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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Lock down your Twitter: take care that rogue third-party apps don’t hijack your account

 Posted by on 2016-11-25 at 11:22  Reblog, security, tech, twitter  Comments Off on Lock down your Twitter: take care that rogue third-party apps don’t hijack your account
Nov 252016
 

If you’re a long-time Twitter user, you’ve probably come across your fair share of third-party apps. Most of these tools exist for completely harmless purposes – analysing your follower metrics, scheduling posts or posting results from a quiz.

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Trump’s pick for CIA director has called for Snowden’s execution

 Posted by on 2016-11-21 at 00:24  edward snowden, News, nsa, Politics, Reblog, security, snowden, trump  Comments Off on Trump’s pick for CIA director has called for Snowden’s execution
Nov 212016
 

President-elect Donald J. Trump has made three key national security picks this morning, tapping Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) as attorney general, Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) as head of the Central Intelligence Agency, and retired Gen. Michael Flynn as his security adviser.

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Why your password is still important – even if you use multi-factor authentication

 Posted by on 2016-11-18 at 16:03  cyber security, infosec, password, privacy, Reblog, security, tech  Comments Off on Why your password is still important – even if you use multi-factor authentication
Nov 182016
 

Multi-factor authentication is steadily becoming a more mainstream login protection mechanism, with it being adopted for use in many organizations as well as many popular websites such as Twitter, Facebook, Gmail and Amazon.

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America’s top spy won’t stick around to watch Donald Trump wield his doomsday device

 Posted by on 2016-11-17 at 14:28  cyber war, government, News, nsa, Politics, privacy, Reblog, security, spying, trump  Comments Off on America’s top spy won’t stick around to watch Donald Trump wield his doomsday device
Nov 172016
 


James Clapper, the US Director of National Intelligence, has tendered his resignation.

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