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Travellers Refusing Digital Search Now Face $5000 Customs Fine

Travellers who refuse to hand over their phone or laptop passwords to Customs officials can now be slapped with a $5000 fine. The Customs and Excise Act 2018 – which comes into effect today – sets guidelines around how Customs can carry out “...

Domestic drone arrest database being built by defense lawyers group

More drone arrests are coming to the United States, and a prominent group of defense lawyers wants their clients to be prepared. The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers has set up a database of information to help lawyers defend clients who a...

Personal Data of 650,000 Tennessee Voters Sold on eBay

The personal information of 654,517 voters who voted in Shelby County, Tennessee, was found last mo...

Senators push bill requiring warrant for U.S. data under spy law

A bipartisan group of at least 10 U.S. senators plans to introduce on Tuesday legislation that would...

Supreme Court battle on Cell Phone records

In the hit podcast Serial, one crucial bit of evidence was the cellphone tower records that suggeste...

Iranian hackers used female ‘honey pot’ on social media to lure targets, finds new research

Hackers believed to be working for the Iranian government have impersonated a young female photog...