Tag Archives: Network Security

[Editorial] Why The Cybersecurity Industry Is Red Hot Now

Once-upon-a-time, all we had to worry about were the kind of computer security threats that could be swiftly taken care of with a good antivirus and anti-malware application. But today, cyber threats have moved into the big league, and they can take down entire companies, hold governments to ransom, swing elections results, ruin a nation’s infrastructure, and even potentially launch weapon strikes. Technology is a wonderful thing, but sometimes you have to wonder if it’s been worth it. As Oppenheimer, the father of the nuclear bomb, lamented of his technology —”I am become death, the destroyer of worlds,”—we might stop and wonder at the power that we have given the systems that control our daily lives, enabling disruption to those systems that could Continue reading [Editorial] Why The Cybersecurity Industry Is Red Hot Now

Flter: Blanket Privacy Coverage For All Your Networked Devices Made Easy

The moment you get onto the Internet, you can kiss privacy goodbye. When online, you are effectively putting your privacy out in the open, allowing Big Brother (AKA the government, not the reality TV series), your Internet service provider, and companies, to read into your web activities, search history, and even physical location. Most people are fine with this intrusion, but if you aren’t Flter is here to help. Flter is, btw, pronounced as ‘filter’ and intentionally spelt without an i. To be fair, it is not that we can’t keep ourselves private while online, we can, but the truth is, blanket configuration to cover all your devices for anonymity is a thing reserved for network administrators – who are the computer world’s equivalent of rocket scientists). Continue reading Flter: Blanket Privacy Coverage For All Your Networked Devices Made Easy

Anonabox Tunneler WiFi VPN Router: VPN In Your Pocket [Review]

These days, accessing the Internet from the comfort of your own home network is no longer quite private as it used to be and this even more true if you are surfing on publicly available wireless networks. When on public wireless networks, there’s no telling if someone is snooping on your activity and you don’t want that to happen even if you are doing nothing illegitimate. This is where VPN comes in. VPN, or Virtual Private Network, allows you to access the web while maintaining anonymity and it also opens up the world of region-restricted websites. Continue reading Anonabox Tunneler WiFi VPN Router: VPN In Your Pocket [Review]

Anonabox Fawkes WiFi Tor Router: Internet Anonymity On-The-Go For Everyday User [Review]

As far as the Internet is concerned, no one’s privacy is safe. This is an area where a host of security solutions, both hardware and software, aim to address. Speaking of security solutions, you’d be hard pressed not to hear about Anonabox. This pocket-size, hardware solution has rolled in more funding pledge than you can shake a stick at, not withstanding the fact that it has garnered much controversy from the very beginning. However, we shan’t dwell in it as that was pretty much water under the bridge. Now that the Anonabox is already available for months now, we are going take a dive into the anonymous world and experience it for ourselves. Continue reading Anonabox Fawkes WiFi Tor Router: Internet Anonymity On-The-Go For Everyday User [Review]

This Tiny Blue Box Will Keep Big Brother From Sniffing On Your Internet Activities

If you’re one of the 320+ million plus people living in the U.S., the odds of you being sniffed by the Feds are pretty low, unless you have some reasons for them to do so. However, if you still can’t shake off that paranoia, then we suggest you grab a Project Blue Special Edition Anonabox PRO Router from Anonabox to cover your Internet habits, whatever they may be (seriously, we rather not know). Packed inside this little blue box is a host internet privacy technology, including TOR network and VPN encryption that will allow you to remain private and anonymous online, bypass censorship, provides access to deep web and allows connection to location specific content et cetera. Basically, it is the VPN you know, but in hardware form. Continue reading This Tiny Blue Box Will Keep Big Brother From Sniffing On Your Internet Activities

Anti-WiFi Wallpaper

Anti-WiFi Wallpaper
(photos: via DVICE) Anti-WiFi Wallpaper | US$tba

are you paranoid about scheming neighbors who will take every chance to freeload on your WiFi even if you already password protected it? well, good news for you paranoia folks, researchers at the institut polytechnique Grenoble INP and the Centre Technique du Papier have created a wallpaper that when installed in your room or home, prevents your WiFi signal from getting out. thus, preventing your neighbors from sapping off your already pathetically slow Internet. this wallpaper is coated with silver crystals that are arranged in a manner to allow it to block certain wireless frequencies, thereby keeping your precious WiFi signal from getting out of your room or house. Continue reading Anti-WiFi Wallpaper