Old VIA C3 chipsets have an undocumented RISC coprocessor that gives you root access from userland if you simply type in four bytes.
Facebook announced that it plans to introduce many of the privacy changes required by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which goes into effect on May 25, to users around the world.
DreamHost revealed that the U.S. Department of Justice has demanded that the company hand over the IP addresses of 1.2 million people who visited the #DisruptJ20 website.
Facebook updated the interactive guide as part of its efforts to teach people how to use its website.
FireEye revealed that Netflix users in the United States were recently targeted by a phishing campaign.
Google announced two new apps at Google I/O: Allo, which brings built-in AI capabilities and optional end-to-end encryption, and Duo, an end-to-end encrypted video-calling app.
Verizon will begin merging offline personal data of its wireless customers with the data it gets from AOL by tracking users on 40 percent of the Web.
Tech companies, non-profits and security experts signed a letter against encryption backdoors today.
Microsoft announced that it will stop enabling the Do Not Track policy by default in its future browser versions.
Opera bought a Canadian VPN provider called SurfEasy to integrate it into its browser and protect its users' privacy with an extra layer of security.
Internet Freedom declined globally in 2014, as more governments tried to assert control over the Internet.