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Five weeks ago, federal authorities seized and shuttered KickassTorrents (KAT), the world’s largest torrenting site. This week, Torrentz, the world’s largest torrent search engine, closed without notice or explanation. Two of the largest sites in piracy have blinked out—but...Read More
The government is now a little more open. This week, the White House released its first official federal source code policy, detailing a pilot program that requires government agencies to release 20 percent of any new code they commission as open source software, meaning the...Read More
Apple’s refusal to comply with a court order to help the FBI crack an iPhone highlighted the pressure tech companies face to include backdoors in their software. This “new crypto war” pits public safety concerns against the argument that backdoors and robust security are...Read More
Our machines are littered with security holes, because programmers are human. Humans make mistakes. In building the software that drives these computing systems, they allow code to run in the wrong place. They let the wrong data into the right place. They let in too much data....Read More
It was a throwback week in security, with Russia dominating most of the headlines. The consensus seems to be that Putin’s cyber squad was behind the DNC hack, while Donald Trump urged our former Cold War adversaries to find and release Hillary Clinton’s lost emails. Meanwhile,...Read More
The quieter you become, the more you are able to listen.