When mass political protests erupted throughout Brazil in June, Miguel Freitas did what countless others did: He followed the news on Twitter. Tweets revealed information he couldn’t get anywhere else, including the mainstream media.
If you are new to Bitcoin it’s likely you’ve heard some terms thrown around by Bitcoiners that you have no idea what they mean―PGP, Tor, VPN, OTR, etc. In most cases these are referring to various technologies that people use to protect their d
Both Scottrade and E*Trade — popular online stock brokerage services — are experiencing problems today.
Leong runs a blog site called Feminist Law Professors and recently discovered the identity of an anonymous commenter who has, according to Leong, left racist and sexist comments. She says that he is a a public defender in his late 40s and she wants h
Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and the other tech titans have had to fight for their lives against their own government. An exclusive look inside their year from hell—and why the Internet will never be the same.
Netflix rang in the new year by trimming traditional blockbusters like Roman Holiday to cult classics like Brick and Requiem for a Dream from its offerings.
Switchblade is here to give you an example of neocon Republican logic in the "Theatre of the Absurd". He is perhaps one of the only Republicans whose foreign policy would be worse than Obama’s.
Every day that willfully ignorant political gadflies like Alex Jones, Lou Rockwell, and Charles Goyette burnish the political corpse of Ron Paul they help conflate the message of Ron Paul with the corrupted political DNA of the entire Paul family.
I think it’s important to understand that this is what Jefferson talked about when he talked about tyranny. This is turnkey tyranny, and it’s not that it’s coming, it’s actually here.
Two Internet security firms have reported that Yahoo's advertising servers have been distributing malware to hundreds of thousands of users over the last few days. The attack appears to be the work of malicious parties who have hijacked Yahoo's adver
Is there a secret society attempting to recruit the best coder breakers in the world, using clues that spans across the globe and Internet?
The internet is weak, yet we keep ignoring this fact.
Libelous book about MP among stuff pulled offline
The backdoor requires the attacker be on the local network, so this isn’t something that could be used to remotely attack DSL users. It could be used to commandeer a wireless access point and allow unfettered access to local network resources.
If I had my way, Facebook would have a hard and fast expiration date for posts. I generally don’t want most of what I say hanging around longer than I’d keep eggs in the fridge.
Three seasons in and Game of Thrones still continues to set records — both legitimate and otherwise.
If nothing else, watch the section starting at 48:30. Oh, and in case you missed it, the NSA can compromise “air gapped” (as in never connected to the Internet) computers. And don’t miss the part that starts at 55:00.
A Drone Survival Guide with hints and tips on how to thwart the “robotic birds” has been published on the internet.
In February, following the collapse of the social network Friendster, computer scientists carried out a digital autopsy to find out what went wrong.
The questions I’m addressing here are: (1) If you want to wipe some information from the Internet, can you do it? (2) If someone tries to wipe information which you suddenly realize you want, how much can you recover?
"You need to face, you need to confront, and really properly look at what's happening, and not try and explain it away or give it justifications or anything, because at this juncture, we still, by our finger nails, have the chance to make a differenc
Specifically, Jones and Davis were employed as site administrators, which entailed "monitoring user activity on Silk Road for problems, responding to customer service inquiries, and resolving disputes between buyers and vendors,”
A Chrome browser extension called Go Away Cameron, which can circumvent the "porn filters" being implemented by ISPs, has been launched. BT announced new customers would have porn filters automatically switched on when customers
When the merchandise did not arrive, Jen began calling, but got the runaround from KlearGear and the order was canceled. At that point, the frustrated Jen wrote an account of her negative experiences with KlearGear on the complaint site, Ripoff Repor
The doorbell is getting made over as a digital doorman and surveillance camera.
"Judges have asked us to remove information that’s critical of them, police departments want us to take down videos or blogs that shine a light on their conduct, and local institutions like town councils don’t want people to be able to find informati
Security experts are calling for the removal of a National Security Agency employee who co-chairs an influential cryptography panel, which advises a host of groups that forge widely used standards for the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF).
Leaked revelations will be as pointless as dusty old books in some attic if no one knows about them. What's the point if no one will be able to read it?
Departing Google CEO Eric Schmidt was known for some of his bumbling public statements -- like saying that privacy didn't matter -- but apparently he made some internal blunders as well.
Google is trying harder than ever to force people to sign up for Google Plus. And now, they've discovered a new strategy to do this: either you join Plus, or they'll release your search history and all the private information they've learned about yo