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Best Anonymous Messaging Apps

With hacking attempts and NSA surveillance news hogging the internet, it’s not surprising to see the average user feel paranoid about their privacy. After...
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Best Phones for Privacy and Security

When there are so many smartphones on the market, you might often find yourself intimidated by the choices. Besides design, specifications and pricing, privacy...
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Privacy vs. Anonymity

Privacy and anonymity are vital components of a functioning society. As the internet has shown us, both are necessities even in the modern world.
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DNS Providers That Don’t Log Queries

There is really no limit to what every individual would expect from their domain name service (DNS) provider. The pages should download fast, it...
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Grams Darknet Search Engine Shuts Down

In 2014, a ground-breaking invention made its debut. Referred to as Grams, this was an exclusive darknet search engine designed to ease access to...
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Firefox Browser to Implement Tor-Based Privacy Feature

If you have wondered how ads keep popping up on your monitor that relate to some of the sites you had recently visited, it...

Bail Denied to Alleged NSA Leaker

Alleged National Security Agency leaker Reality Winner was once again denied bail by federal judge Brian Epps after the case prosecutors cautioned that she...

Loopix: A New Anonymity Network

“Loopix” is a newly developed anonymity network that can be an alternative to Tor, the popular dark web browser. The mix-based architecture of the...

U.S. Orders to Stop Using Kaspersky Software in Federal Agencies

The United States government has just passed a ban regarding the use and operation of security software developed by a leading Russian brand, citing...

Web Hosting Company DreamHost Targeted by DDoS Attack

In what could be named a coincidence or an organized occurrence, a new development has come to light in the aftermath of the Daily...

ProtonMail Adds Bitcoin in Its Payment Methods

ProtonMail is a popular anonymous email service operating from Switzerland and is known for encrypting emails by default.Emails exchanged between the users of this service...

Are You Being Tracked? Use these Codes to Find Out!

There are times when you may just have a gut feeling you’re being tracked, in the sense that someone is listening to your phone...

British Hacker Pleads Guilty to Hacking into DoD Satellite Network

A 25-year-old British man was arrested for hacking into the United States Department of Defense system.Sean Caffrey, a resident of Sutton Coldfield in the...

NSA Contractor Accused of Leaking Classified File on Russian Hacking

Prosecutors claim that a National Security Agency contractor has leaked a classified file showing details of Russia hacking voting vendors and breaching the local system.The...

Freenet – Another Secure Anonymity Browser

The erosion of privacy and growth of censorship on the internet increasingly threaten freedom of expression in the digital age.Information flows are becoming subject...

New App Threatens Online Users’ Privacy

A new app developed by computer scientists from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute threatens online anonymity by monitoring computer web usage.

Hong Kong Denied Asylum to Families Who Helped Snowden

The families that helped hide Edward Snowden following the infamous NSA surveillance data leak in 2013 have been denied asylum by the Hong Kong government.

Why Australian Dark Web Users Should Be Worried

Australians’ online privacy is in jeopardy as ISPs and telecom companies now have to collect and store all phone and internet activity.

The Shadow Brokers Dumps More Alleged Exploits

The Shadow Brokers, a rogue hacking outfit that stole data from the NSA, has released the password to a previous file dump.

OPM Overpays for Identity Theft Protections After 2015 Data Breach

The Office of Personal Management seems to be paying too much money for an identity theft protection program for the victims of its 2015 data breach.

Teen Arrested for Making Anonymous Bomb Threats

An Israeli teenager is under arrest on suspicion that he used various anonymity tools to make hoax bomb threats to Jewish institutions.

A Practical Guide to the Theory and Practice of Online Privacy

Just what is privacy anyway? What is anonymity? Are they the same, or is one more desirable than the other? Are privacy and security...

Families Who Sheltered Edward Snowden Seeking Canada Asylum

A trio of families in Hong Kong who hosted rogue NSA contractor Edward Snowden in 2013 are seeking asylum in Canada.

Operating Systems for Browsing the Dark Web: Windows, Mac, or Linux?

If you are reading this, then you have obviously decided to take a trip down the rabbit hole into the dark web.Like any other...

Sigaint Darknet Email Service Down for Weeks

Sigaint, one of the largest darknet email providers, has been down from February 11.To date, there are no signs of the site going online...

Edward Snowden Wants to Protect Journalists and Sources

Former CIA employee and contractor for the United States government, Edward Snowden is reportedly working to build a hardware tool to protect journalists and whistleblowers from state surveillance and government-sponsored hackers.

Russia Has Received No Request for Edward Snowden Extradition to US

The United States has not made any formal request to Russia for the deportation of Edward Snowden as of yet, according to Edward Snowden’s attorney Anatoly Kucherena.

New Phishing Campaign Targets Gmail Users

Recent developments in the cyber-crime domain have indicated that not even well-established industry players are immune from cyber-attacks.

Snowden’s Favorite Email Provider, Lavabit, Relaunches

Four years ago, Lavabit was caught on the horns of a massive dilemma that would have forced it to release the crucial encryption keys for their encrypted email service, risking the privacy of their hundreds of thousands of users in the process.
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New Ransomware Called “GoldenEye” Targets HR Departments

It seems that cyber criminals are constantly modifying and improving the tactics they use to achieve t

Hacktivist Group “Anonymous” Hacks The Thai Government Job Portal

Anonymous, the international network of activist that comprises mainly of online hackers, is well known for its cyber-attacks on government, corporate, and religious websites since its inception in 2003.
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Some Ways to Share Files Anonymously

File sharing and anonymous peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing, in particular, have always been a hot-button issue in propriety as well as open source software communities. There is a myriad of reasons why internet users might seek to share files anonymously, with the first that comes to mind being the plight of whistleblowers or political activists trying to avoid persecution.

Over 1 Million People Support the Pardon Snowden Campaign

The relentless push to secure a presidential pardon for former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden has recently reached a new milestone. The Pardon Snowden campaign addressed a petition to outgoing President Barrack Obama.

Koolova Ransomware Decrypts Files If You Read 2 Cybersecurity Articles

Ransomware is a kind of computer malware that disables users from accessing their PC or selected files in their systems until a certain amount of money is paid as “ransom.”

Security Vulnerabilities Could Let Hackers Access In-Flight Systems

Cyber-hijacking an airplane and taking control of its flight capabilities is a recipe for a thrilling and scary action movie. You know what’s scary? The category for such film is simply an action movie and not a science fiction one. This is because such scenario is certainly possible according to this online security group.

DNSChanger Malware Used In Malvertising Campaign

DNSChanger first hit the headlines in 2007, and for the five years that followed, this malware exploit infected millions of computers and networks throughout the world subjecting them to security vulnerabilities and threats.
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Snowden Says Petraeus Shared More Sensitive Info Than He Ever Did

Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor, now lives as a fugitive in Moscow, Russia. He was charged with treason, as he was found guilty of leaking thousands of classified documents. During a recent interview, Edward Snowden argues that the retired general, David Petraeus, was responsible for having mishandled far more sensitive information than he ever did during his time in office.
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FBI Obtained Over 8,000 IP Addresses In Hacking Operation

In one of the most infamous mass hacking operations conducted by the U.S. Federal agency, the FBI, court documents had initially revealed that over 1,000 computers from users based in the United States had been compromised.
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What Onion Service Operators Can Do To Mitigate DDoS Attacks

Since late last October, onion service operators have been on the receiving end of numerous DoS and DDoS attacks, both on the deep web onion service and also on the clearnet websites. The Dos and DDoS attacks have generally alternated between the deep web and the clearnet over the span of a couple of days and as things stand now, the motivation behind the attacks are anyone’s guesses.
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The Operating Systems Real Hackers Use

Black and gray hat hackers are what most people consider professional despite the morally disputable nature of their operations. Most hackers’ skill sets are often put to use against institutions, governmental organizations or the media either for monetary gains or personal interest.

Spamhaus Hacker Will No Longer Spend Time In Jail

Sven Olaf Kamphuis, the Dutch hacker responsible for the biggest cyber-attack of all time, is apparently a free man once again after most of his sentence was suspended by the court.

Hacking Group “The Shadow Brokers” Leaked More Files”

The Shadow Brokers are at it again, this time having released what they call “a Halloween special trick or treat for Amerikanskis.” This release follows their bigger, more hard-hitting leak in August this year when they availed NSA hacking tools for anyone to download

How HTML5 May Bring In New Internet Security Threats

Over the past few years, there have been a lot of changes affecting the key technologies that power the internet.HTML is the dominant web...
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The Influence of Edward Snowden’s Revelations

Edward Snowden decided to seek asylum in Russia after the controversial leakage in the United States classified government surveillance information. Things had begun to cool down in the U.S. however, three years down the line, the revelations of former NSA contractor Edward Snowden still have a huge impact in the current world.
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Edward Snowden Warns About Google’s Messaging App “Allo”

Google officially launched its widely anticipated messaging app, Allo, last September. The App is poised to become a major competitor of the popular WhatsApp and iMessage. However, former NSA contractor and whistleblower, Edward Snowden has informed smartphone users to avoid the app due to a number of privacy concerns.

Should Edward Snowden Be Given A Pardon?

The recently released biopic by Oliver Stone that is based on the actions of former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor, Edward Snowden, has inspired the campaign for his pardon. This movement aims to call on President Barack Obama to pardon the man behind the biggest intelligence leak in the NSA’s history.
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How to Stop Google from Recording Your Voice Searches and Increase Online Anonymity

The fact that Google gathers personal data on its users using a variety of their services is in no way recent news. It has...
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Edward Snowden Thinks Russia Is Behind The NSA Hack

Edward Snowden, the whistleblower, is of the belief that, in all probability, Russia is responsible for the alleged US National Security Agency (NSA) hack. Hackers allegedly got hold of digital arsenal or malware deployed by Equation Group, the cyber espionage unit that has links with the NSA.
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Ruling Says FBI Cannot Collect Foreign Data With A Warrant

Recently, in a landmark ruling that favored privacy, a panel of judges announced that any search warrant sent to Microsoft cannot be applied outside the country’s borders. In the particular case, the appeals court made it clear that Microsoft is not compelled to divulge the email communications that formed part of a drug investigation.
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FBI Wants To Access Browsing History Without A Warrant

An amendment to the surveillance law is being sought by the Obama administration so that the FBI is vested with the authority to access internet browsing history of a person without a warrant in cases involving espionage and terrorism, according to reports.

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