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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...

Microsoft is going to make malware distribution via Office macros difficult

Microsoft is going to make it difficult for users of Microsoft Office apps to enable VBA macros. The change will take effect in April...

China and Russia use LinkedIn for espionage

Employees of Dutch tech companies are systematically approached by secret services from China and Russia. Spies try to contact employees through fake accounts on the...

Data Protection Authority Belgium: cookie pop-ups illegal

The Belgian Data Protection Authority (DPA) ruled that the Transparency and Consent Framework (TCF) does not comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Developed by Interactive...

NSO Group wanted access to global mobile network via telecom company

NSO Group, an Israeli spyware developer, is said to have approached an American telecom company for access to global mobile networks. In return, they...

Use GPS trackers when stalking is a growing problem

Earlier this year, Apple launched its own GPS Tracker: the Apple AirTag. With this GPS tracker, you can find out the location of, for...