How Online Privacy Tools Are Changing Internet Security

How Online Privacy Tools Are Changing Internet Security

How online privacy tools are changing Internet security and driving the (probably quixotic) quest for anonymity in the digital age. For many of us, the Internet is like a puppy—lovable by design and fun to play with, but prone to biting. We suspect that our digital...
Whonix: The Anonymous Operating System

Whonix: The Anonymous Operating System

Whonix is an anonymous general purpose operating system based on Virtual Box, Ubuntu GNU/Linux and Tor. By Whonix design, IP and DNS leaks are impossible. Not even malware with root rights can find out the user’s real IP/location. Whonix consists of two...
How To Hack Satellite Internet & Surf Anonymously

How To Hack Satellite Internet & Surf Anonymously

  A Spanish researcher demos new satellite-hijacking tricks with cybercriminal potential. Satellites can bring a digital signal to places where the Internet seems like a miracle: off-the-grid desert solar farms, the Arctic or an aircraft carrier at sea. But in...
VPN vs. SSH Tunnel: Which Is More Secure?

VPN vs. SSH Tunnel: Which Is More Secure?

VPNs and SSH tunnels can both securely “tunnel” network traffic over an encrypted connection. They’re similar in some ways, but different in others – if you’re trying to decide which to use, it helps to understand how each works. An SSH tunnel is often referred to as...
Bitcoins & The Future Of Online Currency

Bitcoins & The Future Of Online Currency

Bitcoins are not mere drug currency. Bitcoins are not failing. Okay? Are we clear about that? Good. The future of online commerce looks to rely less and less on the physical amount of money you have in your bank accounts and wallets and more on what you could call...
An Analysis of Anonymity in the Bitcoin System

An Analysis of Anonymity in the Bitcoin System

Bitcoin is not inherently anonymous. It may be possible to conduct transactions is such a way so as to obscure your identity, but, in many cases, users and their transactions can be identified. We have performed an analysis of anonymity in the Bitcoin system and...
The Right to Anonymity is a Matter of Privacy

The Right to Anonymity is a Matter of Privacy

Electronic Frontier Foundation Defending your rights in the digital world  January 28, 2012 | By Jillian C. York This January 28marks International Privacy Day. Different countries around theworld are celebrating this day with their own events. This year, we are...
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