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HTTP/2 Opens New Connections With the Word ‘PRISM’

Since whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed the extent of the US National Security Agency’s mass surveillance program, the word Prism has taken on a sinister meaning. The NSA’s PRISM program collected the internet communications of its citizens…

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US, UK, New Zealand and France – Who’s Spying On Who?

Over the past few years, people have been told more and more about countries which have been part of or are actively spying on one another. The biggest revelation coming when it was revealed by Edward…

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Amazon Breaks Silence On Disclosure Requests and PRISM

Governments have been requesting people’s details for a while now, from their internet providers to web-based forums, companies have been asked to reveal a myriad of information about their users with a variety of reasons. Amazon…

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US Tech Companies Set to Lose $35 Billion Due to NSA Surveillance

A number of US companies are set to lose an estimated $35 billion collectively due to revelations regarding NSA surveillance, as uncovered by Edward Snowden two years ago, according to a report from the Information Technology…

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SteelSeries Siberia Elite Prism Multi-Format Gaming Headset Review

Introduction SteelSeries are one of the hottest gaming brands around, so I’m very happy today to have their flagship gaming headset, the Siberia Elite Prism, in the eTeknix office. The Siberia series has long proven to…

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Snowden Documentary Citizenfour Now Streaming Online for Free

Citizenfour, the Academy Award-winning documentary about NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, has been made available for online streaming, free of charge. The film is being hosted by Thought Maybe, a website that aims to tackle “issues surrounding…

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PayPal Pulls MEGA Support

PayPal has ceased supporting customer payments for MEGA as of Friday. A post on MEGA’s blog suggests that PayPal has refused to handle the cloud storage service’s transactions due to its presence in a NetNames report…

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GCHQ Breached Human Rights with Mass Internet Surveillance, Rules Court

The Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT), Britain’s most secretive court, has ruled that British intelligence operations regarding internet mass surveillance were unlawful. GCHQ, the UK’s intelligence and security agency, has been found in breach of human rights…

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Silk Road Reloaded Moves to Obscure I2P Network Over Tor

Silk Road Reloaded, the latest version of the infamous darknet black market, has eschewed the Tor network for the little-known but more secure I2P network Silk Road, its clones, and its successors alike have opted for…

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Edward Snowden Speaks Out on Cyber Warfare

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has warned that cyber warfare could hurt the USA more than any other country in the world. In an interview with PBS, recorded back in June as part of the NOVA Next…

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Leaked NSA Documents Suggest Skype Traffic Surveillance

Leaked documents from the US National Security Agency (NSA), provided by Edward Snowden and published on Sunday by German newspaper Der Spiegel, show that the NSA has full access to traffic over Skype. That includes voice…

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Spying Techniques Exposed by Snowden Deemed Lawful by UK Watchdog

Since Edward Snowden leaked details of ethically-questionable spying techniques used by three UK intelligence agencies last year, civil rights groups such as Anmesty International and the American Civil Liberties Union declared the techniques incompatible with the…

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New Range of SteelSeries Siberia Gaming Headsets Revealed

The SteelSeries Siberia has long been one of the most popular headset ranges on the market, offering a several high performance headsets for both the consumer and competitive gaming markets. Now SteelSeries are back with the latest…

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NSA Revealed to have Collected Docs from Innocent Individuals, not Valid Targets

It appears that a huge report from The Washington Post has uncovered a large number of communications and documents collected by the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs. The report is stated to have revealed that 9…

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EVGA Tegra NOTE 7 Launched, Worlds Fastest 7″ Android Tablet

EVGA have just launched their fast as lightening Tegra NOTE 7 into Europe, with immediate availability in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, with more European countries to follow soon. This is great news for performance junkies as it…

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Anonymous Targets New Zealand’s GCSB in #OpKiwiFreedom

Anonymous are continuing their campaign against the New Zealand government. The new campaign #OpKiwiFreedom is fighting against the recently passed GCSB bill which essentially authorises the government to spy on its citizens, more so than it…

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Microsoft Moves Cloud Hosting To EU For New Office 365 Member

Microsoft has just teamed up with the corporation Capita to offer them the Office 365 service according to the Channel. The deal will see Microsoft host all employee emails and some 20,000 staff will be migrated…

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NSA Says XKeyscore Media Reports Are Misleading

The recent leaks from the Guardian that revealed an NSA program called “XKeyscore” have sparked a critical response from the NSA. The leaks suggested that the NSA has indexed data about every user on the internet…

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NSA Boss Booed On-Stage At 2013 Black Hat Conference

The NSA “boss” General Keithe Alexander agreed to make a speech at the Black Hat 2013 conference, about computer security, a few months ago. He agreed to do this well before any leaks about the NSA’s…

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NSA To Declassify Documents About PRISM And Other Programs

A senior American official has told CNN that the U.S government intends to declassify some documents about NSA spying programs to the American public. Apparently the declassification will occur in the next few days and will…

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FBI And NSA Request Master Encryption Keys From Developers

Would you hand your keys to just anyone, I sure wouldn’t. That isn’t stopping the United States Federal Government from asking encryption developers to hand over their keys, encryption keys that is. The Federal Bureau of…

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FISA Court Renews NSA’s Right To Conduct Mass Surveillance

According to an RT report the Obama administration has chosen to apply to the FISA court to renew the order that allows them to continue carrying out mass surveillance. The previous court order had been due…

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U.S Lawmakers Saw NSA Surveillance Breaks Law

According to IT News several members of the United States House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, from both republican and democratic political orientations, have stated that the NSA’s surveillance and bulk collection of data does in fact…

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U.S-Russian Relations Above Snowden Case Says Putin

According to RT Vladimir Putin has reiterated that U.S-Russian relations are more important than the Edward Snowden case. Despite contrary media reports, Putin says he has no intention of sacrificing relations over one man. Putin reiterated…

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Obama Administration “Drowning” In NSA Surveillance Lawsuits

RT reports that the Obama administration is now being flooded with federal lawsuits against the recently revealed NSA PRISM program. The most high profile of those is the lawsuit filed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation who…

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Yahoo Wins Motion To Declassify Court Documents From PRISM Case

According to a report by the Daily Dot, Yahoo has won a motion from the United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to declassify and publicly reveal information about Yahoo’s efforts to avoid becoming part of PRISM. The…

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Putin Says Snowden Situation Is Now Unclear

Snowden’s situation in Russia is becoming ever more uncertain and even Vladimir Putin isn’t quite sure according to RT.com. Vladimir Putin stated that: “He [Edward Snowden] is familiar with the conditions of granting political asylum, and…