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FBI Releases Details of 'Zero-Day' Exploit Decisionmaking Process

The government reserves the right to keep security vulnerabilities secret, leaving users of affected software open to attack.

By Nathan Freed Wessler, Dyan Cortez
June 26, 2015

Don’t Let Police Exempt All Body Camera Video From Disclosure

A new battle is shaping up over deployment of police body cameras

By Chad Marlow
June 23, 2015

TSA Response to Universal Criticism of Behavior Detection: More Behavior Detection

The TSA is testing whether "behavioral indicators of malicious intent” can be observed on a live video feed.

By Hugh Handeyside
June 15, 2015

Playing Politics With Cybersecurity and Privacy

The government was the victim of a huge hack. Some would respond by letting it collect even more sensitive information.

By Gabe Rottman
June 10, 2015

What’s Spooky About the FBI’s Fleet of Spy Planes?

Law enforcement has been using aircraft for many decades. So what’s spooky about reports of FBI fleet of low-circling planes?

By Jay Stanley
June 2, 2015

NSA Surveillance: The Scandal is the Use, Not the Abuse

The incorrect premise that privacy only matters when information is misused.

By Alex Abdo
May 29, 2015

ACLU To Commerce Dept: Make it Easy for Researchers to Report Security Flaws

Government agencies have much to gain from working with, rather than against, the computer security research community.

By Chris Soghoian
May 27, 2015

Internal Documents Show FBI Was 'Wrestling' With License Plate Scanner Privacy Issues

Internal FBI documents show that doubts have been raised within the Bureau regarding the use of license plate scanners

By Bennett Stein
May 15, 2015

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