Hey! Welcome to the United States. May we have your Twitter handle, please?
That’s exactly what you’ll likely be asked by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the airport prior to entering U.S. soil.
Yes, your Twitter handle may soon be part of the US Visa process as U.S. Customs and Border Protection has entered a new proposal into the federal register, suggesting a new field in which foreign visitors can declare their online presence.
This new proposal submitted by the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to the Federal Register on Thursday would update the required entry forms with a question asking travelers to “Please enter [...]
Whistleblower and ex-NSA employee Edward Snowden has criticized a new anti-terror law introduced on Thursday by Russian President Vladimir Putin, referring it as “repressive” and noting that it is a “dark day for Russia.”
The new legislation signed by Putin would compel the country’s telephone carriers and Internet providers to record and store the private communications of each and every one of their customers for six months – and turn them over to the government if requested.
The data collected on customers would include phone calls, text messages, photographs, and Internet activities that would be stored for six months, and [...]
An FBI electronics technician has pleaded guilty to acting as a Chinese secret agent and passing along sensitive information about the Feds to a Chinese government official.
Kun Shan “Joey” Chun, 46, admitted in federal court in Manhattan on Monday that he violated his security clearance on several occasions between 2011 and 2016 in an effort to pass on secret information to China in exchange for money.
Chun is a 19-year FBI veteran from Brooklyn who was born in China but was employed by the FBI in 1997. His duties with the FBI included “accessing sensitive and, in some instance, classified information.”The g-man, as a double agent, sent [...]
We have heard a lot about data breaches nowadays. And if you think that switching to an encrypted messaging service may secure you and your data, then you may be wrong.
No good deed today can help you protect yourself completely.
Reuters and several media outlets are reporting that the phone numbers of 15 Million users in Iran and more than a dozen accounts on the Telegram instant messaging service have been compromised by Iranian hackers exploiting an SMS text message flaw.Telegram is a messaging app “with a focus on security” that promotes itself as an ultra secure instant messaging system as all data is end-to-end encrypted. The service claims to have [...]