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Security News This Week: Cops Accidentally Leaked Footage From License Plate Readers

Security News This Week: Cops Accidentally Leaked Footage From License Plate Readers

Each Saturday we round up the news stories that we didn’t break or cover in depth at WIRED, but which deserve your attention nonetheless.

The post Security News This Week: Cops Accidentally Leaked Footage From License Plate Readers appeared first on WIRED.

Tor Just Launched the Easiest App Yet for Anonymous, Encrypted IM

Tor Just Launched the Easiest App Yet for Anonymous, Encrypted IM

The new, dead-simple software—still in beta—promises to protect both the content and origin of instant messages from surveillance.

The post Tor Just Launched the Easiest App Yet for Anonymous, Encrypted IM appeared first on WIRED.

EU Parliament Clears a Path to Give Snowden Asylum

A narrowly-passed resolution calls on European states to protect America’s most-wanted whistleblower.

The post EU Parliament Clears a Path to Give Snowden Asylum appeared first on WIRED.

Turns Out Police Stingray Spy Tools Can Indeed Record Calls

Turns Out Police Stingray Spy Tools Can Indeed Record Calls

New documents confirm longstanding suspicion that stingrays can intercept and record contents of mobile communications.

The post Turns Out Police Stingray Spy Tools Can Indeed Record Calls appeared first on WIRED.

Cars That Talk to Each Other Are Much Easier to Spy On

Cars That Talk to Each Other Are Much Easier to Spy On

All that wireless chatter could make vehicles far easier and cheaper to track.

The post Cars That Talk to Each Other Are Much Easier to Spy On appeared first on WIRED.

The Most Controversial Hacking Cases of the Past Decade

The Most Controversial Hacking Cases of the Past Decade

The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, also known as the federal anti-hacking statute, has been used to prosecute a growing list of non-hacking behavior.

The post The Most Controversial Hacking Cases of the Past Decade appeared first on WIRED.

David Pogue Gets Car Hacking Dangerously Wrong

David Pogue Gets Car Hacking Dangerously Wrong

Pogue’s error-filled column on automotive security reporting is not just wrong, it’s dangerous.

The post David Pogue Gets Car Hacking Dangerously Wrong appeared first on WIRED.

WikiLeaks Is Publishing the CIA Director’s Hacked Emails

WikiLeaks Is Publishing the CIA Director’s Hacked Emails

Days after hackers reveal they’d broken into CIA director John Brennan’s AOL account, WikiLeaks has obtained and leaked a selection of his files.

The post WikiLeaks Is Publishing the CIA Director’s Hacked Emails appeared first on WIRED.

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