5 posts categorized "Security Opinion"

PRISM Government surveillance vs over-sharing

Posted by kdunlaevy@gmail.com

PRISM sensitive information

Over-Sharing vs. Government Snooping 


With the recent uproar coming out of Edward Snowden’s leak on PRISM, it begs the question, what’s hurting us more? Over-sharing on social media or government snooping on our private conversations?

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Category: Internet Security, Security Opinion Comments

The CISPA bill – all there is to know about it

Posted by blog@bullguard.com

Big Brother Security

Voluntary self disclosure of information vs. Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act: who’s the Big Brother watching you?


Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), formally known as H.R. 3523, is a cybersecurity bill currently in the House of Representatives that allows the US Government to share confidential “cyber threat intelligence” with private companies, and the other way round.

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Category: Security Opinion Comments

The Truth About Using Mobile Phones On Planes

Posted by kdunlaevy@gmail.com

Phones on planes_blogThere have been rumours recently that mobile phones may be allowed to be turned on on planes in the near future. So what was the risk of having them turned on anyways? Would the plane really fall out of the sky?


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Category: Mobile Security, Security Opinion Comments

The Biggest DDoS Attack In The History – All You Need To Know

Posted by emma.ban@bullguard.com

Spamhaus DDoS attackDo you ever get emails promoting miraculous weight-loss pills or counterfeit Viagra?  These are probably the spam emails that everyone’s heard of and that frequently land in our inboxes. And they are exactly the type of web content Spamhaus fights against.

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Category: Internet Security, Security News, Security Opinion Comments

Children As Young As 8 Are Being Taught Hacking Techniques And Ethics

Posted by kdunlaevy@gmail.com

Child hackers_blog

Def Con is a long running conference for hackers to meet live and discuss all things hacking. Last year marked the second year for the Def Con Kids program, an initiative aimed at educating young children/hackers on the skills and ethics they will need. Topics include competing to find the most bugs in a mobile app, general hacking ethics to understanding digital forensics of an investigation of a crime scene.


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Category: How we think, Internet Security, Security Opinion Comments

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