Source: Ryan Gallagher, Slate
Keeping track of the avalanche of reports about new mass surveillance initiatives and Internet freedom crackdowns can be a difficult task. But soon there could be a solution to the problem: a global monitoring system that will help chart digital repression by mapping the Internet’s “cyber geography” in near real time.
Tag Archives: Monitoring
Source: Shahid Abbasi, The News Tribe
Pakistan’s government has decided to establish a monitoring system of international incoming and outgoing calls along with voice and text communication of internet through International Clearing House (IHC).
Source: Shawn Merdinger, Infosec Island
It’s no secret that Shodan has turned up some interesting findings over the past few years – everything from critical infrastructure devices, to VoIP phones, solar and wind farms, HVAC systems, even a online crematorium.
Over the past few months, authorities in these countries have separately been arguing the case for expanded power to monitor Internet communications.
Syria has been the center of much international attention lately.
Source: Ellen Nakashima, Washington Post
The National Security Agency has pushed repeatedly over the past year to expand its role in protecting private-sector computer networks from cyberattacks but has been rebuffed by the White House, largely because of privacy concerns, according to administration officials and internal documents.
Source: Sandeep Joshi, The Hindu
Currently, trials are on in Delhi and Haryana through a main server established in the national capital.
Source: UK Parliamentary News
The Home Affairs Committee publishes its report into The Roots of Violent Radicalisation today, the result of a wide-ranging inquiry that began in May 2011.
An Israeli company has been selling Iran Internet-monitoring equipment through a distributor in Denmark, Bloomberg news agency reported on Friday.
Brave journalists have defied court orders and have even been jailed rather than compromise their ethical duty to protect sources. But as governments increasingly record their citizens’ every communication — even wiretapping journalists and searching their computers — the safety of anonymous sources will depend not only on journalists’ ethics, but on their computer skills.