Haven App Review: The Ultimate Review (Updated With Screenshots)

haven app

Haven Review Yes. It is true. Edward Snowden did create this new app Haven. Interestingly enough, the app itself has managed to strike up quite a lot of controversy in the past couple of weeks. A lot of experts have bashed the app. While some have tried to adopt it. The first thing users should …

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Edward Snowden: Privacy Stays ‘Under the Umbrella of Threat’

Privacy Stays 'Under the Umbrella of Threat'

It’s been 2 years since American NSA (National Security Agency) employee Edward Snowden took and revealed hundreds of files to the media about US mass surveillance programs.  Snowden actions made headlines worldwide – and ever since driven changes in the way federal government spy on general public. The whistleblower Edward Snowden has confined a new …

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NSA mass surveillance reformed, now Govt. won’t collect the data instead mobile firms will

Google, Apple and More Bring Privacy Doubts to Obama

Advocates of reforming NSA (National Security Agency) practices are currently focusing on other controversial plans that American Freedom Act didn’t mention. Now that the National Security Agency’s bulk surveillance programs have efficiently been neutered, what is the future of privacy? The president of America, Barack Obama singed a reformed act of the NSA (National Security …

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Report: NSA planned to hijack Google and Samsung app stores to spy on phones

NSA planned to hijack Google and Samsung app stores

Nation Security Agency (NSA) of the US and its partners (Five Eyes) planned to attack Samsung Electronics Co. alongside Google Play app stores as a part of a venture to spy on the smartphones a couple of years. A newly published Adward Snowden leak discloses that the NSA intended to attack the Google Play and …

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Federal Court: NSA mass phone surveillance ruled illegal

A government petitions court has ordered the NSA’s mass collection of huge number of United States’ telephone records is illegitimate. The system was uncovered by Edward Snowden, National Security Agency informant; the ACLU appealed its claim construct to mainly on Snowden’s disclosures. A panel consisting three-judges of the American Circuit Court in New York passed …

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50% consumers in Europe afraid about their data security online

Symantec’s 2015 State of Privacy Report Reveals

Symantec has released a report (Symantec State of Privacy Report 2015) from a research conducted among 7,000 participants from the European countries, revealing that there is concern as to the safety breaches occurring online. At the same time, people become aware of the value of their private information and evaluate different websites based on the …

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2015 as a Turning Point for Web Freedom, Study

Web freedom global issue

Web freedom is of paramount importance, especially in countries where there is heavy censorship. Recent incidents and ongoing prohibitions have made the future uncertain, when it comes to people being able to express themselves without worrying about the consequences of censorship on them. In 2015, one of the issues that will cause grave concern and …

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Google Collaborates with Yahoo to Offer Full Encryption

Google Collaborates with Yahoo for Encryption

Google has released an improved version of its existing End-to-End Chrome extension introduced a few months ago. The New version, which has been moved to Github, an opens source repository incorporates contributions from Yahoo and other industry experts. Snowden’s revelation of massive spying on internet users marked a return on the crypto war of the …

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Yik Yak Anonymous Messaging App Easily Hacked by a Young Researcher

Yik Yak Messaging App Easily Hacked

Researcher at SilverSky Labs unearthed a vulnerability in Yik Yak iOS messaging App leveraging on the anonymous feature of the App. Exploiting the vulnerability would allow a hacker to reveal the reveal identity of the Yik Yak user, read previous posts and send new messages. Following a string of embarrassing privacy scandals sparked by Edward …

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Ireland Submarine Cables Tapped by British Intelligence Agency

Ireland Submarine Cables Tapped by British Intelligence

Snowden’s latest release shows that British Intelligence Agency has been on a Cyber-espionage campaign, tapping literally all communication cables linking Ireland to the world. The Irish government has been criticized for cowardice in responding to the security breach and experts believe the controversy will re-shape diplomatic ties between the two nations. Irish government is under …

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