?

              Podcast Episode: How Private is Your Bank Account?

              Podcast Episode 108Your friends, your medical concerns, your political ideology— financial transactions tell the story of your life in intimate details. But U.S. law has failed to protect  this sensitive data from prying eyes.  Join EFF’s Cind…
              - 8 days ago 18 Jan 22, 9:41am -
            • Welcome to the Public Domain, Winnie-the-Pooh
              We're taking part in Copyright Week, a series of actions and discussions supporting key principles that should guide copyright policy. Every day this week, various groups are taking on different elements of copyright law and policy, addressing what's…
              - 9 days ago 17 Jan 22, 5:26pm -
            • It’s Copyright Week 2022: Ten Years Later, How Has SOPA/PIPA Shaped Online Copyright Enforcement?
              We're taking part in Copyright Week, a series of actions and discussions supporting key principles that should guide copyright policy. Every day this week, various groups are taking on different elements of copyright law and policy, addressing what's…
              - 9 days ago 17 Jan 22, 5:20pm -
            • EFF Asks Appeals Court to Rule DMCA Anti-Circumvention Provisions Violate First Amendment
              Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of Computer Scientist and Security Researcher Seeks to Bar Enforcement of Section 1201 ProvisionsWashington D.C.—The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) asked a federal appeals court to block enforcement of onerous copyrigh…
              - 13 days ago 13 Jan 22, 8:55pm -
            • EFF Threat Lab’s “apkeep” APK Downloader, Now More Capable and Available in More Places
              In September, we introduced EFF Threat Lab’s very own APK Downloader, apkeep. It is a tool that allows us to make the job of tracking state-sponsored malware and combatting the stalkerware of abusive partners easier. Since that time, we’ve added…
              - 13 days ago 13 Jan 22, 8:21pm -
            • San Francisco Police Illegally Used Surveillance Cameras at the George Floyd Protests. The Courts Must Stop Them
              Update: This post has been updated to reflect that the hearing date in this case has been moved to January 21.By Hope Williams, Nathan Sheard, and Nestor ReyesThe authors are community activists who helped organize and participated in protests agai…
              - 13 days ago 13 Jan 22, 6:51pm -
            • Nearly 130 Public Interest Organizations and Experts Urge the United Nations to Include Human Rights Safeguards in Proposed UN Cybercrime Treaty
              (UPDATE: Due to the ongoing situation concerning the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Ad Hoc Committee won't hold its first session from 17 to 28 January 2022 in New York, as planned. Further information will be provided in due course).EFF and…
              - 13 days ago 13 Jan 22, 4:35pm -
            • VICTORY: Google Releases “disable 2g” Feature for New Android Smartphones

              VICTORY: Google Releases “disable 2g” Feature for New Android Smartphones

              Update: This feature is only available on certain phones running Android 12. So far we have only confirmed it is available on the Pixel 6. Last year Google quietly pushed a new feature to its Android operating system allowing users to optionally dis…
              - 14 days ago 12 Jan 22, 9:50pm -
            • Livestreamed Hearing Moved to Jan. 21: EFF Will Ask Court to Issue Judgment Against SFPD for Illegally Spying on Protesters Marching in Support of Black Lives
              San Francisco Police Violated City Law in Using Private Camera NetworkUpdate: The hearing has been moved to January 21.San Francisco—On Friday, Jan. 21, at 9:30 am, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and the ACLU of Northern California will…
              - 14 days ago 12 Jan 22, 6:29pm -
            • Court Orders Authorizing Law Enforcement To Track People’s Air Travels In Real Time Must Be Made Public
              The public should get to see whether a court that authorized the FBI to track someone’s air travels in real time for six months also analyzed whether the surveillance implicated the Fourth Amendment, EFF argued in a brief filed this week.In Forbes…
              - 15 days ago 11 Jan 22, 10:54pm -
            • Standing Up For Privacy In New York State
              New York’s legislature is open for business in the new year, and we’re jumping in to renew our support for two crucial bills that protect New Yorkers’ privacy rights. While very different, both pieces of legislation would uphold a principle we…
              - 15 days ago 11 Jan 22, 7:38pm -
            • Podcast Episode: Algorithms for a Just Future

              Podcast Episode: Algorithms for a Just Future

              Episode 107 of EFF’s How to Fix the InternetModern life means leaving digital traces wherever we go. But those digital footprints can translate to real-world harms: the websites you visit can impact the mortgage offers, car loans and job options y…
              - 15 days ago 11 Jan 22, 10:41am -
            • “Worst in Show Awards” Livestreams Friday: EFF’s Cindy Cohn and Cory Doctorow Will Unveil Most Privacy-Defective, Least Secure Consumer Tech Products at CES
              "Cool" Products That Collect Your Data, Lock Out UsersLas Vegas—On Friday, January 7, at 9:30 am PT, Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) Executive Director Cindy Cohn and EFF Special Advisor and sci-fi author Cory Doctorow will present the creepie…
              - 20 days ago 6 Jan 22, 11:38pm -
            • How are Police Using Drones?
              Across the country, police departments are using myriad means and resources at their disposal to stock up on drones. According to the most recent tally on the Atlas of Surveillance (a project of EFF and the University of Nevada), at least 1,172 polic…
              - 20 days ago 6 Jan 22, 8:32pm -
            • EFF Condemns the Unjust Conviction and Sentencing of Activist and Friend Alaa Abd El Fattah
              EFF is deeply saddened and angered by the news that our friend, Egyptian blogger, coder, and free speech activist Alaa Abd El Fattah, long a target of oppression by Egypt's successive authoritarian regimes, was sentenced to five years in prison by a…
              - 22 days ago 4 Jan 22, 6:37pm -
            • Cross-Border Access to User Data by Law Enforcement: 2021 Year in Review
              Law enforcement around the world is apparently getting its holiday wish list, thanks to the Council of Europe’s adoption of a flawed new protocol to the Budapest Convention, a treaty governing procedures for accessing digital evidence across border…
              - 23 days ago 3 Jan 22, 7:29pm -
            • Fighting For A More Open, Balanced Patent System: 2021 in Review
              At EFF, we’ve always stood up for the freedom to tinker and innovate. Unfortunately, our patent system doesn’t promote those freedoms. In some areas, like software, it’s causing much more harm than good. And the system is rife with patent troll…
              - 24 days ago 2 Jan 22, 9:54pm -
            • Fighting For You From Coast to Coast: 2021 In Review
              EFF makes its presence known in statehouses across the country to advocate for strong privacy laws, broadband access, and to protect and advance your digital rights. The pandemic has changed a lot about how state legislators operate in 2021, but one…
              - 24 days ago 2 Jan 22, 9:54pm -
            • Police Use of Artificial Intelligence: 2021 in Review
              Decades ago, when imagining the practical uses of artificial intelligence, science fiction writers imagined autonomous digital minds that could serve humanity. Sure, sometimes a HAL 9000 or WOPR would subvert expectations and go rogue, but that was v…
              - 25 days ago 1 Jan 22, 9:49am -
            • 2021 Year in Review: EFF Graphics

              2021 Year in Review: EFF Graphics

              EFF's small design team sometimes struggles to keep up with the frenetic pace of our activist, legal and development colleagues. Whenever EFF launches a new legal case, activism campaign, tech project, or development campaign, we try to create uniq…
              - 26 days ago 31 Dec 21, 1:33pm -
            • In 2021, the Police Took a Page Out of the NSA’s Playbook: 2021 in Review
              With increasing frequency, law enforcement has been using unconstitutional, suspicionless digital dragnet searches in an attempt to identify unknown suspects in criminal cases. Whether these searches are for everyone who was near a building where a c…
              - 26 days ago 31 Dec 21, 11:57am -
            • Every State Has a Chance to Deliver a “Fiber for All” Broadband Future: 2021 in Review
              This year’s passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA)—also known as the bipartisan infrastructure package—delivered on a goal EFF has sought for years. It finally creates a way for people to remedy a serious problem: a severe…
              - 27 days ago 30 Dec 21, 6:23pm -
            • Shining a Light on Black Box Technology Used to Send People to Jail: 2021 Year in Review
              If you're accused of a crime based on an algorithm's analysis of the evidence, you should have a right to refute the assumptions, methods, and programming of that algorithm. Building on previous wins, EFF and its allies turned the tide this year on t…
              - 27 days ago 30 Dec 21, 12:32pm -
            • 2021 Year In Review: Sex Online

              2021 Year In Review: Sex Online

              We don’t entrust Internet companies to be arbiters of morality. We shouldn't hand them the responsibility of making broad cultural decisions about the forms sexuality is allowed to take online. And yet, this last year has been a steady and consiste…
              - 28 days ago 29 Dec 21, 4:26pm -
            • Students Are Learning To Resist Surveillance: Year in Review 2021
              It’s been a tough year for students - but a good one for resistance. As schools have shuffled students from in-person education to at-home learning and testing, then back again, the lines between “school” and “home” have been blurred. Thi…
              - 28 days ago 29 Dec 21, 9:17am -
            • Where Net Neutrality Is Today and What Comes Next: 2021 in Review
              When all is said and done—and there are some major steps to take in 2022—the United States will mark 2021 as the last year without federal net neutrality protections. Next year is when we will undo the 2017 repeal and once again put the Federal C…
              - 29 days ago 28 Dec 21, 11:12am -
            • In 2021, We Told Apple: Don't Scan Our Phones
              Strong encryption provides privacy and security for everyone online. We can’t have private conversations, or safe transactions, without it. Encryption is critical to democratic politics and reliable economic transactions around the world. When a co…
              - 29 days ago 28 Dec 21, 10:53am -
            • We Encrypted the Web: 2021 Year in Review
              In 2010, EFF launched its campaign to encrypt the entire web—that is, move all websites from non-secure HTTP to the more secure HTTPS protocol. Over 10 years later, 2021 has brought us even closer to achieving that goal. With various measurement so…
              - 30 days ago 27 Dec 21, 12:40pm -
            • The Battle for Communications Privacy in Latin America: 2021 in Review
              Uncovering government surveillance and fighting for robust and effective legal safeguards and oversight is a continuous battle in Latin American countries. Surveillance capabilities and technologies are becoming more intrusive and prevalent, surround…
              - 30 days ago 27 Dec 21, 11:49am -
            • Vaccine Passports: 2021 in Review
              2021 has been the year of vaccines, in light of the continuing worldwide pandemic. It has also been the year of vaccine passports. To fully tell this story, let’s go back to 2020, because the term vaccine passport as many people use it has changed…
              - 31 days ago 26 Dec 21, 10:04am -
            • 2021 Was the Year Lawmakers Tried to Regulate Online Speech
              On the biggest internet platforms, content moderation is bad and getting worse. It’s difficult to get it right, and at the scale of millions or billions of users, it may be impossible. It’s hard enough for humans to sift between spam, illegal con…
              - 31 days ago 26 Dec 21, 9:23am -
            • Stalkerware: 2021 in Review
              Stalkerware—that is, commercially-available apps that can be covertly installed on another person’s device for the purpose of monitoring their activity without their knowledge or consent—is nothing new, but 2021 has underscored just how prevale…
              - 32 days ago 25 Dec 21, 9:45am -
            • The Atlas of Surveillance Turns the Dragnet on Police Tech: 2021 Year in Review

              The Atlas of Surveillance Turns the Dragnet on Police Tech: 2021 Year in Review

              This past year, EFF's Atlas of Surveillance project mobilized hundreds of student journalists and volunteer researchers to turn the tables on police spying by building the largest ever public-facing database of police surveillance technology. As EFF…
              - 32 days ago 25 Dec 21, 9:09am -
            • The Future is in Interoperability Not Big Tech: 2021 in Review
              2021 was not a good year for Big Tech: a flaming cocktail of moderation failings, privacy breaches, leaked nefarious plans, illegal collusion and tone-deaf, arrogant pronouncements stoked public anger and fired up the political will to do something a…
              - 33 days ago 24 Dec 21, 4:26pm -
            • Pushing Back on Police Surveillance: 2021 Year in Review
              A year after the police murder of George Floyd, Black-led protests against police violence continue, as does resistance to police departments across the country growing their surveillance toolbelts and unnecessarily amassing troves of personal data.…
              - 33 days ago 24 Dec 21, 4:04pm -
            • 2021 Year in Review
              2021 ended up being a time where we dug into our new realities of distributed work and the ever-changing COVID news. At the same time, news continued to come fast and furious, with the events of one week often obliterating memories of the week before…
              - 34 days ago 23 Dec 21, 3:28pm -
            • Electronic Frontier Alliance Defending Local Communities: 2021 in Review
              In another year of masking up, local communities have found enough footing to push back on surveillance tech and fight for our digital rights. Members of the Electronic Frontier Alliance have continued to innovate by organizing workshops and training…
              - 34 days ago 23 Dec 21, 1:56pm -
            • Support a Better Web for Everyone & Unlock Grants for EFF

              Support a Better Web for Everyone & Unlock Grants for EFF

              During the holiday season you’ll see lots of appeals from worthy causes. Wherever your heart is, there's little doubt that technology amplifies voices and helps build community around the issues that matter most to you. That’s why the Electronic…
              - 35 days ago 22 Dec 21, 5:25pm -
            • Podcast Episode: The Life of the (Crypto) Party

              Podcast Episode: The Life of the (Crypto) Party

              Episode 106 of EFF’s How to Fix the InternetSurveillance is always problematic, but it isn’t neutral—it is more often deployed in communities of color than elsewhere. And surveillance technology isn’t objective, either—it often magnifies t…
              - 36 days ago 21 Dec 21, 8:10am -
            • EFF Continues Legal Fight to Release Records Showing How Law Enforcement Uses Cell-site Simulators
              Four years ago, EFF set out on a mission to chase down the paper trail left behind when cops in California use cell-site simulators. This trail has led us to a California appellate court, where next spring we will face-off with San Bernardino County…
              - 40 days ago 17 Dec 21, 5:35pm -
            • EFF to Court: Deny Foreign Sovereign Immunity to DarkMatter for Hacking Journalist
              When governments or private companies target someone with malware and facilitate the abuse of their human rights, the victim must be able to hold the bad actors accountable. That’s why, in October, EFF requested that a federal court consider its am…
              - 41 days ago 16 Dec 21, 10:27pm -
            • EU's Digital Identity Framework Endangers Browser Security
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