When we think of technology there is often an association with power and knowledge. Alvaro Dominguez of Wired believes that not only is tech relatable to politics, but it has also become the bad guy in 2015. But, how can something so useful that has been simplifying the lives of everyone be the bad guy?
The U.S. Senate has passed the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act but a lot of tech companies are not in support of the act. Why? Well, companies like Apple said that the law could be violating user privacy.
In the U.S. the amount of freedom on the net is taken for granted. Users are able to access almost anything they can imagine without having to worry about the government controlling what they can and cannot see. In Thailand the Internet was pretty much the same aside from a ban on pornography and slander of government officials. However, censorship…
The investigation behind the alleged Chinese hackers who performed a slew of data breaches on the U.S. may have gone on long enough. The U.S. is now considering hitting China with economic sanctions as a mode of getting back at companies who benefitted from the data breach.
There are all types of cyber-hacks out there and in some cases they can be detrimental to accomplishing a larger, greater cause. The Mexican students who set out to protest in Iguala is one of those instances, not because it contributed to the reported capture and killing of the students, but because an attempt to organize and fight against such…
You can add another nation to the long list of hacking countries as Ethiopia has now come under suspicion of hacking into a former Ethiopian citizen who no resides in the U.S.
Countries all over the world have been rushing to tighten up the security and surveillance of their countries online community but a recent U.K. High Court ruling might be a minor setback for officials. The High Court ruled that emergency surveillance is unlawful.
During a campaign stop in New Hampshire, presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton discussed the importance of focusing on cybersecurity as she claimed that China tries to “hack into anything that doesn’t move in America,” bringing cybersecurity to the forefront of campaign issues for the moment.
The United States and China are now cooperating in attempts to create a safer cyber community between the two nations that could involve a code of conduct.