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    Internet Freedom Software Tools Do Not Facilitate Cybercrime

    Jun 30, 2015

    Software tools created by the U.S. State Department to encourage the free flow of information online and on mobile phone networks are not likely to be used by criminals to pursue illegal activities. While some have the potential to be used for illicit purposes, there are alternative technologies that are better suited.

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    Keeping Hackers Away from Your Car, Fridge, and Front Door

    Dec 7, 2015

    In the ever-growing Internet of Things, attackers already outpace the defenders. If developing solutions for software liability doesn't become more of a priority, there may be no winning this technological war.

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