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China widely disrupted WhatsApp in the country, broadening online censorship

The popular instant messaging application WhatsApp has been widely blocked in mainland China by the Government broadening online censorship. Bad news for the Chinese users of the popular instant messaging app WhatsApp because the application has been widely blocked in mainland China by the Government. Users are not able to send text messages, photo and video
Publish At:2017-09-27 05:25 | Read:2893 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Laws and regulations ban Censorship

Apple removed iOS VPN apps from Chinese App Store in compliance to censorship law

In compliance with Chinese Internet monitoring law, Apple has started removing all IOS VPN apps from it App Store in China. The company complies with a request from the Chinese Government that wants to strict censorship making it harder for netizens to bypass the Great Firewall system (aka Golden Shield project). The Golden Shield project allows China to c
Publish At:2017-07-30 11:50 | Read:3101 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Laws and regulations Apple Censorsh

The UK continues to grant the export of surveillance equipment to countries like Turkey

According to the UK’s Department for International Trade, the country granted a license to export surveillance equipment to Turkey earlier this year. The UK continues to be one of the most active countries involved in the trade of surveillance technology. British firms continue to export surveillance systems ranging from internet mass surveillance equ
Publish At:2017-07-24 18:32 | Read:2105 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Intelligence Laws and regulations C

Egypt blocks dozens of websites including ‘Medium’ without any official announcement

The Egyptian government blocked a number of websites in Egypt, including the publishing platform Medium, without any official announcement. Egyptians users of the online publishing platform, Medium were not able to access the service from their country. Readers and bloggers using both desktop and mobile app suffered access problems, the reason of the blackou
Publish At:2017-06-12 13:15 | Read:3466 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Terrorism Censorship Egypt Medium p

Turkey banned Wikipedia because its content web contents that represents a threat to national security

The monitoring group Turkey Blocks confirmed that Turkey banned Wikipedia because its content web content that represents a threat to national security. According to the telecommunications watchdog, Turkey has blocked the access to the online encyclopedia Wikipedia on Saturday, the Government has taken this decision citing a law that allows it to ban access
Publish At:2017-05-01 03:35 | Read:2524 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Security Censorship Hackers social

ProtonMail announced that its Tor Hidden Service is online

The popular encrypted email provider ProtonMail has launched the Tor Hidden Service to provide further protection to its users. ProtonMail is the world’s largest encrypted email provider with over 2 million users worldwide. Its popularity exploded just after the US presidential election, its users include journalists, activists, businesses, and normal
Publish At:2017-01-20 20:50 | Read:3153 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID anonymity Censorship privacy Proton

ZeroNet could be a solution against censorship and much more

ZeroNet is a new and revolutionary decentralized P2P internet that promise to avoid censorship and improve user privacy on the open web. ZeroNet is a decentralized and open source web platform. It’s based on BitTorrent(p2p) technology and BitCoin cryptography. These features ensure a decentralized censorship-resistant network. The contents published by
Publish At:2017-01-04 10:40 | Read:2995 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Security anonymity Censorship priva

Firefox 52 more privacy oriented with a Tor protection mechanism

Mozilla development team announced a new privacy protection mechanism that will come with Firefox 52, it aims to prevent websites from fingerprinting users. Mozilla announced the introduction of a new privacy protection mechanism to Firefox 52 that prevents websites from fingerprinting through system fonts. The technique is widely adopted by advertising comp
Publish At:2017-01-02 03:20 | Read:3951 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID advertising Censorship Firefox 52 p

#OpSingleGateway – Gh0s7 hacked Thai Government website in response to the recent arrests

#OpSingleGateway – The hacker Gh0s7 hacked the Thailand’s National Statistical Office (http://nso.go.th) in response to the recent arrests operated by the Government. The hacker Gh0s7 broke into the database of the Thailand’s National Statistical Office (http://nso.go.th ) and leaked data through the Mega service at the following URL https:
Publish At:2016-12-31 14:30 | Read:2906 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Hacktivism #OpSingleGateway Anonymous

The Turkish Government is investigating more than 10,000 people in terror probe

The Turkish Government is investigating 10000 people suspected of terror-related activity on the internet,accused of propaganda or apologizing for terrorism The Turkish authorities are investigating more than 10000 individuals over online terror activities. The suspects are accused of being responsible for the sharing of material and post against government
Publish At:2016-12-27 18:20 | Read:2296 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Intelligence Terrorism Censorship propaganda T

Signal implements ‘domain fronting’ technique to bypass censorship

The latest update of Signal introduces the ‘domain fronting’ technique that has been implemented to circumvent censorship. Signal is considered the most secure instant messaging app, searching for it on the Internet it is possible to read the Edward Snowden’ testimony: “Use anything by Open Whisper Systems” Snowden says. The Cryptographer and Pr
Publish At:2016-12-23 20:10 | Read:3388 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Mobile Security Censorship domain f

The Turkish Government has blocked the Tor access once again

The Turkish Government has applied restrictions on the Tor anonymity network, the discovery was made the Turkey Blocks internet censorship watchdog. “Our study indicates that service providers have successfully complied with a government order to ban VPN services.” reads a blog post published by the Turkey Blocks. Users in the country start
Publish At:2016-12-20 00:00 | Read:2808 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Intelligence Security Censorship To

The Democratization of Censorship

John Gilmore, an American entrepreneur and civil libertarian, once famously quipped that “the Internet interprets censorship as damage and routes around it.” This notion undoubtedly rings true for those who see national governments as the principal threats to free speech. However, events of the past week have convinced me that one of the fastest-growin
Publish At:2016-09-25 12:25 | Read:5007 | Comments:0 | Tags:Other Akamai BCP38 CAIDA censorship Center for Applied Inter

Twitter suspended 235,000 accounts belonging to the ISIS in 6 months

Twitter announced it has shut down 360,000 terrorist-related accounts since last year, Daesh traffic on its platform has plummeted by 45 percent in 2 years. Social media platforms are privileged instruments for the ISIS propaganda, members of the terror organization make a large use of social media like Twitter to share images and news about thier In respons
Publish At:2016-08-21 21:50 | Read:3296 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Social Networks Terrorism Censorsh

Erdogan Emails: WikiLeaks blocked in Turkey after the release of 300K government emails

The Turkish Government blocked the access to WikiLeaks after release of the Erdogan emails, 300,000 government emails date 2010 to July this year. Cyberspace and the real world are even more interdependent, the observation of the events in both environments is an essential activity for the analysts to predict evolutionary scenarios. The world is attending ev
Publish At:2016-07-21 16:05 | Read:2521 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Hacktivism Intelligence Anonymous Cens


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