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Security

The NSA does not need Backdoors

There are often rumors and wrong statements when it comes to the backdoor discussion, some people say that NSA and other agencies definitely need backdoors in encryption or software in order to get the data. This myth seems now debunked based on the article from Wired which comes with the title: The NSA Is Building the Country’s Biggest Spy Center (Watch What You Say).

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Security

Encryption Tools & Algorithm the NSA & Co. still can’t crack

Lot’s of people often gave agencies too many credits because of Snowden and other whistleblower leaks but GCHQ & Co. don’t have unlimited power over every program, connections or algorithm. In my little guide here I show what NSA still can’t crack based on researches and leaks.

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BitCoin data breach World

Edword Snowden reveals that Bitcoin and Blockchain are monitored since the beginning

It’s not really a surprise anymore, since basically everything will be abused and monitored – if possible – but for those which aren’t involved in the security topics – Edward Snowden is behind the new information writings by The Intercept revealing that the NSA has been tracking Bitcoin users since 2013.

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Picture Source: truthinmedia.com

Snowden has classified documentation that shows the NSA has access to the various fiber optic cables that have the entire of the internet running through them.

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Security

Modded NSA Exploits Work on All Microsoft Operating Systems Since Windows 2000

Another Day and another leak – Yes we are still seen waves coming from the NSA exploit leakage last year – Am I worried, hell no because the good thing is that the holes getting detected and we can fix it! So the good thing is that people getting a higher attention because the word ‘NSA’ in it and might reading the article which is exactly why I wrote it, to make people aware of the current situation.

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Net neutrality

NSA: Next Six Years of Spying Powers

The House of Representatives have voted to expand the NSA’s surveillance powers for another six years. Many consider the bill to be a clear violation of the Fourth Amendment, as it endorses warrantless collection of Americans’ emails, chat logs, and other personal communications.

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Picture: nationofchange.org
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Security

TLS 1.3 get’s blocked by Cisco, Avast & NSA

The latest TLS 1.3 draft has several issues which needs to be solved – those problems are related to Cisco, Avast and the NSA. The reason why TLS 1.3 isn’t official released are problems – Middleboxes. Devices like some Canon printers or Browsers (like Chrome which supports the latest draft) dropping the TLS connection. The specific reason is unknown but there some trails found, especially on Canon printers which reveals old NSA operations. The developer David Benjamin mentioned such problems now officially.

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