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The Post-Roe Privacy Nightmare Has Arrived

The United States Supreme Court yesterday struck down Roe v. Wade, the monumental 1973 decision that guaranteed the right to…

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An Alleged Russian Spy Was Busted Trying to Intern at The Hague

As well as stopping Cherkasov from obtaining the position at the ICC and sending him back to Brazil, the Dutch…

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How China Hacked US Phone Networks

How do you smuggle information into the USSR right under the nose of the KGB? Create your own encryption system,…

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Google May Owe You a Chunk of $100 Million

Not to freak out anyone, but there’s a serious flaw in all supported versions of Microsoft Windows that allows attackers…

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DuckDuckGo Isn’t as Private as You Think

After another week of dismally tragic news and moral failures by the powerful, it’s good to know that you can…

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Data Brokers Track Abortion Clinic Visits for Anyone to Buy

If the war in Ukraine and Russia’s still-unfolding atrocities there didn’t offer enough fodder for doomscrolling, this week supplied a…

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The FBI Conducted 3.4 Million Warrantless Searches of Americans’ Data

Surprising news abounded this week as Ukrainian officials weigh next steps in their digital campaigns against Russia, given that their…

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Security News This Week: North Korea’s Lazarus Group Was Behind $540 Million Ronin Theft

Early this week, the Ukrainian Computer Emergency Response Team and Slovakian cybersecurity firm ESET warned that Russia’s notorious GRU Sandworm…

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Security News This Week: TSA’s Terrorist Watch List Comes for Amtrak Passengers

As Russia’s war continues in Ukraine, the Biden White House has been scrambling to use every tool at its disposal…

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Security News This Week: Fake Cops Scammed Apple and Meta to Get User Data

“Ipsa scientia potestas est,” 16th-century philosopher and statesman Sir Frances Bacon famously wrote in his 1597 work, Meditationes Sacrae. Knowledge…

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