A lot of security experts went into panic mode when Kelly Shortridge showed on Twitter that her files are been scanned by Chrome. Even the files which aren’t in a special folder like Documents or the Windows dir. She and others started to ask why Google is going to scan private files – but is Google really spying?
Mozilla advertise their container feature/addon wrongly as a cure against Facebook tracking, in my guide I will explain you in detail why this is wrong and what the Container feature really have to do with ‘increasing your online privacy’.
The final version (draft) for TLS 1.3 is ready, the problem is that several organization, especially from the USA and several banking pages & Anti-Virus developers, constantly fighting the upcoming (and most secure) protocol. Who will be in control?!
The new released Private Internet Access Client v78 comes with several changes, the GUI is now ‘snappier’ than ever. The taskbar icon got some changes, you see now a high DPI picture which also indicates with a small checkmark if you’re secured or not.
The WebRTC story isn’t new and since 2015 everyone should already aware of it, sadly some VPN providers still haven’t addressed this problem. A simple configuration change on their server configuration can already prevent it, but seems some services are still weak and at the end it’s up to the user to react on it or ignore it.
Following the Cambridge Analytica data privacy scandal which involved the firm improperly acquiring information from more than 50 million Facebook users. A lot of Internet users and companies alike have expressed their distaste with the way Facebook has handled the situation.
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.
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.
The following tutorial works on every Windows, from 7 up to 10 so don’t worry if the screenshots looking slightly different but the process is exactly the same. But why should you remove some certificates? Simply to avoid spying or traffic redirects and other certificate frauds.
According to Tass, Telegram is now forced provide information to law enforcement agencies. This could mean there forced by the Russian government to decrypt some or in the worst case all messages.