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Social media is creepy enough when you think about all the people who can review your profile, monitor your activities and track your movements. But it has just gotten worse with the launch this year of two apps that take personal data analysis to the next level. There’s a fairly new app in Russia called […]




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Linkedin is still suffering from the major data breach four years ago that leaked 6.5 million encrypted user passwords on a Russian crime forum. That was just the beginning. The breach was not properly handled, and the hacker behind it is now selling 117 million email and password pairs on the dark web marketplace for […]




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CTO Josh Gagliardi of IPVanish had a Secure Session a couple of weeks ago with reporter and blogger Jenna McLaughlin of The Intercept. McLaughlin has recently reported on national security hacking threats, the Islamic State, increasing government surveillance powers, and social media controversy over privacy versus counter-terrorism data mining. This is our take on part […]




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April VPN Updates

by Mike on April 8, 2016

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This month, StrongVPN has new servers for their network and is offering a year-long discount on some of their VPN plans. IPVanish has two new partners and now offers over 500 VPN servers all over the world. IPVanish has also released an update for their Android app. VyprVPN continues beta testing their VyprVPN Server and […]




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TPP Signed and Sealed

by Mike on March 23, 2016

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership was signed on February 4th this year in Auckland, New Zealand. This trade agreement, perhaps the biggest secret and most controversial one ever made, binds 12 countries that together carry over 40% of the world’s economy. The TPP, denounced by privacy advocates and independent organizations for its secretiveness and threat to freedoms, […]




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Privacy advocates led by Fight for the Future (FFTF) have alerted the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) about continuing Net Neutrality abuses. The FCC ruled against ISP throttling and traffic discrimination last year, but some companies are doing all they can to flout the ruling. The FCC has been looking into the issue and will make […]




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Privacy Tools to Try in 2016

by Mike on March 13, 2016

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Many companies and governments would like to make people think that Internet privacy is unattainable. They are hungry for all our data and so they want us to give up the fight and just let them take it. But privacy is a very important right to us all, and this is why many small groups […]




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More iPhones Targeted

by Mike on March 4, 2016

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After a California court ordered Apple to circumvent the encryption on one terrorist’s iPhone, the government requested that Apple give them access to several more iPhones. These new requests are not even related to any terror cases. Apple knew that this would happen, and is the reason why they denied the requested access and are […]




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Error 451 – Censored

by Mike on February 3, 2016

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Websites that have been censored through legal means are now being marked by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) with a special HTTP error code. Error 451 is named after the famed Ray Bradbury novel about censorship and will be seen on browser windows when users around the world try to access web pages that […]




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January VPN Updates

by Mike on February 3, 2016

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IAPS Security has been very busy preparing for 2016, and they have a lot of updates for us. IAPS now boasts the biggest residential proxy network on the entire globe, but that’s not all they have accomplished lately. IAPS Security also has new relay networks good to go, has launched a new forum that is […]




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