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BoF: ‘European Commission wants to get rid of encryption’

If it is up to the European Commission, companies must do everything possible and impossible to monitor internet users. This means, among other...

BoF sees nothing in European Commission bill against child pornography

Bits of Freedom is not in favour of the child sexual exploitation bill that the European Commission is likely to announce this...

DTC positive about new standard for reporting vulnerabilities

The Digital Trust Center (DTC) is in favour of designating the Security.txt protocol as the new standard for reporting security vulnerabilities. According...

WordPress plugin Elementor contains critical vulnerability

The popular Elementor plugin contained a critical vulnerability. This made it possible for hackers to remotely take over WordPress websites with this plugin. Security experts advise...

Finland wants to use fingerprints to track down criminals

Finland wants to fight crime by using fingerprints stored on passports and identity cards. The crime must be serious enough to qualify. The Ministry of the...

Meta introduces new measures to combat doxing

Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, has announced that users will soon no longer be able to share "publicly accessible" private addresses. This...

EDPB satisfied with data exchange agreement in principle

The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) is satisfied with the agreement in principle that the EU and US reached at the end of March...

‘Research into censorship software Xiaomi phones unnecessary’

No further investigation into the censorship software found on Xiaomi phones is needed. Several foreign government agencies have determined that although this software is present...