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Hundreds of darknet websites have been identified and taken down -- and the Tor Project isn't sure how.
US law-enforcement officials have warned that they will 'return as many times as necessary' to shut down underground illicit websites, after the arrest of alleged Silk Road 2.0 owner and operator, Blake Benthall, in California.
Australian businesses have been warned that they could fall victim to cyber attacks during next week's G20 summit in Brisbane.
In Google's study, the firm gets up close and personal with hijackers that target not businesses, not governments, but you.
It's not the most reassuring comments you'd want to hear if you stored your small or medium-sized business data in Dropbox's cloud service.
BlackBerry's encryption efforts were years before Apple and Google's recent move to secure device data. NSA's chief lawyer said things didn't turn out so well for the former mobile giant.
Telstra has been ordered to pay AU$18,000 and apologise to a family law judge after it failed to tell him that it had published his details in the White Pages directory online and in print.
Facebook received 15,433 total requests in the U.S. alone during the first half of 2014, pertaining to data about 23,667 accounts.
The Attorney-General's Department has admitted that proposed mandatory data retention legislation may be used for far more than what the government has claimed it will be required for.
It's been a rough week for privacy around the world, but heck, on the upside, government workers can now order Surface Pro 3 tablets. So, that's something, right? Lots more govern-minty news around the world. Click in and get up to date.
While on the one hand, the Australian government is claiming that security agencies will not get access to any new data under mandatory data retention, Attorney-General George Brandis has claimed that the legislation is required because there aren't any existing metadata laws.
Britain's new eavesdropping agency's chief publicly sets out his views and possible agenda by taking embracing the "collect it all" side of the debate.
The ACMA and the Australian Privacy Commissioner have signed a deal to work together in a bid to streamline telecommunications, spam, and telemarketing matters, and to ease duplication in their respective duties.