24 January 2020
Social media services try to force people to use their clear name, which opens the door for stalking, identity theft, and more.
Karl Bode – Motherboard
Security experts still widely agree that online voting can’t be adequately secured or transparently audited. Yet the siren song of ‘easier voting’ appears irresistible.
Barbara Krasnoff – The Verge
Keep it local.
Jon Porter – The Verge
The latest desktop update blurs the lines.
22 January 2020
The Precisely Private onion is back!
L’onion di Precisely Private è tornato!
Joseph Menn – Reuters
Apple Inc dropped plans to let iPhone users fully encrypt backups of their devices in the company’s iCloud service after the FBI complained that the move would harm investigations, six sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
Andy Yen – ProtonVPN
15 January 2020
Zack Whittaker – TechCrunch
Microsoft has released a security patch for a dangerous vulnerability affecting hundreds of millions of computers running Windows 10.
13 January 2020
Alex Hern – The Guardian
Exclusive: former Microsoft contractor says he was emailed login after minimal vetting.