Pierluigi Paganini July 24, 2017
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 equipment to-catchers. According to the […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 12, 2017
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 blackout is still unclear […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 30, 2017
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 to […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 20, 2017
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 people that want to protect their […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 04, 2017
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 users can never be deleted […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 01, 2017
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 companies via hidden scripts delivered with […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 31, 2016
#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://mega.nz/#!F8o0kCLb!8C30-rqQip7cvKhf-af3xwNX6PXO6KGN9wDEon5XqEs The hacker acted alone, he decides to hack into a […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 26, 2016
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 officials. According to the Interior Ministry, […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 23, 2016
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 Professor at Johns Hopkins […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 19, 2016
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 started reporting connectivity issues around the same time, a circumstance […]