Echelon is the term popularly used for an automated global interception and relay system operated by the intelligence agencies in five nations: the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. "A large group of individuals in the Global Internet Community have set out to bring attention to the communications monitoring system known as ECHELON.". . .
The cDc guys have released their 'Hacktivismo FAQ' which discusses this 'special operations' group sponsored by the Cult of the Dead Cow (cDc). They talk about the progress of Peekabooty, the distributed collaborative privacy network, and more. "What is Hacktivismo? . . .
The Bastille Linux development team today announced the release of Bastille Linux 1.2, a hardening script for multiple Linux distributions. With this release, Bastille Linux delivers on the full promise of simplified, automated security administration for Linux systems.. . .