By invisibler

Tor Hacked

Tor Has Been Compromised. Now What?

The disturbing news that Tor, the online community’s most secure and effective anonymizing tool has been compromised was officially confirmed July 30, 2014 in an advisory published by the Tor Project. The sophisticated two-pronged attack – thought to have begun in early February 2014 and continued until July 4, a period of about 5 months – raises many questions.

Tor Onion Knife

Everything You Must Know About Tor

What is Tor? Tor, short for The Onion Router, is a free service designed to allow people to browse the web anonymously, and to evade all known methods of surveillance. Tor’s purpose is to allow individuals and organizations to view and exchange information across the Internet without compromising their privacy or anonymity. Information transmitted using…

Hot Coals

Messaging and Phone App Viber Blocked in Saudi Arabia

Various news sources, including the Shia International News Association, report that Saudi Arabia has blocked access to the popular encrypted messaging service Viber. Viber CEO, Talmon Marco told the BBC that he didn’t know why Viber was blocked and they expect to restore the service within a few days. Viber, a free messaging and VoIP…

Occupy Wall Street Protester

Occupy – It Was Always Meant to be About You!

A friend told me “Paranoia is a good thing, especially if you are being followed.” Apparently Americans, and very likely the rest of the world’s population, have good reason to be paranoid. In 2011/2012 the empire struck back, showed its teeth and the surveillance state was dragged out into the open. US mainstream media was…

Sharing is Great, But it Could Come With a Cost!

Insurance companies apparently found yet another way to reduce their losses. An article by the UK’s Daily Mail claims that in the future claims could be rejected if customers had been ‘reckless’ with information they posted online. A spokeswoman for Hiscox Insurance admits it would consider rejecting applications outright from celebrities who write about their personal lives on Twitter because they are making themselves vulnerable to being targeted.