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Robert W. Taylor, Who Helped Create the Internet, Dies at 85

Robert W. Taylor, Who Helped Create the Internet, Dies at 85

April 16, 2017Wang Wei
Image by New York Times The Internet just lost one of its most prominent innovators. Robert W Taylor, a computer scientist who was in...
Tor Project Releases Sandboxed Tor Browser 0.0.2

Tor Project Releases Sandboxed Tor Browser 0.0.2

December 12, 2016Swati Khandelwal
The non-profit organization behind TOR – the largest online anonymity network that allows people to hide their real identity online – has...
'Web Of Trust' Browser Add-On Caught Selling Users' Data — Uninstall It Now

'Web Of Trust' Browser Add-On Caught Selling Users' Data — Uninstall It Now

November 07, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Browser extensions have become a standard part of the most popular browsers and essential part of our lives for surfing the Internet. B...
New Privacy Rules require ISPs to must Ask you before Sharing your Sensitive Data

New Privacy Rules require ISPs to must Ask you before Sharing your Sensitive Data

October 28, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Good News for privacy concerned people! Now, your online data will not be marketed for business; at least by your Internet Service Provid...
An Army of Million Hacked IoT Devices Almost Broke the Internet Today

An Army of Million Hacked IoT Devices Almost Broke the Internet Today

October 21, 2016Mohit Kumar
A massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack against Dyn , a major domain name system (DNS) provider, broke large portions of th...
France warns Microsoft to Stop Collecting Windows 10 Users' Personal Data

France warns Microsoft to Stop Collecting Windows 10 Users' Personal Data

July 21, 2016Swati Khandelwal
We have heard a lot about privacy concerns surrounding Windows 10 and accusations on Microsoft of collecting too much data about users ...
Core Tor Contributor Leaves Project; Shutting Down Important Tor Nodes

Core Tor Contributor Leaves Project; Shutting Down Important Tor Nodes

July 19, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Another blow to the Tor Project : One of the Tor Project's earliest contributors has decided to quit the project and shut down all of...
Microsoft Wins! Govt Can't Force Tech Companies to Hand Over Data Stored Overseas

Microsoft Wins! Govt Can't Force Tech Companies to Hand Over Data Stored Overseas

July 14, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Especially after the Snowden revelations of global  mass surveillance by US intelligence agencies at home and abroad, various countries...
WebUSB API — Connect Your USB Devices Securely to the Internet

WebUSB API — Connect Your USB Devices Securely to the Internet

April 12, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Two Google engineers have developed a draft version of an API called WebUSB that would allow you to connect your USB devices to the Web ...
Password Security — Who's to Blame for Weak Passwords? Users, Really?

Password Security — Who's to Blame for Weak Passwords? Users, Really?

January 26, 2016Swati Khandelwal
The majority of Internet users are vulnerable to cyber threats because of their own weaknesses in setting up a strong password. But, are...
Kim Dotcom's Decentralized Internet — For You, Powered By You

Kim Dotcom's Decentralized Internet — For You, Powered By You

November 02, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Imagine the internet that would offer you to communicate privately with anyone else without censorship, safe from the prying eyes of sur...
FBI Suggests Ransomware Victims — 'Just Pay the Ransom Money'

FBI Suggests Ransomware Victims — 'Just Pay the Ransom Money'

October 27, 2015Mohit Kumar
Your Headache is not my Problem. If your computer gets hacked and infected with malware that holds your data for ransom, just pay of...
Privatoria — Best VPN Service for Fast, Anonymous and Secure Browsing

Privatoria — Best VPN Service for Fast, Anonymous and Secure Browsing

October 26, 2015Swati Khandelwal
PRIVACY  – a bit of an Internet buzzword nowadays. Why? Because the business model of the Internet has now become data collection. I...
Google to Disable Weak SSLv3 and RC4 Protocols to Boost Internet Security

Google to Disable Weak SSLv3 and RC4 Protocols to Boost Internet Security

September 18, 2015Swati Khandelwal
It is finally time to say GoodBye to the old and insecure Web security protocols. Citing the long history of weaknesses in the Secure Socke...
Facebook Founder Wants to Make Internet Availability as Universal as 911 Emergency Service

Facebook Founder Wants to Make Internet Availability as Universal as 911 Emergency Service

July 08, 2014Wang Wei
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has a dream to make Internet access available to everyone across the world - Zuckerberg argues Interne...