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Rogue, malware-spewing Tor exit node tied to cyber espionage group

There is strong evidence that it was used to target European government agencies, researchers from F-Secure said.

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Report: The U.S. is putting fake cell towers in planes to spy on people

The so-called "dirtboxes" are used to locate criminals, but they can pick up a lot of other people's phones along the way.

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Tech, digital rights groups applaud Senate move on NSA reform

A procedural vote on a bill to limit the NSA's telephone records collection program could happen Tuesday.

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Facebook lays ground for ad push and payments with updated privacy policy

The network is being up-front about what data it’s collecting about you and why (because ads).

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US concerns about online privacy present opportunity, experts say

Internet companies will move toward offering more privacy-enhancing tools, some privacy advocates say.

Your control of your personal info is all but dead, Pew respondents fear

Many said they've lost control over how their personal data is used, according to a Pew survey.

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Snapchat starts actively warning users that third-party apps aren't safe

Some developers build services that trick users of Snapchat and compromise their accounts, the company said.

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Tor-based Anonabox router revises troubled history as it resurfaces on Indiegogo

After a suspended Kickstarter campaign, the anonymizing router returns with promises of a fresh design and better security. But the new story doesn't quite add up.

Firefox boosts privacy with history-wiping 'Forget' button, DuckDuckGo search support

Now you can erase recent browsing history easily or even search without being tracked, nice differentiators at a time when Firefox is battling to retain market share.

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Biggest ever Tor raid hits 410 underground sites; 17 arrested

Tor users are neither 'invisible nor untouchable,' a law enforcement official says. And the government proved it, with massive raids that closed hundreds of sites.