Latest Christopher Soghoian Stories

Security Firms Backing Out Of RSA Conference Over NSA Controversy
2014-01-09 13:51:05

Following last month’s news that security firm RSA had worked with the National Security Agency to provide a digital backdoor in its encryption technology, eight computer security research firms have announced that they will not attend a security conference sponsored by RSA.

G-Men Use Computer Laptop Cameras To Spy On Suspects
2013-12-09 13:25:56

J. Edgar Hoover, founding director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, was notorious for the files he kept on individuals. The information contained within those files was gathered long before today’s digital era, but Hoover would likely be envious of the Bureau’s latest techniques to gather the dirt.

Boarding Pass App Worries Security Experts
2012-10-26 04:14:24

Readily available smartphone apps that scan airline boarding passes can alert passengers to whether or not they have been selected for additional screening by the TSA, security experts warn.

Judge Orders Google To Help FBI Unlock Alleged Pimp’s Smartphone
2012-03-16 03:31:16

A federal judge has given the go-ahead for an FBI warrant that will require Google to assist the federal agency in cracking into the Android cell phone of a suspected pimp currently under investigation for his role in a federal human tracking investigation.

2011-05-12 15:10:00

Reports surfaced on Thursday claim that Facebook hired a PR firm to get USA Today and other news outlets to try and smear Google’s name in the social network world.

Word of the Day
  • Of or relating to good digestion.
  • Cheerful.
The word 'eupeptic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'good' and 'digest'.