No Netflix US: Netflix Blocks VPN Access

Netflix faces pressure to remove VPN ban from privacy activists

Netflix is an excellent online television service. The service offers great television content. Netflix offers two option; Netflix Us and Netflix UK. Unfortunately, you cannot compare the two. That would be the same as trying to compare a smartphone to a feature phone. Now, that Netflix has blocked access to …

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No VPN in the UAE: Fines of up to $545,000 involved

No VPN in the UAE

UAE president, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has issued a series of laws related to cyber-crimes. Of particular interest is a law that prohibits UAE citizens from using Virtual Private Networks to mask their web traffic from prying eyes. According to the new VPN law, anyone caught using VPN …

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EU Data Protection Chief Backs Encryption

VPN Company makes keyboard app for Kaboom

EU’s Data Protection Supervisor opines that encryption of the communications of EU citizens should be backed on all media and any attempts to reverse engineer or decrypt them should be completely prohibited. This was the conclusion reached regarding EU’s ePrivacy Directive. The European Union’s Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) came to …

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New Evidence Links DNC hack to Russian Intelligence

New Evidence Links DNC hack to Russian Intelligence

Now there is enough evidence to proof Russia was responsible for the DNC hack. Emails sent to The Hill by the renowned hacker Guccifer 2.0 show that they used Russian language anonymity software. Guccifer 2.0 has on previous occasions denied any knowledge of the Russian language. DNC acknowledged the data …

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Adguard: Windows Phones to get a VPN-based ad blocker

Windows Phones to get a VPN-based ad blocker

Microsoft’s Windows Mobile smartphone currently does not support browser extensions. Users cannot use ad block extensions to smoothen browsing and reduce data consumption. The company will introduce the browser extensions in their smartphone OS at some point but for the moment, users have to bear with Microsoft. Microsoft trails both …

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SAP HANA vulnerabilities impact over 10,000 Clients

More than 200 websites hacked in India

SAP HANA is a business-critical application used by more than 10,000 customers. Onapsis, a security firm, warns that all these clients are at risk of a hack due to vulnerabilities in the different versions of the applications. In a report they released this week, Onapsis has detailed the vulnerabilities and …

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VPNs are Terrorists Most Preferred avenue of staying Online

VPNs are Terrorists Most Preferred avenue of staying Online

Terrorists have hit the headlines severally over the past few years. We have seen high profile attacks and scare tactics as well. But have you ever taken a moment to wonder how terrorists communicate? They have to communicate; otherwise, they would not carry out their plans with effectiveness. Flashpoint Security, …

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Wireless ISP Modems are Highly Vulnerable

Wireless ISP Modems are Highly Vulnerable

Recent research has revealed that some wireless modems provided by Internet service providers (ISPS) have severe vulnerabilities hackers can exploit. Security research company, SEARCH-LAB, has over the past one year analyzed modems provided to Hungarian customers by Liberty Global’s telecommunication services provider UPC broadband. The telecommunications service provider is the …

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No WhatsApp in Brazil for a third time in History

whatsapp Ban

Brazilians could not access WhatsApp for four hours last Tuesday. The four-hour ban was the third WhatsApp shut down in Brazil. The last ban was in May this year. On Tuesday, the WhatsApp ban was ordered by a Brazilian court. Law enforcement authorities took WhatsApp to court because the Facebook-owned …

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