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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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Stemming the Flow of Information in Ukraine

Stemming the Flow of Information in Ukraine

Ukrainian officials seek to ban user access to a number of Russian web addresses. Critics fear that censorship here will lead to further internet restrictions down the road. Strange role models lead to strange behavior Since Russia’s annexation of the Crimean peninsula, relations between Ukraine and Russia have been understandably …

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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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Flaw leaves Apple iMessage users vulnerable, study

Flaw leaves Apple iMessage users vulnerable, study

Research done by researchers at Johns Hopkins University has found a bug that enables hackers to see photos and videos sent via Apple’s messaging service iMessage. Last fall, an exploit of a similar nature, which affected versions of iMessage before iOS 9 was found and immediately solved by Apple. It …

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Slow response to Drown vulnerability by cloud services

Slow response to Drown vulnerability by cloud services

Users have been put at risk of attacks because Cloud providers have not been quick enough in fixing their infrastructure and resources after the Drown flaw. Cofounder of Skyhigh Networks, Mr. Sekhar Sarukkai, claimed at least 620 cloud services companies were not prioritizing the fixing of infrastructure and therefore it …

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