Here’s a case of pure Irony. Meet Italian-based Company “Hacking Team,” a notorious security firm accused of selling surveillance tech to corrupt governments. The dubious clientele include Morocco, Ethiopia, and the United Arab Emirates. But yesterday evening, the “Hacking Team” was hacked.

Apparently, not all hacks are bad

The hacker believed to be responsible, who goes by the Twitter handle Phineas Fisher, commandeered the company’s Twitter account before posting a link to a torrent file containing more than 400GB of data:

Since we have nothing to hide, we’re publishing all our e-mails, files, and source code

— Hacked Team (@hackingteam) July 6, 2015

“By

Apparently, not all hacks are bad.

Here’s a case of pure Irony. Meet Italian-based Company “Hacking Team,” a notorious security firm accused of selling surveillance

Fellow Americans when you celebrate Independence Day on the the magnificent 4th of July. While we wish you well on this special day please remember the ideals of the founding fathers of the nation. We are sorry to report yet another violation of freedom.

Secret Court Ignores Congress

On June 29, a secret court ruled that a federal court and Congress were wrong to end the NSA's bulk collection of phone metadata; therefore, the mass surveillance can carry on as before — for now. National Journal reports: "The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court [FISC] approved a government request to renew the dragnet collection of U.S

Secret Court Ignores Congress

Fellow Americans when you celebrate Independence Day on the the magnificent 4th of July. While we wish you well on

“Your toaster will soon talk to your toothbrush and your bathroom scale. They will all have a direct line to your car and to the health sensors in your smartphone. I have no idea what they will think of us, or what they will gossip about, but our devices will soon be sharing information about us -- with each other, and with the companies that make or support them”.

These opening lines from an article published at Huffington Post, raise a serious question: Will the Coming 'Internet of Things' Mean the Death of Privacy?

We hear this debate all the

The new rising threat to privacy

“Your toaster will soon talk to your toothbrush and your bathroom scale. They will all have a direct line to

Last Monday was a dark day for Australian Internet surfers. The Copyright Amendment (Online Infringement) Bill 2015, introduced into parliament by Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull in March to curb online piracy of film and TV shows, passed with the Coalition and Labor's support 37-13. In short, this new law allows the film and TV industry to block access to sites offering their content for free.

A Blow to Australian Internet Freedom

This debate about copyright is ongoing, but lawmakers in Australia just chose to censor the internet and give the dirty job to internet companies. The legislation allows rights holders to go to a Federal Court

A Blow to Australian Internet Freedom

Last Monday was a dark day for Australian Internet surfers. The Copyright Amendment (Online Infringement) Bill 2015, introduced into parliament

Malware, short for malicious software, is any software used to disrupt computer operations, gather sensitive information, or gain access to private computer

It’s a Mal, Mal, Malware World

systems. Actually, 'Malware' is an umbrella term used to refer to a variety of forms of hostile or intrusive software, including computer viruses, worms, trojan horses, ransomware, spyware, adware, scareware, and other malicious programs. It can take the form of executable code, scripts, active content, and other software. And in the last years has been exploding in the wild.

Take the last Office of Personnel Management hack that was discovered early this month and dates back to June

It’s a Mal, Mal, Malware World

Malware, short for malicious software, is any software used to disrupt computer operations, gather sensitive information, or gain access to