We won’t mince words, so we will just say outright: VPNs can be hacked with about one year of computer time on a $100 million supercomputer. In the words of the Five Eyes countries which… Read More »Can VPNs be Hacked? Find Out How Safe You Are!
It wasn’t very long ago when everyone just assumed that emails were perfectly safe and private. The government wasn’t allowed to snoop on our phone calls whenever they felt like it. Without having a good… Read More »How to Set Up an Anonymous Email Account: Enjoy Private Communication Again
A recent survey by the NTIA, under the US Department of Commerce, clearly shows that people in the US have serious online security trust issues. The report was compiled to see how people felt about online security, and it isn’t anywhere near as good as it should.
Looking at the data, I can’t help but wonder how many people are aware of the fact that they can personally improve their online security by using some encryption from a
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Google wants to know what you’re doing. All the time. Online, offline, maybe even in the shower…if there’s an ad agency that wants to know, they’ll try and find out. We talk about staying anonymous from the NSA and other spies, but what about those who we allow to spy on us?
Many people falsely believed that the only threat they face online is a hacker or a computer virus. This turned out to not be the case as governments the world over have been found to be using the Internet to track people’s information and do mass surveillance. You can be sure that they’re following the activity of online activists, especially in more restrictive countries. Do not fool yourself, these restrictive countries can include both the UK and the USA.
Even the most common of online activist activities can be tracked and used against you if you don’t protect yourself. This is where a
Read More »How do Online Activists Benefit From a VPN?
Internet security myths have gone through the roof recently. I even recently read an article on another website, that I won’t name because I’d rather not start a flame war, which took these myths and made them ‘facts.’ The most maddening thing was that the article had no back-up proof or references about the claims it made.
I’m going to look at a few points made in this other article as it will address a few common