Differences in App Security/Privacy Based on Country

Depending on where you are when you download your Android apps, it might collect more or less data about you. The apps we downloaded from Google Play also showed differences based on ...
Under the Wire: Evading Censorship & Protecting Sensitive Information

Under the Wire: Evading Censorship & Protecting Sensitive Information

Troubled Times In times of trouble, citizens can feel a sense of deep helplessness. With war, famine, or political unrest raging outside of their window, many feel compelled to help or somehow ...

Illegal Content and the Blockchain

Security researchers have recently discovered a botnet with a novel defense against takedowns. Normally, authorities can disable a botnet by taking over its command-and-control server. With nowhere to go for instructions, the ...

First Amendment Rights and Twitter, Encryption Backdoors

In episode 123 for June 1st 2020: The controversy continues over fact checking and First Amendment rights on Twitter, and why government mandated encryption backdoors are bad for everyone’s security. ** Show ...
TikTok

China Wants to Control All the Internet With ‘New IP’ Plan

The Chinese Communist Party wants to remake the internet in its own image,supported by such transparent regimes as Russia, Saudi Arabia and Iran ...
Security Boulevard

Reforming CDA 230

There's a serious debate on reforming Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. I am in the process of figuring out what I believe, and this is more a place to put ...

All about VPN’s with Gaya Polat from vpnMentor

Protect your digital privacy with Silent Pocket’s product line of patented Faraday bags, phone cases, and wallets which will make your devices untrackable, unhackable and undetectable. Use discount code “sharedsecurity” to receive ...

How Surveillance Inhibits Freedom of Expression

In my book Data and Goliath, I write about the value of privacy. I talk about how it is essential for political liberty and justice, and for commercial fairness and equality. I ...
Russia analyzes Fake News Bill to allegedly stop proliferation of deceitful content

Russia analyzes Fake News Bill to allegedly stop proliferation of deceitful content

The deliberate spread of false information through websites and social media, also known as fake news campaigns, has increased in the past two years, especially concerning politics. Out of the blue, the ...