Apr 282017
 

Imagine you’re about to get on a flight to New Orleans to see your sweetie. You’re in line dreaming of jazz, beignets and jambalaya when you’re pulled aside by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent.

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Mar 092017
 

This week, WikiLeaks released “Vault 7?—a roughly 8,000-page document purporting to detail surveillance tools and tactics of the Central Intelligence Agency.

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Government spies can see everything you’re doing with your phone on a plane

 Posted by on 2016-12-07 at 12:13  airlines, government, government spying, privacy, Reblog, security, spying  Comments Off on Government spies can see everything you’re doing with your phone on a plane
Dec 072016
 

If you like your privacy, don’t fly the friendly skies with your phone connected to in-flight networks.

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The FBI Now Possesses Expanded Hacking Powers Despite Last-Minute Efforts By Congress

 Posted by on 2016-12-01 at 18:02  cyber security, fbi, government spying, Hacking, homeland security, Internet, nsa, privacy, Reblog, security, spying  Comments Off on The FBI Now Possesses Expanded Hacking Powers Despite Last-Minute Efforts By Congress
Dec 012016
 

The FBI is not a fan of computer security, nor is it a fan of disclosing how it collects information. Just ask anybody trying to track its domestic drones and what they’re listening to.

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Privacy experts fear Donald Trump accessing global surveillance network

 Posted by on 2016-11-11 at 18:14  government spying, News, nsa, Politics, privacy, Reblog, security, trump  Comments Off on Privacy experts fear Donald Trump accessing global surveillance network
Nov 112016
 

Concerns raised that current US and UK surveillance system is ‘ripe for further abuse under an autocratic, power-obsessed president’ 12.34 EST Last modified on Friday 11 November 2016 13.

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Encrypted email service ProtonMail says new users up 100% since Trump victory

 Posted by on 2016-11-11 at 18:14  encryption, government spying, infosec, Politics, Reblog, security, tech, trump  Comments Off on Encrypted email service ProtonMail says new users up 100% since Trump victory
Nov 112016
 

The US election has divided America in two. You’re either cock-a-hoop that Donald Trump has won the keys for the White House, or you’re mortified. There doesn’t seem to be much of a middle ground.

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Worried about the NSA under Trump? Here’s how to protect yourself

 Posted by on 2016-11-10 at 13:28  government spying, infosec, nsa, Politics, privacy, Reblog, security, spying, tech  Comments Off on Worried about the NSA under Trump? Here’s how to protect yourself
Nov 102016
 

In January 2017, Donald Trump will become President of the United States of America, and the most technologically advanced surveillance infrastructure in the world will start reporting directly to him.

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