Wiretaps, data dumps and zero days: is digital privacy no longer possible? – video | World news | The Guardian

From Russian hacking to WikiLeaks, Edward Snowden and CIA cyber weapons, does digital surveillance mean the end of privacy?

Fuente: Wiretaps, data dumps and zero days: is digital privacy no longer possible? – video | World news | The Guardian


State of surveillance: privacy in Donald Trump’s America – tech podcast | Technology | The Guardian

With Barack Obama’s presidency coming to a close, Ewen MacAskill, the Guardian’s defence and intelligence correspondent, helps us explore what mass surveillance in America might look like under Donald Trump

Fuente: State of surveillance: privacy in Donald Trump’s America – tech podcast | Technology | The Guardian


Exclusive: Pentagon source goes on record against whistleblower program – video | World news | The Guardian

A former Pentagon investigator has spoken on record to the Guardian about major privacy and security lapses within the government’s whistleblower program. John Crane, who for 25 years worked for the Department of Defense inspector general’s office, which helps federal employees expose abuse and corruption, says whistleblowers like Edward Snowden had little choice but to go outside the system. His revelations can now be made public for the first time

Fuente: Exclusive: Pentagon source goes on record against whistleblower program – video | World news | The Guardian


Chelsea Manning wins free speech award: ‘It’s easy to feel invisible’ – video | US news | The Guardian

Chelsea Manning, currently in a maximum security prison in Kansas, is awarded the Blueprint for Free Speech prize

Fuente: Chelsea Manning wins free speech award: ‘It’s easy to feel invisible’ – video | US news | The Guardian


PDI lanza campaña de prevención contra el grooming – El Mostrador

PDI lanza campaña de prevención contra el grooming – El Mostrador.

El grooming es una práctica de la que son víctimas miles de niños y jóvenes alrededor del mundo, donde un adulto se hace pasar por alguien más joven con el fin de ganar su amistad y posteriormente cometer abusos en su contra. En la campaña lanzada por la PDI y en la que el actor Augusto Schuster es rostro, se busca crear conciencia sobre los riesgos que corren los menores en internet.


¿Tiene la NSA fotos de tu pene o el de tu pareja? – Derechos Digitales

¿Tiene la NSA fotos de tu pene o el de tu pareja? – Derechos Digitales.


La semana pasada, John Oliver dedicó Last Week Tonight – el show semanal que conduce en HBO – para hablar de los programas de espionaje de la NSA y las revelaciones de Edward Snowden hace dos años atrás. Y no solo eso, sino que viajó hasta Moscú para entrevistarlo.

Lamentablemente el video no tiene subtítulos, pues se trata de una de las explicaciones más claras (y graciosas) de los alcances y consecuencias que tienen los programas de espionaje estadounidenses.


French media groups to hold emergency meeting after Isis cyber-attack | World news | The Guardian

French media groups to hold emergency meeting after Isis cyber-attack | World news | The Guardian.

Yves Bigot, the director-general of French TV network TV5Monde, says the company’s firewalls were breached by people with a deep knowledge of security and possible links to Islamic State

France’s culture minister is to call an urgent meeting of French media groups to assess their vulnerability to hacking after the public service television network TV5Monde was taken over by individuals claiming to belong to Islamic State, blacking out broadcasts as well as hacking its websites and Facebook page.

All TV5Monde broadcasts were brought down in a blackout between 10pm and 1am local time on Wednesday to Thursday by hackers claiming allegiance to Isis. They were able to seize control of the television network founded by the French government in 1984, simultaneously hacking 11 channels as well as its website and social media accounts.

Experts say the cyber-attack represented a new level of sophistication for the Islamist group, which has claimed complex hacking before, but nothing as big as this. The Paris prosecutor’s office has opened a terrorism investigation into the attack.


Paris attacks: from solidarity to surveillance – video | World news | The Guardian

Paris attacks: from solidarity to surveillance – video | World news | The Guardian.

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The attacks in the French capital on the offices of a satirical magazine, in the streets and at a kosher supermarket prompted a wave of public outrage and solidarity. But in the days after the attacks politicians and others have seized on the events to push different agendas. Phoebe Greenwood recaps a febrile week in which solidarity and support for free expression began to give way to calls for wider surveillance

Snowden asks Putin about Russian surveillance during phone-in – video | World news | theguardian.com

Snowden asks Putin about Russian surveillance during phone-in – video | World news | theguardian.com.

Edward Snowden calls in to ask a question of the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, during a televised phone-in. Putin denies Russia is involved in ‘mass, indiscriminate’ surveillance but says they use modern means to fight terrorism. Whistleblower Edward Snowden was granted asylum in Russia in 2013


Video: Edward Snowden wins Sam Adams award

Video: Edward Snowden wins Sam Adams award.

Friday, 11 October 2013, 22:30 UTC

This week Edward Snowden received the Integrity Award from the Sam Adams Associates for Integrity in Intelligence. These videos from the award ceremony are the first of Mr Snowden after being granted asylum in Russia.

The videos show Mr Snowden as he was given the award by Ray McGovern (ex-CIA) who said “Sam Adams Associates are proud to honor Mr. Snowden’s decision to heed his conscience and give priority to the Common Good over concerns about his own personal future. We are confident that others with similar moral fiber will follow his example in illuminating dark corners and exposing crimes that put our civil rights as free citizens in jeopardy…. Just as Private Manning and Julian Assange exposed criminality with documentary evidence, Mr. Snowden’s beacon of light has pierced a thick cloud of deception. And, again like them, he has been denied some of the freedoms that whistleblowers have every right to enjoy.”

Also present at the ceremony was WikiLeaks journalist Sarah Harrison who took Mr Snowden from Hong Kong to Moscow and obtained his asylum. The previous award winners, all United States Government whistleblowers, Thomas Drake (NSA), Jesselyn Raddack (DoJ) and Coleen Rowley (FBI), were also in attendance. These videos were filmed on the October 9 and are released for the first time today.