War is in cyberspace as much as it is in real space. Since mid-last week Israeli sites have been probed over 44 million times. Typically Israel is subject to a few hundred attempts per day. In air conditioned bunkers filled with servers hackers chase each other back and forth through code and over social media. [...]
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The long arm of the law reaches deep into cyberspace, secretly. The U.S. government has obtained a controversial type of secret court order to force Google Inc. and small Internet provider Sonic.net Inc. to turn over information from the email accounts of WikiLeaks volunteer Jacob Appelbaum, according to documents reviewed by The Wall Street [...]
With more communication comes more communication tracking. (From DissidentVoice.org) “In July, CNET News disclosed that “Microsoft has collected the locations of millions of laptops, cell phones, and other Wi-Fi devices around the world and makes them available on the Web.” According to researchers, “the vast database available through Live.com publishes the precise geographical location, [...]