Best VPN Reviews 2016

Best VPN for public wifi

Using public wifi without a VPN (virtual private network)? If you are not using one—you should be.

Perhaps Kashmir Hill says it best:

. . .a VPN is like a condom for Internet use. When you use a VPN, it creates a private encrypted tunnel that your Internet requests are sent through, re-routing your activity through a server controlled by your VPN provider rather than over a shared wifi network...

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Hey Candidate Clowns, Giddy up and Get Out

trump clinton get outI’ve been spending a great deal of time thinking about our government, Snowden revelations, mass surveillance, data breaches and the like. During the interim—I also burned through two startups. It has not been an easy road on a financial basis—if anything, it has taught me to question what is happening in the world around me.

Due to a recent (real life) nightmare that I had, I felt compelled to blog (after an almost three month hiatus from writing...

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Insidious Twitter Botnet is Streaming in Stealth Mode

Recently, I became aware of a prodigious stealth-mode Twitter botnet that contain upwards of 3 million user accounts, alongside two other botnets that total 100,000 bots. Kudos goes to SadBotTrue security researchers who first disclosed botnet findings at their blog earlier this week.

Twitter botnet streaming in stealth mode

Stealth Twitter botnet

According to SadBotTrue, this particular botnet is the most active and most undetectable botnet in existence on Twitter today.

SadBotTrue states at their blog:

All the accounts are protected...

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IoT cam spy needs a bottom-up revolution

I cam spy on you—from weaknesses in camera firmware to creepy messages delivered through baby surveillance systems—the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to present countless challenges as it hovers above the crossroad of security and privacy.

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Recently I discovered Reddit poster Jenn & Tonic (J&T). Having initially purchased and returned a Netgear Arlo surveillance cam, J&T can now spy on the new owner—via the use of a previously associated Arlo account.

For the purpose of this article:...

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