Category Archives: Internet Privacy

Twitter Users beware of new malware.

Warning! If you have seen a tweet about you that and you don’t know who it’s from, don’t click on the link! Security researchers found a new Twitter scam campaign that is attacking the social network stating that they have … Continue reading

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Skype Calls Were Secure?

There’s been much buzz around Skype’s recent change to their internal network structure.  Skype, owned by Microsoft since 2011, has begun routing calls from peer servers to their own supernodes which has left many asking why they’ve done this and … Continue reading

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Facebook Pulls Another Switcheroo. This Time on your Email Address

If you haven’t heard the latest outcry from Facebook users, let me fill you in. Recently, Facebook switched the emails displayed on users’ profile from their personal email address to a “yourname@facebook.com” unannounced. Why were users upset with the Facebook … Continue reading

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Internet Privacy — Are We Really Safe?

Internet Privacy has been on the forefront of the tech world recently with news such as a the Flame virus, LinkedIn passwords being leaked onto the internet, state sponsored attacks on google accounts, this is in addition to the already … Continue reading

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How Does “www.your-website.sucks” Sound?

Rob Hall, who helped secure the .ca domain name for Canada now wants to bring .sucks and others into the world. Hall, chief executive of Ottawa’s Momentus Corp. and a founder of the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA), has applied … Continue reading

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Behavioural Advertizing in Canada

Have you noticed yet that your ads seem to have a mind of their own and offer you things that bizarrely relate to your interests?  Well if so, you’re not alone, and many think it’s pretty creepy that ads ‘know’ more … Continue reading

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South Korea says millions hit by hackers

South Korea has said that the alleged hacking attack that originated in China compromised the personal information of millions of the cyber-savvy country’s internet users. On Thursday, the Korea Communications Commission said in a statement that hackers attacked popular internet … Continue reading

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