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France increases internet monitoring powers

A last-minute opposition attempt failed to block the French government from its latest act, which gives it more power to monitor phone and internet connection data without any sort of legal barriers. Government departments now have boarder grounds to base monitoring requests on, and do not need to go through judges for the warrant to Full Article

NSA spied on ‘World of Warcraft’ and other online games

According to documents dating back to 2008 leaked by Edward Snowden, American and British intelligence agencies were using online games like World of Warcraft and Second Life to spy on users. ...Full Article

Internet users warned to change passwords in wake of “Heartbleed” bug

A number of popular websites have issued a warning to their users to change their passwords ASAP, after the discovery of a major bug known as “Heartbleed.” The bug, ...Full Article

New website, haveibeenpwned.com, lets you check if you’ve been hacked

Over the past year an alarming number of companies have been hit by hackers – including prominent ones, like Adobe. With this in mind, an Australian software developer has ...Full Article