A US judge has lifted a stay on a ruling, forcing Microsoft to hand over data it stores overseas. But the software giant said it will not comply, pending an appeal.
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Around 76,000 users of Mozilla's developer network have had their email addresses posted to a publicly accessible server, with 4,000 users also having their salted and hashed passwords revealed as well.
US law can apply anywhere in the world, so long as a technology company has control over foreign data, a court rules.
The public disclosure of emails by former NSA contractor, Edward Snowden, could be an "unwarranted invasion of personal privacy", according to a letter fro the US Department of State responding to a FOIA request by online publication, The Desk.
Password hashes, email address stolen from third-party forum site less than week after DDoS attack
With the multitudes of accounts we have to deal with for email, social networking and other applications that require password authentication, we need a better solution.
The new case comes just months after another report of the widespread theft of email credentials.
After revelations that it had inspected a Hotmail customer's email as part of an internal investigation, Microsoft announced new rules last week. This week, following "uncomfortable" criticism of that policy, the company announced new rules: no inspections without a warrant.
have i been pwned?, a service that tells you if your email address is in one of the big data breach databases, now accepts domain searches.
Now you can be contacted if your email address appears in any new, publicly-released data breaches.
Facebook is mining the leaked Adobe file containing over 100 million email and password combinations to improve its users' password security.
Moxie Marlinspike, a respected cryptographic software expert, argues that Lavabit, Edward Snowden’s favorite "secure" email service whose owner shut it down rather than give the NSA the keys to his store, wasn't really secure anyway.
Authorities in Spain believe the NSA is spying on its citizens, following reports of similar surveillance in France.
The well-regarded Groklaw intellectual property law news and analysis site is closing because its founder, Pamela Jones, feels she can no longer trust email for the essential privacy she feels the site needs to continue.
The only email service that you can trust with completely protecting your privacy is one that you build yourself.
Kim Dotcom's privacy company Mega prepares a 'cutting-edge' email encryption service.
An American company that specialized in highly encrypted email suspended operations today. The abrupt shutdown of Lavabit, a small Texas-based company, is suspected to be related to a court order related to its best-known customer, NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
While it looked dead in the water for a while, the Queen's speech looks to have breathed new life into the controversial Communications Data Bill.
The privacy law governing how U.S. law enforcement can access email data after a certain time has been passed unanimously across both sides of the Senate.
Hackers are slipping off with what they really came for — record numbers of password hashes and email addresses.
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