Earlier this week, security researchers from UpGuard found another unsecured S3 server that leaked sensitive files from a joint US Army and NSA agency. The server contained files from INSCOM marked TOP SECRET and NOFORN (NO FOReign Nationals). The researchers also found folders which indicated that the system was part...

Earlier this week, the director of digital futures at the CIA's Directorate of Digital Innovation affirmed the agency’s push towards cloud computing, stating that the bureau has “overachieved” in its efforts to leverage the technology. Speaking at the Public Sector Breakfast at AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas, Teresa Smetzer said that...

Last Monday, US prosecutors charged three Chinese hackers for infiltrating a number of US and international companies. According to the Department of Justice, Wu Yingzhuo, Dong Hao, and Xia Lei hacked the systems of firms including Siemens, Moody's Analytics, and Trimble to steal trade secrets for the purposes of gaining commercial...

Jillian York of Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) recently criticized Silicon Valley companies for contributing to the growing censorship of the Internet and accused them of willingly complying with requests from authoritarian governments.     York cited the compliance of Snapchat and Medium with the Saudi Arabian government a few months ago. She...

According to Reuters, recent interviews with entrepreneurs and company registration data suggest that investors are flocking to countries such as Singapore, Switzerland, and other regions where digital currencies aren’t heavily regulated. The data is also supported by statistics gathered by Smith + Crown, a cryptocurrency research firm which says that regulators’...