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Australian VPN Providers Concerned About New Data Laws

Australian VPN Providers Concerned About New Data Laws

Australia has recently set live a law regarding data retention that has sparked several concerns from VPN providers in a matter of user privacy. One of the moves taken by various Virtual Private Network (VPN) providers was to relocate their companies overseas in order to avoid the effects of the …

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VPN Restrictions in Russia Lights Up Concerns in European Companies

VPN Restrictions in Russia Lights Up Concerns in European Companies

The recent restrictions imposed by the Russian government pose a threat to European companies who use VPN services as a mean to protect confidential information. Concerns have been expressed by the Association of European Businesses (AEB), an organization that includes several hundreds of European companies, amongst the most notable being …

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Google Select TLS in an Effort to Increase Protection Against Hackers

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Google is currently planning to introduce a Transport Layer Security (TLS) to Android devices, potentially increasing protection against hackers and privacy from the government and private agencies. Google is planning to add a new development which will encrypt your Domain Name Server (DNS) requests in order to increase dramatically the …

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The Controversy Surrounding Apple’s VPNs Removal is Not Substantiated

The Controversy Surrounding Apple VPNs Removal is Not Substantiated

Apple’s decision to remove China VPN has sparked controversy regarding free speech, especially from senators Ted Cruz and Patrick Leahy. Apple’s latest decision to remove Virtual Private Networks from their China application store has been labeled as “enabling the Chinese government surveillance and censorship of the internet,” and “not enabling …

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Candid Board Hacked: Data of 180,000 Users Stolen

FBI Tells Congress They Need Hackers to Keep Up

Hackers have managed to hack into the database of the Candid Board, a leading upskirt porn site, and expose the data of more than 180,000 users of the site; it has been reported. The hackers managed to access the database of the site back in September last year and steal …

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ProtonMail is now available on the Dark Web, thanks to Tor

New Tor Browser 6.0 Comes Packed With Security Improvements and Updates

ProtonMail, the Swedish provider of encrypted email services, is now available on the dark web via the Tor anonymity service. In a statement, the company said that its users will now be able to access it via the Tor network through a special URL address. The co-founder of the company, …

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An Unknown Hacker Steals 700k User Accounts from PakWheels

An Unknown Hacker Steals 700k User Accounts from PakWheels

An anonymous hacker has managed to breach the security features of PakWheels, a common automotive website in Pakistan, and make away with data of about 700 registered users of the account. Reports by LeakedSource, a site that reports all sites that have been breached, indicates that the PakWheels breach occurred …

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A New Online Tool, Iknowwhatyoudownload.com, Helps to Monitor Torrents

A New Online Tool, Iknowwhatyoudownload.com, Helps to Monitor Torrents

A new website, Iknowwhatyoudownload.com helps individuals and organisations to track what other people are downloading for 24 hours secretly. According to the Marketing Director of the new tool, Andrey Rogov, the new website has been set up for demonstration purposes and the benefit of copyright holders and other parties involved …

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