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This $200 DIY WiFi router will make it far easier for whistleblowers (and criminals) to hide online

Devices connecting to the internet have a unique IP address. It's what identifies them to others — but can also be used to track down the device. It's in part why elaborate obfuscation tools like proxies, the Tor network, and VPNs exist, to obscure the user's true IP and location. But down to both …

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Virtual MMO Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization heads west

Gallery: Virtual MMO Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization heads west<p>Gallery: Virtual MMO Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization heads west<p>+ 25<p>+ 24<p>+ …

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How does the Cybersecurity Act of 2015 change the Internet surveillance laws?

The Omnibus Appropriations Act that President Obama signed into law last week has a provision called the Cybersecurity Act of 2015. The Cyber Act, as I’ll call it, includes sections about Internet monitoring that modify the Internet surveillance laws. This post details those changes, focusing on …

Surveillance

Microsoft is about to make some of its contractors take a 6-month break — and they aren't happy

The new rule was implemented 18 months ago, so January 1 will for many contractors and freelancers be the start of six months with no work at Microsoft.<p>Microsoft does not disclose the number of contract workers it employs, but a leaked document from 2009 suggested that the figure sits at more than …

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NSA knew about Juniper backdoors and kept quiet about them

Last week, network hardware manufacturer Juniper revealed that it had found unauthorized code in its system firmware that made it possible for hackers to gain administrative access to its devices. It’s possible that the firmware has been vulnerable for years.<p>The Intercept has released a top secret …

Why Millennials Don't Worry That Much About Online Security

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Security is something many of us hold dear. Most of us want to be sure that the sites we surf and buy from offer things like https encryption, keeping our personal information secure from identity thieves or even just keeping to the …

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