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"Friends don’t let friends get spied on.' – Richard Stallman, President of the Free Software Foundation and longtime advocate of privacy in technology.

Encryption

White House Sides with UK, Wants a Backdoor to Encrypted Data

President Barak Obama has officially come out in support of UK Prime Minister David Cameron’s push for backdoor government access to private encrypted data, and even went so far as to suggest U.S. companies that offer ways to decrypt user data are patriots. The President’s comments follow Mr. Cameron’s push for government access to encrypted emails, and text messages, and it signals a serious threat to our personal privacy. Details […]

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Encrypter for Macintosh Protects Your Private Files

Encrypter provides fast and convenient encryption-based protection for your private files, ensuring your private data security. AES-256 Encryption Technology Encrypter provides reliable security protection for your business information, videos, e-books, private photos and important files. Typically, you only have to enter the login password to access these data conveniently. Without the password, no other people can access the data or transmit or duplicate the same to other storage devices.

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With Crypto in UK Crosshairs, Secret US Report says that Cryptology is Vital

As UK Prime Minister David Cameron forges ahead with a campaign pledge to ban encrypted messaging apps unless his government is given backdoors (see my earlier article at http://goo.gl/OwFv8w), that country’s Guardian newspaper has aired a secret US report warning that government and private computers were at risk because cryptographic protections aren’t being implemented fast enough.

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NSA Documents Show that the Agency can Grab All Skype Traffic

Skype used to have a reputation as a safe and secure voice communications tool. Sadly, that is no longer true. A National Security Agency document published this week by the German news magazine Der Spiegel from the trove provided by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden shows that the agency has full access to voice, video, text messaging, and file sharing from targeted individuals over Microsoft’s Skype service. The access, mandated […]

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I2P: A Network More Secret than Tor

A new network has quietly been built in recent months that adds better security than even Tor. It gained some publicity this weekend when a replacement for the infamous Silk Road web site was announced. “Silk Road Reloaded” launched on Sunday, and is only accessible by downloading the special I2P software, or by configuring your computer in a certain way to connect to I2P web pages, called ‘eepsites’, and which […]

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Crypto-Chat Quickly and Securely Encrypts Peer-to-Peer Conversations

The following announcement was written by Indiana Technology and Manufacturing Companies (ITAMCO): Cupertino, California – iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users who are worried about hackers, thieves and others snooping on their private peer-to-peer conversations, can now put their worries to rest by downloading the innovative new no-cost app Crypto-Chat – which has already been described in 5-star App Store reviews as “perfect for anyone needing to hide messages from […]

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