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Supreme Court grants FBI decentralized warrants, power to hack suspects anywhere

Supreme Court grants FBI decentralized warrants, power to hack suspects anywhere On Thursday, the US Supreme Court passed a proposed change to Rule 41 of the Federal Rules for Criminal Procedure, one of the main bodies of law that governs the powers and behavior of the FBI.The new version of Rule 41, approved on Thursday, removes the requirement in cases where the suspect’s location cannot be realistically obtained.

Facebook plans to track which stores you shop at, report data to advertisers

Here’s how the system works: If you have location services enabled on your phone, Facebook will track which local ads it serves you, as well as your response to those advertisements.If you visit a partner store after seeing an ad for the company’s products, Facebook will know it.

Apple opens iPhone kernel to improve performance without reducing security

For the last few years, Apple has made security and privacy cornerstones of its iOS development process.That outcome may have been partly behind Cupertino’s recent decision to open part of its iOS operating system.

MIT researchers devise a secure anonymity network that’s 10x faster than Tor

MIT researchers devise a secure anonymity network that’s 10x faster than Tor Researchers from MIT and the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne have come up with a new and secure anonymity network that could prove better than Tor.But we also studied applications in microblogging, something like Twitter, where you want to anonymously broadcast your messages to everyone.

Your privacy at risk: Verizon reportedly close to purchasing Yahoo’s Internet business

Your privacy at risk: Verizon reportedly close to purchasing Yahoo’s Internet business Now, there’s talk that Verizon and Yahoo are close to a deal for the company’s core Internet properties.Bloomberg reports that Verizon is buying Yahoo’s core Internet business and its real estate holdings for an estimated $5 billion.

FBI, cybersecurity experts investigating potential Russian ties to DNC email leak

FBI, cybersecurity experts investigating potential Russian ties to DNC email leak ” That report claimed the hackers so thoroughly penetrated the DNC’s servers that they gained complete access to email and chat traffic.At the time, the Post reported that the hackers might have had access to the DNC’s servers for up to a year.

The ultimate guide to staying anonymous and protecting your privacy online

The ultimate guide to staying anonymous and protecting your privacy online It uses a vast network of computers to route your Web traffic through a number of encrypted layers to obscure the origin of the traffic.If the results show the third-party DNS service you’re using (like TorGuard), you’re set.

Yahoo applies for patent on mass surveillance system the Soviets would envy

Yahoo applies for patent on mass surveillance system the Soviets would envy On March 31, 2015 Yahoo applied for a patent with implications that would make the Stasi sit up and cheer.But there could be, if you and everyone else would just surrender all your personal information forever.