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Privacy

US Policy Would Allow Government Access to Any Email 516

An anonymous reader writes "National Intelligence Director Mike McConnell is currently helping to draft a new Cyber-Security Policy that could make the debate over warrantless wiretaps seem like a petty squabble. The new policy would allow the government to access to the content of any email, file transfer, or web search."
Security

Submission + - Severe security flaw discovered in GnuPG

An anonymous reader writes: A critical security flaw has been discovered in the processing of encrypted data packets by GnuPG. This is a remotely exploitable bug and affects any use of GnuPG where an attacker can control the data processed by GnuPG, it is not necessarilyy limited to encrypted data, also signed data may be affected. No workaround is known. Everyone is advised to update as soon as possible to GnuPG 1.4.6 (dont forget to check signatures).

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