Max Metzger

Internet Society urges G20 to ensure 'ubiquitous encryption' of web

Internet Society urges G20 to ensure 'ubiquitous encryption' of web

The leader of the Internet Society has called for the mass encryption of the internet.
By Max Metzger Apr 12 2017, 10:34AM
2017 set to be landmark year for electronic device searches at the US border

2017 set to be landmark year for electronic device searches at the US border

Searches of electronic devices have shot up in the first months of 2017 and privacy advocates are wondering why. Plus, headphones now banned on certain flights into the US and UK.
By Max Metzger , David Hollingworth Mar 30 2017, 9:52AM
Giuliani and top Trump White House officials hacked, passwords leaked

Giuliani and top Trump White House officials hacked, passwords leaked

The Trump Presidency's new cyber tsar, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani has had his passwords leaked online along with a whole host of top officials.
By Max Metzger Jan 20 2017, 10:18AM
Old fashioned DDoS attack planned to protest Trump's inauguration

Old fashioned DDoS attack planned to protest Trump's inauguration

Anti-Trump protesters have come up with a novel way to oppose the inauguration of President-elect, Donald Trump.
By Max Metzger Jan 19 2017, 11:59AM
Malicious 'fake' news links used for social engineering

Malicious 'fake' news links used for social engineering

A new report from the Institute of Critical Infrastructure Technology has shown that fake news links are often spread to aid the campaigns of APT groups.
By Max Metzger Jan 18 2017, 2:37PM
Chelsea Manning's sentence commuted by President Obama

Chelsea Manning's sentence commuted by President Obama

Famous US whistleblower will walk free after seven years in prison.
By Max Metzger Jan 18 2017, 1:44PM
GoDaddy website hosting service revokes nearly 9000 SSL certificates

GoDaddy website hosting service revokes nearly 9000 SSL certificates

A bug in GoDaddy issued SSL certificates has caused the hosting provider to revoke nearly 9000 certificates.
By Max Metzger Jan 17 2017, 12:19PM
FBI says Ransomware soon becoming a billion dollar business

FBI says Ransomware soon becoming a billion dollar business

The FBI has announced that ransomware could become a $1 billion dollar industry, after early estimates of ransomware losses from only the first quarter of 2016 eclipse that of 2015.
By Max Metzger Jan 11 2017, 12:14PM