CISA Bill Violates Privacy - What Should You Do to Protect Yourself from Surveillance

CISA Bill Violates Privacy – Protect Yourself from Surveillance

If you are not familiar with the CISA Bill, please refer to this article. CISA has been designed to protect businesses from legal liability in cases when they volunteer to hand over intelligence information to the federal government. It means that CISA supersedes the Privacy Act of 1974 and Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986…

"Anonymous" Cyber Attack on Turkish Government - Banking Sector Suffers

“Anonymous” Cyber Attack on Turkish Government – Banking Sector Suffers

On December 14, 2015 Turkey has started experiencing a range of DDoS attacks targeting over 400,000 .tr websites including government, military and public servers. Binali Yıldırım, Minister of Transport, Maritime and Communication of Turkey, commented that the attacks originated from abroad. In response National Computer Emergency Response Center (USOM, TR-CERT) of Turkey blocked access to…

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Google Account Password-Free Login Testing

Yesterday a Reddit user Rohil Paul reported to have received an early access invitation to securely login to his Google account without a password. Apparently Google created a private test group – ”Sign-in Experiments at Google” – that is only available to a selected number of users Google invited to participate in the testing phase.…

Senate Approves Controversial Cybersecurity Bill CISA Despite Privacy Concerns

Senate Approves Controversial Cybersecurity Bill CISA Despite Privacy Flaws

S.754 FULL TEXT on Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act This week US Senate passed a CISA bill that allows the Federal government and businesses to gather and share sensitive personal information on the citizens “notwithstanding any other provision of law.” The Bill is designed to encourage data-sharing by protecting private sector from lawsuits in cases…

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Reddit ban in Turkey, unblock Reddit with VPN

On November 13, 2015 Turkey blocked Reddit over the weekend and unblocked it providing no reason for doing so. Turkey’s Telecom Authority official statement: “After technical analysis and legal consideration based on the Law Nr. 5651, ADMINISTRATION MEASURE has been taken for this website [] according to Decision Nr. 490.05.01.2015.-252804 dated 13/11/2015 of the Presidency of Telecommunication…