Category: Cloak

Warranty void?

Please August, can I have another Anonabox? Lars broke the last one – he soldered some stuff to it so he could get the open source code out. “This is what happens when you combine amateur hour with money,” says

Posted in Cloak, Humor, News, Tor

Bitten Hands

Sadness -we didn’t see the A Register in time to cancel our order. Anonabox’s August Germar has told us the security shortcomings were addressed by March 20, 2015, after the upstart was acquired by Sochule.  

Posted in Cloak, Privacy, Security, Tor

Overwhelming Interest

When I wrote my Anonabox Analysis yesterday evening, I expected perhaps a few comments from a few nerds.  I mostly wrote the analysis because I was curious.  I have spent a huge amount of time on the Cloak firmware, and I

Posted in Cloak, Competitors, Development, Technical, Tor

Busted

Lars Boegild Thomsen has dissected Anonabox – it gave up without a fight. For the more technical amongst you, you can skip straight to the gory details here.  The short version is, it doesn’t have any security at all –

Posted in Cloak, Privacy, Security, Tor

In a shop near you soon

Thanks to all of you who backed this project. Kickstarter hasn’t produced the cash we needed to manufacture Cloak just yet. As long as governments and corporations conspire to confound private attempts to maintain the legitimate confidentiality of business, legal

Posted in Cloak, News

Dear Theresa

I read about your plans to make Internet Service Providers record user IP addresses http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-30166477 It’s easy to collect the data you want, but expensive to store and keep secure. It’s very powerful because it provides geolocated identification – it’s

Posted in Cloak, Legal, News, Privacy, Security

Cloak on the Radio

Cloak was discussion on BFM 89.9 in Malaysia today. For those that missed the original broadcast, BFM have made a Podcast available. http://www.bfm.my/tech-talk-cloak-tor-router.html

Posted in Cloak, News, Tor

Pew reasearch – Americans want more privacy

This survey by Pew shows how Americans view the state of privacy in their country – “not positively” is a fair summary. According to the survey, the majority Americans would like to do more to protect themselves, but don’t think

Posted in Anonymity, Cloak, News, Privacy, Security

Businessmen targeted by data thieves

The business insider reports that traveling business executives are being actively targeted by criminals in their hotel rooms. More evidence that you need to protect your own business – public networks simply can’t be trusted with confidential information. Cloak is

Posted in Cloak, News, Privacy, Security

We’ve dropped a gauntlet

Steve Lord, security pro and co founder of 44Con reports on the apparent scam called Anonabox. It’s been booted from Kickstarter but is now back up on Indiegogo and taking peoples money. Steve wrote, “Adrian Wade of the Cloak project

Posted in Cloak, News