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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Breaking into the Simulated Universe

 Posted by on 2016-11-19 at 23:44  philosophy, Reblog, science, tech  Comments Off on Breaking into the Simulated Universe
Nov 192016
 

I argued in my 2015 paper “Why it matters that you realize you’re in a Computer Simulation” that if our universe is indeed a computer simulation, then that particular discovery should be commonplace among the intelligent lifeforms throughout the universe.

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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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Bruce Schneier: ‘The internet era of fun and games is over’

 Posted by on 2016-11-16 at 22:48  cyber crime, cyber security, cyber terrorism, cyber war, infosec, Politics, privacy, Reblog, security, tech  Comments Off on Bruce Schneier: ‘The internet era of fun and games is over’
Nov 162016
 

Internet pioneer Bruce Schneier issued a dire proclamation in front of the House of Representatives’ Energy & Commerce Committee Wednesday: “It might be that the internet era of fun and games is over, because the internet is now dangerous.

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What’s inside the windowless AT&T/NSA spying hub in lower Manhattan?

 Posted by on 2016-11-16 at 22:28  cyber war, government, News, Politics, privacy, Reblog, security, spying, tech  Comments Off on What’s inside the windowless AT&T/NSA spying hub in lower Manhattan?
Nov 162016
 


The windowless, 550′-tall AT&T tower at 33 Thomas Street in lower Manhattan is the building referred to as TITANPOINTE in the NSA documents leaked by Edward Snowden, and was likely the staging point for the NSA’s BLARNEY operation, which illegally spied upon communications to and from “Internationa

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Why the Artificial Intelligence Community Doesn’t Like Elon Musk

 Posted by on 2016-11-12 at 21:14  ai, artificial intelligence, elon musk, machine learning, Reblog, science, skynet, tech  Comments Off on Why the Artificial Intelligence Community Doesn’t Like Elon Musk
Nov 122016
 

Elon Musk is a polarizing figure. He’s promised that, with his two companies, his sole interest is to free humanity from its current tethers — Tesla, with its autonomous electric cars, and SpaceX, with its plans for Mars-bound spacecraft.

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