Jun 19 2021

Wither Encryption: What Operation Trojan Shield Reveals

Support SouthFront Illustrative Image Written by Dr. Binoy Kampmark My, were they delighted.  Politicians across several international jurisdictions beamed with pride that police and security forces had gotten one up on criminals spanning the globe.  It all involved a sting by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, led in conjunction with a number of law enforcement agencies in 16 countries, resulting in more than 800 arrests.  The European Union police agency Europol described it as the “biggest ever law enforcement operation against encrypted communication”. The haul was certainly more than the usual: over 32 tonnes of an assortment of drugs including …

Jun 6 2021

Elon Musk In Crosshairs Of Anonymous Hacker Group

Support SouthFront Anonymous video screenshot One of the most famous hacker groups Anonymous has issued a threat to Elon Musk, accusing the billionaire of having “destroyed lives” of retail investors with his tweets about cryptocurrencies. “… recently your carefully created public image is being exposed, and people are beginning to see you as nothing more than another narcissistic rich dude who is desperate for attention.” – Anonymous claimed on the video. On May 13, Elon Musk announced that Tesla would not accept bitcoins to pay for its electric vehicles, and the cryptocurrency rate collapsed by almost 20%. “We are concerned …