Archive | Privacy


10 March 2006 | 13,736 views

Post-Mortem Data Destruction

1. Introduction This article describes and partly implements a method to delete or re-locate, potentially sensitive and / or incriminating information from your UNIX flavoured machine, after the sad event of your death. An older version of this article has been published before, yet it has since disappeared from the Internet and the Google cache; [...]

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05 March 2006 | 3,424 views

RIAA Dirty Tricks: Gathering Private Info On Kids Of Accused File Sharer

The RIAA’s latest tactic, is to reveal to Santangelo and her new lawyer that they’ve been investigating her children, and have been able to collect a lot of non-public information. The RIAA will probably claim that the info is related to the case, but it certainly borders on using scare tactics, and trying to intimidate [...]

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28 February 2006 | 44,926 views

US considers banning DRM rootkits – Sony BMG

Now after the huge Sony BMG Rootkit fiasco, this has become quite a hot topic, how far can vendors go to enforce their ‘Digital Rights Management’ (or Digital Restrictions Management as we like to call it), can they install a rootkit on your machine and hook into your OS? Can they take over your PC [...]

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24 February 2006 | 6,895 views

UK Wants Backdoor in Next Version of Microsoft Windows

Yes that’s right, big brother wants a backdoor in your operating system even MORE of a reason to use Open Source alternatives that we can audit ourselves eh? There has been talk of such things in the past, US government backdoors in common cryptography algorithms and now talks of backdoors in the most popular OS [...]

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23 February 2006 | 8,230 views

Google Desktop 3 Enterprise

Google Enterprise has reacted to privacy concerns and released Google Desktop 3 Enterprise. It responds to security concerns allowing full administrator control, letting them use the standard group policy settings to completely disable features, including the controversial Search Across Computers feature which you can read about in our original article. Google Enterprise’s Article

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20 February 2006 | 16,708 views

Google’s Defense of Privacy – Tells Feds to BACK OFF

Google has offered multiple reasons why it shouldn’t have to comply with a Justice Department subpoena. One is privacy. An excerpt: If Google is forced to compromise its privacy principles and produce to the Government on such a flimsy request, its search query and URL data, Google will, without a doubt, suffer a loss of [...]

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20 February 2006 | 175,975 views

Browse Anonymously at Work or School – Bypass Firewall & Proxy

AnonymousInet has relaunched! A nice clean FREE web based proxy service. http://www.anonymousinet.com/ Works great for me, it’s fast and free! It also encodes the URL so stupid simple content filters wont stop it.

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