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Message from Fight for the Future

January 17, 2014


Last month, we learned that so-called “security” company RSA secretly accepted a $10 million dollar payoff from the NSA to put a backdoor in one of the most widely used encryption products ever. RSA betrayed everything that a security company should stand for, and undermined the security of Internet users everywhere. The revelation was so […]

Mind Blowing 200 million text message collected, material provided by #NSA whistleblower Edward #Snowden.

January 16, 2014


The National Security Agency is gathering nearly 5 billion records a day on the whereabouts of cellphones around the world, according to top-secret documents and interviews with U.S. intelligence officials, enabling the agency to track the movements of individuals and map their relationships in ways that would have been previously unimaginable. The records feed a […]

Adobe compromised and so were the users?

October 4, 2013


Adobe Systems, which makes softwares like Photoshop and Acrobat, today said credit card information of 2.9 million customers have been stolen from its website in a cyber attack. In a blogpost, Adobe said its security team discovered sophisticated attacks on its network, involving the illegal access to customer information as well as source code for […]

LivingSocial Hacked #dark side of internet of things & users against #CISPA double edge sword

April 26, 2013


In the digital age end users of various technology tools and  those of us not all that technically savvy are going to experience some harsh realities………concerning cyber threats, cyber dangers & our own end user privacy rights. LivingSocial Hacked — More Than 50 Million Customer Names, Emails, Birthdates and Encrypted Passwords Accessed (Internal Memo)  LivingSocial […]

Sandy Hook Elementary School -cybercriminals will use ways to profit from the innocent

December 18, 2012


SANTA MONICA, CA–(Marketwire – Dec 17, 2012) – The Consumer Fraud Center issued a warning to consumers to be on the lookout for fraudulent solicitations for donations and aid in the wake of the tragedies of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newton, CT and the devastation wrought by Hurricane Sandy. “One of the […]

Communications Commissions of Kenya (CCK) said more than one million fake mobile handsets in Kenya

September 30, 2012


Communications Commissions of Kenya (CCK) said more than one million fake mobile handsets had been switched off on Monday October 1  when the exercise begun in  NAIROBI, Kenya CCK acting Director General Francis Wangusi said Airtel had disconnected 740,000 handsets from its network, Safaricom 680,000, while Orange had blocked 75,000 handsets. yuMobile had not handed […]

The Revised Cybersecurity Act 2012.

July 20, 2012


By Barack Obama “Taking the Cyberattack Threat Seriously” In a future conflict, an adversary unable to match our military supremacy on the battlefield might seek to exploit our computer vulnerabilities here at home. “Last month I convened an emergency meeting of my cabinet and top homeland security, intelligence and defense officials. Across the country trains […]