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NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden is launching an app designed to give people like us more power against computer hijackings. Haven is an open source app that turns any Android smartphone into a high-powered security device that uses all of the device’s capabilities to guard against attacks big and small. Snowden developed Haven in conjunction with Freedom of the Press Foundation and Guardian Project. The app allows customization so the smartphone can operate like a surveillance system, using the camera, audio recording capability, an...
Despite all the technological advancements, there’s one challenge humans are yet to overcome - evading the all-seeing Surveillance Culture. Is such a thing even possible? Santa keeps a great many elves at work. His scout elves serve as his eyes and ears in homes around the world and are tasked with documenting any misdeeds for his jolly boss. To be honest, his elves are a little overtly threatening. Kids are cautioned that Santa Claus sees them when they're sleeping and knows when they're awake. Santa Clause, they're told, keeps list...
Unless you live under a rock, it’s hard to communicate information securely. Phone calls, text messages, emails could be open to snooping from governments, companies, or hackers. This, by the way, also includes paper mail! You could be privy to private online communications, but most of these tools require a high-level of technology know-how. If you cannot set up a PGP key to encrypt your emails, there is no way you can expect to communicate securely. However, since Edward Snowden's trove of leaked government reports uncovered the d...
Ever since the famous whistleblower, Edward Snowden leaked the significant information of behind the door data snooping on encrypted systems by local government, public privacy via encryption has been a heated topic of debate in the United States. Several tech giants are fighting against the demands from law enforcement intermediaries to provide them encryption backdoors for mobile devices and computers. The main question, which bounces out of this ever-growing cause of privacy concern, is that if law bodies and government officia...
NSA Bids Adieu to Surveillance Program Finally? Edward Snowden might have chuckled when the latest NSA news broke to him. Due to recent USA FREEDOM ACT agreement, the NSA has officially announced that they are bringing a closure to one of their biggest national surveillance programs. The NSA spying program has been the most heated debate topic worldwide, and it seems the NSA has finally broken the news, which was being aimed by Freedom act since a long while now. The surveillance program was supposed to end up long back, but du...
Edward Snowden, the famous whistle- blower who currently is waiting for his unknown fate while counting the bars somewhere in the asylum of Russia, Moscow to be precise, has been loaded with another credit over his shoulder. Yes, you read it correctly.Edward Snowden has again managed to grab eyeballs of millions by announcing his method to communicate with people outside. I use Signal every day. #notesforFBI (Spoiler: they already know) https://t.co/KNy0xppsN0 — Edward Snowden (@Snowden) November 2, 2015 Signal for Android ...
Apple Inc is so confident over its robust data encryption capabilities. The company told a judge in the United States that advancing data out from a locked Apple iPhone is highly impossible with its latest Apple OS, but with their robust technical ability, they can help law constraints to unlock the older Apple iPhones. This statement has been recorded briefly on Monday, after New York’s federal magistrate judge queried its effort as he pressurized the United States Department of Justice with a request to force Tim Cook’s company ...
The world-known identity and NSA whistle-blower, Edward Snowden, 32, is still counting the stars while predicting his fate in an asylum in Moscow, Russia, as he awaits pending decisions on his crime from 21 countries. He has been residing there since last two years after leaking classified surveillance records along with revealing the stretch of the entire global surveillance program and permitting them to be issued and published outside the United States. As the decision on Snowden’s conducts waits, he still keeps proving a hu...