security


Culpability for this Ransomware Belongs to the NSA

By Jeffrey A. Tucker Foundation for Economic Education May 16, 2017   Culpability for this Ransomware Belongs to the NSA     In all the coverage of the recent ransomware attack shutting down computer systems around the world, one point has been buried and obscured. The focus has been on precisely who spread this horrid […]

Culpability for this Ransomware Belongs to the NSA

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts

The Exponential Growth of Insecurity

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org May 15, 2017   The Exponential Growth of Insecurity   There is no such thing as cyber security. The only choice is more security or less security, as the recent hack of the National Security Agency demonstrates. Hackers stole from NSA a cyber weapon, which has been […]


Chrome and Firefox Phishing Attack Uses Domains Identical to Known Safe Sites

By Mark Maunder Wordfence Founder & CEO Wordfence.com April 14, 2017   Chrome and Firefox Phishing Attack Uses Domains Identical to Known Safe Sites     This is a Wordfence public service security announcement for all users of Chrome and Firefox web browsers:  There is a phishing attack that is receiving much attention today in […]

Chrome and Firefox Phishing Attack Uses Domains Identical to Known Safe Sites

Researchers Say Your Phone’s Fingerprint Scanner Is Easily Fooled

Researchers Say Your Phone’s Fingerprint Scanner Is Easily Fooled

By Mary Beth Quirk Consumerist April 13, 2017   Researchers Say Your Phone’s Fingerprint Scanner Is Easily Fooled     The more intertwined technology becomes in our daily lives, the more important it is to safeguard all that information we keep on our devices. One way smartphone manufacturers have developed to do that is fingerprint […]


U.S. Marshals Scan Passenger Retinas to Board Flight: “Like Everyone Else, I Complied”

U.S. Marshals Scan Passenger Retinas to Board Flight: “Like Everyone Else, I Complied”

By Mac Slavo SHTFplan.com February 28, 2017   U.S. Marshals Scan Passenger Retinas to Board Flight: “Like Everyone Else, I Complied”     During the war on terrorism, Americans compromised their liberties to fight for freedom. Now, during the war on immigration, Americans will again be compelled to sacrifice liberties for American sovereignty. In the […]


Regime Change Comes Home: The CIA’s Overt Threats against Trump

By Prof. James Petras Global Research January 18, 2017   Regime Change Comes Home: The CIA’s Overt Threats against Trump   The norms of US capitalist democracy include the election of presidential candidates through competitive elections, unimpeded by force and violence by the permanent institutions of the state.  Voter manipulation has occurred during the recent […]

Regime Change Comes Home: The CIA’s Overt Threats against Trump

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts

Trump vs. the CIA

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org January 18, 2017   Trump vs. the CIA   When I read Trump’s defenders, such as Daniel Lazare, having to balance their defense with denunciations of Trump, I think the CIA’s propaganda is working. In his article, Lazare asks the rhetorical question, “Is a military coup in […]


HTTPS Deployment Growing by Leaps and Bounds

By Seth Schoen Electronic Frontier Foundation December 24, 2016   HTTPS Deployment Growing by Leaps and Bounds   This was a great year for adoption of HTTPS encryption for secure connections to websites. HTTPS is an essential technology for security and privacy on the Web, and we’ve long been asking sites to turn it on […]

HTTPS Deployment Growing by Leaps and Bounds

Market Borders, not Open Borders

Market Borders, not Open Borders

By Jeff Deist Mises Institute December 21, 2016   Market Borders, not Open Borders   The attack on a Christmas market in Berlin earlier this week, apparently carried out by a Pakistani immigrant*, is just the latest in a series of violent and disturbing terrorist incidents in Germany. The event raises uncomfortable questions about immigration, culture […]


Securing Your Digital Data – What You Need To Know

By Joseph Tye The Fifth Column September 27, 2016     As computer users across the globe are aware, digital privacy and data security important for everyone, from the average person to the largest corporation. The ability to prevent data from falling prey to theft or interception is critical for even the average person, and even […]

Securing Your Digital Data – What You Need To Know

Beware: Video-Jackers Can See Everything You Type On Your Smartphone

Beware: Video-Jackers Can See Everything You Type On Your Smartphone

By Mary Beth Quirk Consumerist August 12, 2016     In a great example of the fact that not every USB charging station is as innocent as it looks, security researchers have identified a new, easy way for attackers to digitally eavesdrop on your smart phone when you think you’re charging it — and watch everything […]


Microwave Technology: The “GIFT” That Keeps Sharing – Your Information, That Is!

By Catherine Frompovich Activist Post July 8, 2016     If everyone, who is so enthralled with technology, would wake up to what really is going on in cyberspace utilizing computer networks to surveil and undermine your personal space and rights, especially what’s going on with Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating platform, we could take back […]

Microwave Technology: The “GIFT” That Keeps Sharing – Your Information, That Is!

Abolish the FBI

Abolish the FBI

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org July 8, 2016   Like all employees of the FBI, James Comey lives off the sweat of the American taxpayer. His large salary, upon retirement, will be converted into a very generous pension. Like most federal employees in a high ranking position like his, Comey continues to look forward to decades of […]


Awareness is Key

By Luis P. Almeida LewRockwell.com July 8, 2016   The recent announcement by the FBI that Hillary Clinton did not break the law but simply showed “extreme carelessness” should serve as a shot across the bow to anyone responsible for their organization’s information security. The FBI’s recommendation does not provide much help in regards to […]

The Divisiveness Between Our Police and Our Citizens