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US and UK Reports on Russian Hackers Attacking Devices Worldwide

Government should recruit hackers

The governmental bodies of both nations warn that compromised routers can be used in future cyber attacks. On Monday, the United States and the United Kingdom issued a joint statement, alleging that hackers linked to the Russian government have gained access to routers across the globe, with the purpose of …

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EU ‘Recommends’ 1 Hour Takedown on Terrorist Content

EU Hour Takedown on Terrorist Content

The EU expects that internet platforms remove terrorist and illegal content within the hour of its posting. If companies fail to comply with recommendations, the Commission will take legal action. Critics fear this rule could lead to censorship and other unintended consequences. Voluntary adherence, or Else The EU has announced …

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VPN provider AnchorFree Subject to Excessive Government Scrutiny

VPN provider AnchorFree Subject to Excessive Government Scrutiny

One of the largest providers of VPNs (short for Virtual Private Networks) in the U.S., AnchorFree, recently published the transparency report for the current year, 2017. This report details all the legal pathways that governmental authorities used for requesting client data in each country. What is remarkable about this particular …

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OpenVPN Issues a Warning to Small Businesses

OpenVPN Issues a Warning to Small Businesses

The costly expense of recovering from a data breach can be avoided by simply looking for safer alternatives while using the internet. OpenVPN, Inc. has issued a warning to all small businesses, for them to get their online security ready for Small Business Saturday. According to OpenVPN CEO, Francis Dinha …

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Skype and Other Services Removed from App Store – Apple Confirms

Skype and Other Services Removed from App Store - Apple Confirms

The tech giant confirmed that the removal of the apps related to the company’s adherence to strict local laws. Technology giant Apple has removed several apps including Skype from its app store in China. This comes after the country’s government pointed to violations of local laws. Skype is Microsoft Corp’s …

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Researchers Predict an Explosion of VPN by 2022

Researchers Predict an Explosion of VPN by 2022

Many users have already switched to VPN and it is quickly becoming the world’s go-to security tool for browsing content online. You do not need to be an expert to know that the use of Virtual Private Network (VPN) is on the increase. But, according to a new report released …

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Canadians Worry About their Online Data – CIRA

Canadians Worry About their Online Data - CIRA

While many citizens are concerned about their online privacy many do not know what happens to their data once it leaves Canada. The results of a new survey suggest that concerns in Canada over online privacy is at an all-time high. And, citizens have said that surveillance by the USA’s …

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