Category: Privacy / convenience vs surveillance / Orwell

German Court declares Worldwide mass surveillance unconstitutional
20.05.2020

Worldwide mass surveillance by Germany’s intelligence (BND) service declared unconstitutional in landmark ruling on press freedom in the digital age “The ruling, the most far-reaching in this field in the past 20 years, sends an important signal for the protection […]

backup of the backup – Some Things That You Might Have Missed from George Orwell – Orwell left one final warning: “don’t let it happen”
20.05.2020

Orwell left one final warning: 1984: “don’t let it happen” (alternative version) this is a “backup of the backup” that archive.org has taken from theorwellreader.com (offline since 2019) src: https://web.archive.org/web/20180825174545/http://www.theorwellreader.com/#content unfortunately archive.org did not backup the pictures 🙁 “Hrm. Wayback […]

04.04.2020

https://theintercept.com/2020/04/03/zooms-encryption-is-not-suited-for-secrets-and-has-surprising-links-to-china-researchers-discover/ hm…. let me think where one has seen this before: TELEGRAM! Zoom’s service is “not suited for secrets” “The researchers also found that Zoom protects video and audio content using a home-grown encryption scheme, that there is a vulnerability […]

Russian IT Security Updates 2020-01
13.01.2020

now WITH SPICY COMMENTS X-D SecurityLab, [22.12.19 12:40] A Twitter user using the alias 08Tc3wBB created tfp0-an exploit that allows you to jailbreak the latest iPhone models with IOS 13.3. The functionality of the exploit has already been confirmed by […]

Russian IT Security Updates Dec22
23.12.2019

SecurityLab, [25.11.19 15:44] The Creator of the world wide web Tim Berners-Lee (Tim Berners-Lee) presented an action plan to protect the network from political manipulation, fake news, privacy violations and other harmful influences. Tim Berners-Lee: “control of information is hugely […]

guide for as Free as Possible Laptop (LibreBoot x60s Atheros wifi trisquel)
15.07.2019

My Guide to free as possible do it yourself laptop, tested an worked on two x60s: 1. get a Lenovo x60s https://duckduckgo.com/?q=ebay+Lenovo+x60s 2. a fresh battery (they still produce replacement batteries) https://duckduckgo.com/?q=ebay+Lenovo+x60s+battery 3. get Atheros ar5b95 Wireless WiFi g42 cq42 […]

cost of cybercrime and lawful backdoors
09.03.2019

“The cost to companies from malware and “malicious insider”-related cyberattacks jumped +12 percent in 2018 and accounted for one-third of all cyberattack costs, according to new research published today by Accenture and the Ponemon Institute.” src: helpnetsecurity.com logical consequence: stop […]

Purism making progress on Librem5 SmartPhone
27.02.2019

more latest news on: https://puri.sm/news/ Progress has been quick and steady, and because we only use components that respect both our ethical values and your personal privacy and freedoms, you can imagine the layers of complexity that go into delivering […]