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Attackers, possibly associated with the Russian government, registered a phony Electronic Frontier Foundation domain earlier this month in an attempt to dupe users into thinking correspondence from the site was coming from the well-known privacy watchdog. The scheme, largely carried out via spear phishing, appears to be part of a larger campaign previously dubbed Pawn […]

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In its bid to change patent law to effectively protect useful inventions and prevent trolls from taking advantage of the system, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has initiated a somewhat humorous “Stupid Patent of the Month” series in which it plans to shame the current patent system. In the first installment, the EFF targets a […]

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A feature introduced in Android 3.1 (Honeycomb) that allows the device to seek familiar WiFi and switch to them from mobile data in order to save battery broadcasts the WiFi connection history in the case of some phones, thus allowing for location tracking.The researchers at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) found that the devices emit […]

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