A hacker group calling itself Cyber Caliphate hacked the Twitter and YouTube accounts for the U.S. military Central Command on Monday and used the social media platforms to post pro-Islamic State messages and videos. President Obama promises to address cyber security.
The Federal Communications Commission announced on Friday it will be introducing and voting on new net neutrality rules in February. The proposals are sure to set off another storm of controversy as net neutrality has long been a contentious issue for those who believe in the free market and free speech.
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.