Ethiopian Espionage Shows Commercial Spyware Is Out of Control

Opinion: A new report from Citizen Lab shows that governments are using commercial spyware to surveil dissidents and...

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Phishing Schemes Are Using HTTPS Encrypted Sites to Seem Legit

A green padlock might make it seem like a site is secure, but increasingly phishers are using it to lure victims into giving up sensitive info.

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‘Mailsploit’ Lets Hackers Forge Perfect Email Spoofs

The attack uncovers bugs in how more than a dozen programs implement email’s creaky protocol.

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Ghostery 8 Deploys Artificial Intelligence in the Fight Against Ad Trackers

With the release of Ghostery 8, the popular ad-blocker introduces artificial intelligence and Smart Mode, a whole new level of usability for beginners.

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Deep Web Roundup: Aero Sinks and the Ghost of Trade Route Rises
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Deep Web Roundup: Aero Sinks and the Ghost of Trade Route Rises

Welcome to the second edition of Deep Web Roundup in which we collate the most intriguing stories from the darker side of the net. Despite not attracting as many headlines as it did in its 2013 heyday, the deep web is still a hub of paranoia, P2P trading, and pioneering privacy features. Anyone interested in preserving their anonymity on the net could learn a lot from the darknet’s more cautious practitioners. Also...

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