Tag Archives: Privacy

Disconnect Search, Built By Ex-Google And Ex-NSA Engineers, Lets You Use Google, Bing And Yahoo Without Tracking

Started as a side project by then-Googler Brian Kennish back in 2010 to cut out ad tracking during a person’s Facebook browsing session, Disconnect has gone on to raise funding (twice), expand to work on multiple browsers and sites, and … Continue reading

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Feds are Suspects in New Malware That Attacks Tor Anonymity

Security researchers tonight are poring over a piece of malicious software that takes advantage of a Firefox security vulnerability to identify some users of the privacy-protecting Tor anonymity network. 

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Associated Press Reporting USPS takes photos of all mail

The Postal Service takes pictures of every piece of mail processed in the United States _ 160 billion last year _ and keeps them on hand for up to a month.

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Turn Off Your Smartphone Camera’s GPS to Protect Your Privacy

If you don’t like to broadcast your whereabouts, you’ve likely got it under control: No Foursquare for you, no “adding to your Photo Map” on Instagram. You’re good, right? Maybe. Or you could be inadvertently telling the world your location … Continue reading

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Facebook issues data breach notification – may have leaked your email and phone number

Facebook just published a data breach notification on its security blog. You might not immediately notice that from the title of the article, which announces itself as an “Important Message from Facebook’s White Hat Program.” 

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STOP CISPA

Added Stop CISPA Banners to Mainsite as well as the Chatroom.  Please support this movement your FREEDOM and Websites around the world depend on you Speaking up for FREEDOM.

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FTC Calls for more privacy from websites.

The FTC is calling for tighter online privacy rules, saying that if companies don’t voluntarily introduce a ‘do not track’ facility, it’ll do it for them. 

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Hackers can track your Cell phones location.

Using an inexpensive phone and open source software, the researchers were able to track the location of cell phone users without their knowledge on the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) network, the predominant worldwide network.

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OpenDNS announces DNSCrypt product

OpenDNS has provided world-class security using DNS for years, and OpenDNS one of thethe most secure DNS service available.  Work is nearing completion on DNSCrypt.

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Security Firms polls show there aren’t many that Like Facebook Timeline

Security firm Sopho’s conducted a poll of over 4,000 users and reported that fewer than 8 percent of users liked the new forced change to Facebook.  Another 8.4 percent reported that they would get used to it.

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