Edward Snowden's guide to internet privacy

Use these tips from Edward Snowden to help protect your internet privacy

In this infographic from the ShortList published by Business Insider, Edward Snowden provides his top four tips for people to help protect their internet privacy. We have also provided tips in the past too for protecting your privacy on the web, such as using Tor, PGP, online identities (separate from your real life identity), 2FA,[…]

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Internet consumption around the world (Infographic)

If you’re curious how people around the world access the Internet, then you’ll want to check out this infographic from International Business Guide. 2013 marked the first year that there are more mobile internet devices than humans, which makes access to the Internet easier than ever. The infographic says that 25% of the world is on mobile[…]

Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden: Here’s how we take back the Internet

Edward Snowden did a TED Talks speech on government surveillance and Internet freedom, via a “telepresence” robot in Russia. The right to data privacy, he suggests, is not a partisan issue, but requires a fundamental rethink of the role of the Internet in our lives — and the laws that protect it. “Your rights matter,” he[…]

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Don’t get caught using these passwords

Each year, SplashData releases the Worst Passwords of the year. In 2012, there sure were some bad passwords, with “password” topping the list. Obviously you don’t want to use “password” as your password! But it looks like the 2013 year proved to be no different. And the passwords were just as bad, with “password” getting[…]

hacking

Hacking of the future, infecting computers using audio signals

I’m in awe of how impressive this is. Computer scientists have developed proof-of-concept software, that uses inaudible audio signals to communicate with each other. And with the communication, they can then transfer data such as malware, from speakers and microphones within short distances of each other. The computers don’t even need to be connected to the Internet[…]

Airplane Wi-Fi

FAA Panel finally agrees with the rest of the world that Wi-Fi is safe

Will wonders never cease. It looks like a 28-member panel for the FAA finally came to the same conclusion that the rest of the world has already come to; Wi-Fi is safe for airplanes. But despite it being declared safe, the regulations will for the most part remain intact, but will be relaxed to allow[…]

Facebook

Facebook no longer has the largest social network – the NSA does

Mark Zuckerberg, it’s time to move over. There is a new king of social networks, and it’s not Facebook anymore. New information released by the infamous NSA leaker Edward Snowden shows that the NSA is mapping a social network that takes up to 20 billion records – seventeen times the amount of Facebook’s 1.2 billion recorded[…]