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WhatsApp Introduces End-to-End Encryption

In a move applauded by privacy advocates, instant messaging service WhatsApp is introducing end-to-end encryption of user data on Android devices, meaning that any messages ...

November 19, 2014 at 5:10 am by

Everykey: The Wristband That Wants to Replace Your Passwords

With Google Glass and Samsung Gear, the new paradigm of wearable devices is upon us. The latest upstart to step up is Everykey, a wristband that acts as a replacement for your ...

November 11, 2014 at 5:41 am by

Avast: Factory Reset Doesn’t Remove Personal User Data

The assumption that a factory reset erases all the data you’ve put onto an Android device is a fairly common one among most Android users. However, this simply may not ...

July 12, 2014 at 7:45 pm by

U.S Department of Public Health Exposes 1.3 Million Records In Data Breach

A new report suggests that hackers managed to access an American government server for the Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) in Montana. The data breach ...

June 26, 2014 at 11:35 am by

Germany and France Looking To Create NSA-Free European Communications Networks

According to the German Chancellor’s weekly podcast she will be working with France to develop a European Communications Network that bypasses any American-based nodes ...

February 16, 2014 at 12:57 pm by

Spain Data Protection Watchdog Fines Google

Looks like Google is in trouble again After six months of legal drama, Google is set to be fined €900,000 Euro or $1.38 million in regards to serious violations of ...

December 24, 2013 at 8:32 am by

American Congress Could Rein In NSA’s Domestic Surveillance

James Clapper, the director of National Intelligence, believes that the American Congress could soon amend or even halt the domestic surveillance programs of the NSA according ...

September 13, 2013 at 9:56 am by

Google Faces Fresh New Lawsuit Over Gmail Scanning Saga

The Herald Sun reports that Google is facing another lawsuit because of the way it scans the content of emails received by its Gmail users. Google does this so that it may ...

September 9, 2013 at 9:37 am by

New Legislation Aims To Prohibit NSA Encryption Back Doors

The New York Times reports that a Republican Senator, Rush D Holt, is trying to introduce legislation that would prevent the NSA from installing back doors into encryption. ...

September 8, 2013 at 12:26 pm by

Swedish Politicians Express Concern Over Reports Of Connections With NSA

RT reports that Swedish politicians have come forward to express concerns over public allegations that the Swedish government has been cooperating extensively with the NSA and ...

September 8, 2013 at 11:55 am by

Restore The Fourth Plan New Protest For October 26th

If you live in the USA and are worried about your online privacy and data protection rights then chances are that you’ve already heard of the civil activist movement ...

September 8, 2013 at 11:20 am by

Google Is Deploying New Encryption In Data Centres To Counter NSA

Speaking with the Washington Post Google has told the public that it is bolstering and upgrading its encryption methods amid fresh revelations that the NSA is capable of ...

September 8, 2013 at 10:29 am by

Yahoo Concerned About NSA Encryption Revelations

Yahoo has addressed recent revelations that the NSA and the GCHQ are both capable of getting around encryption. The revelations coming from the New York Times and the ...

September 7, 2013 at 10:55 am by

Microsoft Sues NSA For Permission To Disclose More Data

Microsoft has announced that it is making another push for transparency against the NSA. It claims that lawsuits filed against the U.S government have been totally ignored and ...

August 31, 2013 at 11:04 am by

NSA and China Reportedly Spied On The United Nations

Given all the recent revelations about the NSA you’d be surprised if you found out that there was something they weren’t spying on. The latest revelation by Der ...

August 26, 2013 at 2:23 pm by


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