A German opposition Greens parliamentarian has visited the US whistleblower Edward Snowden in Moscow. Hans-Christian Ströbele said Snowden might help Germany probe alleged surveillance by the US National Security Agency.
Luckily for former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn, Germany is one of a handful of countries that refuses to extradite its own citizens on principle. But how do other countries handle extradition proceedings?
European researchers have found that the popular PGP and S/MIME email encryption standards are vulnerable to being hacked, with no known patch available. They urge users to disable and uninstall them immediately.
Edward Snowden called on a Berlin audience via livestream to stand up and act on their freedoms – without asking permission. He also hinted at a new encryption technology he's co-developing to circumvent surveillance.
The two common types of email encryption are not as secure as previously thought, German researchers have found. Both Windows and Apple users could be affected by the "Efail" problem.
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