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Glenn Greenwald: Why privacy matters [TED video]  29 December 2014 
Source: Singularity Weblog - Posted by Dave Wreski   
In some ways it may be fair to say that 2014 was the year when issues of survaillance and privacy became a huge part of our public discourse. And so I thought that re-posting this fantastic TED video by Glenn Greenwald on Why Privacy Matters is rather appropriate.
Exploits for dangerous network time protocol vulnerabilities  22 December 2014 
Source: IT Security - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Remote code execution vulnerabilities in the standard implementation of the network time protocol (NTP) can be exploited by attackers to compromise servers, embedded devices and even critical infrastructure systems that run UNIX-like operating systems.
Tor exit nodes face unusual activity, is Tor being raided or under hack attack?  22 December 2014 
Source: TechWorm - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Thomas White (@CthulhuSec) warned users to steer clear of his Tor servers after he lost control following what he’s called “unusual activity.” In a post on Tor mailing list Thomas said,”I have now lost control of all servers under the ISP and my account has been suspended.” The entire signed message is given below :
FISC Approves 90-Day Extension of Section 215 Surveillance Authority  09 December 2014 
Source: ThreatPost - Posted by Alex   
The secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has authorized a 90-day extension to the Section 215 bulk telephone collection program used by the National Security Agency, giving the agency through the end of February to run the program in the absence of legislation establishing a new authority.
Five great browser add-ins to protect your privacy  03 December 2014 
Source: IT World - Posted by Alex   
Want to help make sure your privacy is protected when browsing the Web, sending messages on social network services, and more? Then try out these five great browser add-ins.
Web Site Security Certificates Soon To Be Free and Easy  19 November 2014 
Source: Top Tech News - Posted by Alex   
Browsing the Web could be made a lot more secure Relevant Products/Services if sites used the HTTPS encryption protocol instead of HTTP, but installing the security Relevant Products/Services certificates that enable this has generally been difficult, time-consuming and sometimes costly as well.
EFF Calls Out ISPs Modifying STARTTLS Encryption Commands  13 November 2014 
Source: ThreatPost - Posted by Dave Wreski   
As Net Neutrality debates swirl, privacy advocates at the Electronic Frontier Foundation and VPN provider Golden Frog have gone public with a Federal Communications Commission filing that got more attention for accusations that Verizon FIOS customers were having their Netflix streaming service throttled back.
Why Facebook Just Launched Its Own ‘Dark Web’ Site  05 November 2014 
Source: Wired - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Facebook has never had much of a reputation for letting users hide their identities online. But now the world’s least anonymous website has just joined the Web’s most anonymous network.
Facebook Creates .Onion Site; Now Accessible Via Tor Network  03 November 2014 
Source: ThreatPost - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Facebook announced today that the social network will now be directly available to users as a Tor hidden service. The Tor Project is an Internet-traffic anonymization service that relays user traffic through a number of proxy servers all around the world in order to cloak their true IP address and identity.
Verizon’s ‘Perma-Cookie’ Is a Privacy-Killing Machine  27 October 2014 
Source: Wired - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Verizon Wireless has been subtly altering the web traffic of its wireless customers for the past two years, inserting a string of about 50 letters, numbers, and characters into data flowing between these customers and the websites they visit.
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