The latest encryption measures adopted by Google and Apple to beef up users’ security seem futile in light of firms like Hacking Team, which are offering software that allows authorities to bypass encryptions on personal devices, The Intercept reported.
Spain has passed a law giving media organizations the power to charge Google for using their news content in its products, such as in Google News. The outraged internet giant said it thinks its service actually promotes the news websites it uses.
A Manhattan judge has found an MSNBC personality and former CNBC television host guilty of scamming a Sotheby’s broker out of his million-dollar commission. The judge called the scam “dishonest” and “greedy.”
Ministers have come under increasing pressure to name the date when the findings of Sir John Chilcot’s inquiry into the 2003 Iraq war will be published. A debate on the cost of the probe was held in Westminster Hall on Wednesday.
A provision contained within the post-9/11 PATRIOT Act that allows investigators the power to conduct so-called “sneak and peek” searches has been used extensively for purposes not pertaining to counterterrorism, a new report reveals.
More Britons would vote for the Green Party than the Liberal Democrats, a new YouGov poll has shown. The result has intensified calls for the environmentalist party to be included in TV debates ahead of next year’s general election.
A former Ohio state trooper accused of coercing female motorists into sexual acts in exchange for ignoring traffic violations pleaded guilty on Wednesday to violating the civil rights of four victims and to one count of cyberstalking.
A group of 25 people in Minnesota allegedly engaged in a conspiracy to cash counterfeit checks using bank information taken from Instagram photos with the hashtag #myfirstpaycheck, among other methods, federal prosecutors said.
The founder of the Pirate Bay torrent site has been found guilty in “the largest hacking case to date.” Swede, Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, and his Danish co-defendant were accused of hacking and accessing confidential information.
There is competition among 17 US intelligence agencies - they catch people whether it is within the law or not to get part of the multi-billion ‘black budget,’ George Mapp, an investigative journalist, said on RT’s In the Now show.