Americans Have Started Backing out of Online Activities, Reacting to Internet Threats

americans fear to get online

According to recent studies, Americans have now realized the impact of Internet exposure and they have begun reacting to that in a direct manner. Indeed, they have stopped using the web like they used to in the past, for fear of exposing themselves and having their sensitive data leaked somehow. Continue reading “Americans Have Started Backing out of Online Activities, Reacting to Internet Threats”

In Today’s Connected World, Privacy Involves the Whole Group and Not the Individual

data backdoor already exists

Nowadays, the world has become a lot more connected. People tend to share content with friends and colleagues, even with people they merely know – or don’t even know! This means that there is a lot of information shared on a daily basis. The more the shared data, the bigger the chances of privacy breach. Even though we tend to think that privacy is a matter to consider individually, there is the impact of shared content that we often ignore or underestimate. Continue reading “In Today’s Connected World, Privacy Involves the Whole Group and Not the Individual”

DNS Hijacking and What You Need to Know

DNS hijacking

It is not rare for governments to engage in DNS hijacking, in order to establish their regime and control their citizens to the maximum extent. The whole scheme involves the cooperation of the local ISPs (or Internet Service Providers), since they are the ones responsible. A fine example of such a government is the one from China and the Great Firewall that they have created. Continue reading “DNS Hijacking and What You Need to Know”