So, what is CISA? The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015 was intended to balance security and privacy. “CISA is fundamentally flawed because of its broad immunity clauses for companies, vague definitions, and aggressive spying powers,” says the EFF Week of Action page
Teens often seek social networks considered to be the “no parent zone.” Cyberbullying is still prevalent on the world wide web and teens are often the victim. Cyberbullying conflicts are also carried into offline altercations.
The group has launched a website called “Stand Against Spying” and has become a watchdog of Congress. Although the organizations are vastly different in terms of missions, goals, and communities they all agree that mass surveillance is a violation of the United States Constitution.
The security researchers posted the hacked information onto a website called SnapchatDB.info after privately warning Snapchat about the weakness in its system.
Private Manning is just one of eight people to be charged with leaking information and whistle-blowing to the news media during the Obama administration
When the computer is rebooted or restarted, a screen comes up telling the user that they have violated federal laws and that they now owe a fine. Once the fine is paid, the virus continues working in the background and can steal credit card or banking information.
On August 2nd the Cybersecurity Act of 2012 was defeated by the US Senate. This bill would have allowed big companies to track what we do on the Internet and then give that information to the government. While this is great news for the cyber community, this does not mean that this is the end of this type of legislation.
It’s an “oldie” but apparently it is still a “goody” as the Microsoft technical support hoax resurfaces in an effort to trick Microsoft customers into releasing private, personal and credit card information.
You might have heard about the new Senate Cybersecurity bill S. 3414. The good news is that it is not CISPA. However, there are some downsides to this new bill.
Would forcing internet businesses to allow back- door surveillance really help law enforcement agencies like the FBI, or would citizens simply find a way to get around them?