NSA Targets SWIFT?


A hacker group known as the “Shadow Brokers” on Friday released a set of documents “that describe an alleged effort by the NSA to target two ‘service bureaus’ connected to the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, or Swift,” the Journal reported. “The Shadow Brokers documents allegedly show the NSA targeted but didn’t manage to…

WhatsApp backdoor allows snooping on encrypted messages | Technology | The Guardian


Privacy campaigners criticise WhatsApp vulnerability as a ‘huge threat to freedom of speech’ and warn it could be exploited by government agencies Source: WhatsApp backdoor allows snooping on encrypted messages | Technology | The Guardian Two quotes, in particular, that stand out: Boelter reported the backdoor vulnerability to Facebook in April 2016, but was told…