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US Congress to vote on ‘cybersecurity’ bills that are basically surveillance bills in disguise

If passed, the bills will adversely affect all Americans’ privacy, but they have particularly critical consequences for journalists and whistleblowers, so we wanted to highlight those concerns that the letters did not fully cover.

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Hackers Could Commandeer New Planes Through Passenger Wi-Fi | WIRED

Boeing 787 Dreamliner jets, as well as Airbus A350 and A380 aircraft, have Wi-Fi passenger networks that use the same network as the avionics systems of the planes, raising the possibility that a hacker could hijack the navigation system or commandeer the plane through the in-plane network, according to the US Government Accountability Office, which released a report about the planes today.

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Facebook-Linked Accounts Can Be Hijacked with This Tool

This is why I NEVER use Facebook’s login API.

A researcher has created an easy-to-use tool designed to hijack accounts on websites that use the Facebook Login button, such as Booking.com, About.me, Vimeo, and even news site Mashable.

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Apple, Google plan fixes for ‘Freak’ security bug resulting from US ban on strong crypto

Apple and Google both announced today that the companies have each developed fixes to help protect users against the newly revealed ‘Freak’ security flaw, which affects mobile devices and Mac computers.

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This app tells you if you’re being spied on

SnoopSnitch, which debuted at Chaos Communication Congress 31c3 in Hamburg, Germany, is Security Research Labs’ answer to the ever-increasing attacks on mobile users. The app—available for select, rooted Android devices—is designed to alert users of surveillance attacks that would otherwise go unnoticed.

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