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The latest leaked messages to blow up in someone’s face are some emails from Evan Spiegel, the CEO of Snapchat. These were incredibly sexist emails sent while he was in college at Stanford organizing fraternity parties. These emails are like racist rants, homophobic tweets, and pictures of your “junk”. They are all trouble waiting to […]

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NSA’s TAO — Dark Reading The Internet has been buzzing with reports of the recently leaked NSA exploits, backdoors, and hacking / surveillance tools. The linked article is good example. None of this should be news to anyone paying attention. Many similar hacking tools are available from vendors at conferences like BlackHat and DefCon. We […]

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There is a good analysis of the nature and implications of the latest “Bullrun” leaks over at A Few Thoughts on Cryptographic Engineering. It is worth reading.

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Amazon Customer’s Privacy Exposed In theory, your Amazon wish list should allow people to buy you gifts, but should not reveal anything but the list of items you want. Evidently, if you buy something for someone off their list, you can then see the delivery address in the order reports in your account.

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