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Leaked Memo shows Ecuador Internet Censorship system

Leaked Memo shows Ecuador Internet Censorship system

A leaked internal memo of the multinational ISP Telefonica in Ecuador indicates that the Association of Internet Providers of Ecuador (AEPROVI) was in cahoots with the Ecuadorian government to block their user access to certain websites. The Associated Whistleblowing Press in partnership with the Ecuadorian whistleblowing platform, Ecuador Transparente, published …

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Twitter Shuts Anonymous Accounts For Harassment

Twitter Shuts Anonymous Accounts For Harassment

As the microblogging site prepares to tackle terror-related tweets the new anti-harassment rules of Twitter have seen accounts for hacktivists groups like Anonymous and Ctrl Sec being shut down. The groups which take immediate action when ISIS, a terrorist organization which says it wants to create a new nation for …

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UK Government Hacking Ruled Legal

UK Government Hacking Ruled Legal

The court tasked with investigating privacy infringements ruled on February 12th that it is legal for UK government agencies to hack electronic devices such as computers and phones, both within the UK and abroad. During the hearing at the Investigatory Powers Tribunal, the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), a UK intelligence …

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Hackers use bug to hack “cool” Twitter Handles

Hackers use bug to hack “cool” Twitter Handles

A bug that recently infected Twitter has freed the way for hackers to access and get control of many Twitter accounts like @god, @emoji, and @vagina. In other words, these accounts have been ‘jacked’. So the story goes like this – a flaw seemed when users on Twitter tried to …

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The government might be hacking your account, Twitter warns

Twitter Hack

Security breaches by the government are targeting Twitter accounts. In response to these hacks, Twitter sent emails to an undisclosed number of users warning them that they may be victims of a hack by the government. According to Twitter, the hack may disclose their email addresses, IP addresses and phone …

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