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A review of the latest new in online privacy

A review of the latest new in online privacy

THE US GOVERNMENT INVESTIGATES GOOGLE’S “PROJECT NIGHTINGALE”, SUSPECTS MASS COLLECTION OF MEDICAL DATA

As first reported by The Wall Street Journal and later corroborated by The New York Times, A partnership between tech giant Google and Ascension, the second largest healthcare provider in the US, allowed the secret collection of the health records of millions. According to the report, Google employees had access to the private records, with some even suspected of actively downloading the information from Google’s Cloud servers.

February 13, 2020
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Linux bug might allow hackers to tap into your VPN connection

Linux bug might allow hackers to tap into your VPN connection

VPN services have seen extreme growth in popularity in recent years, as concerns regarding online privacy continue to grow. Not only that, but the increase in censorship and geo-restrictions also caused many to start using these services.

Even so, every VPN user likes to believe that they are safe thanks to their privacy apps, which might not always be the case.

According to a recent report, a new flaw has been discovered that might allow hackers to hijack VPN connections of some devices.

December 15, 2019
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IT Customers Targeted by a New Hacking Campaign

IT Customers Targeted by a New Hacking Campaign

According to a recent report, there is a new hacking group out there with rather advanced skills, which managed to compromise as many as 11 IT service providers. The group was reported by security researchers working at Symantec, whose theory is that the hackers’ end-goal might be to gain access to the IT providers’ customers.

September 23, 2019
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Internet Censorship News for August 2019

Internet Censorship News for August 2019

Over the past few years, there has been a lot of talk about media censorship and how it affects people. Different countries have different laws which state what is and what isn’t allowed to be shown on television or looked at on the internet.

It’s up to governments now to decide which content can be viewed freely and, on the other hand, what should be banned.

However, some countries take all this a step too far and enforce media censorship which robs people of a huge amount of content. Currently, the people of China and Turkey are going through some rigorous bans and media censorship laws.

August 08, 2019
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