Jun 302017
 

When law enforcement argues it needs a “backdoor” into encryption services, the counterargument has typically been that it would be impossible to limit such access to one person or organization. If you leave a key under the doormat, a seminal 2015 paper argues, a burglar eventually finds it.

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Traveling? How To Keep Homeland Security Away From Your (Real) Cell Phone

 Posted by on 2017-04-28 at 21:44  cbp, customs, encryption, government spying, homeland security, privacy, Reblog, security, travel  Comments Off on Traveling? How To Keep Homeland Security Away From Your (Real) Cell Phone
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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Got one of these 20+ Linksys Smart Wi-Fi routers? Bad news. 10 security vulnerabilities discovered

 Posted by on 2017-04-24 at 16:56  cisco, cyber security, linksys, network, News, Reblog, router, security  Comments Off on Got one of these 20+ Linksys Smart Wi-Fi routers? Bad news. 10 security vulnerabilities discovered
Apr 242017
 

Linksys is working on a firmware update for 10 security vulnerabilities affecting its “Smart” Wi-Fi series of routers.

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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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Laura Poitras Films The Architecture Of Surveillance—And Projects Films On It, Too

 Posted by on 2016-11-30 at 01:15  documentary, freedom, government, Internet, nsa, privacy, Reblog, security, spying  Comments Off on Laura Poitras Films The Architecture Of Surveillance—And Projects Films On It, Too
Nov 302016
 

The architecture of surveillance is everywhere and nowhere.

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Onion Pi

 Posted by on 2016-11-25 at 18:37  encryption, privacy, Reblog, security, tech, tor  Comments Off on Onion Pi
Nov 252016
 

Feel like someone is snooping on you? Browse anonymously anywhere you go with the Onion Pi Tor proxy. This is fun weekend project that uses a Raspberry Pi, a USB WiFi adapter and Ethernet cable to create a small, low-power and portable privacy Pi. Using it is easy-as-pie.

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