Did you know that the US government is sitting on its own Strategic Zero-Day Reserve? A “zero-day” is a software vulnerability that allows adversaries to bypass or reduce security…
GCHQ chief Robert Hannigan has described the anonymous Tor network as a “brilliant invention” but one that highlights the growing problem of encrypted services.
Hannigan gave a long speech at MIT covering many aspects of the current technology landscape, touching on encryption, surveillance and the balance between civil liberties and data access that agencies such as GCHQ have to strike.
Security: The case cleared a little in terms of a legal document published in the American press. A Washington judge confirms that the university has helped the FBI identify the IP addresses of users of the anonymous network.