• Jul 9, 2020
  • Caleb Chen
  • Cybersecurity, General Privacy News, Governments,

New German law would force ISPs to allow secret service to install trojans on user devices

A new law being proposed in Germany would see all 19 federal state intelligence agencies in Germany granted the power to spy on German citizens through the use of trojans. The new law would force internet service providers (ISPs) to install government hardware at their data centers which would reroute data to law enforcement, and … Continue reading “New German law would force ISPs to allow secret service to install trojans on user devices”

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  • Nov 30, 2018
  • Sean Doyle
  • General Privacy News, Guides,

What is Malware? 5 Tips for Malware Protection

Malware is a term used to describe a malicious program or code that was written with the intent to cause harm to a computer system, smartphone, tablet, or other device. Malware is defined as any kind of software that corrupts computer system, gathers sensitive information, and gains access to private computer systems and networks. There … Continue reading “What is Malware? 5 Tips for Malware Protection”

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  • Jul 26, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • Cybersecurity, Encryption, General Privacy News, Governments,

German police to be able to read encrypted messages with government malware by end of 2017

German police will be able to read encrypted messages using government malware by the end of 2017, according to leaked documents obtained by Netzpolitik. They are legally able to deploy this malware because of a new law.┬áLast month, Germany passed a law that allows police to use “Staatstrojaner” or state trojans to hack into mobile … Continue reading “German police to be able to read encrypted messages with government malware by end of 2017”

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