Pakistan Bans Encryption on BlackBerry

For many years, BlackBerry have been the go-to phone for businesses and the casual user due to its incredibly secure and encrypted server which handles all its communication. This proves is impossible for law enforcement and intelligence agencies from potentially snooping on you and extracting information. But recently, the Pakistani government have outlawed BlackBerry’s secure

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Dating Site Hacked in Protest

Dating website Ashley Madison, which offers users the chance for an online affair with other users, has been a victim of a targeted attack, which has resulted in the personal details of more than 37million users being potentially in the hands of the hackers. Ashley Madison, which has gained popularity internationally for its dating website specialising

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Why Everybody Should be Using a VPN

Internet use has become so far reaching now, that there is hardly a single person that doesn’t regularly surf the internet. If you are someone who spends a lot of time online, whether it is just to browse, or for work or study reasons, it would be very beneficial in using a VPN. Le VPN

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Anonymity for Website Owners Comes Under Attack

Icann, the company which helps control the internet’s infrastructure has called for plans to end website owner’s anonymity. In a move that has provoked strong opposition, Icann hopes the move will mean more transparency when it comes to those who publish websites. At present, anyone who registers a domain has to provide contact details, but this

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Why You Really Should Be Using a VPN

With so much in the news about data breaches and security hacks happening across the world, it is no surprise that protecting yourself is so important now. When it can happen to the US government, Sony Pictures and Apple, then you realise no one is safe from hacking. There are numerous ways to stay safe

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The Smart Barbie Who Listens to Children

Mattel, the toy company behind one of the most popular toys of all time, Barbie. Launched in 1959, the favourite of girls around the world, Barbie has gone on to dominate the children’s market for dolls for the past 50 years. But the company has come under fire for its latest entry into the toy market,

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Netherlands Court Scraps Law to Save Privacy

A judge in The Hague, Netherlands has changed the law on data retention as it not only served crime prevention but it was also deemed an intrusion on privacy for citizens. The Data Retention Law required both telephone companies and internet service providers to hold records on customer’s information for up to a year. Landlines

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