Russia’s law that all companies must store data about Russian users only on computer servers inside Russia makes it easier for the government to access it.

The FBI is standing by claims that North Korea was behind the devastating cyber-attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment late last month, despite the evidence presented by cyber-security experts.

The Pew Research group released a report on Thursday on the future of Internet privacy. The report, which details the responses of thousands of experts, does not paint a very bright future for those of us who value privacy.

When Sony Pictures Entertainment was hacked late last month, they — and many in the news media — were quick to blame North Korea. The New American reported that a mysterious hacktivist group calling itself the Guardians of Peace (GOP) was probably behind the attack. Recent leaks now verify that. 

Microsoft is reporting that a recent Windows update is causing serious problems with many computers that have received it as an automatic update.