The government program PRISM which was introduced in 2007, is a surveillance program which collects data from U.S. internet companies in an attempt to better protect national security. Skype, until it was bought by Microsoft in 2011, worked with PRISM to give the government data of many people who had no idea this was happening.… Continue reading Prism, a Surveillance Prison
New technology such as Smart TVs and new gaming systems like PS4 and Xbox One all come standard with a high quality video recorder/camera and microphone to enhance the users experience. However, these features also make the system highly capable of recording or spying on anyone in the room considering they are built to respond… Continue reading 1984. Here already?
You are protected on your laptop when you surf the web, but what about your phone? People rely heavily on our handheld devices capacity for internet browsing, which is more reason to download AdBlock, the app that allows people to still keep their token of authenticity on their mobile device, while stopping ads and pop-ups, all… Continue reading Adblock for the Win!
Apple says the methods that they use to protect user generated data is safe and very reliable. The real question becomes if the METHODS used for ENCRYPTION are strong enough to keep prying eyes out of your personal data? Through bypassing the servers, hackers were able to retrieve countless photos of high-profiled celebrities. Think twice before you… Continue reading What is Raining from the iCloud?
Snapchat’s appeal to most users is the deletion of the file like it never existed. Well, come to find out, those embarrassing photos just so happen to be saved on the servers used by snapchat. More in the article below… http://prdaily.com/Main/Articles/Snapchat_admits_deleted_photos_arent_really_delete_16643.aspx
How to Browse the Web Anonymously by Christina DesMarais on April 24, 2012 http://www.techlicious.com/tip/how-to-browse-the-web-anonymously/
Sarah A. Downey wrote an interesting article about your “new” permanent record. Because newspapers publish the story of one’s arrest online for everyone to see, it does not simply disappear, no matter if you were found guilty or not. She uses the example of a person’s record being legally expunged, yet if you google the… Continue reading Your New Permanent Record?