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VPN Server Security and Privacy: Why Even the Best VPN Services Have Problems Providing Real Online Privacy
July 30, 2010 – 4:53 am | 2 Comments
VPN Server Security and Privacy: Why Even the Best VPN Services Have Problems Providing Real Online Privacy

If the VPN provider is physically located in a cooperative jurisdiction but has servers in non cooperative jurisdictions like Panama, Russia, China, then this is better security and privacy. But the highest security is if BOTH the physical location of the VPN provider and at least some of their servers are in non cooperative off shore locations.

Huge privacy flaw in VPN systems
July 13, 2010 – 9:49 am | One Comment
Huge privacy flaw in VPN systems

Since the slow introduction of internet monitoring systems around the world began, more and more people have attempted to preserve their privacy by signing up for VPN services like the Pirate Bay’s Ipredator and Pirate Party offering Relakks. But it turns out that there’s a gaping security flaw in these services that allows individual users to be identified.

Insurance is not the best way to protect against identity theft
June 17, 2010 – 1:33 am | No Comments
Insurance is not the best way to protect against identity theft

Criminals are increasingly using open sources such as the internet, social networking sites such as Facebook or Twitter and births and deaths registers. Phishing is another weapon, when criminals try to get your PIN through setting up fake websites, or sending emails and letters posing as your bank.

Kaspersky ranks well in both performance and proactive threat detection tests by PassMark
June 1, 2010 – 12:00 am | No Comments
Kaspersky ranks well in both performance and proactive threat detection tests by PassMark

Although Antivirus products often claim that their software protect data on the Internet, in fact once the data passes onto the open internet, it can be seen by third parties, stolen, manipulated, collected, stored or made to vanish. Antivirus has absolutely no protective value online.

Norton anti-virus and internet security software ranked top by PassMark Software
March 1, 2010 – 12:00 am | No Comments
Norton anti-virus and internet security software ranked top by PassMark Software

It appears that a properly encrypted VPN provides complete protection against online data threats. If the VPN’s service provides real 128 bit or 256 bit encryption, the data is effectively off limits to third parties trying to scan, sniff or steal data packets.

How to disable IPv6 (Vista, Win7)
August 27, 2009 – 9:49 am | No Comments
How to disable IPv6 (Vista, Win7)

IPv6 is not common yet, as most software, routers, modems, and other network equipments does not support the emerging and future-proof protocol yet. Beside, turning off IPv6 support does not affect the functionality of Internet browsing for average users. Thus IPv6 and/or Teredo can and (quite likely) should be disabled if it’s not in use to conserve system resources.

Weak Password Brings ‘Happiness’ to Twitter Hacker
January 17, 2009 – 1:39 am | No Comments
Weak Password Brings ‘Happiness’ to Twitter Hacker

As for addressing the security issues that allowed the breach, he wrote in a follow-up e-mail that the company is doing “a full security review on all access points to Twitter. More immediately, we’re strengthening the security surrounding sign-in. We’re also further restricting access to the support tools for added security.”