Computerworld Security: September 04, 2015


Even encrypted medical record databases leak information

A new study from Microsoft researchers warns that many types of databases used

for electronic medical records are vulnerable to leaking information despite the

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1. Spy equipment suppliers: Report exposes who sells surveillance tech to Colombia


2. Microsoft, U.S. face off again over emails stored in Ireland


3. DOJ tightens policies on use of simulated cells for surveillance


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Spy equipment suppliers: Report exposes who sells surveillance tech to Colombia

Privacy International's investigative report reveals that more than a dozen

international companies are selling spy equipment used for mass surveillance to

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Microsoft, U.S. face off again over emails stored in Ireland

A dispute between Microsoft and the U.S. government over turning over emails

stored in a data center in Ireland comes up for oral arguments in an appeals

court in New York on Wednesday.


DOJ tightens policies on use of simulated cells for surveillance

The U.S. Department of Justice has issued new guidelines on the use of a

cellular surveillance technology called stingrays.



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