Signal App Subpoenaed by Government – Threat Wire

The makers of Signal get a subpoena, Yahoo experiences more bad press, an NSA contractor is in hot water, and the EU wants to make IoT devices more secure. All that coming up now on Threat Wire.

Links:
https://whispersystems.org/bigbrother/eastern-virginia-grand-jury/
https://www.aclu.org/blog/free-future/new-documents-reveal-government-effort-impose-secrecy-encryption-company
https://theintercept.com/2016/10/10/subpoena-to-encrypted-app-provider-highlights-overbroad-fbi-requests-for-information/

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-yahoo-nsa-exclusive-idUSKCN1241YT
https://motherboard.vice.com/read/yahoo-government-email-scanner-was-actually-a-secret-hacking-tool
https://theintercept.com/2016/10/07/ex-yahoo-employee-government-spy-program-could-have-given-a-hacker-access-to-all-email/
http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2016/10/report-fbi-andor-nsa-ordered-yahoo-to-build-secret-e-mail-search-tool/

https://theintercept.com/2016/10/05/nsa-theft-suspect-works-for-contractor-that-sells-the-government-tech-for-spotting-rogue-employees/
https://www.cnet.com/news/harold-thomas-martin-iii-booz-allen-hamilton-edward-snowden-leak/
https://www.wired.com/2016/10/nsa-contractor-arrested-taking-top-secret-documents/

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2016/10/europe-to-push-new-security-rules-amid-iot-mess/
https://www.euractiv.com/section/innovation-industry/news/commission-plans-cybersecurity-rules-for-internet-connected-machines/

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