Jul 222016
 

Shaun Waterman reports: U.S.-based tech giants appear set to silently ignore new Russian laws requiring them to hand over encryption keys for internet communications to state security agencies, those tracking the issue tell FedScoop. Only two encryption providers appear to have publicly responded to the new legislation, known as “Yarovaya law,” after the hardline lawmaker responsible for drafting it. [Read More…]

Jul 152016
 

From a post on Medium:  Airtel is sniffing and intercepting ALL unencrypted traffic going upstream from CloudFlare’s India data centres, irrespective of what ISP the user is on. This potentially affects everyone in India accessing ANY of the 2 million+ sites on CloudFlare. Read more on Medium. For its part, Airtel denies the claims. As [Read More…]