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Iran Follows Russia’s Ban on Telegram

Iran Follows Russia’s Ban on Telegram

On May 1 Iran announced that, following Russia, it too would be blocking access to Telegram for its citizens. Telegram, a popular messaging app which offers end to end encryption, was blocked by Russian authorities in mid-April after the company refused to provide the government with encryption keys. While Telegram …

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China’s Oppression of Journalists of International Concern

The new cyber security law which China is adopting faves some censorship and espionage fears

According to Reporters Without Borders (RSF) China jails the largest number of journalists in the world. RSF warns against complacency towards China’s continued abuse of press freedom, suggesting that other authoritarian countries across Asia are looking at Beijing as a model for managing their own press. In 2018 China has …

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Russia to Target Facebook After Attack on Telegram

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Following the mass-blocking of millions of IP addresses in the battle against Telegram, Roskomnadzor, the Russian internet regulator, is now looking at Facebook. The head of the regulating body of telecommunications, Alexandr Zharov, released a statement in which he expresses their intention to ‘probe’ the social site before the year …

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Opera is Retiring its Free VPN for Android & iOS

Opera launches free VPN service for Web users

The Toronto-based company has recently announced that they will be closing Opera VPN on Android and iOS devices on the 30th of April. The announcement clearly makes the VPN’s Viking mascot, Olaf, sad. Read the announcement at their site: https://www.operavpn.com The mobile application for Opera VPN was first made available …

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Digital Anti-Censorship Billboards Removed by Google Street View

OnHub security used to fight off hackers by Google

A series of billboards questioning the status quo and chastising world leaders has appeared on Google Street View, which then the internet giant promptly removed. The billboards were made in a campaign to combat censorship and promote freedom of speech and expression. The Swedish subdivision of “Reporters Without Borders” worked …

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VPN Still Possible in China Regardless of Ban Since March 31

ABC Fingers China In CyberAttack On Australia

Even though China has banned all virtual private network services in the country on the 31st of March, the regulation has not come into practical effect. Such services report that users in China are still able to connect to them without any difficulties. Strengthening the Great Firewall China currently blocks …

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Guccifer 2.0 Identified due to VPN Error

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Russian collusion with the Trump campaign The United States Presidential election in 2016 was a crazy time. Unthinkably, the DNC was hacked by a  lone “hacktvist” looking to expose the Illuminati. Guccifer 2.0 claimed to be a lone actor based in Romania. He leaked emails to WikiLeaks that were siphoned …

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Well-Known VPN Networks Shown to Leak your Data

Leaked Memo shows Ecuador Internet Censorship system

Well-known VPN networks like HotSpot Shield, Pure VPN and Zenmate, are leaking user’s information, VPN Mentor discovered this when they researched virtual private networks (VPN). Sensitive data on millions of users are vulnerable, the privacy advocate network found. Data Leaked VPN’s help users access websites blocked by their ISP’s, and …

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