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Middle Eastern Bloggers May Be Unprepared for Online Security Threats, Study Finds

BY Nick Judd | Tuesday, August 2 2011

In the face of increasing threats to their safety and their ability to publish, bloggers in the Middle East don't have a firm grasp on how to protect themselves online, according to survey results released yesterday by ... Read More

After Hacking Attack, Fox News Twitter Account Falsely Claims Obama 'Assassinated'

BY Nick Judd | Tuesday, July 5 2011

The Fox News Twitter account @foxnewspolitics was hacked over the weekend, and Fox News has said the hackers were behind a series of tweets sent on Monday that falsely said President Barack Obama had been assassinated. ... Read More

The Europe Roundup: MySociety.org Evaluation Reports

BY Antonella Napolitano | Friday, June 17 2011

UK | mySociety.org evaluation reports After years of successful projects aimed at raising civic awareness, mySociety.org commissioned a detailed analysis of two of its most successful projects, TheyWorkForYou and ... Read More

Beyond Bill Clinton's Internet Truth Squad Idea...

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, May 16 2011

Bill Clinton is getting attention for floating the idea that what the Internet might need is some sort of NGO dedicated to assessing its truthfulness: Well, I think it would be a legitimate thing to do. But if you wanted ... Read More

The 'Comodo Hacker' Says Attack Was About Restoring 'Equality' to the Internet

BY Nick Judd | Monday, March 28 2011

Someone purporting to be the "Comodo hacker" posted a message to the world on Saturday that frames this month's successful attack on one of the web's largest providers of SSL certificates as revenge for previous Internet ... Read More

Quote of the Day: DDoS as Street Protests

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, December 22 2010

The question: Hundreds of Internet activists recently mounted cyberattacks on companies like MasterCard and Amazon because they had ended their affiliation with WikiLeaks. How dangerous could this kind of action be? Read More

The CIA's W.T.F. (Wikileaks Task Force)

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, December 22 2010

The Washington Post's Greg Miller reports that the CIA has put together an internal team to look into what Wikileaks has meant for the agency, and it's got a funny little name: The CIA has launched a task force to assess ... Read More

Another Opening in the U.S. Cybersecurity Czar Spot

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, August 5 2009

The run of trouble in keeping someone in the U.S. cybersecurity czar spot continues, with acting coordinator Melissa Hathaway announcing her resignation this week. The Wall Street Journal's Siobhan Gorman has the story. ... Read More