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EU should oblige Internet firms to hand over encryption keys, says antiterrorist advisor

Law enforcement access to encrypted communications is needed, says the EU's Counter-Terrorism Coordinator


Users get more control over data in latest Firefox beta

Users and websites will be able to manage what data is sent to other websites

People are increasingly worried about privacy, say legal protections fall short

Technology has had a negative impact on privacy, said a majority of those questioned in a recent global survey

Cleared your browser cookies? It won't stop ad company using Verizon tracking header

An advertising company uses the unique identifier headers added by Verizon to Web traffic to recreate tracking cookies deleted by users

Obama calls for data breach notification law, privacy bill of rights

The White House will push Congress to pass new laws addressing data privacy and ID theft, the president says

FBI access to surveillance program expands in recent years

The FBI has taken a more active role in the NSA's Prism program since 2008, according to an internal report

Dutch government sued over data retention law

Data retention is under fire in many EU states

Anti-terror cooperation with ISPs is 'essential' in wake of Paris shootings, EU ministers say

EU ministers push for more surveillance powers in wake of shootings at offices of Charlie Hebdo and elsewhere in Paris

Glitch in OS X search can expose private details of Apple Mail users

Performing a Spotlight search opens email previews that load external images, even when the Mail client is asked not to do this

Moonpig jeopardizes data of millions of customers through insecure API

The company failed to fix a security flaw reported over a year ago, a developer said

Gogo inspects secure Web traffic in attempt to limit in-flight video streaming

In-flight Internet provider Gogo replaces the HTTPS certificates on sites like YouTube with self-signed ones

Romanian version of EU cybersecurity directive allows warrantless access to data

The law could impact international businesses, as Romania is a hub for IT outsourcing and development

Flaw in open-source PDF viewer could put WikiLeaks users, others at risk

The flaw could be exploited to launch XSS and content spoofing attacks

Tor warns of possible disruption of network through server seizures

Tor did not name the group that it expects may seize its specialized servers called directory authorities

Judge questions evidence on whether NSA spying is too broad

A federal lawsuit charges that the government's Internet surveillance is unconstitutional

Sony cancels 'The Interview' release after threats following cyberattack

The studio said it was the victim of an 'unprecedented criminal assault'

Obama pushes for net neutrality, opposes data localization in trade pact

A leaked documents shows the Obama administration pushing tech issues in a secretive trade-in-services deal

Dutch regulator asks Facebook to hold off on privacy update, is rebuffed

Facebook said it won't wait

Microsoft gets allies to help tell US to back off on Irish search warrant

Allies file 10 briefs supporting the company in its fight against a search warrant for email on an Irish server

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