Why privacy matters, even if you have “nothing to hide”?

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A commentator on a recent post about the DEA installing license plate scanners on the nation’s interstate highways asks, “If you aren’t doing anything illegal why would you care if someone captures your license plate number?”

Another commentator Continue reading “Why privacy matters, even if you have “nothing to hide”?”

Hero of the Month 4-Phil Kennedy just implanted electrodes into his brain

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Phil Kennedy no longer saw any other way to get the data. That was how one day he came to lie blissfully unconscious on an operating table in Belize while a neurosurgeon sawed off the top of his skull.

Last year, Kennedy, a 67-year-old neurologist and Continue reading “Hero of the Month 4-Phil Kennedy just implanted electrodes into his brain”

Access will check if your smartphone has been tracked

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Amibeingtracked.com

Tell Telefónica to respect your privacy and come clean about tracking headers.

The authors of this report are Nader Ammari, Gustaf Björksten, Peter Micek, and Deji Olukotun.

In the age of internet for many users, mobile devices provide the only way of going online. The devices serve as gateways to  information, resources, and innovation, but they can also leak intimate details about the Continue reading “Access will check if your smartphone has been tracked”

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush and his anti-encryption ideas

Jeb Bush Photo:Getty
Jeb Bush    Photo : Getty

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said Tuesday that encryption makes it harder for law enforcement to track down “evildoers” — and called for a “much better, more cooperative relationship” with Apple, Google, and other tech companies that are building uncrackable Continue reading “Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush and his anti-encryption ideas”

Hacking ethics or Fucking ethics?

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Why good hackers are going in prison and the bad ones are making business legally?

Here is the story of one of the most greedy and heartless companies in the world, hidden behind the name – Hacking Team. Read this article from Cora Currier and Morgan Marquis-Boire published in The Intercept

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Ban on encryption ?

David Cameron suggests ban on encryption
David Cameron suggests ban on encryption

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In response to recent events, british chief parasite David Cameron has suggested a ban on encryption. The target is the type of encryption which doesn’t already contain convenient built-in backdoors for governments to use. Whether or not this comes to be or can even be enforced, it shows clearly how government thinks about secrecy. Continue reading “Ban on encryption ?”

Home Webcam hacking reports from BigBrotherWatch

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The Daily Mail has revealed that people could be being watched in their own homes or at work as hackers are targeting webcams and uploading the live footage to the internet. The warning comes from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), which is urging people to upgrade their passwords from the default setting. Continue reading “Home Webcam hacking reports from BigBrotherWatch”