Russian Intelligence Agency Can Tap Skype Users Without Court Order - Even since Microsoft acquired Skype, a number of issues have cropped up regarding the privacy and security of the tool. Some claim that Microsoft has created backdoors in Skype to allow legitimate wiretapping. It has now been found out that Russian Federal Security Service can tap into users\ Skype without a court order. [Click on Image Or Source on Top to See Full News]
Anonymous Hacked GlobalCerts, Leaked Client Data - Anonymous, the well-known online hacktivist group, has been involved in a number of high-profile cyber attacks lately. The group has launched successful attacks on a number of websites, from those of governmental agencies to private organizations. The latest victim of Anonymous' exploits is GlobalCerts, an information security company. [Click on Image Or Source on Top to See Full News]
Google Joins Hands With FIDO For Secure Login Solutions - Passwords used to log into online accounts have proved fairly futile. In the recent months, a number of hacks have shown that hackers can easily crack passwords and gain access to online accounts. Google has now joined hands with FIDO to devise more secure solutions and replace password-based login. [Click on Image Or Source on Top to See Full News]
We recently reported how Microsoft closely collaborated with NSA on a number of products and services, allowing the agency to have access to user data. Microsoft has apparently felt the heat from the users now and the company has sent a letter to the Attorney General, complaining that the Constitution is ‘suffering’ over NSA secrecy.