Category: Privacy

Return of the May Queen

It’s Queens speech time, the annual British spectacle of making an increasingly tired looking monarch read out her new prime ministers legislative agenda; an agenda about which professionalism demands she have no opinion. This year it included a promise to

Posted in Adrian, Politics, Privacy

UK Election: What of liberty?

It was during this parliament that Edward Snowden provided incontrovertible evidence of the UK government’s active participation in an ongoing program of supranational surveillance state building. You’d have thought the fact that the United States routinely conspires with Whitehall to

Posted in Adrian, Politics, Privacy, Security

Can They See My D*ck? Not if you use Cloak!

I really enjoy John Oliver’s Last Week Tonight show on HBO.  In last Sunday’s show, John Oliver managed to take Government surveillance to a level everybody can relate to.  Not only is the show itself quite informative and interesting, but

Posted in Anonymity, Lars, Privacy

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

Government Surveillance

Posted in Anonymity, Encryption, Privacy, 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

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

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

Don’t leave home without it

Keeping things P & C can be a hassle – we are making it as convenient as possible.

Posted in Cloak, Development, Hardware, Privacy