Software Developer of Tor Flies to Berlin Running from FBI

In their attempt to hunt down criminals FBI has been ardently looking to hack Tor; a browser which helps you hide your exact location. They tried to approach Isis Agora Lovecruft and sought her help in testifying a criminal hacking investigation and expected her to appear in court.

Fearing the federal agents would compel her to weaken Tor – exposing hundreds of innocent Tor users open to spying and hacking. So when the agents from FBI advanced her and her family ...

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LinkedIn and the Dark Web Have a History to Share

117 Million LinkedIn Account Details from the 2012 Theft Go on Sale

The web seems to be getting darker by the day as we come across hackers and breached information being sold on the internet almost every day. LinkedIn recently suffered another setback when the company found out that the 2012 breach was far worse than they had figured. The same hacker who had taken responsibility for the disclosure of several passwords in 2012 claims to have the details of 117 ...

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Opera: Free Out of Box VPN service

On April 20, 2016 Opera became the first browser to include a free and unlimited Virtual Private Network (VPN). You no longer have to download or pay for VPN subscriptions in order to protect your privacy while browsing on public Wi-Fi or access any blocked websites.

For now Opera has added the native ad blocker but a free and unlimited VPN client will soon be integrated in your browser.

VPN’s are normally used either to avoid geo-blocking or for privacy purposes. ...

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Undermining Encryption: A Threat to Your Privacy

Government interference on the encryption of online communication poses a threat to human rights all over the world, Amnesty International warned in one of its briefings published about our very own tech giants Apple challenging the US Federal Bureau of Investigation in court about an order to provide software to bypass iPhone encryption.

According to Sherif Elsayed-Ali, Amnesty International’s Deputy Director for Global Issues “Encryption is a basic prerequisite for privacy and free speech in the digital age. Banning ...

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Whatsapp End to End Encryption: The Future of Personal Communication

It took around one and a half years to complete the security project, and now the WhatsApp messenger has fully applied the robust end to end encryption policy to their application all around the world.

All the WhatsApp users who have updated their mobile phones with the latest version of the application would have the end to end encryption policy by default; hence they will have their communications and media encrypted. There are many WhatsApp users, this company owned by Facebook ...

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Petya Ransomware Take Encryption to the Extreme Level by Encrypting Hard Drives

All this time we have been talking about the importance of encryption and how you can encrypt your files to keep them safe. We have a lot of apps that help us do this so that our banking details or personal communication is not being eavesdropped on by others. Quite inherent to their nature, all good tech inventions can be employed very quickly by the dark universe of internet where these inventions are twisted for the benefit of internet criminals. ...

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San Bernardino iPhone Unlocked by The US Government without Apple’s Help

After a terrific showdown between Apple Inc. and the FBI which was closely followed by people around the world, the Justice department has dropped the case because it had found a way to unlock the iPhone used by Syed Rizwan Farook in the San Bernardino shooting. FBI has been able to unlock the iPhone without Apple’s help. It has used a method that was brought to the organization by an unidentified entity about a month ago. With the help ...

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World without Privacy – Apple vs. USA

Capitol Hill was seen raving about security, technology and terrorism on Tuesday when Apple’s fight against FBI’s request to unlock an iPhone owned by a terrorist in the San Bernardino case was put under scrutiny by the House of Judiciary Committee. This arm of the government handles matters which relate to the enforcement of law and order in the US.

It took five and half exasperated hours, a determined FBI director, and an even more determined Apple representative, an encryption expert, ...

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Apple denies FBI’s request to create a back door into iPhone

Apple’s refusal to enable a backdoor to the iPhone used by the San Bernardino attacker is being met by criticism as well as acclamation. On one side, people who revere privacy are with Apple on its bold decision to stand strong against the orders of the court. On the other hand, we have friends and family of the San Bernardino victims who feel that justice is not done by Apple’s denial for a key. Apple has created a strong case ...

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Best Encryption Software for Mac and Why Should You Use It?

Encryption plays an important role in data protection. Encryption software helps to keep our personal data safe. An encrypted data can be decrypted and read only by the user who has the password. Unencrypted data is termed as plain text whereas encrypted data is known as cipher text. The market is flooded with encryption software’s but not all software’s are good enough. After a lot of research and market evaluation we bring to you the best encryption software for Mac: ...

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